Area Studies Products

  • The Sociology of Central Asian Youth

    Choice, Constraint, Risk, 1st Edition

    By Mohd.Aslam Bhat

    At the onset of the twenty-first century, ‘youth studies’ emerged as a distinct field of inquisition. Discourses and debates in the field have since become more sophisticated, and the spectrum of analysis has likewise broadened. However, it is striking to note how little reference is made to young…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Queer in Africa

    LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zethu Matebeni, Surya Monro, Vasu Reddy

    African sexualities are dynamic, multi-faceted and resilient. However, people with non-heterosexual sexualities and gender variant identities are often involved in struggles for survival, self-definition, and erotic rights. Queer in Africa forms an entry point for understanding the vulnerabilities…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Domination, Resistance, Accommodation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gyozo Molnar, Sara N. Amin, Yoko Kanemasu

    Although socio-cultural issues in relation to women within the fields of sport and exercise have been extensively researched, this research has tended to concentrate on the Western world. Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region moves the conversation away entirely from Western contexts…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Sport in the African World

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, Mahfoud Amara

    Sport has been a component of African cultural life for several hundred years. In today’s globalized world, Africans and Africa have become a vital part of the international sporting landscape. This is the first book to attempt to survey the historical, contemporary and geographical breadth of that…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts

    1st Edition

    By Lu Zhouxiang

    Chinese martial arts is considered by many to symbolise the strength of the Chinese and their pride in their history, and has long been regarded as an important element of Chinese culture and national identity. Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts comprehensively examines the development…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Creating the Productive Workplace

    Places to Work Creatively, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Derek Clements-Croome, Derek Clements-Croome

    The built environment affects our physical, mental and social well-being. Here renowned professionals from practice and academia explore the evidence from basic research as well as case studies to test this belief. They show that many elements in the built environment contribute to establishing a…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Care Communication

    Making a home in a Japanese eldercare facility, 1st Edition

    By Peter Backhaus

    This book studies communication in institutional eldercare. It is based on audio-recorded interactions between residents and staff in a Japanese care facility. The focus is on the morning care routines, which include getting the residents out of bed and ready for the day. Combining quantitative and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of East Asian Entrepreneurship

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Fu-Lai Yu, Ho-Don Yan

    With the shift of the global economic gravity toward emerging economies and the roaring economic growth of the past three decades in China, East Asian catching-up growth strategies have profound implications for latecomer economies. While there are many handbooks on entrepreneurship in general,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Education in Central America and the Caribbean

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Brock, Donald Clarkson

    Originally published in 1990. The Caribbean basin is an extremely diverse area in geographical, ethnic and cultural terms. Its educational systems, too, are remarkably varied, reflecting colonial and religious traditions as well as those of a broad range of post-independence movements. Even these…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

  • The Gifted Disadvantaged

    A Ten Year Longitudinal Study of Compensatory Education in Israel, 1st Edition

    By Moshe Smilansky, David Nevo

    Originally published in 1979. This study was supported by a grant from the Bernard Van Leer Foundation, The Hague, Netherlands. The Gifted Disadvantaged is the result of a ten year study, and presents an innovative program in the education of the more gifted among the socially disadvantaged,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

  • Learning to Teach in Two Cultures

    Japan and the United States, 1st Edition

    By Nobuo K. Shimahara, Akira Sakai

    Originally published in 1995. This ethnographic account of teaching practise in both Japan and the USA offers an excellent cross-cultural perspective of education. It focuses on beginning teachers and particularly highlights both the similarities and the contrasting elements between the two…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

  • Education in East and West Germany

    A Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Val D. Rust

    Originally published in 1984. This annotated bibliography is a comprehensive record of English-language materials which focus on Education in the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) and the German Democratic Republic (GDR). It provides an excellent resource to scholars, beginning with a long…

    Paperback – 2019-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

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