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  • U.S.-China Relations in Strategic Domains

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dong Wang, Travis Tanner

    As the relationship between China and the United States becomes increasingly complex and interdependent, leaders in Beijing and Washington are struggling to establish a solid common foundation on which to expand and deepen bilateral relations. In order to examine the challenges facing US-China…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The Korean Peninsula and Indo-Pacific Power Politics

    Status Security at Stake, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jagannath P. Panda

    This book assesses the strategic linkages that the Korean Peninsula shares with the Indo-Pacific and provides a succinct picture of issues which will shape the trajectory of the Korean Peninsula in the future. This book analyses how critical actors such as the United States, China, Russia and Japan…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Think Asia

  • Agent Orange and Rural Development in Post-war Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Vu Le Thao Chi

    Vu tells the story of Vietnamese farmers who have survived a 30-year war of independence and unification, its damaging legacies in their living environment, and the unfamiliar pressure of the market economy. Vietnamese famers are neither simply obedient beneficiaries of policy decisions made by…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Truth, Reparations and Social Cohesion

    Transitional Justice Lessons from Peru, 1st Edition

    By Elisabeth Bunselmeyer

    This book addresses the effectiveness of transitional justice mechanisms for repairing social cohesion. Truth commissions and reparation programs are implemented worldwide to enhance social cohesion, peace and democracy in post-conflict settings. Most claims about transitional justice measures are…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Turkey, the EU and the Middle East

    Foreign Policy Cooperation and the Arab Uprisings, 1st Edition

    By Buğra Süsler

    This book focuses on the dynamics of Turkey’s relationship with Europe in the context of the ‘Arab Spring’ and analyses Turkish behaviour vis-à-vis foreign policy cooperation with the EU. Susler explains the complexity of Turkey-EU relations by looking beyond membership negotiations and examines…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Foreign Policy Analysis

  • Leisure and Cultural Change in Israeli Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tali Hayosh, Elie Cohen-Gewerc, Gilad Padva

    Providing an inclusive, yet multi-layered perspective on leisure cultures in dynamic hegemonic, subcultural, and countercultural communities, this volume investigates the disciplinary and interdisciplinary aspects of leisure studies in the age of mass migration, nationalism, cultural wars, and…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

  • The Divine in Modern Hebrew Literature

    1st Edition

    By Neta Stahl

    Demonstrating the pervasive presence of God in modern Hebrew literature, this book explores the qualities that twentieth century Hebrew writers attributed to the divine, and examines their functions against the simplistic dichotomy between religious and secular literature. The volume follows both…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Lineage and Community in China, 1100–1500

    Genealogical Innovation in Jiangxi, 1st Edition

    By Xi He

    This book, based on extensive original research, provides evidence that the practice originated much earlier than previously understood. It shows that in the eleventh century, in southern China under the Song dynasty, the method of compiling a genealogy in the form a table, that is to say a family…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • Narrative and Violence

    Ways of Suffering amongst Iranian Men in Diaspora, 1st Edition

    By Mammad Aidani

    Narrative and Violence explores philosophical and anthropological ideas surrounding the nature of social suffering, its relationship to social, historical and political contexts and the manner in which diasporic communities narrate their suffering. Against the setting of the adverse relationship…

    Paperback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Trajectories and Imaginaries in Migration

    The Migrant Actor in Transnational Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felicitas Hillmann, Ton van Naerssen, Ernst Spaan

    This book draws attention to the various factors that characterize migrant flows and mobilities, calling into question familiar concepts such as push and pull, migration as a life project and sociocultural integration. It highlights processes such as fl exible migrant routes, temporary and return…

    Paperback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Identity, Motivation and Memory

    The Role of History in the British and German Forces, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Katharina Kayss

    This book explores the connection between British and German officer cadets’ perceptions of the past and their motivations for enlisting in the military forces in the United Kingdom and Germany. Drawing upon qualitative interviews and survey data conducted at officers’ academies in the UK and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Color that Matters

    A Comparative Approach to Mixed Race Identity and Nordic Exceptionalism, 1st Edition

    By Tony Sandset

    This book examines the ways in which mixed ethnic identities in Scandinavia are formed along both cultural and embodied lines, arguing that while the official discourses in the region refer to a "post-racial" or "color blind" era, color still matters in the lives of people of mixed ethnic descent.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge

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