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  • Participatory Theatre and the Urban Everyday in South Africa

    Place and Play in Johannesburg, 1st Edition

    By Alexandra Halligey

    This book explores theatre and performance as participatory research practices for exploring the everyday of the city. Taking an inner-city suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa as its central case study, the book considers how theatre and performance might be both useful practical tools in…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Africa

  • Urban Renewal in India

    Accommodating people, ideas and lifeworlds in Mumbai's redeveloping chawls, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Holwitt

    This book interrogates contemporary processes of neoliberal urban renewal in the Global South by studying the model of chawl-redevelopment in Mumbai, India. The model of chawl-redevelopment is used to address questions surrounding contemporary urban renewal. Focusing on attempts to redevelop Mumbai…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Protesting Gender

    The LGBTIQ Movement and its Opponents in Italy, 1st Edition

    By Anna Lavizzari

    Drawing on fieldwork conducted in Italy among political activists of the LGBTIQ movement and the traditionalist movement during the “anti-gender” campaign, this book provides a dynamic picture of their sustained interactions. Through an analysis of the contentious strategies, discourses, and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • Transforming Agriculture in Southern Africa

    Constraints, Technologies, Policies and Processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard A. Sikora, Eugene R. Terry, Paul L.G. Vlek, Joyce Chitja

    This book provides a synthesis of the key issues and challenges facing agriculture and food production in Southern Africa. Southern Africa is facing numerous challenges from diverse issues such as agricultural transformations, growing populations, urbanization and climate change. These challenges…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Evolving Relationship between China, the EU and the USA

    A New Global Order?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jing Men, Simon Schunz, Duncan Freeman

    This book closely scrutinizes the individual and collective roles played by China, the EU and the USA in contemporary world politics. Examining the three actors’ respective strategic and policy positions on and behaviour towards the flux of the contemporary global order, the analysis focuses on…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Comparative Asian Politics

  • Portuguese Artists in London

    Shaping Identities in Post-War Europe, 1st Edition

    By Leonor de Oliveira

    This book centres on four Portuguese artists’ journeys between Portugal and Britain and aims at rethinking the cultural and artistic interactions in the post-war Europe, the shaping of new identities within a context of creative experimentalism and transnational dynamics and the artistic responses…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Nordic Gender Equality Policy in a Europeanisation Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Knut Dørum

    This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the role Nordic countries have played as exporters and importers of gender equality policies, and of how Europeanisation has framed the development and harmonisation of legislation and politics between the countries, with global consequences. The…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • Chinese-Islamic Works of Art, 1644–1912

    A Study of Some Qing Dynasty Examples, 1st Edition

    By Emily Byrne Curtis

    Chinese-Islamic studies have concentrated thus far on the arts of earlier periods with less attention paid to works from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912). This book focuses on works of Chinese-Islamic art from the late seventeenth century to the present day and bring to the reader’s attention several…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Corruption and Informal Practices in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ina Kubbe, Aiysha Varraich

    This book investigates the pervasive problem of corruption across the Middle East and North Africa. Drawing on the specifics of the local context, the book explores how corruption in the region is actuated through informal practices that coexist and work in parallel to formal institutions. When…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Corruption and Anti-Corruption Studies

  • The Legacy of Vaiṣṇavism in Colonial Bengal

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ferdinando Sardella, Lucian Wong

    This book offers a focused examination of the Bengali Vaiṣṇava tradition in its manifold forms in the pivotal context of British colonialism in South Asia. Bringing together scholars from across the disciplines of social and intellectual history, philology, theology, and anthropology to…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Japan’s Cold War Policy and China

    Two Perceptions of Order, 1960-1972, 1st Edition

    By Yutaka Kanda

    From 1960s to the early 1970s in East Asia, the Cold War bipolar system, centering on the US and USSR, shifted to a more complicated structure. After the Cuban Missile Crisis, Washington and Moscow accelerated the détente process, leading China to fear a "collusion" of the two superpowers. Publicly…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Negotiating Trade in Uncertain Worlds

    Misperception and Contestation in EU-West Africa Relations, 1st Edition

    By Clara Weinhardt

    This book shows how a constructivist account of bargaining sheds new light on the emergence of impasse situations in international trade negotiations. It uncovers the subtle ways in which misperceptions – and the problems of overcoming them – complicate negotiations. It brings to the forefront…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

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