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  • Understanding Urbanisation in Northeast India

    Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Amarjeet Singh, Komol Singha

    This volume explores the dynamics of urbanisation in Northeast India. It discusses the impact of the process of urbanisation on the environment, infrastructure and socio-economic conditions of the region. The essays in the book: Examine various challenges and opportunities of urbanisation…

    Hardback – 2020-04-28 
    Routledge India

  • Affective Health and Masculinities in South Africa

    An Ethnography of (In)vulnerability, 1st Edition

    By Hans Reihling

    Affective Health and Masculinities in South Africa explores how different masculinities modulate substance use, interpersonal violence, suicidality, and AIDS as well as recovery cross-culturally. With a focus on three male protagonists living in very distinct urban areas of Cape Town, this…

    Hardback – 2020-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • Public Private Partnership Contracts

    The Middle East and North Africa, 1st Edition

    By Mohamed A.M. Ismail

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the law surrounding PPPs in the Middle East and North African region. The significance of liberalised and integrated Public Private Partnership Contracts as an essential component of the world legal and policy order is well documented. The regulation…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Decolonising Europe?

    Popular Responses to the End of Empire, 1st Edition

    Edited by Berny Sèbe, Matthew G. Stanard

    Decolonising Europe? Popular Responses to the End of Empire offers a new paradigm to understand decolonisation in Europe by showing how it was fundamentally a fluid process of fluxes and refluxes involving not only transfers of populations, ideas and socio-cultural practices across continents but…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge
    Empire and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • Theodore Gericault, Painting Black Bodies

    Confrontations and Contradictions, 1st Edition

    By Albert Alhadeff

    This book examines Théodore Géricault’s images of black men, women and children who suffered slavery’s trans-Atlantic passage in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, including his 1819 painting Raft of the Medusa. The book focuses on Géricault’s depiction of black people, his…

    Hardback – 2020-04-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • Prime Time Soap Operas on Indian Television

    2nd Edition

    By Shoma Munshi

    This book examines the phenomenon of prime time soap operas on Indian television. An anthropological insight into social issues and practices of contemporary India through the television, this volume analyses the production of soaps within India’s cultural fabric. It deconstructs themes and issues…

    Hardback – 2020-04-21 
    Routledge India

  • Politics, Ideology and Football Fandom

    The Transformation of Modern Poland, 1st Edition

    By Radoslaw Kossakowski, Przemyslaw Nosal, Wojciech Wozniak

    Football fans and football culture represent a unique prism through which to view contemporary society and politics. Based on in-depth empirical research into football in Poland, this book examines how fans develop political identities and how those identities can influence the wider political…

    Hardback – 2020-04-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Research in Football

  • Muslim Women in the Economy

    Development, Faith and Globalisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shamim Samani, Dora Marinova

    This book explores the changing role of Muslim women in the economy in the twenty first century. Sociological developments such as secular education, female-focused policies, national and global commitments to gender equality as well as contemporary technological advances have all served to shift…

    Hardback – 2020-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Puerto Rico’s Henry Klumb

    A Modern Architect’s Sense of Place, 1st Edition

    By Cesar A Cruz

    This book follows Henry Klumb’s life in architecture from Cologne, Germany to Puerto Rico. Arriving on the island, Klumb was a one-time German immigrant, a moderately successful designer, and previously a senior draftsman with Frank Lloyd Wright. Over the next forty years Klumb would emerge as…

    Hardback – 2020-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Young Women and Leadership

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katrina Lee-Koo, Lesley Pruitt

    Through a range of case studies in Asia and the Pacific, this edited collection highlights the extent of the unique ways in which young women lead to create change in their own lives and their communities, as well as in the structures, cultures and institutions in which they live and work. This…

    Hardback – 2020-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Global Politics

  • Border Frictions

    Gender, Generation and Technology on the Frontline, 1st Edition

    By Karine Côté-Boucher

    How did Canadian border officers come to think of themselves as a "police of the border"? This book tells the story of the shift to law enforcement in Canadian border control. From the 1990s onward, it traces the transformation of a customs organization into a border policing agency. Border…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Forest Conservation and Sustainability in Indonesia

    A Political Economy Study of International Governance Failure, 1st Edition

    By Bernice Maxton-Lee

    Despite carefully-constructed conservation interventions deforestation in Indonesia is not being stopped. This book identifies why large-scale international forest conservation has failed to reduce deforestation in Indonesia and considers why key stakeholders have not responded as expected to these…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

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