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  • Free(ing) France in Colonial Brazzaville

    Race, Urban Space, and the Making of Afrique Française Libre, 1st Edition

    By Danielle Sanchez

    This monograph examines Brazzaville’s role in remaking the Free France movement after the fall of France in 1940. Suddenly, Brazzaville, a marginal city in the French empire prior to the fall of France, became the capital of Afrique Française Libre. This book analyzes the international imagining…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Neoliberalism, Globalization, and "Elite" Education in China

    Becoming International, 1st Edition

    By Shuning Liu

    This book examines the practices and effects of emerging international curriculum programs established by Chinese elite public high schools and supported by China’s New Curriculum Reform and the Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Running Schools (CFCRS) policy. Drawing on critical theory, the book…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Politics of Education in Asia

  • International Studies in the Philippines

    Mapping New Frontiers in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frances Antoinette Cruz, Nassef Manabilang Adiong

    How can local experiences and the social transformation generated by modernity help to enrich our understanding of the international? What might a version of the much-discussed "non-Western International Relations (IR)" look like? What continuities and discontinuities from the Philippine experience…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    International Relations in Southeast Asia

  • Federalism and the Courts in Africa

    Design and Impact in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yonatan Fessha, Karl Kössler

    This volume examines the design and impact of courts in African federal systems from a comparative perspective. Recent developments indicate that the previously stymied idea of federalism is now being revived in the constitutional arrangements of several African countries. A number of them jumped…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Industrial Tree Plantations and the Land Rush in China

    Implications for Global Land Grabbing, 1st Edition

    By Yunan Xu

    This book analyses the political and economic causes, mechanisms and impacts of the industrial tree plantation boom in China. In the past two decades, the industrial tree plantation sector has been expanding rapidly in China, especially in Guangxi Province. Based on extensive primary data, this…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Land and Resource Grabbing

  • What Made Korea’s Rapid Growth Possible?

    1st Edition

    By Jungho Yoo

    Korea’s experience of rapid economic growth represents both hope and challenge to many developing countries. The conventional wisdom inside and outside Korea has been that the government’s policies such as export promotion, industrial targeting, etc. made the rapid growth possible. This book…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • The Sociology of Structural Disaster

    Beyond Fukushima, 1st Edition

    By Miwao Matsumoto

    How and why did credible scientists, engineers, government officials, journalists, and others collectively give rise to a drastic failure to control the threat to the population of the Fukushima disaster? Why was there no effort on the part of inter-organizational networks, well-coordinated in the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • The Russian State and Russian Energy Companies

    1st Edition

    By Ingerid M Opdahl

    The Russian State and Russia’s Energy Industries analyses the development of relations between the state and five major energy companies, and how this shaped Russia’s foreign policy in the post-Soviet region. The book argues that the development of Russia’s political economy mattered for foreign…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • The Future of Work in Asia and Beyond

    A Technological Revolution or Evolution?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan R. Nankervis, Julia Connell, John Burgess

    The Future of Work in Asia and Beyond presents the findings and associated implications arising from a collaborative research study conducted on the potential impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR – or Industry 4.0) on the labour markets, occupations and associated future workforce…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

  • Post-Sixties Narratives as Cultural Criticism

    Seeking Radical Change in America, 1st Edition

    By Lin Xiang

    This book examines the cultural criticism led by New York intellectuals from the 1960s onwards, considering the influence of such critique on American collective memory and contemporary public culture. With a focus on essays that appeared in Dissent magazine—one of the most important journals of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Globalizing IR Theory

    Critical Engagement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yaqing Qin

    Despite attempts to redress the balance, International Relations as a discipline is still dominated by Western theories. The contributors to this book explore the challenges of constructing an alternative, with a dialogue between global and local approaches. Drawing on scholars with backgrounds…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

  • Sport, War and the British

    1850 to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Peter Donaldson

    Spanning the colonial campaigns of the Victorian age to the War on Terror after 9/11, this study explores the role sport was perceived to have played in the lives and work of military personnel, and examines how sporting language and imagery were deployed to shape and reconfigure civilian society’s…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

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