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  • Honour Killings and Criminal Justice

    Social and Legal Challenges in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Ferya Taş-Çifçi

    Despite recent reforms to the Turkish Penal Code, the country retains a high level of honour-based violence. This book analyses the motives behind honour-based violence in Turkey and examines the criminal justice system’s approach to this type of crime. The work takes a socio-legal approach to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

  • The Embodied Imagination in Antebellum American Art and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Holochwost

    This book reveals a new history of the imagination told through its engagement with the body. Even as they denounced the imagination’s potential for inviting luxury, vice, and corruption, American audiences avidly consumed a transatlantic visual culture of touring paintings, dioramas, gift books,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Red Money for the Global South

    East-South Economic Relations in the Cold War, 1st Edition

    By Max Trecker

    Red Money for the Global South explores the relationship of the East with the "new" South after decolonization, with a particular focus on the economic motives of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance (CMEA) and other parties that were all striving for mutual cooperation. During the Cold War,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Science and Scientification in South Asia and Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Axel Michaels, Christoph Wulf

    This volume critically examines the role of science in the humanities and social sciences. It studies how cultures and societies in South Asia and Europe underwent a transformation with the adoption or adaptation of scientific methods, turning ancient cultural processes and phenomena into an…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2020-03-24 
    Routledge India

  • Suckling

    Kinship More Fluid, 1st Edition

    By Fadwa El Guindi

    A ground-breaking ethnographic study of suckling in the Arabian Gulf , this book reenergises the study of kinship. It analyses the misunderstood and marginalized phenomenon of suckling drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in Qatar over a seven-year period. Fadwa El Guindi situates suckling (often…

    Hardback – 2020-03-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Shooting Terror

    Terrorism in Hindi Films, 1st Edition

    By Meenakshi Bharat

    Shooting Terror highlights the disturbing immediacy of acts of terror and how cinema responds to them. It follows the changing representations of terrorism in Hindi cinema by fielding in-depth textual analyses of films such as Roja, Maachis, Black Friday, Tere Bin Laden, Uri: The Surgical Strike,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-20 
    Routledge India

  • The Politics of South China Sea Disputes

    1st Edition

    By Nehginpao Kipgen

    This book is a comprehensive political study of the South China Sea (SCS) disputes. With over US $5 trillion worth of trade passing through it every year and a history of military flashpoints, the SCS is invariably a hotbed of great power rivalry. This book: Traces the history of the disputes…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge India

  • Europe and the Refugee Response (Open Access)

    A Crisis of Values?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elżbieta M. Goździak, Izabella Main, Brigitte Suter

    This book explores how the rising numbers of refugees entering Europe from 2015 onwards played into fears of cultural, religious, and ethnic differences across the continent. The migrant, or refugee crisis, prompted fierce debate about European norms and values, with some commentators questioning…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Urban Planning in Rapidly Growing Cities

    Developing Addis Ababa, 1st Edition

    By Mintesnot G. Woldeamanuel

    This book critically assesses the complex urban issues, planning challenges and development opportunities of rapidly growing cities, using Addis Ababa as a case study. Just like other developing cities, Addis Ababa is undergoing numerous natural and policy-driven changes. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Domestic Judicial Treatment of European Court of Human Rights Case Law

    Beyond Compliance, 1st Edition

    By David Kosař, Hubert Smekal, Katarína Šipulová, Ladislav Vyhnánek, Jozef Janovský, Jan Petrov

    The European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) suffers from the burgeoning caseload and challenges to its authority. This two-pronged crisis undermines the ECtHR’s legitimacy and consequently the functioning of the whole European human rights regime. Domestic courts can serve as…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Japanese Democracy and Lessons for the United States

    Eight Counterintuitive Lessons, 1st Edition

    By Ray Christensen

    This book presents a collection of lessons on how best to run elections and politics, using examples from the Japanese experience and showing how elections operate in a non-Western democracy. Featuring extensive data and evidence from both Japan and the United States, the themes covered include…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

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