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  • Social Change In The Pacific Isl

    1st Edition

    By Robillard

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Women in African Cinema

    Beyond the Body Politic, 1st Edition

    By Lizelle Bisschoff, Stefanie Van de Peer

    Women in African Cinema: Beyond the Body Politic showcases the very prolific but often marginalised presence of women in African cinema, both on the screen and behind the camera. This study provides the first in-depth and sustained study of women in African cinema. Films by women from different…

    Paperback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Richard Tomlinson

    Originally published in 1990, Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa examines the democratic future of South Africa in the context of policy options and constraints. The book looks at the issue of South Africa’s future including access to land and housing, marked regional differences in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Industrialization and Urbanization in Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Robert N Gwynne

    Originally published in 1985, Industrialization and Urbanization in Latin America focuses on the process of industrialisation in Latin America. The book links together the distinctive process of industrialisation to wider issues of urban and regional development in Latin America. The book looks in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Urbanization in Israel

    1st Edition

    By Elisha Efrat

    Originally published in 1984, Urbanization in Israel describes the urban geography of Israel, and analyses the development of urban settlements from the beginning of the 21st century. The book places special emphasis on the period since Israeli statehood and describes urbanization from a geographic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Soviet Urbanization

    1st Edition

    By Olga Medvedkov

    Originally published in 1990, Soviet Urbanization provides an assessment of Soviet urban systems. Drawing on her personal experiences at the Soviet Academy of Sciences and bringing with her much material otherwise unavailable in the West, the author analyses the structure of the Soviet urban…

    Paperback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • Afghanistan

    Politics and Economics in a Globalising State, 1st Edition

    By Niamatullah Ibrahimi, William Maley

    This book offers an overview of the formation of the Afghan state and of the politics, economic challenges and international relations of contemporary Afghanistan. It opens with an account of some of the key features that make Afghanistan unique and proceeds to discuss how the Afghan state…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    The Contemporary Middle East

  • The Economic Consequences of the Euro

    The Safest Escape Plan, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Kawalec, Ernest Pytlarczyk, Kamil Kamiński

    This book presents a new narrative on the eurozone crisis. It argues that the common currency has the potential to kill the European Union, and the conventional wisdom that the eurozone can be fixed by a common budget and further political integration is incorrect. The authors address key…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Economics in the Real World

  • Graphic Narratives and the Mythological Imagination in India

    1st Edition

    By Roma Chatterji

    This book explores graphic narratives and comics in India and demonstrates how these forms serve as sites on which myths are enacted and recast. It uses the case studies of a comics version of the Mahabharata War, a folk artist’s rendition of a comic book story, and a commercial project to…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04
    Routledge India

  • A New Narrative for Africa

    Voice and Agency, 1st Edition

    By Abiodun Alao

    This book addresses the perception of Africa in the global equation, tracing Africa’s transition from a "problem" to be solved into an agency. Mixing Afro-optimism with heavy doses of Afro-reality and Afro-responsibility, this book attempts an academic picture of Africa. This book calls for a new…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge

  • Representations of Slavery in Children’s Picture Books

    Teaching and Learning about Slavery in K-12 Classrooms, 1st Edition

    By Raphael E. Rogers

    Drawing on critical race theory, critical race feminism, critical multicultural analysis, and intertextuality this book examines how slavery is represented in contemporary children’s picture books. Through analysis of recently published picture books about slavery, Rogers discusses how these books…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge

  • Made in Taiwan

    Studies in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Tsai, Tung-Hung Ho, Miaoju Jian

    Made in Taiwan: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Taiwanese popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Taiwanese music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

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