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  • Attitudes to World Englishes

    Implications for teaching English in South Korea, 1st Edition

    By Hyejeong Ahn

    This book critically examines South Korean English teachers’ awareness of and attitude towards eight varieties of English and how they respond to the proposal of a World Englishes approach in their teaching practice. It showcases the deeply rooted favouritism towards American English and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Match-Fixing in Sport

    Comparative Studies from Australia, Japan, Korea and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stacey Steele, Hayden Opie

    Match-fixing represents a greater potential threat to the integrity of sport than doping. It has been linked to organised crime, illegal drugs and money-laundering. Law enforcement and sporting authorities are struggling to establish legal and regulatory responses to this emerging threat,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • The National Games and National Identity in China

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Liu Li, Fan Hong

    The history of China’s National Games reflects both the transformation of elite sport in China and wider Chinese society. This is the first book to describe the origins and development of the National Games through their dynamic relationship with Chinese politics, nationalism and identity in the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Big Data

    A Beginner's Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Saswat Sarangi, Pankaj Sharma

    Big Data is everywhere. It shapes our lives in more ways than we know and understand. This comprehensive introduction unravels the complex terabytes that will continue to shape our lives in ways imagined and unimagined. Drawing on case studies like Amazon, Facebook, the FIFA World Cup and the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge India

  • Napoleon and Persia

    Franco-Persian Relations under the First Empire, 1st Edition

    By Iradj Amini

    The first book on this subject since 1904. It examines the growing interest of Napoleon in India, the genesis of Franco-Persian relations, Napoleon in Egypt, the British and French missions to Persia, the Franco-Persian Treaty of Finkenstein, the Persian mission to Paris, Russia's hostility to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • Between Two Worlds - Society, Politics, and Business in the Philippines

    1st Edition

    By Rupert Hodder

    This book considers the tensions and complementarities between two different attitudes towards social relationships - on the one hand, the attitude aspired to in the West, which emphasises individualism, institutional probity, and the rule of law, and which regards social relationships as ideals or…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • Linguistic Survey of the Northern Bantu Borderland

    Volume Two, 1st Edition

    By Irvine Richardson

    This volume, originally published in 1957, contains the linguistic evidence for the classification of the languages encountered by the western team of the Northern Bantu Borderland Survey. To appreciate fully its implications it should be read in close conjunction with the appropriate sections of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • Human Security in South Asia

    Concept, Environment and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adluri Subramanyam Raju

    This book delves into the theory and praxis of human security in South Asia. Home to almost a quarter of the world’s population and fast emerging markets, South Asia holds social, geopolitical and economic significance in the current global context. The chapters in the volume: examine the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge India

  • The War on Drugs in the Americas

    1st Edition

    By Christopher M. White

    The War on Drugs in the Americas brings together the history of the War on Drugs in the US and Latin America to reveal how, since 1914, when the US first criminalized the non-medical use of narcotics, the trade and violence associated with drugs has developed throughout the hemisphere. This concise…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • Social Media and the Islamic State

    Can Public Relations Succeed Where Conventional Diplomacy Failed?, 1st Edition

    By Ella Minty

    This book examines how social media has transformed extremist discourse. Drawing on ISIS and their sophisticated use of social media platforms and PR concepts, it explores the ways in which the outfit was able to recruit, mobilise and spread fundamentalist propaganda in regions where it had little…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge India

  • Cultures, Nationalism and Populism

    New Challenges to Multilateralism, 1st Edition

    Edited by José Luís de Sales Marques, Thomas Meyer, Mario Telò

    This book examines the role of the cultural factor, and patterns of its interaction with social, economic and political developments, in fostering identity-based new populisms and various forms of political authoritarianism across the globe. Comparing authoritarianism in the Asian and Western…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge
    Globalisation, Europe, and Multilateralism

  • Economic Analysis of Tort Law

    The Negligence Determination, 1st Edition

    By Malabika Pal

    This book looks at the negligence concept of tort law and studies the efficiency issue arising from the determination of negligence. It does so by scrutinizing actual court decisions from three common law jurisdictions – Britain, India and the United States of America. This volume fills a very…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge India

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