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  • Rabindranath Tagore's Śāntiniketan Essays

    Religion, Spirituality and Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Medha Bhattacharyya

    This book provides a critical introduction and translation of fifty Śāntiniketan (Abode of Peace) essays written by Rabindranath Tagore between 1908 and 1914. It provides key insights into Tagore’s fundamental meditations on life, nature, religion, philosophy and the world at large. As the first of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge India

  • Aid Power and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iliana Olivié, Aitor Pérez

    Aid Power and Politics delves into the political roots of aid policy, demonstrating how and why governments across the world use aid for global influence, and exploring the role it plays in present-day global governance and international relations. In reconsidering aid as part of international…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Dynamics of Dissent

    Theorizing Movements for Inclusive Futures, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Clammer, Meera Chakravorty, Marcus Bussey, Tanmayee Banerjee

    This book analyses dissent and its manifestations in movements of social and political transformation across communities and cultures. It shows how these movements create ruptures in the structures of power, and social hierarchy; expressed through songs, slogans, poetry and performances. The…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09
    Routledge India

  • South Asian Sovereignty

    The Conundrum of Worldly Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Gilmartin, Pamela Price, Arild Engelsen Ruud

    This book brings ethnographies of everyday power and ritual into dialogue with intellectual studies of theology and political theory. It underscores the importance of academic collaboration between scholars of religion, anthropology, and history in uncovering the structures of thinking and action…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • Contract Farming and the Development of Smallholder Agricultural Businesses

    Improving markets and value chains in Tanzania, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph A. Kuzilwa, Niels Fold, Arne Henningsen, Marianne Nylandsted Larsen

    Contract farming has received renewed attention recently as developing economies try to grapple with how to transform the agricultural sector and its associated value chains. This book examines different contract arrangements for selected crops, applying both qualitative and quantitative approaches…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Nationalism of the Rich

    Discourses and Strategies of Separatist Parties in Catalonia, Flanders, Northern Italy and Scotland, 1st Edition

    By Emmanuel Dalle Mulle

    Based on rigorous analysis of the propaganda of five Western European separatist parties, this book provides in-depth examination of the ‘nationalism of the rich’, defined as a type of nationalist discourse that seeks to end the economic ‘exploitation’ suffered by a group of people represented as a…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Anti-nuclear Protest in Post-Fukushima Tokyo

    Power Struggles, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Brown

    This book explores the politics of anti-nuclear activism in Tokyo after the Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011. Analyzing the protests in the context of a longer history of citizen activism in Tokyo, it also situates the movement within the framework of a global struggle for democracy, from…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • China's Global Political Economy

    Managerial Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Taylor, Jacques Jaussaud

    Much has been written about China’s economy, as well as its business management system. China's Global Political Economy, however, is designed to bring together these two perspectives, serving to enhance our understanding of China’s growing global role. Examining changes in the management…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • The Dilemma of Faith in Modern Japanese Literature

    Metaphors of Christianity, 1st Edition

    By Massimiliano Tomasi

    The first book-length study to explore the links between Christianity and modern Japanese literature, this book analyses the process of conversion of nine canonical authors, unveiling the influence that Christianity had on their self-construction, their oeuvre and, ultimately, the trajectory of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Gender and the Koseki In Contemporary Japan

    Surname, Power, and Privilege, 1st Edition

    By Linda White

    The Japanese koseki system is the legal and social structure keeping record of all Japanese citizens. Determined by the Civil Code and the Koseki Law, for activists challenging it, the koseki is also an ideological structure, which has produced patriarchal control through single-surname households.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Hindu Images and their Worship with special reference to Vaisnavism

    A philosophical-theological inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Julius J. Lipner

    Hinduism comprises perhaps the major cluster of religio-cultural traditions of India, and it can play a valuable role in helping us understand the nature of religion and human responses to life. Hindu image-worship lies at the core of what counts for Hinduism – up-front and subject to much…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • A Jungian Inquiry into the American Psyche

    The Violence of Innocence, 1st Edition

    By Ipek S. Burnett

    In A Jungian Inquiry into the American Psyche: The Violence of Innocence, Ipek Burnett’s penetrating cultural criticism enriched with psychoanalytical and Jungian insight offers a timely interrogation of national consciousness in the United States. Through evocative storytelling, Burnett unpacks…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01
    Routledge

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