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  • Energy Transition in East Asia

    A Social Science Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kuei-Tien Chou

    The Fukushima disaster of 2011 shook the globe, arousing warm debate and new research within the academic fields of countries in both the West and the East on issues related to nuclear security, public trust, government governance, risk governance and risk perception along with technological and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Trans Dilemmas

    Living in Australia’s Remote Areas and in Aboriginal Communities, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kerry

    Trans Dilemmas presents the findings of a three-year research project which examined the lived experiences of trans people in Australia’s Northern Territory. The book argues that whilst trans people, who live in remote areas, experience issues which may not be distinct from those living in urban…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Focus on Global Gender and Sexuality

  • Hidden Sexualities of South African Teachers

    Black Male Educators and Same-sex Desire, 1st Edition

    By Thabo Msibi

    South Africa remains a global leader in the legislative protection of individuals who engage in same-sex relations, and is the only country in Africa where the rights of these individuals are explicitly recognized and protected by the constitution. Yet South Africa’s identities are still contested…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Civil Society Organizations in Latin American Education

    Case Studies and Perspectives on Advocacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Regina Cortina, Constanza Lafuente

    Examining the roles, impacts and challenges of civil society organizations (CSOs) in Latin America, this volume provides a broad perspective on the range of strategies these organizations employ and the obstacles they face in advocating for and delivering educational reform. Building on previous…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Eurocentrism and Development in Korea

    1st Edition

    By Jongtae Kim

    Under the global hegemony of the West, societies have interpreted the world and defined their identities through the frameworks of Eurocentric discourses. Since the mid-twentieth century, Eurocentrism has tended to be associated with economic developmentalism. The discourse of seonjinguk (developed…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • Dahomey and the Dahomans

    Being the Journals of Two Missions to the King of Dahomey and Residence at His Capital in the Years 1849 and 1850, 1st Edition

    By Fredrick E. Forbes

    According to Forbes the object of these Journals is "to illustrate the dreadful slave hunts and savages, the annihilations and exterminations consequent on this trade", with the aim of encouraging the British public in its efforts to end slavery.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge

  • A Study of the Logbara (Ma'di) Language

    Grammar and Vocabulary, 1st Edition

    By J. P. Crazzolara

    In the mid 20th century the people known as the Logbara were a diverse collection of groups fleeing from different parts and having different socail and political affiliations - essentially refugees in search of a new home. At the time that this book was originally published in 1960, existing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • The Politics of Personal Law in South Asia

    Identity, Nationalism and the Uniform Civil Code, 1st Edition

    By Partha S. Ghosh

    It is a political study of the controversy surrounding the issue of the uniform civil code vis-à-vis personal laws from a South Asian perspective. At the centre of the debate is whether there should be a centralized view of the legal system in a given society or a decentralized view, both…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge India

  • Rise of the Plebeians?

    The Changing Face of the Indian Legislative Assemblies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christophe Jaffrelot, Sanjay Kumar

    For decades, India has been a conservative democracy governed by the upper caste notables coming from the urban bourgeoisie, the landowning aristocracy and the intelligentsia. The democratisation of the ‘world’s largest democracy’ started with the rise of peasants’ parties and the politicisation of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge India

  • Gandhi

    An Impossible Possibility, 1st Edition

    By Sudhir Chandra

    For a man who made such a powerful intervention in the history of the 20th century, many of Mahatma Gandhi’s ideas were misunderstood or obfuscated during his lifetime. This book draws our attention to Gandhi’s last years, particularly the marked change in his understanding of the acceptance of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge India

  • Doing Business in Korea

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fabian Jintae Froese

    Much of the existing research looks at the outflow of companies and people from Korea to foreign countries, whilst less is known about foreign firms and workers in Korea. Considering the immense interest of both academics and practitioners in the business opportunities in Korea, this book provides…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02
    Routledge

  • Public Health and the Modernization of China, 1865-2015

    1st Edition

    By Liping Bu

    This book, based on extensive original research, traces the development of China’s public health system, showing how advances in public health have been an integral part of China’s rise. It outlines the phenomenal improvements in public health, for example the increase in life expectancy from 38 in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

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