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  • Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West

    The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott

    In October 1860, at the culmination of the Second Opium War, British and French troops looted and destroyed one of the most important palace complexes in imperial China—the Yuanmingyuan. Known in the West as the "Summer Palace," this site consisted of thousands of buildings housing a vast art…

    Paperback – 2019-11-09
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Images of Sex and Desire in Renaissance Art and Modern Historiography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Angeliki Pollali, Berthold Hub

    Studies on gender and sexuality have proliferated in the last decades, covering a wide spectrum of disciplines. This collection of essays offers a metanarrative of sexuality as it has been recently embedded in the art historical discourse of the European Renaissance. It revisits ‘canonical’ forms…

    Paperback – 2019-11-09
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • The Good Citizen

    The Markers of Privilege in America, 1st Edition

    By JoAnne Myers

    Using applied political theory, JoAnne Myers presents five markers by which citizens become second-class citizens—property, productivity, participation, patriotism, and reproduction. Citizenship is a highly contested status since it grants members political rights and responsibilities. It is…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08
    Routledge

  • India's Social Sector and SDGs

    Problems and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rangachar Govinda, Poornima M.

    This book explores the intersectional perspective of sustainable social development in key sectors, such as education and skill development, health and nutrition, gender concerns, and food security and agriculture in India. It delves into contemporary concerns of poverty, employment and inclusive…

    Paperback – 2019-11-07
    Routledge India

  • Development Economics

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Shahrukh Rafi Khan

    Following the 2007–2009 financial and economic crises, there has been an unprecedented demand among economics students for an alternative approach, which offers a historical, institutional and multidisciplinary treatment of the discipline. Economic development lends itself ideally to meet this…

    Paperback – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Development Economics

  • The Global North-South Atlas

    Mapping Global Change, 1st Edition

    By Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    This innovative atlas deconstructs the contemporary image of the North–South divide between developed and underdeveloped countries which was established by the 1980 Brandt Line, and advocates the need for the international community to redraw the global map to be fit for the 21st century.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-05
    Routledge

  • Field Instruction in Social Work Education

    A Guide to Research in India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roshni Nair, Srilatha Juvva, Vimla V. Nadkarni

    A comprehensive guide to social work praxis, this book provides a clear conceptual understanding of fieldwork supervision in India. It elaborates on the dynamic components of fieldwork instruction – the methodologies and effective strategies, the supervisor–student–agency triad, challenges and the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-05
    Routledge India

  • The Structure and Determinants of Wage Relativities

    Evidence from Australia, 1st Edition

    By Alison Preston

    This title was first published in 2001. Drawing on the fields of labour economics and industrial relations, this book simultaneously applies human capital theory and institutional analysis to an explanation of occupational and other wage differentials. This outstanding study contains a wealth of…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Regional Innovation Potential: The Case of the U.S. Machine Tool Industry

    1st Edition

    By Steven R. Nivin

    This title was first published in 2000:  Steven Nivin analyzes a process vital to economic development - technological change. He furthers understanding of the processes driving innovation, so that we may gain a deeper insight into the development of economies. Specifically, the study explores…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Debating – and Creating – Authority

    The Failure of a Constitutional Ideal in Massachusetts Bay, 1629-1649, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Dale

    This title was first published in 2001. In the tight frame of its first twenty years, Massachusetts Bay dramatically altered its constitutional order from a theocracy to an oligarchy, led by magistrates who created their own authority and defined the limits on their almost unlimited power.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Search and Surveillance

    The Movement from Evidence to Information, 1st Edition

    By Sybil Sharpe

    This title was first published in 2000: The development of 'search and surveillance' powers are amongst the most controversial issues to confront modern policing and studies of criminal law and criminal justice. This book is the first to challenge the orthodox concept of 'search' in the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge

  • Youth, Risk and Russian Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Williams, Vladimir Chuprov

    Title first published in 2003. This timely and original book is the most comprehensive and authoritative analysis of Russia's risk society to date. Referring to the works of Douglas, Beck and Giddens, it considers a variety of theories of risk and applies them to young people in different risk…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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