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  • Archives and Archivists in 20th Century England

    By Elizabeth Shepherd

    'Archives have the potential to change people's lives. They are 'a fundamental bulwark of our democracy, our culture, our community and personal identity' - National Council of Archives. Archives and Archivists in 20th Century England innovatively focuses on the multifunctional reasons behind the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Migrations

    Edited by Gracia Liu-Farrer, Brenda S.A. Yeoh

    Housing more than half of the global population, Asia is a region characterised by increasingly diverse forms of migration and mobility. Offering a wide-ranging overview of the field of Asian migrations, this new handbook therefore seeks to examine and evaluate the flows of movement within Asia, as…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • China's Media Go Global

    Edited by Daya Kishan Thussu, Hugo de Burgh, Anbin Shi

    As part of its ‘going out’ strategy, China is using the media to promote its views and vision to the wider world and to counter negative images in the US-dominated international media. China’s Media Go Global, the first edited collection on this subject, evaluates how the unprecedented expansion of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Community Forestry in Nepal

    Adapting to a Changing World

    Edited by Richard Thwaites, Robert Fisher, Mohan Poudel

    Community forestry focuses on the link between forest resources and livelihoods and contributes to forest conservation and reforestation. It is widespread in Nepal, with a very high proportion of the rural population involved, and is widely recognised as one of the most successful…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Claiming Citizenship Rights in Europe

    Emerging Challenges and Political Agents

    Edited by Daniele Archibugi, Ali Emre Benli

    While the European integration project is facing new challenges, abandonments and criticism, it is often forgotten that there are powerful legal instruments that allow citizens to protect and extend their rights. These instruments and the actions taken to activate them are often overlooked and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia

    Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia

    By Taizo Miyagi

    More than any other region in the world, Asia has witnessed tremendous change in the post-war era. A continent once engulfed by independence and revolution, and later by the Cold War and civil war, has now been transformed into the world’s most economically dynamic region. What caused this change…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Protean Literacy

    Extending the Discourse on Empowerment

    By Concha Delgado-Gaitan

    Originally published in 1996. During the author's decade of critical ethnography in Carpinteria, California, she has illuminated the intricate relationships between Latino families as together they build a sociopolitical community to bridge family and school alliances. How they extend their…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Urbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art

    By Meiqin Wang

    This book explores the relationship between the ongoing urbanization in China and the production of contemporary Chinese art since the beginning of the twenty-first century. Wang provides a detailed analysis of artworks and methodologies of art-making from eight contemporary artists who employ a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Myth of Post-Racialism in Television News

    By Libby Lewis

    This book explores the written and unwritten requirements Black journalists face in their efforts to get and keep jobs in television news. Informed by interviews with journalists themselves, Lewis examines how raced Black journalists and their journalism organizations process their circumstances…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Spanish-Language Television in the United States

    Fifty Years of Development

    By Kenton T. Wilkinson

    Since its introduction in the early 1960s, Spanish-language television in the United States has grown in step with the Hispanic population. Industry and demographic projections forecast rising influence through the 21st century. This book traces U.S. Spanish-language television’s development from…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Middle Class in Emerging Societies

    Consumers, Lifestyles and Markets

    Edited by Leslie L. Marsh, Hongmei Li

    This volume examines the discursive construction of the meanings and lifestyle practices of the middle class in the rapidly transforming economies of Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East, focusing on the social, political and cultural implications at local and global levels. While…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

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