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  • Cross-Tradition Engagement in Philosophy

    A Constructive-Engagement Account, 1st Edition

    By Bo Mou

    This book presents a systematic unifying-pluralist account—a "constructive-engagement" account—of how cross-tradition engagement in philosophy is possible. The goal of this "constructive-engagement" account is, by way of reflective criticism, argumentation, and methodological guiding principles, to…

    Hardback – 2020-07-20 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Artist-Parents in Contemporary Art

    Gender, Identity, and Domesticity, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Kutis

    This book examines the increasing intersections of art and parenting from the late 1990s to the early 2010s, when constructions of masculine and feminine identities, as well as the structure of the family, underwent radical change. Barbara Kutis asserts that the championing of the simultaneous…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge Research in Gender and Art

  • The Contemporary Art Scene in Syria

    Social Critique and an Artistic Movement, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Bank

    This book focuses on the expanding contemporary art scene in Syria, particularly Damascus, during the first decade of the twenty-first century.  The decade was characterized by a high degree of experimentation as young artists began to work with artistic media that were new in Syria, such as…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Birth-Throes of the Israeli Homeland

    The Concept of Moledet, 1st Edition

    By David Ohana

    The book brings forth various perspectives on the Israeli "homeland" (moledet) from various known Israeli intellectuals such as Boaz Evron, Menachem Brinker, Jacqueline Kahanoff and more. Binding together various academic fields to deal with the question of the essence of the Israeli homeland: from…

    Hardback – 2020-07-01 

  • The Paraná River Basin

    Managing Water Resources to Sustain Ecosystem Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chris D. Metcalfe, Pablo Collins, Mirta L. Menone, José G. Tundisi

    This book provides insight into the hydrology, ecosystem services and management of water resources in the Paraná River basin, including the importance of water to the socio-economic development of the countries within the watershed. Running through Brazil. Paraguay and Argentina, the Paraná River…

    Hardback – 2020-06-30 
    Earthscan Series on Major River Basins of the World

  • The Politics of the European Neighbourhood Policy

    1st Edition

    By Agnieszka K. Cianciara

    This book examines the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) in the context of internal functions performed with regards to the European Union (EU) political system and its key actors. It argues that the ENP has been formulated not only in reaction to external challenges and threats, but also in…

    Hardback – 2020-06-22 
    Routledge Studies in European Foreign Policy

  • The Principles of New Ethics

    Volume 3: Normative Ethics II, 1st Edition

    By Wang Haiming

    From Descartes to Spinoza, Western philosophers have attempted to propose an axiomatic systemization of ethics. However, without consensus on the contents and objects of ethics, the system remains incomplete. This four-volume set presents a model that highlights a Chinese philosopher’s insights on…

    Hardback – 2020-06-19 
    China Perspectives

  • Reimagining Indian Ocean Worlds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Smriti Srinivas, Bettina Ng'Weno, Neelima Jeychandran

    This book breaks new ground by bringing together multidisciplinary approaches to examine contemporary Indian Ocean worlds. It reconfigures the Indian Ocean as a space for conceptual and theoretical relationality based on social science and humanities scholarship, thus moving away from an area-based…

    Hardback – 2020-06-19 
    Routledge Studies on the Indian Ocean

  • Federation of Himalayan Kingdoms

    Looking for Greater Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Awadhesh C. Sinha

    This book traces the history and politics of the Greater Nepal movement. It looks at major events in modern South Asia, in and around the eastern Himalaya region in particular — colonialism, Independence and Partition, the Chinese aggression in Tibet, formation of Bangladesh and the merger of…

    Hardback – 2020-06-14 
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

  • Sport, Statehood and Transition in Europe

    Comparative perspectives from post-Soviet and post-socialist societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ekain Rojo-Labaien, Juan Álvaro Rodríguez Díaz, Joel Rookwood

    This book examines the political significance of sport and its importance for nation-state building and political and economic transition across thirteen post-Soviet and post-socialist countries, primarily located in Eastern Europe. Adopting a critical case-study approach, building on historical…

    Hardback – 2020-06-03 
    Routledge Research in Sport Politics and Policy

  • The Goddess and the Sun in Indian Myth

    Power, Preservation and Mirrored Māhātmyas in the Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa, 1st Edition

    By Raj Balkaran

    In analyzing the parallels between myths glorifying the Indian Great Goddess, Durgā, and those glorifying the Sun, Sūrya, found in the Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa, this book argues for an ideological ecosystem at work in the Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa privileging worldly values, of which Indian kings, the Goddess (…

    Hardback – 2020-06-02 
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Academies and Schools of Art in Latin America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Oscar E. Vázquez

    This edited volume’s chief aim is to bring together, in an English-language source, the principal histories and narratives of some of the most significant academies and national schools of art in South America, Mexico and the Caribbean, from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth centuries.…

    Hardback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge Research in Art History

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