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  • Islam and Politics (3rd edition)

    3rd Edition

    By Peter Mandaville

    This book is an accessible and comprehensive account of political Islam in the contemporary world. Providing a broad introduction to all major aspects of the interface of Islam and politics, it combines an accessible style with sufficient depth for the academic classroom. Drawing on insights from…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Adventures in the Aid Trade

    Forty Years Practicing Development in Forty Countries, 1st Edition

    By Richard Holloway

    Adventures in the Aid Trade takes us on a fascinating journey through 40 years of work at the coal face of international development. Drawing on his experiences from long periods in the field, the author reflects on what has worked, what has not and why, and considers how these experiences relate…

    Paperback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

  • Basic Persian

    A Grammar and Workbook, 2nd Edition

    By Saeed Yousef, Hayedeh Torabi

    This fully revised second edition of Basic Persian: A Grammar and Workbook comprises an accessible reference grammar and related exercises in a single volume. This book presents twenty grammar units, covering the core material which students would expect to encounter in their first year of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge
    Grammar Workbooks

  • Psychology of Gender

    6th Edition

    By Vicki S. Helgeson, Vicki S. Helgeson

    Noted for its fair and equal coverage of men and women, Psychology of Gender reviews the research and issues surrounding gender from multiple perspectives, including psychology, sociology, anthropology, and public health. Going far beyond discussions of biological sex and gender identity, the text…

    Paperback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge

  • Reading Russian Sources

    A Student's Guide to Text and Visual Sources from Russian History, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Gilbert

    Reading Russian Sources is an accessible and comprehensive guide that introduces students to the wide range of sources that can be used to engage with Russian history from the early medieval to the late Soviet periods. Divided into two parts, the book begins by considering approaches that can be…

    Paperback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources

  • Understanding Central America

    Global Forces and Political Change, 7th Edition

    By John A. Booth, Christine J. Wade, Thomas W. Walker

    In this seventh edition, John A. Booth, Christine J. Wade, and Thomas W. Walker update a classic in the field which invites students to explore the histories, economies, and politics of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Covering the region's political and economic…

    Paperback – 2020-02-14 
    Routledge

  • Latin America in the World

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antonia Garcia-Rodriguez, Daniel J. Greenberg

    From the Foundations in Global Studies series, this text offers students a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary entry point to Latin America. After a brief introduction to the study of the region, the early chapters of the book survey the essentials of Latin American history; important…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Foundations in Global Studies

  • A Citizen’s Guide to the Political Psychology of Voting

    1st Edition

    By David P. Redlawsk, Michael W. Habegger

    In the run-up to a contentious 2020 presidential election, the much-maligned American voter may indeed be wondering, “How did we get here?” A Citizen’s Guide to the Political Psychology of Voting offers a way of thinking about how voters make decisions that provides both hope and concern. In many…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

  • Chinese for Working Professionals

    A Textbook for Intermediate-High to Advanced Learners, 1st Edition

    By Yi Zhou, Haidan Wang

    Chinese for Working Professionals is for learners who intend to use Chinese in a multinational global workplace. It has eight thematic units focusing on developing learners’ transferrable skills in addition to expanding the cross-cultural competences required in a real-world work-place. Key…

    Paperback – 2020-01-03 
    Routledge

  • The Arab Lands under Ottoman Rule

    1516–1800, 2nd Edition

    By Jane Hathaway

    The Arab Lands under Ottoman Rule assesses the effects of Ottoman rule on the Arab Lands of Egypt, Greater Syria, Iraq, and Yemen between 1516 and 1800. Drawing attention to the important history of these regions, the book challenges outmoded perceptions of this period as a demoralizing prelude to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    A History of the Near East

  • US Hegemony and the Americas

    Power and Economic Statecraft in International Relations, 1st Edition

    By Arturo Santa-Cruz

    In this book, Arturo Santa-Cruz advances an understanding of power as a social relationship and applies it consistently to the economic realm in United States relations with other countries of the Western Hemisphere. Following the academic and popular debate on the ebb and flow of US hegemony, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Bro Code

    The Fallout of Raising Boys to Objectify and Subordinate Women, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Keith

    The Bro Code shows that there are numerous sources in boys’ and men’s lives teach them to view women as less important than themselves and as sexual objects. These sources include fathers and other male family members, coaches, and a vast array of media that depict women as primarily having value…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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