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  • Gandhi and the Contemporary World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjeev Kumar

    This book develops a critical understanding of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy and practice in the context of contemporary challenges and engages with some of his key work and ideas. It highlights the relevance of Gandhi’s legacy in the quest towards peace-building, equity and global justice. The…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge India

  • Israel Under Netanyahu

    Domestic and Foreign Affairs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert O Freedman

    Examining Benjamin Netanyahu’s more than a decade-long period as Israel’s Prime Minister, this important book evaluates the domestic politics and foreign policy of Israel from 2009-2019. This comprehensive study assesses Israel’s main political parties, highlights the special position in Israel of…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Afghanistan

    Politics and Economics in a Globalising State, 1st Edition

    By Niamatullah Ibrahimi, William Maley

    This book offers an overview of the formation of the Afghan state, and of the politics, economic challenges and international relations of contemporary Afghanistan. It opens with an account of some of the key features that make Afghanistan unique, and proceeds to discuss how the Afghan state…

    Paperback – 2020-01-06 
    Routledge
    The Contemporary Middle East

  • Americanizing Latino Politics, Latinoizing American Politics

    1st Edition

    By Rodolfo O. de la Garza, Alan S. Yang

    Using the most extensive and currently available survey opinion data, this book empirically supports the argument that Latinos have emerged as a convergent panethnic political group, beyond the individual national origin identities dating to the time of the 1990 Latino National Political Survey…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • A Psychoanalytic Exploration On Sameness and Otherness

    Beyond Babel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne-Marie Schlösser

    In dialogue with the most famous myth for the origin of different languages - The Tower of Babel - A Psychoanalytic Exploration on Sameness and Otherness: Beyond Babel provides a series of timely reflections on the themes of sameness and otherness from a contemporary psychoanalytic perspective. How…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge
    The EFPP Monograph Series

  • Women in African Cinema

    Beyond the Body Politic, 1st Edition

    By Lizelle Bisschoff, Stefanie Van de Peer

    Women in African Cinema: Beyond the Body Politic showcases the very prolific but often marginalised presence of women in African cinema, both on the screen and behind the camera. This study provides the first in-depth and sustained study of women in African cinema. Films by women from different…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge

  • A New Narrative for Africa

    Voice and Agency, 1st Edition

    By Abiodun Alao

    This book addresses the perception of Africa in the global equation, tracing Africa’s transition from a "problem" to be solved into an agency. Mixing Afro-optimism with heavy doses of Afro-reality and Afro-responsibility, this book attempts an academic picture of Africa This book calls for a new…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Graphic Narratives and the Mythological Imagination in India

    1st Edition

    By Roma Chatterji

    This book explores graphic narratives and comics in India and demonstrates how these forms serve as sites on which myths are enacted and recast. It uses the case studies of a comics version of the Mahabharata war, a folk artist’s rendition of a comic book story, and a commercial project to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge India

  • 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 field work supervision in India. It elaborates on the dynamic components of field work instruction— the methodologies and effective strategies, the supervisor-student-agency triad, challenges, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-11 
    Routledge India

  • Dharma in America

    A Short History of Hindu-Jain Diaspora, 1st Edition

    By Pankaj Jain

    America now is home to approximately three million Hindus and Jains. Their contribution to the economic and intellectual growth of the country is unquestionable. Dharma in America aims to explore the role of Hindu and Jain Americans in diverse fields such as: education and civic engagements…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Made in Taiwan

    Studies in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Tsai, Tung-Hung Ho, Miaoju Jian

    Made in Taiwan: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Taiwanese popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Taiwanese music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Innovation for Development in Africa

    1st Edition

    By Jussi S. Jauhiainen, Lauri Hooli

    This book uncovers the many ways in which innovations and innovation system development policies have become crucial to development policy formation across Africa. As new instruments, actors and tools emerge in development co-operation, the role of innovation in the societal development of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

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