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  • The Fight for China's Future

    Civil Society vs. the Chinese Communist Party, 1st Edition

    By Willy Wo-Lap Lam

    The Fight for China’s Future throws light on the quintessence of 21st century Chinese politics through the prism of the struggle between the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and China’s vibrant intelligentsia and civil society. This book examines Xi Jinping’s 24-hour, multi-dimensional, AI-enabled…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Italian Children’s Literature and National Identity

    Childhood, Melancholy, Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Maria Truglio

    This book bridges the fields of Children’s Literature and Italian Studies by examining how turn-of-the-century children’s books forged a unified national identity for the new Italian State. Through contextualized close readings of a wide range of texts, Truglio shows how the 19th-century concept of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Consumer Culture, Branding and Identity in the New Russia

    From Five-year Plan to 4x4, 1st Edition

    By Graham H.J. Roberts

    As shopping has been transformed from a chore into a major source of hedonistic pleasure, a specifically Russian consumer culture has begun to emerge that is unlike any other. This book examines the many different facets of consumption in today’s Russia, including retailing, advertising and social…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Belonging in Contemporary India

    Anxiety and Intimacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kaustav Chakraborty

    This volume looks at the emerging forms of intimacies in contemporary India. Drawing on rigorous academic research and pop culture phenomena, the volume: Brings together themes of nationhood, motherhood, disability, masculinity, ethnicity, kinship, and sexuality, and attempts to understand them…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge India

  • Translation in Russian Contexts

    Culture, Politics, Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian James Baer, Susanna Witt

    This volume represents the first large-scale effort to address topics of translation in Russian contexts across the disciplinary boundaries of Slavic Studies and Translation Studies, thus opening up new perspectives for both fields. Leading scholars from Eastern and Western Europe offer a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Translating Frantz Fanon Across Continents and Languages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Batchelor, Sue-Ann Harding

    This book provides an innovative look at the reception of Frantz Fanon’s texts, investigating how, when, where and why these—especially his seminal Les Damnés de la Terre (1961) —were first translated and read. Building on renewed interest in the author’s works in both postcolonial studies and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Crime, Violence and Security in the Caribbean

    1st Edition

    Edited by M. Raymond Izarali

    Security challenges pose significant hardship for citizens of Caribbean nations. Public safety is threatened by high rates of crime – especially violent crime – in much of the region, the plague of the illicit drug trade, transnational organized crime, gangs, the current global proliferation of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • International Courts and the African Woman Judge

    Unveiled Narratives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Josephine Jarpa Dawuni, Hon. Akua Kuenyehia

    A sequel to Bauer and Dawuni's pioneering study on gender and the judiciary in Africa (Routledge, 2016), International Courts and the African Woman Judge examines questions on gender diversity, representative benches, and international courts by focusing on women judges from the continent of Africa…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Feminist Activism at War

    Belgrade and Zagreb Feminists in the 1990s, 1st Edition

    By Ana Miškovska Kajevska

    This book describes, compares, explains, and contextualises the positionings, i.e. discourses and activities, which feminists in Belgrade, Serbia and Zagreb, Croatia produced in relation to the (post-)Yugoslav wars of the 1990s. Two types of positionings are analysed: those which the feminists have…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Civil Society Engagement

    Achieving Better in Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia M. Daenzer

    Civil Society Engagement: Achieving Better in Canada examines the process and outcomes of a particular series of civil society activism and establishes a conceptual framework through an examination of Canadian politics and societal change. Relying on qualitative and ethnographic research,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Iran and Palestine

    Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    By Seyed Ali Alavi

    Examining the nature of relations between Iran and Palestine, this book investigates the relationship between state and authorities in the Middle East. Analysing the connections of the Iranian revolutionary movements, both the Left and the Islamic camps’ perspectives are scrutinized. To provide a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Fieldwork Training in Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bishnu Mohan Dash, Sanjoy Roy

    This volume is a definitive manual for students and practitioners involved in learning and developing essential theories and models for fieldwork practicum in social work education. It addresses various functional issues in field practicum, delineates proper guidelines for students and supervisors,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge India

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