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  • The People and the State

    Twentieth-First Century Protest Movement

    Edited by Thomas O'Brien

    The early twenty-first century has seen a flourishing of protest globally from issues of religious rights through to corruption and led to the emergence of new populist political actors. This book examines a range of protest movements from around the world, asking what the root causes are and how…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Human Rights, Islam and the Failure of Cosmopolitanism

    By June Edmunds

    Cosmopolitanism, as an intellectual and political project, has failed. The portrayal of human rights, especially European, as evidence of cosmopolitanism in practice is misguided. Cosmopolitan theorists point to the rise of claims-making to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) among Europe’s…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Islam and International Relations

    Fractured Worlds

    By Mustapha Kamal Pasha

    Islam and International Relations: Fractured Worlds reframes and radically disrupts perceived understanding of the nature and location of Islamic impulses in International Relations. This collection of innovative essays written by Mustapha Kamal Pasha presents an alternative reading of contestation…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Public Commissions on Cultural and Religious Diversity. Volume I

    Comparisons, Challenges and Impact

    Edited by Solange Lefebvre, Patrice Brodeur

    Due to growing negative perceptions about relations between historically entrenched, dominant populations and various minority groups, issues relating to the need to better manage cultural and religious diversity have been intensifying in many countries. These negative perceptions have recently led…

    Hardback – 2017-05-02 
    Routledge

  • A History of Human Rights Society in Singapore

    1965-2015

    Edited by Jiyoung Song

    Singapore is known for its remarkable economic success while its strict laws on freedom of speech, drugs, vandalism, homosexuality and public protest have been legitimised in the name of maintaining public order, racial harmony and internal security for this success. Lee Kuan Yew’s ‘Asian values’…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • American Political Thought

    An Alternative View

    Edited by Jonathan Keller, Alex Zamalin

    The twenty-first century presents unique political challenges, like increasing concern over racially based police brutality and mass incarceration, continuing economic and gender inequality, the rise of conservative and libertarian politics, and the appropriate role of religion in American politics…

    Paperback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Identity Politics

  • The King and the Making of Modern Thailand

    By Antonio L. Rappa

    The making of modern Thailand is grounded in specific political institutions, Brahmanical tropes, sacred Buddhist traditions stylized with Hindu rituals. Over and above these mysterious practices and ancient customs, modern Thailand is a product of the late Great Rama IX Bhumibol Adulyadej. For…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Middle Eastern Minorities

    The Impact of the Arab Spring

    By Ibrahim Zabad

    This is a comprehensive survey of minorities in the Middle East with a special focus on the post Arab Spring era and a rich trove of information and insights generated from the detailed case studies: the Shī‘a in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Lebanon and Egypt, the Druze, the Alawites, Christians and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge

  • White Voters in 21st Century America

    By George Hawley

    The United States is experiencing remarkable demographic changes that are having an important impact on the American electorate. As the minority share of the voting-eligible population continues to grow, the political clout of non-Hispanic whites will further decline. The 2012 election demonstrated…

    Paperback – 2017-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • Popular Religion in Modern China

    The New Role of Nuo

    By Lan Li

    Since the early 1980s, China's rapid economic growth and social transformation have greatly altered the role of popular religion in the country. This book makes a new contribution to the research on the phenomenon by examining the role which popular religion has played in modern Chinese politics.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Symbolic Scenarios of Islamism

    A Study in Islamic Political Thought

    By Andrea Mura

    The Symbolic Scenarios of Islamism initiates a dialogue between the discourse of three of the most discussed figures in the history of the Sunni Islamic movement—Hasan al-Banna, Sayyid Qutb, and Osama bin Laden—and contemporary debates across religion and political theory, providing a crucial…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • The Poesis of Peace

    Narratives, Cultures, and Philosophies

    Edited by Klaus-Gerd Giesen, Carool Kersten, Lenart Škof

    Exploring the relations between the concepts of peace and violence with aesthetics, nature, the body, and environmental issues, The Poesis of Peace applies a multidisciplinary approach to case studies in both Western and non-Western contexts including Islam, Chinese philosophy, Buddhist and Hindu…

    Hardback – 2017-03-23 
    Routledge

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