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  • Mao Zedong and the Chinese Revolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by GREGOR BENTON

    Academic interest in Mao Zedong’s role in the Chinese Revolution remains intense, as scholars and commentators continue to analyze his thinking and the history of the movement for clues about the Chinese model and its supposedly unique features. The debate about Mao’s career and influence is now…

    Hardback – 2007-10-12
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • Southeast Asian Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Rigg

    The eleven countries that make up the Southeast Asian region provide a rich and diverse context in which to view the development process and experience. The region spans different cultural contexts, colonial experiences, and economic experiments, and is home to some of the world’s most successful…

    Hardback – 2007-10-10
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Environmental Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Roberts

    ‘Environmental policy’ has been defined as ‘a set of principles and intentions used to guide decision-making about human management of environmental capital and environmental services’. Although it draws on concepts from environmental philosophy and environmental politics (and from many other…

    Hardback – 2007-08-09
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Environment

  • Human Rights

    1st Edition

    One of the most notable advances of the last half century was the development of international human rights norms and procedures, with some degree of institutionalization within the United Nations. Human rights, perhaps as much as any topic of global significance, has reflected the influence…

    Hardback – 2007-07-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Political Science

  • Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Saward

    Democracy refers both to a political system and a political idea. As a name for a political system, it refers to the fact that the people themselves rule in some sense - indirectly through elected representatives in the modern period. As an idea, it stands for the desire to deepen and extend the…

    Hardback – 2006-12-07
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Political Science

  • Islam and Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shahram Akbarzadeh

    Globalization has opened up non-Western societies to forces of economic, political and cultural liberalism for the first time, and this process has had a profound effect upon Islamic societies, causing unease and concern among many Muslims. Moreover, this apprehension has been exacerbated by the…

    Hardback – 2006-06-30
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • Hannah Arendt

    1st Edition

    Edited by Garrath Williams

    Hannah Arendt is increasingly recognised as one of the most important political thinkers of the twentieth century. She gained fame for her historical study of totalitarianism, notoriety for her reportage of Adolf Eichman’s trial, and philosophical recognition for her explorations of (political)…

    Hardback – 2006-03-15
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers

  • Terrorism

    Critical Concepts in Political Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Rapoport

    Providing a history of modern rebel or non-state terror, this impressive collection takes a chronological approach to the area, highlighting the fact that terrorism as a concept has developed in the form of four consecutive waves. Each wave is characterized by distinctive features - most…

    Hardback – 2005-12-08
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Political Science

  • The Thailand-Burma Railway, 1942-1946

    Documents and Selected Writings, 1st Edition

    Edited by PAUL KRATOSKA

    The construction of the railway between Thailand and Burma in the Second World War using forced labour and prisoners of war has been the subject of numerous memoirs, novels and the famous Hollywood film The Bridge over the River Kwai. Yet documentation and primary sources offering an account of the…

    Hardback – 2005-10-20
    Routledge

  • Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Redclift

    The notion of ‘sustainability’ has been growing in importance over the last twenty years, and is now considered a significant area of study. This four-volume set introduces the reader to ‘sustainability’ as a concept, a contested idea, and a political goal. Bringing together a range of articles…

    Hardback – 2005-09-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • Health Care Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Professor Jonathan Watson

    This four-volume collection covers the organization, financing and regulation of health care systems in four distinct contexts: financing and delivering health care, reforming health care systems, new forms of health system, and rethinking health care systems. A general introduction provides a…

    Hardback – 2005-09-20
    Routledge
    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

  • Owenite Socialism

    Pamphlets and Correspondence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dr Gregory Claeys

    This is the definitive account of an extremely influential movement in political history. Robert Owen has often been described as the ‘father of English Socialism’. Despite being a high capitalist himself, he believed that the advancement of humankind could be furthered by the improvement of every…

    Hardback – 2005-08-18
    Routledge

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