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  • Chinese Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Keane, Wanning Sun

    From an area of specialist research a decade ago China’s media has become now an important element of research and teaching worldwide, not only in specific Chinese cultural studies courses at the university level but increasingly in post-graduate research and in the domain of business consultancy.…

    Hardback – 2013-07-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • Risk

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ragnar Lofstedt, Frederic Bouder

    Can we better predict or mitigate the consequences of natural disasters, such as earthquakes and hurricanes? Can we reduce the number of oil spills? And what should be done to clean up the mess when something does goes wrong? Why are people concerned about nuclear plants, but so reckless when they…

    Hardback – 2013-06-25
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

  • The Cold War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Casey

    SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE! (Valid until 3 months after publication) The Cold War dominated international politics between 1945 and 1990, when the two superpowers, the United States and Soviet Union, vied for supremacy. Their clash profoundly influenced the main trends of the time, including…

    Hardback – 2013-06-25
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

  • Business and Government

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Maguire, Graham Wilson

    Business and government are two of the most important actors in shaping our lives. This new four volume collection from Routledge’s Major Works series, Critical Perspectives on Business and Management, will explore four key areas of the relationship: First, what is the balance of power between…

    Hardback – 2013-06-17
    Routledge
    Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

  • Islamic Political and Social Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    The growing importance of Islam in the world coincides with the growing interest by scholars in understanding Islam as a religion and its political and social influences. The geographic scope of Islam goes far beyond the Middle East, ranging from the Far East to sub-Saharan Africa.There is a vast…

    Hardback – 2013-04-23
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Political Science

  • Law and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith E. Whittington

    Law and politics are deeply intertwined. Law is an essential tool of government action, an instrument with which government tries to influence society. Law is also the means by which government itself is structured, regulated, and controlled. It is no surprise, then, that law is an important prize…

    Hardback – 2012-11-30
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Political Science

  • China and Globalization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Yueh

    How China continues its integration with the global economy is one of today’s crucial questions, both for China’s own growth prospects and for the rest of the world contending with the still numerous developmental challenges of the world’s second-largest economy. In the first thirty years after it…

    Hardback – 2012-11-30
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Economics

  • Political Knowledge

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman, Shterna Friedman

    Since at least the time of Plato, political scientists and philosophers have been concerned about what citizens and rulers should know if they are to be governed—and govern—well. Moreover, the increasing complexity of modern societies has revivified thinking about and around the critical concept of…

    Hardback – 2012-11-19
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Political Science

  • Al Qaeda

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Cruickshank

    This new Routledge Major Work collection of the best scholarly research and serious writing on Al Qaeda will be welcomed by researchers, students, and counter-terrorism specialists as the go-to resource. The gathered materials are mainly drawn from scholarly journals of the first rank and chapters…

    Hardback – 2012-11-12
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Political Science

  • Health Security and Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Thomas

    It is increasingly recognized that the pandemic potential of many diseases holds the power to wreck economies, divide societies, and, indeed, to jeopardize the viability of nation states. In consequence, there is a growing—and urgent—need to understand and address such threats. As research in and…

    Hardback – 2012-07-19
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

  • Critical Security Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Vaughan-Williams, Columba Peoples

    Although prominent—some would argue pre-eminent—within the modern political lexicon, the concept of ‘security’ is complex and contested. While the meaning and reference point of security was once largely taken for granted within International Relations, the past thirty years or so have witnessed…

    Hardback – 2012-07-03
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

  • The Making of Olympic Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by John R. Gold, Margaret M. Gold

    In the first forty or so years following its revival at the end of the nineteenth century, the burdens placed on cities hosting a modern Olympic Games were relatively modest. However, as the Games have grown in size and stature, morphing from a small-scale summer festival into an intensively…

    Hardback – 2012-06-19
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

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