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  • Networked Insurgencies and Foreign Fighters in Eurasia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Francois Ratelle, Laurence Broers

    Recent wars in Eurasia have foregrounded the flows of foreign fighters between distinct insurgent battlefronts. Since 2011 thousands of individuals have travelled from the Caucasus and Central Asia to fight in Syria and Iraq. Caucasians have also appeared in the fighting that followed Ukraine’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Geoffrey Swain

    Against the Grain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Cox

    Acclaimed historian, and retired Alec Nove Chair in Russian and East European History at the University of Glasgow, Geoffrey Swain, has written extensively on the history of Russia and Eastern Europe during the twentieth century, in particular on Russia during the Civil War, Latvia during the first…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Guatemala, the Question of Genocide

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Oglesby, Diane M. Nelson

    In Guatemala, it was called the "trial of the century": the 2013 prosecution of former de facto head of state (1982-1983) General José Efraín Ríos Montt and his intelligence chief, General José Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez, on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity against the Maya-Ixil…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Elections in Museveni's Uganda

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sam Wilkins, Richard Vokes

    Uganda’s 2016 elections, which returned thirty-year incumbent President Yoweri Museveni and his National Resistance Movement (NRM) in yet another landslide, took place in an atmosphere of patronage, coercion and fraud. But is this diagnosis sufficient to understand the processes of voting and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Connecting Taiwan

    Participation – Integration – Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Storm

    Taiwan has often been characterised as an isolated society in its search for sovereignty and security. Its contact with the world in an era of globalization and post-modernity, however, has increasingly led to Taiwanese actors successfully participating in many regional and global fields. In this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Qiaopi Trade and Transnational Networks in the Chinese Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregor Benton, Hong Liu, Huimei Zhang

    Originating in the 1820s and used for 150 years thereafter, qiaopi is the name given in Chinese to letters written home by Chinese emigrants to accompany remittances. Their key function was to preserve family ties. Although such correspondence focused principally on the provision of economic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Securing Finance, Mobilizing Risk

    Money Cultures at the Bank of England, 1st Edition

    By John Morris

    Drawing on the history of modern finance, as well as the sociology of money and risk, this book examines how cultural understandings of finance have contributed to the increased capitalization of the UK financial system following the Global Financial Crisis. Providing both a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Polanyi in times of populism

    Vision and contradiction in the history of economic ideas, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Holmes

    The rise of populism across Europe and the US – first in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis and then in the shape of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the Brexit vote in 2016 – are indicative of a seismic shift in the terrain of economic ideas in public discourse.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Trusting Nudges

    Toward A Bill of Rights for Nudging, 1st Edition

    By Cass R. Sunstein, Lucia A. Reisch

    Many "nudges" aim to make life simpler, safer, or easier for people to navigate, but what do members of the public really think about these policies? Drawing on surveys from numerous nations around the world, Sunstein and Reisch explore whether citizens approve of nudge policies. Their most…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Ruptures and Continuities in Soviet/Russian Cinema

    Styles, characters and genres before and after the collapse of the USSR, 1st Edition

    Edited by Birgit Beumers, Eugenie Zvonkine

    This book, based on extensive original research, examines how far the collapse of the Soviet Union represented a threshold that initiated change or whether there are continuities which gradually reshaped cinema in the new Russia. The book considers a wide range of films and film-makers and explores…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Political Torture in Popular Culture

    The Role of Representations in the Post-9/11 Torture Debate, 1st Edition

    By Alex Adams

    Political Torture in Popular Culture argues that the literary, filmic, and popular cultural representation of political torture has been one of the defining dimensions of the torture debate that has taken place in the course of the post-9/11 global war on terrorism. The book argues that cultural…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Migration in the Western Mediterranean

    Space, Mobility and Borders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laure-Anne Bernes, Hassan Bousetta, Caroline Zickgraf

    The upheavals of the Arab Spring grabbed the world’s immediate attention, and concern quickly grew over their potential aftermath, with the fear that a ‘tidal wave’ of immigrants and refugees would ‘flood’ European territory. The Arab Spring has highlighted the Mediterranean as a migration region,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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