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  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Indonesia

    Edited by Robert W. Hefner

    Few countries as culturally rich, politically pivotal, and and naturally beautiful as Indonesia are as often misrepresented in global media and conversation. Stretching 3400 miles east to west along the equator, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world and home to more than four…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 

  • Arabic Media Dictionary

    By Mustapha Lahlali

    The Arabic Media Dictionary is designed to equip students with translations of terms from Arabic into English. Covering Arabic language mass media, this dictionary enables easy reference of media terminologies and phrases, and the acquisition of a wide range of terms related to different media…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 

  • Handbook of South American Governance

    Edited by Pia Riggirozzi, Christopher Wylde

    Governance in South America is signified by strategies pursued by state and non-state actors directed to enhancing (some aspect of) their capabilities and powers of agency. It is about the spaces and the practices available, demanded or created to 'make politics happen'. This framework lends…

    Hardback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Shakespeare's Language in Digital Media

    Old Words, New Tools

    Edited by Janelle Jenstad, Mark Kaethler, Jennifer Roberts-Smith

    The authors of this book ask how digital research tools are changing the ways in which practicing editors historicize Shakespeare's language. Scholars now encounter, interpret, and disseminate Shakespeare's language through an increasing variety of digital resources, including online editions such…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities

  • Books, Buildings and Social Engineering

    Early Public Libraries in Britain from Past to Present

    By Alistair Black, Simon Pepper, Kaye Bagshaw

    Public libraries have strangely never been the subject of an extensive design history. Consequently, this important and comprehensive book represents a ground-breaking socio-architectural study of pre-1939 public library buildings. A surprisingly high proportion of these urban civic buildings…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 

  • Business School Libraries in the 21st Century

    By Tim Wales

    In a period of change, consolidation and cut-backs as well as rapid technological developments, the business school library is often at the forefront of new initiatives and innovative approaches to delivering and managing information in the most responsive yet cost-effective manner possible. In…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 

  • Challenging History in the Museum

    International Perspectives

    By Jenny Kidd, Sam Cairns, Alex Drago, Amy Ryall

    Challenging History in the Museum explores work with difficult, contested and sensitive heritages in a range of museum contexts. It is based on the Challenging History project, which brings together a wide range of heritage professionals, practitioners and academics to explore heritage and museum…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 

  • Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula

    Debates, Discourses and Practices

    By Karen Exell, Trinidad Rico

    Heritage projects in the Arabian Peninsula are developing rapidly. Museums and heritage sites are symbols of shifting national identities, and a way of placing the Arabian Peninsula states on the international map. Global, i.e. Western, heritage standards and practices have been utilised for the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 

  • Cultural Networks in Migrating Heritage

    Intersecting Theories and Practices across Europe

    By Perla Innocenti

    This book is a study of the role of cultural and heritage networks and how they can help institutions and their host societies manage the tensions and realise the opportunities arising from migration. In looking at past and emerging challenges of social inclusion and cultural dialogue, hybrid…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 

  • Developing Community-Led Public Libraries

    Evidence from the UK and Canada

    By John Pateman, Ken Williment

    This important book examines the potential for a new community led service model in public libraries. Using theoretical approaches to working with socially excluded community members, with a direct application of those approaches in Canadian public libraries, the authors offer a powerful and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 

  • Digital Dieting

    From Information Obesity to Intellectual Fitness

    By Tara Brabazon

    Imagine if a student spent as much time managing information as celebrities doted on dieting? While eating too much food may be the basis of a moral panic about obesity, excessive information is rarely discussed as a crisis of a similar scale. Obviously, plentiful and high quality food is not a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 

  • Digital Health Information for the Consumer

    Evidence and Policy Implications

    By David Nicholas, Paul Huntington, Peter Williams

    This unique book draws on research that constituted the first major nationwide evaluation of the use and impact of key digital health information platforms which were provided to thousands of health consumers in the UK. The authors offer the first comprehensive and detailed comparison of usage and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 

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