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  • Muslim Women's Rights

    Contesting Liberal-Secular Sensibilities in Canada.

    By Tabassum Ruby

    In the post-9/11 environment, the figure of the Muslim woman is at the forefront of global politics. Her representation is often articulated within a rights discourse that is embedded within liberal-secular sensibilities. These sensibilities include notions of rights, freedom, equality, rational…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

  • The Production Sites of Architecture

    Edited by Sophia Psarra

    Architecture and Meaning Across Media examines the intimate link between material sites and meaning. It explores questions such as: how do spatial configurations produce meaning? What are alternative modes of knowledge production? How do these change our understanding of architectural…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Memory and Punishment

    Heritage and de-commissioned prisons in East Asia

    By Shu-Mei Huang

    Edited by Hyun-Kyung Lee

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Urban Activism in India

    Transparency, Accountability and Ethical Politics

    By Martin Webb

    This book explores the intersections between good governance initiatives and rights activism, between different normative conceptions of how the citizen-state relationship should be, and the projects and practices which flow from them. In an era in which subscribing to transparency, accountability,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

  • Routledge Companion on Global Heritage Conservation

    Edited by Vinayak Bharne, Trudi Sandmeier

    The act of identifying, protecting, restoring and reusing buildings, districts and landscapes of historic and cultural significance can be an influential process of urban and socio-economic reform. The Routledge Companion on Global Heritage Conservation explores how the aspirations surrounding…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Law, Race and the Postcolonial

    Edited by Denise Ferreira da Silva, Mark Harris

    Routledge Handbook of Law, Race and the Postcolonial is a comprehensive and original reference work setting out contemporary issues and theoretical aspects relating to postcolonialism, race and the law. The contributions examine juridical apparatuses as they operate in concert with economic and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Print and Publishing in Colonial Bengal

    The Journey of Bidyasundar

    By Tapti Roy

    This book reconstructs the history of print and publishing in colonial Bengal by tracing the unexpected journey of Bharat Chandra’s Bidyasundar, the first Bengali book published by an entrepreneur. The introduction of printing technology by the British in Bengal expanded the scope of publication…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge India

  • New Master-Planned Cities, Islam, and Identity

    Edited by Sarah Moser

    This book explores the diverse ways in which Islam as a religious philosophy currently shapes urban planning ideas. Focusing on cities in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and Southeast Asia, chapters revealing the vitality and variety of Muslim societies in their engagement with the design of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Politics in Developing Countries

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and user-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Pathways of Settler Decolonization

    Edited by Lynne Davis, Jeffrey S. Denis, Raven Sinclair

    Although settler colonialism is a deeply entrenched structural problem, Indigenous peoples have always resisted it and sought to protect their land, sovereignty, and treaties. Some settlers have aimed to support Indigenous peoples in these struggles. This book examines what happens when settlers…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Contemporary Brazil

    By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

    Brazil has famously been called a country of contradictions. A place where narratives of "racial democracy" exist in the face of stark inequalities, and where the natural environment is celebrated as a point of national pride, but at the same time is exploited at alarming rates. To people on the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Tourism and Nationalism in Nepal

    A Developing Country Perspective

    By Kalyan Bhandari

    There has been increased interest in the role and impact of tourism in the making of a ‘nation’ and the way it interacts with various social institutions and processes. This book explores the role of tourism in the expression of nationalism in Nepal. It considers how various touristic sites, icons,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

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