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  • Narrating Post/Communism

    Colonial Discourse and Europe's Borderline Civilization, 1st Edition

    By Natasa Kovacevic

    The transition of communist Eastern Europe to capitalist democracy post-1989 and in the aftermath of the Yugoslav wars has focused much scholarly attention - in history, political science and literature - on the fostering of new identities across Eastern European countries in the absence of the old…

    Paperback – 2009-05-12
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Vernacular Architecture and Regional Design

    1st Edition

    By Kingston Heath

    Sustainable design requires that design practitioners respond to a particular set of social, cultural and environmental conditions. 'Vernacular Architecture and Regional Design' defines a set of strategies for understanding the complexities of a regional setting. Through a series of international…

    Paperback – 2009-03-20
    Routledge

  • The Human Cost of African Migrations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Niyi Afolabi

    In an era of globalization, population growth, and displacements, migration is now a fact of life in a constantly shifting economic and political world order. This book contributes to the discourse on the beneficiaries, benefactors, and the casualties of African displacement. While the few existing…

    Paperback – 2009-03-06
    Routledge
    African Studies

  • Cultures of Globalization

    Coherence, Hybridity, Contestation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Archer, M. Martin Bosman, M. Mark Amen, Ella Schmidt

    Much has been written about the economic and political implications of the contemporary process of globalization. Much less has been written about the specific cultural implications. Previously published as a special issue of Globalizations, this book seeks to add to our knowledge of the latter by…

    Paperback – 2009-02-25
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Sport and American Society

    Exceptionalism, Insularity, ‘Imperialism’, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Dyreson, J. A. Mangan

    A special issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport, this collection of provocative essays explores the many faces of sport in America. Drawing upon insights from anthropology, history, philosophy and sociology and with reference throughout to politics and economics, the…

    Paperback – 2009-02-23
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • America's Game(s)

    A Critical Anthropology of Sport, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Eastman, Sean Brown, Michael Ralph

    This insightful volume considers how to locate America in the sporting world: in the traditions and rituals of a national pastime or in the baseball academies run by American professional teams in the Dominican Republic? With the athletes that carry a flag in Olympic ceremonies or among the…

    Paperback – 2009-02-20
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Sexuality, Health and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Sonia Corrêa, Rosalind Petchesky, Richard Parker

    This new work surveys how rapid changes taking place at the start of the twenty-first century in social, cultural, political and economic domains impact on sexuality, health and human rights. The relationships between men, women and children are changing quickly, as are traditional family…

    Paperback – 2008-06-30
    Routledge
    Sexuality, Culture and Health

  • Life in the Megalopolis

    Mexico City and Sao Paulo, 1st Edition

    By Lucia Sa

    The modern metropolis has been called 'the symbol of our times', and life in it epitomizes, for many, modernity itself. But what to make of inherited ideas of modernity when faced with life in Mexico City and São Paulo, two of the largest metropolises in the world? Is their fractured reality, their…

    Paperback – 2007-10-25
    Routledge
    Questioning Cities

  • Planning and Transformation

    Learning from the Post-Apartheid Experience, 1st Edition

    By Philip Harrison, Alison Todes, Vanessa Watson

    Planning and Transformation provides a comprehensive view of planning under political transition in South Africa, offering an accessible resource for both students and researchers in an international and a local audience. In the years after the 1994 transition to democracy in South Africa,…

    Paperback – 2007-08-30
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • Women, Islam and Modernity

    Single Women, Sexuality and Reproductive Health in Contemporary Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Linda Rae Bennett

    In popular debates about reproductive and sexual rights, formal religions, especially Islam, are seen as barriers providing institutional and ideological resistance to women's realization of reproductive and social autonomy. This book challenges this simplified view of Islam. Based on original…

    Paperback – 2007-06-13
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Colonial Modernities

    Building, Dwelling and Architecture in British India and Ceylon, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Scriver, Vikramaditya Prakash

    A carefully crafted selection of essays from international experts, this book explores the effect of colonial architecture and space on the societies involved – both the colonizer and the colonized. Focusing on British India and Ceylon, the essays explore the discursive tensions between the…

    Paperback – 2007-03-07
    Routledge
    Architext

  • African Literature, Animism and Politics

    1st Edition

    By Caroline Rooney

    This book marks an important contribution to colonial and postcolonial studies in its clarification of the African discourse of consciousness and its far-reaching analyses of a literature of animism. It will be of great interest to scholars in many fields including literary and critical theory,…

    Paperback – 2006-09-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

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