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  • Writing the Global City

    Globalisation, Postcolonialism and the Urban, 1st Edition

    By Anthony D King

    Over the last three decades, our understanding of the city worldwide has been revolutionized by three innovative theoretical concepts – globalisation, postcolonialism and a radically contested notion of modernity. The idea and even the reality of the city has been extended out of the state and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Architext

  • Peasants and Poverty (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Haiti, 1st Edition

    By Mats Lundahl

    Haiti is a country which, until the earthquake of 2010, remained largely outside the focus of world interest and outside the important international historical currents during its existence as a free nation. The nineteenth century was the decisive period in Haitian history, serving to shape the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Young People, Social Capital and Ethnic Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tracey Reynolds

    Social capital and ethnicity are crucial to young people’s understandings of their social world. The strong bonding networks often assumed in ethnic groups suggest that individuals may prefer to be bonded to each other according to shared socio-cultural factors such as shared histories, memories,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Business Leaders and New Varieties of Capitalism in Post-Communist Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katharina Bluhm, Bernd Martens, Vera Trappmann

    Business leaders exert extraordinary influence on institution building in market economies but they think and act within institutional settings. This book combines both an elite approach with a varieties-of-capitalism approach. Comparing Poland, Hungary and East and West Germany, we perceive the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Knowing Differently

    The Challenge of the Indigenous, 1st Edition

    Edited by G. N. Devy, Geoffrey V. Davis, K. K. Chakravarty

    This book offers a bold and illuminating account of the worldviews nurtured and sustained by indigenous communities from across continents, through their distinctive understanding of concepts such as space, time, joy, pain, life, and death. It demonstrates how this different mode of ‘knowing’ has…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • The Nature of Cultural Heritage, and the Culture of Natural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Lowenthal, Kenneth Olwig

    The idea that the heritage of nature is fundamentally cultural is provocative to many, but it is becoming increasingly accepted in the context of heritage preservation. It is argued here that a person’s perspective on natural vs. cultural heritage as a contested patrimony is, to some extent,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge

  • Violence against Women in Pornography

    1st Edition

    By Walter DeKeseredy, Marilyn Corsianos

    Violence against Women in Pornography illuminates the ways in which adult pornography hurts many women, both on and off screen. A growing body of social scientific knowledge shows that it is strongly associated with various types of violence against women in intimate relationships. Many women who…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge

  • Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability

    International Frameworks, National and Local Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Labadi, William Logan

    More than half of the world’s population now live in urban areas, and cities provide the setting for contemporary challenges such as population growth, mass tourism and unequal access to socio-economic opportunities. Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability examines the impact of these issues…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Applying Ibn Khaldūn

    The Recovery of a Lost Tradition in Sociology, 1st Edition

    By Syed Farid Alatas

    The writings of Ibn Khaldūn, particularly the Muqaddimah (Prolegomenon) have rightly been regarded as being sociological in nature. For this reason, Ibn Khaldūn has been widely regarded as the founder of sociology, or at least a precursor of modern sociology. While he was given this recognition,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Environmental Ethics and Film

    1st Edition

    By Pat Brereton

    Environmental ethics presents and defends a systematic and comprehensive account of the moral relation between human beings and their natural environment and assumes that human behaviour toward the natural world can and is governed by moral norms. In contemporary society, film has provided a…

    Paperback – 2015-09-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • The Afrocentric Praxis of Teaching for Freedom

    Connecting Culture to Learning, 1st Edition

    By Joyce E. King, Ellen E. Swartz

    The Afrocentric Praxis of Teaching for Freedom explains and illustrates how an African worldview, as a platform for culture-based teaching and learning, helps educators to retrieve African heritage and cultural knowledge which have been historically discounted and decoupled from teaching and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27
    Routledge

  • Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens

    Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment, 1804-2013, 1st Edition

    By Alex Dupuy

    This title focuses on Haiti from an international perspective. Haiti has endured undue influence from successive French and US governments; its fragile 'democracy' has been founded on subordination to and dominance of foreign powers. This book examines Haiti's position within the global…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge
    Europa Country Perspectives

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