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  • 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
    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

  • 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

  • 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 Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Consumption and Identity

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Friedman

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2004-11-11

  • Performing Russia

    Folk Revival and Russian Identity, 1st Edition

    By Laura Olson

    This book examines folk music and dance revival movements in Russia, exploring why this folk culture has come to represent Russia, how it has been approached and produced, and why memory and tradition, in these particular forms, have taken on particular significance in different periods. Above all…

    Paperback – 2004-01-22
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Drifting - Architecture and Migrancy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Cairns

    To dwell in these globalizing times requires us to negotiate increasingly palpable flows - of capital, ideas, images, goods, technology, and people. Such flows seem to pressurize, breach and sometimes even disaggregate the places we always imagined to be distinctive and stable. This book is…

    Paperback – 2003-11-27

  • For the Love of Women

    Gender, Identity and Same-Sex Relations in a Greek Provincial Town, 1st Edition

    By Elisabeth Kirtsoglou

    This extraordinary book opens up the strange world of the 'parea' - a lesbian secret society based in a small-town bar outside Athens, whose members meet clandestinely to drink, dance and flirt. Though conducting intense sexual affairs under the noses of other customers, the parea's members - many…

    Paperback – 2003-11-13

  • Postcolonialism Meets Economics

    1st Edition

    By S. Charusheela, Eiman Zein-Elabdin

    In the last half century, economics has taken over from anthropology the role of drawing the powerful conceptual worldviews that organize knowledge and inform policy in both domestic and international contexts. Until now however, the colonial roots of economic theory have remained relatively…

    Paperback – 2003-10-23
    Economics as Social Theory

  • Embodied Utopias

    Gender, Social Change and the Modern Metropolis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Bingaman, Lise Sanders, Rebecca Zorach

    Utopia has become a dirty word in recent scholarship on modernism, architecture, urban planning and gender studies. Many utopian designs now appear impractical, manifesting an arrogant disregard for the lived experiences of the ordinary inhabitants who make daily use of global public and private…

    Paperback – 2001-10-25

  • Sport and Memory in North America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Wieting

    Cultures and nations remember themselves with select bodily images, evocative rituals and texts. This volume illustrates how sport is used in the creation, maintenance and now global dissemination of a nation's cherished values. Carefully drawn cases of sport in North America - American baseball…

    Paperback – 2001-09-29
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Behind the Postcolonial

    Architecture, Urban Space and Political Cultures in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Abidin Kusno

    In Behind the Postcolonial Abidin Kusno shows how colonial representations have been revived and rearticulated in postcolonial Indonesia. The book shows how architecture and urban space can be seen, both historically and theoretically, as representations of political and cultural tendencies that…

    Paperback – 2000-07-20

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