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  • Politics through the Iliad and the Odyssey

    Hobbes writes Homer, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Catanzaro

    Facing censorship and being confined to the fringes of the political debate of his time, Thomas Hobbes turned his attention to translate Homer’s Iliad and the Odyssey from Greek into English. Many have not considered enough the usefulness of these translations. In this book, Andrea Catanzaro…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

  • Scaling Impact

    Innovation for the Public Good, 1st Edition

    By Robert McLean, John Gargani

    Scaling Impact introduces a new and practical approach to scaling the positive impacts of research and innovation. Inspired by leading scientific and entrepreneurial innovators from across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East, this book presents a synthesis of unrivalled…

    Paperback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language in Conflict

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lesley Jeffries, Jim O'Driscoll, Matthew Evans

    The Routledge Handbook of Language in Conflict presents a range of linguistic approaches as a means for examining the nature of communication related to conflict. Divided into four sections, the handbook critically examines text, interaction, languages and applications of linguistics in situations…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • Identities in South Asia

    Conflicts and Assertions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivek Sachdeva, Queeny Pradhan, Anu Venugopalan

    This book examines how identities are formed and expressed in political, social and cultural contexts across South Asia. It is a comprehensive intervention on how, why and what identities have come to be, and takes a closer look at the complexities of their interactions. Drawing on an…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge India

  • Unbecoming Modern

    Colonialism, Modernity, Colonial Modernities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saurabh Dube, Ishita Banerjee Dube

    In this volume well-known scholars from India and Latin America – Enrique Dussel, Madhu Dubey, Walter Mignolo and Sudipta Sen to name a few – discuss the concepts of modernity and colonialism, and describe how the two relate to each other. This volume of Unbecoming Modern: Colonialism, Modernity,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-20 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Poverty in Contemporary Russia

    1st Edition

    By Ann-Mari Sätre

    This book provides an overview of poverty and well-being in Russia. Increasing poverty rates during the 1990s were followed by greater attention to social policies in the 2000s and increased efforts to engage people in socially oriented NGOs and ‘encourage’ them to contribute to the fulfillment of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • Morality and Moral Controversies

    Readings in Moral, Social and Political Philosophy, 10th Edition

    Edited by Steven Scalet, John Arthur

    Morality and Moral Controversies, 10th Edition challenges students to critically assess today’s leading moral, social, and political issues. And as a comprehensive anthology, it provides students with the tools they need to understand philosophical ideas that are currently shaping our world. The…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Public Reason

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Blain Neufeld

    Because citizens in a culturally diverse democracy hold to different religious and philosophical doctrines, these doctrines often breed political conflict when they inform issues like gay marriage, physician-assisted suicide, education, and abortion. In recent decades, philosophers and political…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Adivasis, Migrants and the State in India

    1st Edition

    By Jagannath Ambagudia

    This book looks at the contested relationship between Adivasis or the indigenous peoples, migrants and the state in India. It delves into the nature and dynamics of competition and resource conflicts between the Adivasis and the migrants. Drawing on the ground experiences of the Dandakaranya…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13 
    Routledge India

  • Architecture, Democracy and Emotions

    The Politics of Feeling since 1945, 1st Edition

    Edited by Till Großmann, Philipp Nielsen

    After 1945 it was not just Europe’s parliamentary buildings that promised to house democracy: hotels in Turkey and Dutch shopping malls proposed new democratic attitudes and feelings. Housing programs in the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Soviet Union were designed with the aim of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-08
    Routledge

  • Mobilities and Complexities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ole B. Jensen, Sven Kesselring, Mimi Sheller

    The new ‘mobilities turn’ has become a powerful perspective in social theory. John Urry’s oeuvre has been very influential in the emergence of this new field and has had lasting impacts on many scholars. This collection presents originally commissioned essays from leading scholars in the field who…

    Paperback – 2018-10-16
    Routledge

  • South Africa's Struggle to Remember

    Contested Memories of Squatter Resistance in the Western Cape, 1st Edition

    By Kim Wale

    Transitional justice studies typically focuses on how nations remember, face and deal with histories of past violence. This book, however, shifts the frame from national discourses of transitional justice onto local memory actors who attempt to engage with these broader systems of…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Europa Perspectives in Transitional Justice

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