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  • Tibetan Studies in Comparative Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chih-yu Shih, Yu-Wen Chen

    Politics, history, and religion have long lent Tibet a glamorous air, particularly in the West. But Tibet can be understood in an astonishingly wide variety of other ways, including linguistic, ecological, environmental and climatological, geographical, geological, economic, biologic, sociologic,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Religion and Mobility in a Globalising Asia

    New Ethnographic Explorations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sin Wen Lau, Nanlai Cao

    This volume examines the dynamic, mutually constitutive, relationship between religion and mobility in the contemporary era of Asian globalisation in which an increasing number of people have been displaced, forcefully or voluntarily, by an expanding global market economy and lasting regional…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Romans and Blacks (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Lloyd A. Thompson

    Roman literature seems to provide plenty of instances of contempt towards foreign or black individuals, but it is an untenable assumption that such distaste amounts to a racist attitude, particularly considering how elusive the definitions of ‘race’ and ‘racism’ are. Making extensive use of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Risky Genes

    Genetics, Breast Cancer and Jewish Identity, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Mozersky

    Ashkenazi Jews have the highest known population risk of carrying specific mutations in the high-risk breast cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. So what does it mean to be told you have an increased risk of genetic breast cancer because you are of Ashkenazi Jewish origin? In a time of ever-increasing…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Diaspora and Identity

    Perspectives on South Asian Diaspora, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ajaya Kumar Sahoo, Gabriel Sheffer

    This book investigates the identity issues of South Asians in the diaspora. It engages the theoretical and methodological debates concerning processes of culture and identity in the contemporary context of globalisation and transnationalism. It analyses the South Asian diaspora - a perfect route to…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Ethnicity and Religion

    Intersections and Comparisons, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Ruane, Jennifer Todd

    Religion has regained political prominence in the twenty first century and not least for the manner in which it intersects with ethnicity. Many ethnic conflicts have a strong religious dimension, and religion appears as a powerful force for mobilisation, solidarity and violence. Religion and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Irish Identities in Victorian Britain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Swift, Sheridan Gilley

    Recent studies of the experiences of Irish migrants in Victorian Britain have emphasized the significance of the themes of change, continuity, resistance and accommodation in the creation of a rich and diverse migrant culture within which a variety of Irish identities co-existed and sometimes…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • Irish Migration, Networks and Ethnic Identities since 1750

    1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Macraild, Enda Delaney

    This collection of essays demonstrates in vivid detail how a range of formal and informal networks shaped the Irish experience of emigration, settlement and the construction of ethnic identity in a variety of geographical contexts since 1750. It examines topics as diverse as the associational…

    Paperback – 2015-04-07
    Routledge

  • Guangdong and Chinese Diaspora

    The Changing Landscape of Qiaoxiang, 1st Edition

    By Yow Cheun Hoe

    China’s rapid economic growth has drawn attention to the Chinese diasporic communities and the multiple networks that link Chinese individuals and organizations throughout the world. Ethnic Chinese have done very well economically, and the role of the Chinese Diaspora in China’s economic success…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Young Chinese in Urban China

    1st Edition

    By Alex Cockain

    This book examines the condition of being a young person in China and the way in which changes in various dimensions of urban life have affected Chinese youths' quests to understand themselves. The author examines social factors such as changes in the physical construction of urban neighbourhoods;…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Overseas Chinese, Ethnic Minorities and Nationalism

    De-Centering China, 1st Edition

    By Elena Barabantseva

    Elena Barabantseva looks at the close relationship between state-led nationalism and modernisation, with specific reference to discourses on the overseas Chinese and minority nationalities. The interplay between modernisation programmes and nationalist discourses has shaped China’s national project…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

  • Black Sportsmen (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By E. Cashmore

    First published in 1982, Black Sportsmen examines the affect that race has had on sportspeople. The book is based on interviews with a wide range of sportspeople from Olympic athletes to schoolchildren and novices. Written at a time when many black youths were turning to, and succeeding in sports…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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