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  • Masculinity and the Trials of Modern Fiction

    By Marco Wan

    How do lawyers, judges and jurors read novels? And what is at stake when literature and law confront each other in the courtroom? Nineteenth-century England and France are remembered for their active legal prosecution of literature, and this book examines the ways in which five novels were…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge
    Discourses of Law

  • Multigenerational Family Living

    Evidence and Policy Implications from Australia

    By Edgar Liu, Hazel Easthope

    Multigenerational living – where more than one generation of related adults cohabit in the same dwelling – is recognised as a common arrangement amongst many Asian, Middle Eastern and southern European cultures, but this arrangement is becoming increasingly familiar in many western…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Economics as Social Science

    Economics Imperialism and the Challenge of Interdisciplinary

    By Roberto Marchionatti, Mario Cedrini

    There is a growing consensus in social sciences that there is a need for interdisciplinary research on the complexity of human behavior. At an age of crisis for both the economy and economic theory, economics is called upon to fruitfully cooperate with contiguous social disciplines. The term ‘…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • The Chinese Family Today

    Edited by Anqi XU, John DeFrain, Wenrong LIU

    The Chinese economy is undergoing dramatic changes and the world is watching and changing along with it. The Chinese family is also changing in many ways in response to the economic transformation that is moving the world’s most populous nation from an agrarian economy to a global superpower. This…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Hospitality in American Literature and Culture

    Spaces, Bodies, Borders

    By Ana Maria M. Manzanas Calvo, Jesus Benito Sanchez

    This volume examines hospitality in American immigrant literature and culture, situating this ancient virtue at the crossroads of space and border theory, and exploring the relationship among the intersecting themes of migration, citizenship, identity formation, and spatiality. Assessing the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • The Decline of Nation-States after the Arab Spring

    The Rise of Communitocracy

    By Imad Salamey

    Surveying the causes of the Arab Spring, and revealing the governing trends arising from it, this book examines various international relation theories through the lens of the experiences of the countries in the Middle East and North Africa region. It takes the events of the Arab Spring as an…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Anthropology and Cryptozoology

    Exploring Encounters with Mysterious Creatures

    Edited by Samantha Hurn

    Cryptozoology is best understood as the study of animals which, in the eyes of Western science, are extinct, unclassified or unrecognised. In consequence, and in part because of its selective methods and lack of epistemological rigour, cryptozoology is often dismissed as a pseudo-science. However,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Multispecies Encounters

  • Indigenous Rights in Modern Landscapes

    Nordic Conservation Regimes in Global Context

    Edited by Lars Elenius, Christina Allard, Camilla Sandstrom

    This book examines the diverse use of indigenous customary rights in modern landscapes from a multidisciplinary perspective. Divided into two parts, the first deals explicitly with Sámi customary rights in relation to nature conservation in the Nordic countries and Russia from a legal and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Community-Built

    Art, Construction, Preservation, and Place

    Edited by Katherine Melcher, Barry Stiefel, Kristin Faurest

    Throughout history and around the world, community members have come together to build places, be it settlers constructing log cabins in nineteenth-century Canada, an artist group creating a waterfront gathering place along the Danube in Budapest, or residents helping revive small town Main Streets…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Negotiating the Sustainable Development Goals

    A transformational agenda for an insecure world

    By Felix Dodds, Ambassador David Donoghue, Jimena Leiva Roesch

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal set of seventeen goals and targets agreed by UN member states to frame their policy agendas for the next fifteen years (2015 to 2030). Written by three authors who have been engaged in the development of the SDGs from the beginning,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Religion in America: The Basics

    By Michael Pasquier

    Religion in America: The Basics is a concise introduction to the historical development of religions in the United States. It is an invitation to explore the complex tapestry of religious beliefs and practices that shaped life in North America from the colonial encounters of the fifteenth century…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Genocide

    A Comprehensive Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Adam Jones

    Genocide: A Comprehensive Introduction is the most wide-ranging textbook on genocide yet published. The book is designed as a text for upper-undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a primer for non-specialists and general readers interested in learning about one of humanity’s enduring…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge

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