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  • The Routledge Handbook to Religion and Political Parties

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    As religion and politics become ever more intertwined, relationships between religion and political parties are of increasing global political significance. This handbook responds to that development, providing important results of current research involving religion and politics, focusing on:…

    Hardback – 2020-02-13 
    Routledge

  • Revisiting the Origin of Species

    The Other Darwins, 1st Edition

    By Thierry Hoquet

    Contemporary interest in Darwin rises from a general ideal of what Darwin’s books ought to contain: a theory of transformation of species by natural selection. However, a reader opening Darwin’s masterpiece, On the Origin of Species, today may be struck by the fact that this "selectionist" view…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Internationalism or Extinction

    1st Edition

    By Noam Chomsky

    Edited by Charles Derber, Suren Moodliar, Paul Shannon

    In his new book Noam Chomsky writes cogently about the threats to planetary survival that are of growing alarm today. The prospect of human extinction emerged after World War II, the dawn of a new era scientists now term the Anthropocene, a time of possible human extinction. Chomsky uniquely traces…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Gender and Civilian Victimization in War

    1st Edition

    By Jessica Peet, Laura Sjoberg

    This book explores the role of gender in influencing war-fighting actors’ strategies towards the attack or protection of civilians. Traditional narratives suggest that killing civilians intentionally in wars happens infrequently, and that the perpetration of civilian targeting is limited to…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Security

  • Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora

    Living in the End of Days, 1st Edition

    By Marzia Balzani

    This book is an ethnography of the UK-based Ahmadiyya Muslim community, a religious community that has its origins in late-nineteenth-century Punjab, in the context of the twentieth-century South Asian diaspora. This book presents a series of case studies of Ahmadi life within the diaspora, each…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Human Biological Diversity

    2nd Edition

    By Daniel E. Brown

    Human Biological Diversity is an introductory textbook designed to cover the key contemporary topics in the study of human variation and human biology within the field of physical anthropology. Easily accessible for students with no background in anthropology or biology, this second edition…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Social Cohesion in Asia

    Origins, Contemporary Shapes and Future Dynamics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aurel Croissant, Peter Walkenhorst

    This book explores the historical origins, contemporary dynamics and future challenges of social cohesion in South, Southeast and East Asia—one of the most dynamic and at the same time heterogeneous regions in the world, in terms of economic, political and human development. The comparative case…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Geographies of the Internet

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barney Warf

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of recent research on the internet, emphasizing its spatial dimensions, geospatial applications, and the numerous social and geographic implications such as the digital divide and the mobile internet. Written by leading scholars in the field, the book…

    Hardback – 2020-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Routledge Handbook of Global Sport

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, Sarah Zipp

    The story of global sport is the story of expansion from local development to globalized industry, from recreational to marketised activity. Alongside that, each sport has its own distinctive history, sub-cultures, practices and structures. This ambitious new volume offers state-of-the-art…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Routledge Handbook of Deradicalisation and Disengagement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stig Jarle Hansen, Stian Lid

    The Routledge Handbook of Deradicalisation and Disengagement offers an overview of the historical settings, theoretical debates, national approaches and practical strategies to deradicalisation and disengagement. Radicalisation and violent extremism are a major global challenge, and as new and…

    Hardback – 2020-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Tobacco Cessation

    A Practice Manual for Primary Care Physicians, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rajmohan Panda, Manu Raj Mathur

    Cessation of tobacco use is the need of the hour given that it is the single largest cause of disease and premature death in the world. This book covers epidemiology and risks, user classification, nicotine replacement therapy, pharmacological aids, behavioral modification and patient counseling…

    Hardback – 2020-01-10 
    CRC Press

  • Reforming the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Carsten Jensen, Georg Wenzelburger

    This book introduces a unique, new dataset on welfare state reforms in the UK, Denmark, Finland, France and Germany from 1974 to 2014. Using a variety of welfare state types in Europe, the authors have systematically investigated core questions that have preoccupied the welfare state literature at…

    Hardback – 2020-01-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

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