Textbooks: Area Studies

  • The Routledge Course in Business Chinese book cover

    The Routledge Course in Business Chinese

    2nd Edition

    By Qinghai Chen, Le Tang, Qiuli Zhao

    Hardback – 2019-02-14 
    Routledge

  • American Social Theory book cover

    American Social Theory

    By Charles Lemert

    Due to the importance of philosophy in the Enlightenment, European social theory has dominated discourses of theory to the present day. Yet, looking deeper, Americans have made important contributions from very different social and cultural perspectives. Drawing from Euro and American traditions…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Sexuality: The Basics book cover

    Sexuality: The Basics

    By Kari Lerum

    Sexuality: The Basics is an introductory guide to the diverse and ever changing field of sexuality studies and its intersection with gender, women’s and queer studies. Drawing on the humanities, social sciences and health sciences, this text examines the key concepts and issues within this field of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean book cover

    The Anthropology of Latin America and the Caribbean

    2nd Edition

    By Harry Sanabria

    Paperback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • African American Political Thought, 1890-1940: Washington, Du Bois, Garvey and Randolph book cover

    African American Political Thought, 1890-1940

    Washington, Du Bois, Garvey and Randolph, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Cary D. Wintz

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Analyzing American Democracy: Politics and Political Science book cover

    Analyzing American Democracy

    Politics and Political Science, 3rd Edition

    By Jon R. Bond, Kevin B. Smith

    This is an introductory American politics text covering the constitutional framework of American government, political behavior and informal institutions, the formal institutions of American government, and a concluding chapter on public policy. Every chapter highlights the most current thinking in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-02 
    Routledge

  • American Government: Political Development and Institutional Change book cover

    American Government

    Political Development and Institutional Change, 10th Edition

    By Cal Jillson

    How politics in America works today, how it got that way, and how it’s likely to change through reform—these are the themes that pervade every chapter of Cal Jillson’s highly lauded American Government: Political Development and Institutional Change. Even in the midst of current challenges, America…

    Paperback – 2019-01-02 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Central Asia book cover

    The Political Economy of Central Asia

    By Gul Berna Ozcan

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Central Asian republics are still coming to terms with their post-communist economies, their role in the region and the wider world, and their needs for identity, governance and growth. The Political Economy of Central Asia is an original study addressing…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • India’s Economy: An Introduction book cover

    India’s Economy

    An Introduction

    By R. Nagaraj

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this comprehensive textbook provides an analytical overview of the main trends, policies, performance, advances, and debates around India’s post independence economy. Each chapter provides a thorough examination of a key issue that has impacted the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Introducing the Anthropology of Islam book cover

    Introducing the Anthropology of Islam

    By Jens Kreinath

    This introduction presents an anthropological approach to the study of Islam. It focuses on the main tenets of the religion and considers the various aspects of social and cultural life practiced among Muslims. In concentrating on the five pillars of Islam, Jens Kreinath shows ritual practice to be…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Politics in Developing Countries book cover

    Politics in Developing Countries

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and user-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge

  • The Lonely Quest: Constructing the Self in the Twenty-First Century United States book cover

    The Lonely Quest

    Constructing the Self in the Twenty-First Century United States

    By Robert C. Hauhart

    Today the United States is a country divided along lines of gender, economic inequality, educational level, and political affiliation. Democrats typically select a different range of matters of serious public concern compared to Republicans. Many Americans describe difficulty in coming to terms…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

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