For more than a century, sporting spectacles, media coverage, and popular audiences have staged athletics in black and white. Commercial, media, and academic accounts have routinely erased, excluded, ignored, and otherwise made absent the Asian American presence in sport. Asian Americans in Sport...
To Be Published August 14th 2013 by Routledge
History, Culture, Politics
In this collection, academics from both sides of the Atlantic analyze the confluence of a politician, a process, and a problem - Barack Obama, the 2008 US presidential election, and the 'problem' of race in contemporary America. The special focus falls upon Barack Obama himself, who...
Published November 9th 2011 by Routledge
Global Patterns of People on the Move
Series: The Earthscan Atlas
Migration has provided millions with an escape route from poverty or oppression, ensuring the survival, even prosperity, of individuals and their families. New currents of human migration, triggered by ethnic cleansing or climate change or economic need, are appearing all the time and immigration...
Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge
The design and functional complexity of medical devices and systems has increased during the past half century, evolving from the level of cardiac pacemakers to magnetic resonance imaging devices. Such life-saving advancements are monumentally advantageous, but with so much at stake, a step-by-step...
Published August 21st 2008 by CRC Press
Theory and Practice
Do religions justify and cause violence or are they more appropriately seen as forces for peace and tolerance? Featuring contributions from international experts in the field, this book explores the debate that has emerged in the context of secular modernity about whether religion is a primary...
Published November 22nd 2006 by Routledge
The Silent Takeover of Religion
From Feng Shui to holistic medicine, from aromatherapy candles to yoga weekends, spirituality is big business. It promises to soothe away the angst of modern living and to offer an antidote to shallow materialism. Selling Spirituality is a short, sharp, attack on this fallacy. It shows how...
Published September 15th 2004 by Routledge
Presents a systematic study of the law of bankers' commercial credits.Bringing together materials which are to be found scattered throughout the various series of English law reports, this title presents a systematic study of the law relating to commercial credits as applied today. It also contains...
Published October 23rd 2001 by Routledge
Post-Colonial Theory, India and "The Mystic East"
Orientalism and Religion offers us a timely discussion of the implications of contemporary post-colonial theory for the study of religion. Richard King examines the way in which notions such as mysticism, religion, Hinduism and Buddhism are taken for granted. He shows us how religion needs to be...
Published April 14th 1999 by Routledge
Social Aspects of Cross-Dressing and Sex Changing
Considers the treatment of gender blenders by the medical framework, in literature, the press and telephone sex lines and examines its prominence in recent contemporary cultural and queer theory....
Published November 29th 1995 by Routledge