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  1. Macroeconomic Policies in Indonesia

    Indonesia economy since the Asian financial crisis of 1997

    Edited by Anwar Nasution

    This book gives insight on the dynamics and route of economic policies that have been taken and implemented since the point of institutional reforms in 1998 that were triggered from the context of the financial crisis in 1997/1998. The condition brought a different paradigm on the landscape of...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Pharmaceutical Autonomy and Public Health in Latin America

    State, Society and Industry in Brazil’s AIDS Program

    By Matthew B. Flynn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Brazil has occupied a central role in the access to medicines movement, especially with respect to drugs used to treat those with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). How and why Brazil succeeded in overcoming powerful political and...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking the Chicano Movement

    By Marc Simon Rodriguez

    Series: American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

    In the 1960s and 1970s, an energetic new social movement emerged among Mexican Americans. Fighting for civil rights and celebrating a distinct ethnic identity, the Chicano Movement had a lasting impact on the United States, from desegregation to bilingual education. Rethinking the Chicano Movement...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. History of Japanese Policies in Education Aid to Developing Countries, 1950s-1990s

    The Role of the Subgovernmental Processes

    By Takao Kamibeppu

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Slavery, Contested Heritage, and Thanatourism

    By Graham M.S. Dann, A.V. Seaton

    How can travel destinations deal with the tragic heritage of slavery?One of the fastest-growing segments of specialty tourism is thanatourism, which concentrates on violent death. One variant is tourism centered around plantation slavery. Slavery, Contested Heritage, and Thanatourism explores the...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Conducting Drug Abuse Research with Minority Populations

    Advances and Issues

    By Bernard Segal

    Be a better researcher when studying drug abuse among minorities! Conducting Drug Abuse Research with Minority Populations: Advances and Issues brings you the voices of drug abuse researchers who discuss the most important concerns about conducting research in drug-taking minority populations. In...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Clouds above the Hill

    A Historical Novel of the Russo-Japanese War, Volume 1

    By Shiba Ryōtarō

    Edited by Phyllis Birnbaum

    Clouds above the Hill is one of the best-selling novels ever in Japan, and is now translated into English for the first time. An epic portrait of Japan in crisis, it combines graphic military history and highly readable fiction to depict an aspiring nation modernizing at breakneck speed....

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Clouds above the Hill

    A Historical Novel of the Russo-Japanese War, Volume 2

    By Shiba Ryōtarō

    Edited by Phyllis Birnbaum

    Clouds above the Hill is one of the best-selling novels ever in Japan, and is now translated into English for the first time. An epic portrait of Japan in crisis, it combines graphic military history and highly readable fiction to depict an aspiring nation modernizing at breakneck speed....

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Ethics in Islam

    Friendship in the Political Thought of Al-Tawhidi and his Contemporaries

    By Nuha Al-Shaar

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Offering a new reading of Islamic ethical and political thought in the Buyid period (334-440/946-1048), this book focuses particularly on the philosopher Abu Hayyan al-Tawhidi who lived in Baghdad and what is now western Iran. Ethics in Islam provides the first major treatment of al-Tawhidi's...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Foreign Correspondents and International Newsgathering

    The Role of Fixers

    By Colleen Murrell

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    This book reveals that ‘fixers’—local experts on whom foreign correspondents rely—play a much more significant role in international television newsgathering than has been documented or understood. Murrell explores the frames though which international reporting has traditionally been analysed and...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge