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Forthcoming Books

  1. Mapping the Terrain of Education Reform

    Global trends and local responses in the Philippines

    By Vicente Chua Reyes, Jr.

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    This book envisions the formulation of critical perspectives on education reform using the Philippine experience, recognizing the need to address relevant issues and challenges particularly in an increasingly globalized twenty-first century setting. A specific education reform project, the...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Chinese Higher Education Reform and Social Justice

    Edited by Bin Wu, John Morgan

    Series: China Policy Series

    In place of a distributive justice perspective which focuses simply on equal access to universities, this book presents a broader understanding of the relationship between Chinese higher education and economic and social change. The necessity for research on the place of universities in...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The European Union’s Broader Neighbourhood

    Challenges and opportunities for cooperation beyond the European Neighbourhood Policy

    Edited by Sieglinde Gstöhl, Erwan Lannon

    Series: Global Order Studies

    Over the past decade the European Union (EU) has gradually developed the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) with its neighbours. At the same time, the ‘neighbours of the EU’s neighbours’ have presented new challenges. This book addresses the EU’s broader neighbourhood, comprising of the ENP...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Stalin and Stalinism

    Revised 3rd Edition

    By Martin Mccauley

    Series: Seminar Studies

    One of the most successful dictators of the twentieth century, Stalin believed that fashioning a better tomorrow was worth sacrificing the lives of millions today. He built a modern Russia on the corpses of millions of its citizens. First published in 1983, Stalin and Stalinism has established...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Oil States in the New Middle East

    Uprisings and stability

    Edited by Bjørn Olav Utvik, Kjetil Selvik

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

    Oil has been central to regime survival for oil states across the Arabian Peninsula and has been at the heart of their attempts to defuse the wave of Arab revolutions. However, in 2011 revolution hit Libya, the most oil dependent regime in the Middle East. The political storm winds that have swept...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. China's Military Procurement in the Reform Era

    The Setting of New Directions

    By Yoram Evron

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The decisions that shape the policy of weapons procurement are an important area of national security policy. This is all the more true for China, which during recent decades has vacillated between different sources and directions of military build-up. This book explores the politics of military...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding in Laos

    Perspective for Today's World

    By Stephanie Phetsamay Stobbe

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Using the case study of Laos, a small landlocked country in Southeast Asia that has seen some of the world’s most brutal forms of poverty and violence, this book examines the power of traditional and indigenous conflict resolution systems as a tool for social justice. It explores how the conflict...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Communicating Climate Change in Russia

    State and Propaganda

    By Marianna Poberezhskaya

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The attitude of Russia towards climate change is extremely important for the success of climate change control policies worldwide, as Russia, with its cold climate and vast resources of carbon fuels, is one of the world’s biggest polluters. Moreover, Russia frequently comes across as not being very...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Forecasting China's Future

    Dominance or Collapse?

    By Roger Irvine

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s future development is likely to have a huge impact on twenty-first century global outcomes. It is therefore surprising that, thus far, so little attention has been given to comparing and evaluating expert forecasts of China’s future in the post-Mao era. This book presents an illuminating...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Women and Girls Rising

    Progress and resistance around the world

    Edited by Ellen Chesler, Terry McGovern

    Series: Global Institutions

    A growing body of evidence demonstrates that improvements in the status of women and girls – however worthy and important in their own right – also drive the prosperity, stability, and security of families, communities, and nations. Yet despite many indicators of progress, women and girls...

    To Be Published July 9th 2015 by Routledge