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  1. Memory and Conflict in Lebanon

    Remembering and Forgetting the Past

    By Craig Larkin

    Series: Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

    This book examines the legacy of Lebanon’s civil war and how the population, and the youth in particular, are dealing with their national past. Drawing on extensive qualitative research and social observation, the author explores the efforts of those who wish to remember, so as not to repeat past...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. ASEAN and Regional Free Trade Agreements

    Edited by Christopher Findlay

    Series: Routledge-ERIA Studies in Development Economics

    Efforts to use existing trade agreements to build a larger regional agreement face many challenges. This book considers this problem with reference to ASEAN’s current agreements with key partners and the interest to build the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). The analysis of the...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Populism in Venezuela

    By Ryan Brading

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Populism in Venezuela analyses the emergence, formation, reproduction and resistance to a left-wing populist project in a major world oil producer. For readers who seek to understand the historical, economical and sociological contexts that gave rise to a 38 year-old mestizo-mulato Lieutenant...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The State and Security in Mexico

    Transformation and Crisis in Regional Perspective

    Edited by Brian Bow, Arturo Santa-Cruz

    Series: Routledge Studies in North American Politics

    At the turn of the millennium, Mexico seemed to have finally found its path to political and economic modernization; a state which had been deeply embedded in society was being pulled out, with new political leaders allowing market forces to play a greater role in guiding the nation’s economic...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Critical Perspectives on Indo-Caribbean Women’s Literature

    Edited by Joy Mahabir, Mariam Pirbhai

    Series: Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

    This book is the first collection on Indo-Caribbean women's writing and the first work to offer a sustained analysis of the literature from a range of theoretical and critical perspectives, such as ecocriticism, feminist, queer, post-colonial and Caribbean cultural theories. The essays not only lay...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Popular Television in Eastern Europe During and Since Socialism

    Edited by Timothy Havens, Anikó Imre, Katalin Lustyik

    Series: Routledge Advances in Internationalizing Media Studies

    This collection of essays responds to the recent surge of interest in popular television in Eastern Europe. This is a region where television's transformation has been especially spectacular, shifting from a state-controlled broadcast system delivering national, regional, and heavily filtered...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Globalization, Political Institutions and the Environment in Developing Countries

    By Gabriele Spilker

    Series: Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

    Though industrialized countries are usually the ones indicted when environmental pollution is discussed, over the few last years the rate of emissions in developing countries has increased by a startling amount. The fallout from this increase is evidenced by the struggle of cities like Beijing to...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Civil Society and Participatory Governance

    Municipal Councils and Social Housing Programs in Brazil

    By Maureen M. Donaghy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    Democratic institutions should promote accountability of government officials to the needs of citizens. Civil society plays a role in exposing corruption as well as in communicating the needs of low-income residents to officials. Neither the institutions of representative democracy nor the presence...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. African American Slavery and Disability

    Bodies, Property and Power in the Antebellum South, 1800-1860

    By Dea H. Boster

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    Disability is often mentioned in discussions of slave health, mistreatment and abuse, but constructs of how "able" and "disabled" bodies influenced the institution of slavery has gone largely overlooked. This volume uncovers a history of disability in African American slavery from the primary...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Regime Change and Succession Politics in Africa

    Five Decades of Misrule

    Edited by Maurice Nyamanga Amutabi, Shadrack Wanjala Nasong’o

    Series: Routledge African Studies

    Bringing together scholars from a wide array of disciplines - including anthropology, economics, history, sociology, and political science - this volume addresses the problems of the regime change and state failure in Africa in the context of the global economy, but from a specifically African...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge