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  1. Growth, Crisis and the Korean Economy

    By Dongchul Cho

    Since the 2008 global financial crisis, policymakers as well as academicians have been seeking to fathom why subsequent recoveries remain tenuous. Other outstanding issues that they have been trying to understand include: why do some economies grow faster than others? How should the exchange rate...

    Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Al Jazeera and Democratization

    The Rise of the Arab Public Sphere

    By Ezzeddine Abdelmoula

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

    Al Jazeera and Democratization analyses the increasing role of the media in political transformations with a special emphasis on the Arab world. Taking the Al Jazeera media network as a case study, the author explains how engaging the public and providing platforms for open debate and free...

    Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Socio-Economic Rights in Emerging Free Markets

    Comparative Insights from India and China

    Edited by Surya Deva

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    In the last decade or so, China and India have emerged on the global stage as two emerging free market economies. The tremendous economic growth in China and India has meant that they have been able to lift millions of people out of the poverty trap. This growth has not, however, been without...

    Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Histories of the Jews of Egypt

    An Imagined Bourgeoisie, 1880s-1950s

    By Dario Miccoli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    Up until the advent of Nasser and the 1956 War, a thriving and diverse Jewry lived in Egypt – mainly in the two cities of Alexandria and Cairo, heavily influencing the social and cultural history of the country. Histories of the Jews of Egypt argues that this Jewish diaspora should be viewed as "...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Women and Sharia Law in Northern Indonesia

    Local Women's NGOs and the Reform of Islamic Law in Aceh

    By Dina Afrianty

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines the life of women in the Indonesian province of Aceh, where Islamic law was introduced in 1999. It outlines how women have had to face the formalisation of conservative understandings of sharia law in regulations and new state institutions over the last decade or so, how they...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Ethnic Subnationalist Insurgencies in South Asia

    Identities, Interests and Challenges to State Authority

    By Jugdep S. Chima

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book provides a micro-historical analysis of the emergence and contemporary dynamics of recent ethnic sub-nationalist insurgencies in South Asia. Using comparative case studies, it discusses the causes of each insurgency, analyses the trajectory and dynamics of each including attempts at...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Turkish-American Relations, 1800-1952

    Between the Stars, Stripes and the Crescent

    By ┼×uhnaz Yilmaz

    Series: Studies in International Relations

    This book aims to take the reader on a journey along the intricate web of Turkish-American relations. It critically examines the process, during which the relations evolved from those of strangers into an occasionally troubled, yet resilient alliance. Through the extensive use of Turkish, American...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Eastern Europe and the Challenges of Modernity, 1800-2000

    By Stefano Bianchini

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

    This book presents a concise and comprehensive overview of the mainstream flows of ideas, politics and itineraries towards modernity in Central and Eastern Europe and the Balkans over two centuries from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the end of the Gorbachev administration. Unlike other...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The City in the Muslim World

    Depictions by Western Travel Writers

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour, Nilay Ozlu

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Presenting a critical, yet innovative, perspective on the cultural interactions between the "East" and the "West", this book questions the role of travel in the production of knowledge and in the construction of the idea of the "Islamic city". This volume brings together authors from various...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Nation, Ethnicity and Race on Russian Television

    Mediating Post-Soviet Difference

    By Stephen Hutchings, Vera Tolz

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

    Russia, one of the most ethno-culturally diverse countries in the world, provides a rich case study on how globalisation and associated international trends are disrupting, and causing the radical rethinking of approaches to, inter-ethnic cohesion. The book highlights the importance of television...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge