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  1. Aspects of Language Variation in Arabic Political Speech-Making

    By Nathalie Mazraani

    This socio-linguistic study throws new light on variation and the defining of register in Arabic political discourse. The research is based on three dialects (Egyptian, Iraqi and Libyan) and on political speeches delivered by Gamal Abdunnasir, Saddam Hussein and Muammar Al Gadhdhafi....

    Published September 24th 1997 by Routledge

  2. Uzbekistan on the Threshold of the Twenty-First Century

    Tradition and Survival

    By Islam Karimov

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    This new study by its president of Uzbekistan's special opportunities and challenges as it faces the 21st century will be of interest to strategists, politicians and students of the post-Soviet climate....

    Published September 22nd 1997 by Routledge

  3. Women Imagine Change

    A Global Anthology of Women's Resistance from 600 B.C.E. to Present

    Edited by Eugenia C. DeLamotte, Natania Meeker, Jean F. O'Barr

    This global, multicultural anthology shows how women from some thirty countries, across twenty-six centuries, have found ways to resist oppression and gain power over their lives. Organized around themes of concern to contemporary readers, Women Imagine Change explores: relationships between...

    Published September 17th 1997 by Routledge

  4. Celebrating the Lives of Jewish Women

    Patterns in a Feminist Sampler

    By Rachel J Siegel, Ellen Cole, Esther D Rothblum

    Jewish women of all ages and backgrounds come together in Celebrating the Lives of Jewish Women to explore and rejoice in what they have in common--their heritage. They reveal in striking personal stories how their Jewishness has shaped their identities and informed their experiences in innumerable...

    Published September 12th 1997 by Routledge

  5. Chicana Feminist Thought

    The Basic Historical Writings

    Edited by Alma M. Garcia

    Chicana Feminist Thought brings together the voices of Chicana poets, writers, and activists who reflect upon the Chicana Feminist Movement that began in the late 1960s. With energy and passion, this anthology of writings documents the personal and collective political struggles of Chicana...

    Published September 4th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Abortion

    Loss and Renewal in the Search for Identity

    By Eva Pattis Zoja

    The debate on abortion has tended to avoid the psychological significance of an unwanted pregnancy, dominated istead by the strong emotions the subject excites. Eva Pattis Zoja examines the thoughts that surround a woman's decision to end a pregnancy, and presents the challenging thesis that...

    Published September 4th 1997 by Routledge

  7. Maternity and Reproductive Health in Asian Societies

    By Pranee and Manderson Rice

    This collection examines enduring and topical questions in sexual and reproductive health in a range of contemporary Asian cultures. Beliefs and practices surrounding conception, pregnancy, birth, and confinement are studies in culturally specific contexts in Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines,...

    Published September 1st 1997 by Routledge

  8. Society and the State in Interwar Japan

    Edited by Elise K. Tipton

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The social history of Japan between the First and Second World Wars is a neglected area of study. The contributors to this volume consider factors such as nationalism, class, gender and race. They also explore the ideas and activities of a number of new social and political groups, such as the...

    Published August 28th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Indonesia and the 'Third Wave of Democratization'

    The Indonesian Pro-Democracy Movement in a Changing World

    By Anders Uhlin

    Processes of democratisation and the struggle for democracy have been a significant characteristic of political developments in most parts of the world during the last decade. This study examines the impact of these events on the mind and actions of those who struggle for democracy in Indonesia....

    Published August 27th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Folk Art Potters of Japan

    Beyond an Anthropology of Aesthetics

    By Brian Moeran

    Series: Anthropology of Asia

    This is a study of a group of potters living in a small community in the south of Japan, and about the problems they face in the production, marketing and aesthetic appraisal of a kind of stoneware pottery generally referred to as mingei, or folk art. It shows how different people in an art world...

    Published August 27th 1997 by Routledge