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  1. Richard E. Flathman

    Situated Concepts, Virtuosity Liberalism and Opalescent Individuality

    Edited by P.E. Digeser

    Series: Routledge Innovators in Political Theory

    Richard E. Flathman is a ground-breaking theorist of key political concepts, a fierce defender of individuality, a close and original reader of Hobbes and an advocate of a willful conception of liberalism. In this volume P E Digeser draws together some of his key works, the collection is framed by...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. U.S. Foreign Policy Towards Syria

    Perceiving Syria

    By Ahed Alhouis

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Since the war started in Syria, the Obama administration has been reluctant to intervene militarily but unhesitating in adopting an antagonistic attitude towards the Assad regime. In fact, for decades the U.S. foreign policy towards Syria has been characterised as confrontational, antagonistic and...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Martial Arts and the Body Politic in Meiji Japan

    By Denis Gainty

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    In 1895, the newly formed Greater Japan Martial Virtue Association (Dainippon Butokukai) held its first annual Martial Virtue Festival (butokusai) in the ancient capital of Kyoto. The Festival marked the arrival of a new iteration of modern Japan, as the Butokukai’s efforts to define and popularise...

    Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Nationalism and Power Politics in Japan's Relations with China

    A Neoclassical Realist Interpretation

    By Yew Meng Lai

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Despite flourishing economic interactions and deepening interdependence, the current political and diplomatic relationship between Japan and China remains lukewarm at best. Indeed, bilateral relations reached an unprecedented nadir during the spring of 2005, and again more recently in autumn 2012,...

    Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Why Policy Representation Matters

    The consequences of ideological proximity between citizens and their governments

    By Luigi Curini, Willy Jou, Vincenzo Memoli

    Series: Routledge-WIAS Interdisciplinary Studies

    Elections are a fundamental element of democracy, since elected governments reflect voter preferences. At the same time, it is inevitable that policies pursued by any government closely resemble the preferences of some citizens, while alienating others who hold different views. Previous works have...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Animal Ethics: The Basics

    By Tony Miligan

    Series: The Basics

    Animal Ethics has long been a highly contested area with debates driven by unease about various forms of animal harm, from the use of animals in scientific research to the farming of animals for consumption. Animal Ethics: The Basics is an essential introduction to the key considerations...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. International Developments in Investigative Interviewing

    Edited by Tom Williamson, Becky Milne

    This book examines international developments in investigative interviewing. It analyses the cases and other factors leading to the paradigm shift in a number of countries, it considers issues that are of current interest to practitioners and academics including the continuing calls for the use of...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Willan

  8. Civil Rights & Liberties in the 21st Century

    3rd Edition

    By John C Domino

    This up-to-date analysis of the Supreme Court's landmark rulings on civil rights and liberties is a discussion of the facts, legal issues, and constitutional questions surrounding those rulings. Domino's text serves as either a core text in courses on civil liberties and civil rights, or as a...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Female Students and Cultures of Violence in Cities

    Edited by Julia Hall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

    As the economy constricts, it seems living with a chronic sense of fear and anxiety is the new normal for a growing number of urban females. Many females are susceptible to victimization by cumulative strands of violence in school, their communities, families and partnerships. Exposure to violence...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Profits, Security, and Human Rights in Developing Countries

    Global Lessons from Canada’s Extractive Sector in Colombia

    Edited by James Rochlin

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    The extractive sector is a particular area of expertise for Canada and more than half of Canada’s mining assets abroad are located in Latin America, specifically in Brazil, Peru, Chile, and Colombia. The Canada-Colombia accord was the first free-trade agreement in the world to include annual Human...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge