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  1. Sport, Bodily Culture and Classical Antiquity in Modern Greece

    Edited by Eleni Fournaraki, Zinon Papakonstantinou

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    Ancient Greece was the model that guided the emergence of many facets of the modern sports movement, including most notably the Olympics. Yet the process whereby aspects of the ancient world were appropriated and manipulated by sport authorities of nation-states, athletic organizations and their...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Promoting Democracy and Human Rights in Russia

    By Sinikukka Saari

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

    European regional organisations have spent significant amount of time, energy and money in supporting Russia's transition towards the western liberal-democratic model since the end of the cold war. This book explores the role the Council of Europe, European Union and Organisation for Security and...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Radical Islam in the Former Soviet Union

    Edited by Galina M. Yemelianova

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This is the first comprehensive and comparative examination of Islamic radicalisation in the Muslim regions of the former Soviet Union since the end of Communism. Since the 1990s, the ex-Soviet Muslim Volga-Urals, Caucasus and Central Asia have been among the most volatile and dynamic zones of...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. New British Fascism

    Rise of the British National Party

    By Matthew J Goodwin

    Series: Extremism and Democracy

    The British National Party (BNP) is the most successful far right party in British political history. Based on unprecedented access to the party and its members, this book examines the rise of the BNP and explains what drives some citizens to support far right politics. It is essential reading for...

    Published April 27th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Germans of the Soviet Union

    By Irina Mukhina

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

    The Germans were a very substantial minority in Russia, and many leading figures, including the Empress Catherine the Great, were German. Using rarely seen archival information, this book provides an account of the experiences of the Germans living in the Soviet Union from the early post-revolution...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Torture, Truth and Justice

    The Case of Timor-Leste

    By Elizabeth Stanley

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This book highlights how, and why, torture is such a compelling tool for states and other powerful actors. While torture has a short-term use value for perpetrators, it also creates a devastating legacy for victims, their families and communities. In exposing such repercussions, this book addresses...

    Published April 14th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Political Islam in Central Asia

    The challenge of Hizb ut-Tahrir

    By Emmanuel Karagiannis

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    The terrorist attacks in the United States on 9/11 and the U.S.-led military campaign against the Taliban regime in Afghanistan have intensified scrutiny of radical Islamic groups across Central Asia. This books offers one of the first comprehensive studies of the activities of one of the most...

    Published April 10th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Women, Islam and Everyday Life

    Renegotiating Polygamy in Indonesia

    By Nina Nurmila

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines Islam and women’s everyday life, focusing in particular on the highly controversial issue of polygamy. It discusses the competing interpretations of the Qur’anic verses that are at the heart of Muslim controversies over polygamy, with some groups believing that Islam enshrines...

    Published April 10th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Social Justice, Global Dynamics

    Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives

    Edited by Ayelet Banai, Miriam Ronzoni, Christian Schemmel

    Series: Routledge Research in International Relations Theory

    Many theoretical publications make assumptions about the facts of globalization, and in particular about the role and autonomy of the nation state. These factual claims and assumptions often play an important role in justifying the normative conclusions, yet remain under-explored. This...

    Published March 31st 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Consolidation of Democracy

    Comparing Europe and Latin America

    By Carsten Q. Schneider

    Series: Democratization Studies

    This book investigates the successes and failures in consolidating those democratic regimes that emerged in Europe and Latin America in the last quarter of the 20th century. The theoretical approach developed combines the most prominent political-institutional and socio-structural approaches to...

    Published March 29th 2011 by Routledge