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  1. Handbook of Central American Governance

    Edited by Diego Sánchez-Ancochea, Salvador Martí i Puig

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Central America constitutes a fascinating case study of the challenges, opportunities and characteristics of the process of transformation in today’s global economy. Comprised of a politically diverse range of societies, this region has long been of interest to students of economic development and...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Arab Spring and Arab Women

    Challenges and opportunities

    Edited by Muhamad S. Olimat

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This volume examines the role of Arab women in the Arab Spring and their contribution to the ongoing process of change sweeping the region. The book begins with an examination of the process of democratization and its impediments in the Arab World since the Second World War. It then looks at the...

    Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Encyclopedia of Traditional British Rural Sports

    Edited by Tony Collins, John Martin, Wray Vamplew

    Series: Routledge Sports Reference Series

    Providing a social, economic and political study of field sports and those other activities and customs labelled as rural sports, from the earliest of times to the present day in all of the United Kingdom and Ireland.This book brings together several distinct types of traditional rural sports with...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Companion to Urban Regeneration

    Edited by Michael E. Leary, John McCarthy

    In the past decade, urban regeneration policy makers and practitioners have faced a number of difficult challenges, such as sustainability, budgetary constraints, demands for community involvement and rapid urbanization in the Global South. Urban regeneration remains a high profile and important...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of Africa's International Relations

    Edited by Tim Murithi

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Africa’s international relations have often been defined and oriented by the dominant international and geopolitical agendas of the day. In the aftermath of colonialism the Cold War became a dominant paradigm that defined the nature of the continent’s relationship with the rest of the world. The...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. East and South-East Asia

    International Relations and Security Perspectives

    Edited by Andrew T.H. Tan

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The economic growth of East and South-East Asia in the context of the global financial crisis has strengthened the view that this region is emerging in the 21st century as the most economically vibrant region in the world. With some of the largest economies, and generally high economic growth rates...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Handbook of Terrorism Research

    Edited by Alex Schmid

    This major new Handbook synthesises more than two decades of scholarly research, and provides a comprehensive overview of the field of terrorism studies. The content of the Handbook is based on the responses to a questionnaire by nearly 100 experts from more than 20 countries as well as the...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Governance in the Middle East and North Africa

    A Handbook

    Edited by Abbas Kadhim

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Governance in the Middle East and North African will be essential reading for scholars, activists and policy makers. This new Handbook presents the first comprehensive framework of the question of governance in the Middle East in its various forms and manifestations: political,...

    Published December 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Companion to Landscape Studies

    Edited by Peter Howard, Ian Thompson, Emma Waterton

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Landscape is a vital, synergistic concept which opens up ways of thinking about many of the problems which beset our contemporary world, such as climate change, social alienation, environmental degradation, loss of biodiversity and destruction of heritage. As a concept, landscape does not respect...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of China's Governance and Domestic Politics

    Edited by Chris Ogden

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This Handbook looks at how China is governed, how its domestic political system functions and the critical issues that it currently faces. Governed by the world’s largest political party in the world’s longest-ruling Communist regime, China is undergoing a transitional period of rapid...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge