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New and Published Books

  1. Performing Identities

    Celebrating Indigeneity in the Arts

    Edited by G. N. Devy, Geoffrey V. Davis, K. K. Chakravarty

    Performing Identities brings together essays by scholars, artists and activists engaged in understanding and conserving rapidly disappearing local knowledge forms of indigenous communities across continents. It depicts the imaginative transactions evident in the interface of identity and cultural...

    To Be Published December 24th 2014 by Routledge India

  2. Routledge Handbook of Political Corruption

    Edited by Paul M. Heywood

    Since the early 1990s, a series of major scandals in both the financial and most especially the political world has resulted in close attention being paid to the issue of corruption and its links to political legitimacy and stability. Indeed, in many countries – in both the developed as well as the...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States

    Edited by Stephen Haymes, Maria Vidal de Haymes, Reuben Miller

    In the United States, the causes and even the meanings of poverty are disconnected from the causes and meanings of global poverty. The Routledge Handbook of Poverty in the United States provides an authoritative overview of the relationship of poverty with the rise of neoliberal capitalism in the...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Active Ageing in Asia

    Edited by Alan Walker, Christian Aspalter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

    East Asian societies are changing rapidly, and one of the most important facets of this transformation is population the ageing. of society. "Active ageing" is one of the few concepts available today to effectively address the problems arising from a highly-aged and, particularly in East Asia,...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Democratization

    Edited by William Case

    Southeast Asia, an economically dynamic and strategically vital region, seemed until recently to be transiting to more democratic politics. This progress has suddenly stalled or even gone into reverse, requiring that analysts seriously rethink their expectations and theorizing. The Routledge...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Footbinding and Women's Labor in Sichuan

    By Hill Gates

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    When Chinese women bound their daughters’ feet, many consequences ensued, some beyond the imagination of the binders and the bound. The most obvious of these consequences was to impress upon a small child’s body and mind that girls differed from boys, thus reproducing gender hierarchy. What is not...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Handbook of Language and Culture

    Edited by Farzad Sharifian

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Culture presents the first comprehensive survey of research on the relationship between language and culture. It provides readers with a clear and accessible introduction to both interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary studies of language and culture, and...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Companion to Global Popular Culture

    Edited by Toby Miller

    Series: Routledge Companions

    Research on popular culture is a dynamic, fast-growing domain. In scholarly terms, it cuts across many areas, including communication studies, sociology, history, American studies, anthropology, literature, journalism, folklore, economics, and media and cultural studies. The Routledge Companion to...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Children's Literature, Domestication, and Social Foundation

    Narratives of Civilization and Wilderness

    By Layla AbdelRahim

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This study of children's literature as knowledge, culture, and social foundation bridges the gap between science and literature and examines the interconnectedness of fiction and reality as a two-way road. The book investigates how the civilized narrative orders experience by means of segregation,...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Comparative Criminal Justice

    Third edition, 3rd Edition

    By Francis Pakes

    This book offers an accessible introduction to comparative criminal justice and examines and reflects on the ways different countries and jurisdictions deal with the main stages in the criminal justice process, from policing to sentencing. This popular bestseller has been fully updated and expanded...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge