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  1. Measuring Human Rights

    By Todd Landman, Edzia Carvalho

    The measurement of human rights has long been debated within the various academic disciplines that focus on human rights, as well as within the larger international community of practitioners working in the field of human rights. Written by leading experts in the field, this is the most up-to-date...

    Published November 4th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Tsunami of 2004 in Sri Lanka

    Impacts and Policy in the Shadow of Civil War

    Edited by Ragnhild Lund, Piers Blaikie

    This book is based on empirical research in Sri Lanka conducted after the catastrophic tsunami which hit the country in December 2004. The aims of the research have been to develop new knowledge on post-crisis reconstruction and recovery work, on how to bridge the knowledge gap between researchers...

    Published October 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  3. Genocidal Crimes

    By Alex Alvarez

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    Genocide has emerged as one of the leading problems of the twentieth century. No corner of the world seems immune from this form of collective violence. While many individuals are familiar with the term, few people have a clear understanding of what genocide is and how it is carried out. This book...

    Published October 15th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Reclaiming Chinese Society

    The New Social Activism

    Edited by You-tien Hsing, Ching Kwan Lee

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    Reclaiming Chinese Society analyses the mechanisms, processes and actors producing a wide spectrum of social and cultural changes in reform China. Contrary to most literature that emphasizes economic and political processes at the expense of Chinese society, this volume argues for the centrality of...

    Published September 29th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Muslims in Singapore

    Piety, politics and policies

    By Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir, Alexius A. Pereira, Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book examines Muslims in Singapore, analysing their habits, practices and dispositions towards everyday life, and also their role within the broader framework of the secularist Singapore state and the cultural dominance of its Chinese elite, who are predominantly Buddhist and Christian....

    Published September 15th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Corporate Power and Ownership in Contemporary Capitalism

    The Politics of Resistance and Domination

    By Susanne Soederberg

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Despite the influence corporations wield over all aspects of everyday life, there has been a remarkable absence of critical inquiry into the social constitution of this power. In analysing the complex relationship between corporate power and the widespread phenomenon of share ownership, this book...

    Published September 14th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Social Movements and Activism in the USA

    By Stephen Valocchi

    What can we learn when we listen closely to and engage in dialogue with social movement activists? Social Movements and Activism in the USA addresses this question for a group of progressive activists in Hartford, Connecticut, who do community, labor, feminist, gay and lesbian, peace, and...

    Published September 7th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Radicalism and the Revolt Against Reason (Routledge Revivals)

    The Social Theories of Georges Sorel with a Translation of his Essay on the Decomposition of Marxism

    By Irving Louis Horowitz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Radicalism and the Revolt Against Reason is a work that continues to have a steady and large scale impact on political and social theory fifty years since its first appearance. A study of how radical thought modifies its actions and ideologies in a time of unrealized and frustrated...

    Published September 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Civilizations in World Politics

    Plural and Pluralist Perspectives

    Edited by Peter J. Katzenstein

    A highly original and readily accessible examination of the cultural dimension of international politics, this book provides a sophisticated and nuanced account of the relevance of cultural categories for the analysis of world politics. The book’s analytical focus is on plural and pluralist...

    Published August 24th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Irregular Migration from the Former Soviet Union to the United States

    By Saltanat Liebert

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    This book is the first in English to examine irregular migration from post-Soviet states, focusing in particular on migration to the United States. Due to globalization and the end of the Cold War, citizens of the former Soviet Union are on the move as never before. The political, economic, and...

    Published August 20th 2009 by Routledge