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  1. Contested Citizenship in East Asia

    Developmental Politics, National Unity, and Globalization

    Edited by Kyung-Sup Chang, Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Theories of citizenship from the West – pre-eminently those by T.H. Marshall – provide only a limited insight into East Asian political history. The Marshallian trajectory – juridical, political and social rights – was not repeated in Asia and the late nineteenth-century debate about...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Sticky Reputations

    The Politics of Collective Memory in Midcentury America

    Edited by Gary Alan Fine

    Sticky Reputations focuses on reputational entrepreneurs and support groups shaping how we think of important figures, within a crucial period in American history – from the 1930s through the 1950s. Why are certain figures such as Adolf Hitler, Joe McCarthy, and Martin Luther King cemented into...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Film, History and Cultural Citizenship

    Sites of Production

    Edited by Tina Mai Chen, David S. Churchill

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This new book investigates the relationship of film to history, power, memory, and cultural citizenship. The book is concerned with two central issues: firstly, the participation of film and filmmakers in articulating and challenging projects of modernity; and, secondly, the role of film in shaping...

    Published December 9th 2011 by Routledge

  4. A Crisis of Waste?

    Understanding the Rubbish Society

    By Martin O'Brien

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This book takes a measured look at the 'crisis of waste' in modern society and it does so historically, sociologically and critically. It tells stories about past and present ‘crises’ of waste and puts them in their appropriate social and industrial contexts. From Charles Dickens to Don...

    Published December 9th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Revolt, Revolution, Critique

    The Paradox of Society

    By Bulent Diken

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    In contemporary society the idea of ‘revolution’ seems to have become obsolete. What is more untimely than the idea of revolution today? At the same time, however, the idea of radical change no longer refers to exceptional circumstances but has become normalized as part of daily life. Ours is a ‘...

    Published December 5th 2011 by Routledge

  6. People Power and Political Change

    Key Issues and Concepts

    By April Carter

    This book examines the upsurge in mass popular protest against undemocratic regimes. Relating early revolutions to recent global trends and protests, it examines the significance of ‘people power’ to democracy. Taking a comparative approach, this text analyses unarmed uprisings in Iran 1977-79,...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Globalisation, Public Opinion and the State

    Western Europe and East and Southeast Asia

    Edited by Takashi Inoguchi, Ian Marsh

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This is first integrated book-length account of citizen responses to the new global order. Based on a comprehensive survey, administered at the end of 2000, in nine European and nine Asian countries, this book demonstrates the diverse responses to globalization, within, and between, two of the...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Obama and Race

    History, Culture, Politics

    Edited by Richard H King

    In this collection, academics from both sides of the Atlantic analyze the confluence of a politician, a process, and a problem - Barack Obama, the 2008 US presidential election, and the 'problem' of race in contemporary America. The special focus falls upon Barack Obama himself, who...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Rethinking the American Anti-War Movement

    By Simon Hall

    Series: American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

    Between 1965 and 1973, hundreds of thousands of ordinary Americans participated in one of the most remarkable and significant people's movements in American history. Through marches, rallies, draft resistance, teach-ins, civil disobedience, and non-violent demonstrations at both the national and...

    Published October 27th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Globalization in Crisis

    Edited by Barry K. Gills

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book analyses the present global financial and economic crisis, the most severe in nearly a century, and a wider set of multiple and converging crises with aspects and repercussions that go well beyond the current economic climate. Written by some of the world’s leading international...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge