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Forthcoming Books

  1. Wit and Wisdom in Morocco (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Native Proverbs

    By Edward Westermarck

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1930, this is the final of Edward Westermarck’s trilogy of titles that explore the society, culture and customs of Morocco. Compiled from years of personal research and interviews conducted with local people, this collection of native proverbs addresses such cultural and...

    To Be Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. East Asia and the Global Crisis

    Edited by Shaun Breslin

    This book traces the impact of the global financial crisis on East Asia, and the way that key regional states responded to the crisis. It considers the extent to which the region is decoupling from the global economy (or the West), the impact of crises on the definition of "region", and the...

    To Be Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Olympic Aspirations

    Realised and Unrealised

    Edited by J. A. Mangan, Mark Dyreson

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    Olympic Aspirations: Realised and Unrealised surveys more than a century of the Olympic Movement’s promotion of Olympic ideals internationally. The idea for Olympic Aspirations emerged at the world-renowned annual Beijing Academic Forum just months after the city hosted the impressive 2008 Beijing...

    To Be Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Neoliberal Governance and International Medical Travel in Malaysia

    By Meghann Ormond

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    International medical travel (IMT), people crossing national borders in the pursuit of healthcare, has become a growing phenomenon. With many of the countries currently being promoted as IMT destinations located in the ‘developing’ world, IMT poses a significant challenge to popular assumptions...

    To Be Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Everyday Economic Practices

    The 'Hidden Transcripts' of Egyptian Voices

    By Savinna Chowdhury

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book brings to the forefront the significance of local everyday economic practices to development policymaking. Chowdhury's objective in unearthing these diverse activities is two-fold. She demonstrates why it is a misrepresentation to characterize all that is economic as "capitalism...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Unknown

  6. Human Security in East Asia

    Challenges for Collaborative Action

    Edited by Sorpong Peou

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    Since the end of the Cold War the number of interstate wars has remained relatively low, although whilst states may be more secure than ever this does not mean that individual human beings are too. This has led to a growing recognition of the importance of human security, in contrast to the...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Refashioning Pop Music in Asia

    Cosmopolitan Flows, Political Tempos, and Aesthetic Industries

    Edited by Allen Chun, Ned Rossiter, Brian Shoesmith

    Series: ConsumAsian Series

    Examining the cultural, political, economic, technological and institutional aspects of popular music throughout Asia, this book is the first comprehensive analysis of Asian popular music and its cultural industries. Concentrating on the development of popular culture in its local socio-political...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Catch-Up and Competitiveness in China

    The Case of Large Firms in the Oil Industry

    By Jin Zhang

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book examines the role of corporate structure, including the role of corporate headquarters, in the success of large firms. It considers these issues in relation to large global corporations, thereby providing a 'benchmark', which is then used as a contrast in a discussion of...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Studies in Gangs and Cartels

    By Robert J. Bunker, John P. Sullivan

    Concerns over the changing nature of gangs and cartels and their relationships to states in the late 20th and early 21st centuries has resulted in the emergence of a scholarly body of work focused on their national security threat potentials. This body of work, utilizing the third generation gangs...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Pacific

    By Donald B. Freeman

    Series: Seas in History

    In this fascinating and exciting overview, Donald B. Freeman explores the role of the Pacific Ocean in human history. Covering over one third of the globe, the Pacific Ocean plays a vital role in the lives and fortunes of more than two billion people who live on its rim-lands and islands. It...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge