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Forthcoming Books

  1. Memory, Conflict and New Media

    Web Wars in Post-Socialist States

    Edited by Ellen Rutten, Julie Fedor, Vera Zvereva

    Series: Media, War and Security

    This book examines the online memory wars in post-Soviet states – where political conflicts take the shape of heated debates about the recent past, and especially World War II and Soviet socialism. To this day, former socialist states face the challenge of constructing national identities,...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Emptiness Appraised

    A Critical Study of Nagarjuna's Philosophy

    By David F. Burton

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Emptiness means that all entities are empty of, or lack, inherent existence - entities have a merely conceptual, constructed existence. Though Nagarjuna advocates the Middle Way, his philosophy of emptiness nevertheless entails nihilism, and his critiques of the Nyaya theory of knowledge are shown...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Residential Segregation Patterns of Latinos in the United States, 1990–2000

    By Michael E Martin

    Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

    Historically, residential segregation of Latinos has generally been seen as a result of immigration and the process of self-segregation into ethnic enclaves. The only theoretical exception to ethnic enclave Latino segregation has been the structural inequality related to Latinos that have a high...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Origins of Himalayan Studies

    Brian Houghton Hodgson in Nepal and Darjeeling

    By David Waterhouse

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    Brian Hodgson lived in Nepal from 1820 to 1843 during which time he wrote and published extensively on Nepalese culture, religion, natural history, architecture, ethnography and linguistics. Contributors from leading historians of Nepal and South Asia and from specialists in Buddhist studies, art...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Gender Development

    By Judith E. Owen Blakemore, Sheri A. Berenbaum, Lynn S. Liben

    This new text offers a unique developmental focus on gender. Gender development is examined from infancy through adolescence, integrating biological, socialization, and cognitive perspectives. The book’s current empirical focus is complemented by a lively and readable style that includes anecdotes...

    To Be Published November 1st 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 November 1st 2014 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 November 1st 2014 by Routledge