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  1. Blaxploitation Films of the 1970s

    Blackness and Genre

    By Novotny Lawrence

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    During the early years of the motion picture industry, black performers were often depicted as shuckin’ and jivin’ caricatures. Specifically, black males were portrayed as toms, coons and bucks, while the mammy and tragic mulatto archetypes circumscribed black femininity. This misrepresentation...

    Published April 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. International Assistance and State-University Relations

    By Jo Bastiaens

    Series: Studies in Higher Education

    This book explores the goals, efforts and outcomes of international assistance to higher education over the past three decades and investigates how these have impacted changing State-university relations. Focusing on the case study of Indonesia, Bastiaens demonstrates how international aid...

    Published April 5th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Minaret Building and Apprenticeship in Yemen

    By Trevor Marchand

    Through a combination of rich architectural and ethnographic description, this study of apprenticeship and human spatial cognition provides a fascinating insight into the daily lives and activities of a professional class of craftsmen, and investigates the unique teaching-learning processes that...

    Published March 30th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Gender, China and the World Trade Organization

    Essays from Feminist Economics

    Edited by Günseli Berik, Xiao-yuan Dong, Gale Summerfield

    China’s joining the World Trade Organization at the end of 2001 signifies a milestone in the country’s global integration after two decades of economic reforms that have fundamentally transformed the economic organization of China. This collection seeks to identify the gendered implications within...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. American Sanctions in the Asia-Pacific

    By Brendan Taylor

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    Sanctions are a persistent – many would argue increasingly central – component of American efforts to shape foreign policy outcomes in the Asia-Pacific. The use of sanctions in the context of two of the most pressing regional security issues currently on Washington’s radar – the ongoing North...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. China's Rise in the World ICT Industry

    Industrial Strategies and the Catch-Up Development Model

    By Lutao Ning

    Series: China Policy Series

    One of the most striking phenomena of China’s remarkable economic growth is that its huge volume of exports are becoming high-tech. China is now the world's largest Information and Communication Technology (ICT) exporter, having overtaken Japan and the European Union in 2003 and the United States...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Communism, Nationalism and Ethnicity in Poland, 1944–1950

    By Michael Fleming

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book fills a significant gap in the study of the establishment of communist rule in Poland in the key period of 1944–1950. It shows that nationalism and nationality policy were fundamentally important in the consolidation of communist rule, acting as a crucial nexus through which different...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Democratic Elections in Poland, 1991-2007

    By Frances Millard

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book is a political history of democratic elections in Poland from the first fully competitive parliamentary elections in 1991 to the unexpected, most recent election in 2007. Until now, there has been no equivalent study covering similar developments in this, or any other, post-communist...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Economic Reform and Employment Relations in Vietnam

    By Ngan Thuy Collins

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The transformation of the Vietnamese economy from socialist planning to a market economy has led to Vietnam having one of the fastest economic growth rates in the world; and to also to Vietnam engaging much more with the international economy, joining the World Trade Organisation in 2006. This book...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The International History of East Asia, 1900–1968

    Trade, Ideology and the Quest for Order

    Edited by Antony Best

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book provides a broad account of the international history of East Asia from 1900 to 1968 - a subject that is essential to any understanding of the modern epoch. Whereas much of the scholarship on this subject has focused purely on the immediate origins and consequences of violent events such...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge