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  1. Islam in the Eyes of the West

    Images and Realities in an Age of Terror

    Edited by Tareq Y. Ismael, Andrew Rippin

    From the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 in New York to the Madrid and London bombings of 2004 and 2005, the presence of Muslim communities in the West has generated security issues and major political concern. The government, the media, and the general public have raised questions...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Nationalism, Education and Migrant Identities

    The England-returned

    By Sumita Mukherjee

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    This book examines the role western-education and social standing played in the development of Indian nationalism in the early twentieth century. It highlights the influences that education abroad had on a significant proportion of the Indian population. A large number of Indian students -...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Changes in Japanese Employment Practices

    Beyond the Japanese Model

    By Arjan Keizer

    Series: Routledge International Business in Asia

    Japan’s employment practices were long considered a cornerstone to its economic success. However, the reversal in economic performance during the 1990s altered the positive perception and inspired major adaptations like the rise in performance-related pay (‘seikashugi’) and non-regular employment....

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Agrarian Angst and Rural Resistance in Contemporary Southeast Asia

    Edited by Dominique Caouette, Sarah Turner

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    Agrarian transformations, market integration and globalization processes are impacting upon rural Southeast Asia with increasingly complex and diverse consequences. In response, local inhabitants are devising a broad range of resistance measures that they feel will best protect or improve their...

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge

  5. On Liberty

    Jewish Philosophical Perspectives

    By Daniel H. Frank

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The communitarian critic of liberalism argues that the socio-political context is fundamental to any understanding of the individual as such. This debate is advanced by particularising it to the experience of Jews in the modern world. Essays focus on the variety of views of the relationships...

    Published September 30th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Christians in Al-Andalus 711-1000

    By Ann Rosemary Christys

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Our current image of the Christian population of al-Andalus after AD711 reflects the way history has been written. The Christians almost disappeared from the historical record as the historians of the conquering Muslims concentrated on the glories of the Ummayads.This book reconsiders, through...

    Published September 30th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Making of Modern Lithuania

    By Tomas Balkelis

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

    This book argues that – contrary to contemporary Lithuanian nationalist rhetoric – Lithuanian nationalism was modern and socially constructed in the period from the emergence of the Lithuanian national movement in the late nineteenth century to the birth of an independent state in 1918. The book...

    Published September 26th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Geographies of Women's Health

    Place, Diversity and Difference

    Edited by Isabel Dyck, Nancy Davis Lewis, Sara McLafferty

    Series: Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

    This international collection explores the relationships between society, place, gender and health, and how these play out in different parts of the world. The chapters work together in examining the complex layering of social, economic and political relations that frame women's health. The authors...

    Published September 26th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Timor Leste

    Politics, History, and Culture

    By Andrea Katalin Molnar

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book provides a comprehensive country overview of Southeast Asia’s newest nation, Timor Leste (East Timor). This book focuses on its cultural and ethno-linguistic diversity, and its political history from the pre-Portuguese period up to 2009. The book pays particular attention to the...

    Published September 16th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Women in the Hindu Tradition

    Rules, Roles and Exceptions

    By Mandakranta Bose

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    This book accounts for the origin and evolution of the nature and roles of women within the Hindu belief system. It explains how the idea of the goddess has been derived from Hindu philosophical ideas and texts of codes of conduct and how particular models of conduct for mortal women have been...

    Published September 16th 2011 by Routledge