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  1. Reading Ads Socially

    By Robert Goldman

    This systematic and authoritative book provides an unrivalled guide to understanding ad culture. It shows how the logic of commodities permeates the ways we think about ourselves, our relationships and our desires. Richly illustrated and written with great clarity, it will be essential reading for...

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Gender Diversity in Indonesia

    Sexuality, Islam and Queer Selves

    By Sharyn Graham Davies

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Indonesia provides particularly interesting examples of gender diversity. Same-sex relations, transvestism and cross-gender behaviour have long been noted amongst a wide range of Indonesian peoples. This book explores the nature of gender diversity in Indonesia, and with the world’s largest Muslim...

    Published November 4th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Readings Orient:Orientalsm V 1

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 4th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Mystics Islam:Orientalism V 8

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 4th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Soc Struct Islam:Oriental V12

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 4th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Internationalization of Japan

    Edited by Glenn D. Hook, Michael Weiner

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    The Internationalization of Japan provides the English-speaking reader with the opportunity to hear what some of Japan's leading social scientists and other commentators have to say about the internationalization of their country as well as their country's impact overseas.The topic is of extreme...

    Published November 4th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Japan's Peace-Building Diplomacy in Asia

    Seeking a More Active Political Role

    By Peng Er Lam

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    The conventional portrayal of Japan’s role in international affairs is of a passive political player which – despite its position as the world’s second largest economic power – punches below its weight on the world stage: its foreign policy driven by Washington, mercantilism and constrained by...

    Published October 21st 2011 by Routledge

  8. Resolving the Russo-Japanese Territorial Dispute

    Hokkaido-Sakhalin Relations

    By Brad Williams

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The unresolved territorial dispute between Japan and Russia over the South Kuril Islands/Northern Territories remains the largest obstacle to concluding a peace treaty and fully normalising bilateral relations between the two nations. This book traces the evolution of transnational relations...

    Published October 15th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Home and Family in Japan

    Continuity and Transformation

    Edited by Richard Ronald, Allison Alexy

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    In the Japanese language the word ‘ie’ denotes both the materiality of homes and family relations within. The traditional family and family house - often portrayed in ideal terms as key foundations of Japanese culture and society - have been subject to significant changes in recent years. This book...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Southeast Asia and the Great Powers

    By Nicholas Tarling

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The success of regionalism in Southeast Asia depends on the attitudes of the states within the region but also on the attitude of those outside it. This book is an erudite and stimulating study on the latter. Placing these states in a long term historical context Tarling brings out the way in which...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge