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  1. Nefer

    The Aesthetic Ideal in Classical Egypt

    By Willie Cannon-Brown

    Series: African Studies

    This book provides an original treatment of the concept of good and beauty in ancient Egypt. It seeks to examine the dimensions of nefer, the term used to describe the good and the beautiful, within the context of ordinary life. Because the book is based upon original research on ancient Egypt...

    Published July 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Zionist Israel and Apartheid South Africa

    Civil society and peace building in ethnic-national states

    By Amneh Badran

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    This book is a comparison of two ethnic-national "apartheid" states – South Africa and Israel – which have been in conflict, and how internal dissent has developed. In particular it examines the evolution of effective white protest in South Africa and explores the reasons why comparably powerful...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking Labour in Africa, Past and Present

    Edited by Lynn Schler, Louise Bethlehem, Galia Sabar

    This book offers a broad range of perspectives on major transformations in the research of labor in Africa contexts over the last twenty years. This is a groundbreaking work by social scientists and historians; adopting innovative paradigms in the study of African laborers,...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Human Rights, Natural Resource and Investment Law in a Globalised World

    Shades of Grey in the Shadow of the Law

    By Lorenzo Cotula

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    In the world’s developing countries, foreign investment in natural resources brings into contact competing interests that are often characterised by unequal balances of negotiating power – from multinational corporations and host governments, through to the local people affected by the influx of...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Movement in Cities

    Spatial Perspectives On Urban Transport And Travel

    By P.W. Daniels, A.M. Warnes

    Movement in Cities describes and analyses urban travel in terms of purpose, distance and frequency of journeys and modes and routes used, concentrating mainly on British towns with many references to the United States and Australia. The authors elucidate the all-important interrelations...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Regional Organizations in African Security

    Edited by Fredrik Soderbaum, Rodrigo Tavares

    The African continent is plagued by some of the most brutal and violent conflicts in the world. At the same time that warfare is changing, so has the state’s capacity to provide security and political stability to its citizens. This book deals with the role of regional organizations in Africa’s...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. China's Rise in Africa

    Perspectives on a Developing Connection

    Edited by Ian Taylor, Dominik Kopinski, Andrzej Polus

    In seeking to cultivate external relations with African countries, China has long stressed its commonly shared roots with African nations as a developing country rather than a Western state, and as such the symbolic attraction of China clearly reverberates with many African elites who seem to look...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Sport Past and Present in South Africa

    (Trans)forming the Nation

    Edited by Scarlett Cornelissen, Albert Grundlingh

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    This book provides an interpretation of sport in contemporary South Africa through an historical account of the evolution and social ramifications of sport in the twentieth century. It comprises chapters which trace the growth of sports such as football, cricket, surfing, boxing and rugby, and...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Democracy and Violence

    Global Debates and Local Challenges

    Edited by John Schwarzmantel, Hendrik Jan Kraetzschmar

    Illustrated most dramatically by the events of 9/11 and the subsequent ‘war on terror’, violence represents a challenge to democratic politics and to the establishment of liberal-democratic regimes. Liberal-democracies have themselves not hesitated to use violence and restrict civil liberties as a...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Rights and the Law

    Multinational Corporations in Developing Countries

    By Olufemi Amao

    Series: Routledge Research in Corporate Law

    The control of multinational corporations is an area of law that has attracted immense attention both at national and international level. In recognition of the importance of the subject matter, the United Nations Secretary General has appointed a special representative to work in this area. The...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

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