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  1. Religion, Language, and Power

    Edited by Nile Green, Mary Searle-Chatterjee

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    Religion, Language and Power shows that the language of ‘religion’ is far from neutral, and that the packaging and naming of what English speakers call ‘religious’ groups or identities is imbued with the play of power. Religious Studies has all too often served to amplify voices from other...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Mythological State and its Empire

    By David Grant

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    We see the modern State as the most rational form of governing yet devised, and one which properly recognises our inherent individual rights. However, as the histories of colonialism and imprisonment reveal, it is also an intruder into the lives of generally unwilling individuals, constraining...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Womanism, Literature, and the Transformation of the Black Community, 1965–1980

    By Kalenda C. Eaton

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    This book examines how cultural and ideological reactions to activism in the post-Civil Rights Black community were depicted in fiction written by Black women writers, 1965–1980. By recognizing and often challenging prevailing cultural paradigms within the post-Civil Rights era, writers such as...

    Published October 7th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Gunpowder and Incense

    The Catholic Church and the Spanish Civil War

    By Hilari Raguer

    Series: Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

    Now available in English for the first time, Gunpowder and Incense (translated from the Spanish La Pólvora y el Incienso) chronicles the role of the Church in Spanish politics, looking in particular at the Spanish Civil War. Unlike most books on the subject, Hilari Raguer looks beyond the...

    Published October 7th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Utopia Antiqua

    Readings of the Golden Age and Decline at Rome

    By Rhiannon Evans

    Series: Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

    Utopia Antiqua is a fresh look at narratives of the Golden Age and decline in ancient Roman literature of the late Republic and imperial period. Through the lens of utopian theory, Rhiannon Evans looks at the ways that Roman authors, such as Virgil, Ovid and Tacitus, use and reinvent Greek myths...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Architects of the International Financial System

    By Anthony Endres

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

    Who were the great thinkers on international finance in the mid-twentieth century? What did they propose should be done to create a stable international financial order for promoting world trade and economic growth? This important book studies the ideas of some of the most innovative economists in...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Gigs

    Jazz and the Cabaret Laws in New York City, 2nd Edition

    By Paul Chevigny

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law, Society and Popular Culture

    Gigs provides a fascinating account of a unique victory for musicians against repressive entertainment licensing laws. It provides a much-needed study of the social, political, cultural and legal conditions surrounding a change in law and public attitudes toward vernacular music in New York City....

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Christianity, Tolerance and Pluralism

    A Theological Engagement with Isaiah Berlin's Social Theory

    By Michael Jinkins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book provides a sustained, critical and theological engagement with arguably the most crucial aspect of contemporary society - its diversity. The author finds in the social theory of Isaiah Berlin a number of fruitful ways to reframe the debate over these questions, and to contribute to a more...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Price Index and its Extension

    A Chapter in Economic Measurement

    By Sydney N. Afriat

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    The book is not an unrestricted survey engaging a vast and repetative literature, but a systematic treatise within clear boundaries, largely a document of Afriat's own work. The original motive of the work is to elaborate a concept of what really is a price index, which, despite some kind of...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Medicine, the Market and the Mass Media

    Producing Health in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Virginia Berridge, Kelly Loughlin

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    This collection opens up the post war history of public health to sustained research-based historical scrutiny. Medicine, the Market and the Mass Media examines the development of a new view of 'the health of the public' and the influences which shaped it in the post war years. Taking a broad...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

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