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  1. New Orleans in the Atlantic World

    Between Land and Sea

    Edited by William Boelhower

    The thematic project ‘New Orleans in the Atlantic World’ was planned immediately after hurricane Katrina and focuses on what meteorologists have always known: the city’s identity and destiny belong to the broader Caribbean and Atlantic worlds as perhaps no other American city does. Balanced...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Spiritual Horizon of Psychotherapy

    Edited by William S. Schmidt, Merle R. Jordan

    This book explores the wise and conscious use of spiritual resources within counselling and psychotherapy. Written by veteran clinicians from different spiritual perspectives, and from various therapeutic schools of thought, this book provides a broad view of how the spiritual is present within...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Gender and Power in Britain, 1640-1990

    By Susan Kingsley Kent

    Gender and Power in Britain, 1640-1990 is an original and exciting history of Britain from the early modern period to the present, focusing on the interaction of gender and power in political, social, cultural, and economic life. Using a chronological framework, the book examines: * the roles,...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Religious Actors in the Public Sphere

    Means, Objectives, and Effects

    Edited by Jeff Haynes, Anja Hennig

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    This book seeks to argue that religious actors play a crucial role in the complex processes of entering or re-entering the public spheres of state, political, and civil society. Seeking to ameliorate the analytical lacuna and concentrating on both the meso and micro levels of religious public...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Politics, Religion and Gender

    Framing and Regulating the Veil

    Edited by Sieglinde Rosenberger, Birgit Sauer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

    Heated debates about Muslim women's veiling practices have regularly attracted the attention of European policymakers over the last decade. The headscarf has been both vehemently contested by national and/or regional governments, political parties and public intellectuals and passionately defended...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The South Sea Bubble

    An Economic History of its Origins and Consequences.

    By Helen Paul

    The book is an economic history of the South Sea Bubble. It combines economic theory and quantitative analysis with historical evidence in order to provide a rounded account. It brings together scholarship from a variety of different fields to update the existing historical work on the Bubble. Up...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Markets, Morals, and Policy-Making

    A New Defence of Free-Market Economics

    By Enrico Colombatto

    Series: Routledge Foundations of the Market Economy

    Free-market economics has attempted to combine efficiency and freedom by emphasizing the need for neutral rules and meta-rules. These efforts have only been partly successful, for they have failed to address the deeper, normative arguments justifying – and limiting – coercion. This failure has thus...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Economic Theory and Social Change

    Problems and Revisions

    By Hasse Ekstedt, Angelo Fusari

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book is a discourse on modelling Man in a social context. Its focus is on economic main-stream theory in its capacity to handle basic problems such as uncertainty, social dynamics and ethics. The point of departure is a systematic critique of the specific methodology of economics and its...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Al-Ghazali, Averroes and the Interpretation of the Qur'an

    Common Sense and Philosophy in Islam

    By Avital Wohlman

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This book examines the contrasting interpretations of Islam and the Qur’an by Averroes and Al-Ghazali, as a way of helping us untangle current impasses affecting each Abrahamic faith. This has traditionally been portrayed as a battle between philosophy and theology, but the book shows that Averroes...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  10. An Introduction to Mahayana Buddhism

    With especial Reference to Chinese and Japanese Phases

    By William M McGovern

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    William Montgomery McGovern’s Introduction to Mahayana Buddhism was one of the first books on Mahayana Buddhism written for a Western audience. It predates influential English language overviews of Buddhism by D. T. Suzuki, A. Watts, and W. Rahula. The author was born in New York City in 1897 and...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

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