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  1. Cultural Analysis

    The Work of Peter L. Berger, Mary Douglas, Michel Foucault, and Jürgen Habermas

    By Robert Wuthnow, James Davison Hunter, Albert J. Bergesen, Edith Kurzweil

    First published in 1984, Cultural Analysis is a systematic examination of the theories of culture contained in the writings of four contemporary social theorists: Peter L. Berger, Mary Douglas, Michel Foucault, and Jürgen Habermas. This study of their work clarifies their contributions to the...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Parsis in India and the Diaspora

    Edited by John Hinnells, Alan Williams

    Series: Routledge South Asian Religion Series

    The Parsis are India's smallest minority community, yet they have exercised a huge influence on the country. As pioneers in education in nineteenth century India, and as leading figures in banking and commerce, medicine, law and journalism, they were at the forefront of India's industrial...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Muslim-Christian Relations in Central Asia

    By Christian van Gorder

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    This book explores issues of cultural tension that affect Muslim and Christian interaction within the Central Asian context. It looks at the ways that Christians have interacted with Central Asian Muslims in the past, and discusses what might need to be done to improve Muslim-Christian relations in...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Development of Modern Medicine in Non-Western Countries

    Historical Perspectives

    Edited by Hormoz Ebrahimnejad

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    The history of medicine in non-European countries has often been characterized by the study of their native "traditional" medicine, such as (Galenico-)Islamic medicine, and Ayurvedic or Chinese medicine. Modern medicine in these countries, on the other hand, has usually been viewed as a Western...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Gender and Sexuality in India

    Selling Sex in Chennai

    By Salla Sariola

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    India has one of the highest numbers of HIV carriers in the world. HIV has remained associated with sex work, and large sums of money provided to fund public health interventions have come from global institutions such as UNAIDS, the World Bank and USAID. In the midst of these processes, however,...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Gaming Cultures and Place in Asia-Pacific

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Dean Chan

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    This collection explores the relationship between digital gaming and its cultural context by focusing on the burgeoning Asia-Pacific region. Encompassing key locations for global gaming production and consumption such as Japan, China, and South Korea, as well as increasingly significant sites...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Habermas, Critical Theory and Education

    Edited by Mark Murphy, Ted Fleming

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The sociologist and philosopher Jürgen Habermas has had a wide-ranging and significant impact on understandings of social change and social conflict. However, there has been no concerted and focused attempt to introduce his ideas to the field of education broadly. This book rectifies this omission...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Ideas and Economic Crises in Britain from Attlee to Blair (1945-2005)

    By Matthias M Matthijs

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Muslim Women and Sport

    Edited by Tansin Benn, Gertrud Pfister, Haifaa Jawad

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Examining the global experiences, challenges and achievements of Muslim women participating in physical activities and sport, this important new study makes a profound contribution to our understanding of both contemporary Islam and the complexity and diversity of women’s lives in the modern world....

    Published February 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Early Mystics in Turkish Literature

    By Mehmed Fuad Koprulu

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    This book is a translation of one of the most important Turkish scholarly works of the twentieth century. It was the masterpiece of M.F. Koprulu, one of Turkey’s leading, and most prolific, intellectuals and scholars. Using a wide variety of Arabic, and especially Turkish and Persian sources,...

    Published February 5th 2012 by Routledge

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