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  1. Alternative Perspectives on Lawyers and Legal Ethics

    Reimagining the Profession

    Edited by Reid Mortensen, Francesca Bartlett, Kieran Tranter

    Series: Routledge Research in Legal Ethics

    The study of legal ethics and the legal profession has emerged as a distinct and important field of scholarship over the last 30 years. However, as in other disciplines, academic recognition can in turn entrench static and powerful meta-theories and narratives about professional ethos and practise,...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Right to Religious Freedom in International Law

    Between Group Rights and Individual Rights

    By Anat Scolnicov

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    This book analyses the right to religious freedom within international law. Analysing legal structures in a variety of both Western and non-Western jurisdictions, the book sets out a topography of the different constitutional structures of religion within the state and their compliance with...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Measurement and Statistics on Science and Technology

    1920 to the Present

    By Benoît Godin

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    How do we objectively measure scientific activities? What proportion of economic activities should a society devote to research and development? How can public-sector and private-sector research best be directed to achieve social goals? Governments and researchers from industrial countries have...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Development Dilemmas

    By Melvin Ayogu, Don Ross

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    It is widely believed that economic development in much of the world is not happening quickly enough. Indeed, the standard of living in some parts of the world has actually been declining. Many experts now doubt that the solution can be purely technical and economic; it must also be political and...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Production and Consumption in English Households 1600–1750

    By Darron Dean, Andrew Hann Nfa, Mark Overton, Jane Whittle

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    This economic, social and cultural analysis of the nature and variety of production and consumption activities in households in Kent and Cornwall yields important new insights on the transition to capitalism in England....

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Structure of Social Theory

    By Anthony King

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Drawing on the work of Gadamer, the book demonstrates that a sociology which focuses on social relations does not imply a return to idealism, nor a retreat into individualism, nor a rejection of critique. Rather, a hermeneutic sociology which prioritises human social relations is the only coherent...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Interferon

    The Science and Selling of a Miracle Drug

    By Toine Pieters

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

    This innovative study charts the beginnings, history and fate of Interferon - one of modern medicine's most famous and infamous drugs. Interferon is part of the medical profession's armoury against viral infection, cancer and MS. The story of its development and use is one of survival in the face...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Textiles in Indian Ocean Societies

    Edited by Ruth Barnes

    Series: Routledge Indian Ocean Series

    Textiles in Indian Ocean Societies considers the importance of trade, and the transformation of the meaning of objects has the move between different cultures. It also addresses issues of gender, ethnic and religious identity, and economic status. The book covers a broad geographic range from East...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. China, Sex and Prostitution

    By Elaine Jeffreys

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    China, Sex and Prostitution is a topical and important critique of recent scholarship in China studies concerning sexuality, prostitution and policing. Jeffrey's arguments are constructed in the form of detailed analysis of a wide range of primary texts, including documents, press reports, police...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Christians and Public Life in Colonial South India, 1863-1937

    Contending with Marginality

    By Chandra Mallampalli

    This book tells the story of how Catholic and Protestant Indians have attempted to locate themselves within the evolving Indian nation. Ironically, British rule in India did not privilege Christians, but pushed them to the margins of a predominantly Hindu society. Drawing upon wide-ranging sources,...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

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