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  1. Korea's Development Under Park Chung Hee

    By Hyung-A Kim

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

    Based on personal interviews with the principal policy-makers of the 1970s, Korea's Development under Park Chung-Hee examines how the president sought to develop South Korea into an independent, autonomous sovereign state both economically and militarily. Kim provides a new narrative in the complex...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Sex, Sin and Suffering

    Venereal Disease and European Society since 1870

    Edited by Roger Davidson, Lesley A. Hall

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    This volume brings together for the first time a series of studies on the social history of venereal disease in modern Europe and its former colonies. It explores, from a comparative perspective, the responses of legal, medical and political authorities to the 'Great Scourge'. In particular, how...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Spanish Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919

    New Perspectives

    Edited by David Killingray, Howard Phillips

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    The Spanish Influenza pandemic of 1918-19 was the worst pandemic of modern times, claiming over 30 million lives in less than six months. In the hardest hit societies, everything else was put aside in a bid to cope with its ravages. It left millions orphaned and medical science desperate to find...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Topics in the Philosophy of Possible Worlds

    By Daniel Nolan

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This book discusses a range of important issues in current philosophical work on the nature of possible worlds. Areas investigated include the theories of the nature of possible worlds, general questions about metaphysical analysis and questions about the direction of dependence between what is...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Justice and the Media

    Reconciling Fair Trials and A Free Press

    By Matthew D. Bunker

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    USE THIS FIRST PARAGRAPH ONLY FOR GENERAL CATALOGS... The First Amendment right of free speech is a fragile one. Its fragility is found no less in legal opinions than in other, less specialized forms of public discourse. Both its fragility and its sometimes surprising resiliency are reflected in...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Media Firms

    Structures, Operations, and Performance

    Edited by Robert G. Picard

    Media Firms presents studies applying the company level approach to media and communication firms. It explores differences among missions, strategies, organizational choices, and other business decisions. Reviewing economic factors and pressures on media and communications companies, this book...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Communication in Eastern Europe

    The Role of History, Culture, and Media in Contemporary Conflicts

    Edited by Fred L. Casmir

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This volume represents a clear attempt to learn something from the events in Eastern European countries. It does not start with simplistic or old assumptions based on convenient Western communication models, but instead takes a new approach. If chaos theory could fundamentally change how physicists...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Academic Advancement in Composition Studies

    Scholarship, Publication, Promotion, Tenure

    Edited by Richard C. Gebhardt, Barbara Genelle Smith Gebhardt

    This volume deals with a number of related issues that are becoming increasingly crucial for English studies during this time when most faculty in the field are assistant professors approaching tenure review or associate professors seeking promotion. These critical issues focus on: * The diversity...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Crafting Society

    Ethnicity, Class, and Communication Theory

    By Donald G. Ellis

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The study of communication, language, and discourse is at once simple, elegant, and complex. Each of these areas is informed by "micro" subjective experiences of individuals and the "macro" processes of a culture. Communication itself is thoroughly modern yet it seeks anchorage in the traditions of...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Teleology and the Norms of Nature

    By William J. FitzPatrick

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    This work is an examination of teleological attributions i.e. ascriptions of proper functions and natural ends) to the features and behavior of living things with a view to understanding their application to human life....

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

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