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Product Description: The study of urbanization in Southeast Asia has been a growing field of research over the past decades. The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia offers a collection of the major streams and themes in the studies of the cities in the region...read more
By Rita Padawangi (editor)

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9781138681590 | Routledge, August 7, 2017, cover price $240.00 | About this edition: The study of urbanization in Southeast Asia has been a growing field of research over the past decades.

Product Description: This book discusses how ideas about democracy took shape in Russia. It considers serfdom, colonisation, autocracy and the various protests, rebellions and attempts to impose checks on this in the period before 1800. The book then examines in detail evolving thought about democracy in the nineteenth century, outlining the various sources and movements which contributed to this, emphasising in particular the important work of the thinker Michael Speransky...read more

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9780415711340 | Routledge, August 6, 2017, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This book discusses how ideas about democracy took shape in Russia.

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Product Description: Drawing on Moroccan mediation in the conflict in Mali and Omani mediation in the conflict in Yemen, the author demonstrates two best practice examples for successful conflict transformation. She examines the cases in a culturally-sensitive manner, derives success factors and develops guidelines that aim to inspire new approaches, current academic discourse and political practice in the face of the urgent need for sustainable solutions...read more

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9783110478839, titled "Gelingende Konflikttransformation in Der Arabischen Welt: Die Mediationserfolge Der Könige" | De Gruyter Oldenbourg, May 31, 2017, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Drawing on Moroccan mediation in the conflict in Mali and Omani mediation in the conflict in Yemen, the author demonstrates two best practice examples for successful conflict transformation.

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Product Description: **One of Buzzfeed's 18 Best Nonfiction Books Of 2016**A lyrical, intelligent, authentic, and necessary look at the intersection of race and class in Chicago, a Great American CityIn this intelligent and highly important narrative, Chicago-native Natalie Moore shines a light on contemporary segregation in the city's South Side; with a memoirist's eye, she showcases the lives of these communities through the stories of people who reside there...read more

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9781137280152 | St Martins Pr, March 22, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: **One of Buzzfeed's 18 Best Nonfiction Books Of 2016**A lyrical, intelligent, authentic, and necessary look at the intersection of race and class in Chicago, a Great American CityIn this intelligent and highly important narrative, Chicago-native Natalie Moore shines a light on contemporary segregation in the city's South Side; with a memoirist's eye, she showcases the lives of these communities through the stories of people who reside there.

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9781250118332 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, April 4, 2017), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: **One of Buzzfeed's 18 Best Nonfiction Books Of 2016**A lyrical, intelligent, authentic, and necessary look at the intersection of race and class in Chicago, a Great American CityIn this intelligent and highly important narrative, Chicago-native Natalie Moore shines a light on contemporary segregation in the city's South Side; with a memoirist's eye, she showcases the lives of these communities through the stories of people who reside there.

By Xinzhong Yao (editor)

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9780415840538 | Routledge, February 22, 2017, cover price $1485.00

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Product Description: The Routledge Handbook of Korean Culture and Society is an accessible and interdisciplinary resource that explores the formation and transformation of Korean culture and society. Each chapter provides a comprehensive and thought-provoking overview on key topics, including: compressed modernity, religion, educational migration, social class and inequality, popular culture, digitalisation, diasporic cultures and cosmopolitanism...read more
By Youna Kim (editor)

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9781138959965 | Routledge, February 8, 2017, cover price $210.00 | About this edition: The Routledge Handbook of Korean Culture and Society is an accessible and interdisciplinary resource that explores the formation and transformation of Korean culture and society.

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Product Description: In Living a Feminist Life Sara Ahmed shows how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist at home and at work. Building on legacies of feminist of color scholarship in particular, Ahmed offers a poetic and personal meditation on how feminists become estranged from worlds they critique—often by naming and calling attention to problems—and how feminists learn about worlds from their efforts to transform them...read more

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9780822363040 | Duke Univ Pr, February 3, 2017, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: In Living a Feminist Life Sara Ahmed shows how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist at home and at work.

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9780822363194 | Duke Univ Pr, February 3, 2017, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: In Living a Feminist Life Sara Ahmed shows how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist at home and at work.

By Yew Meng Lai (editor)

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9780415705660 | Routledge, December 11, 2016, cover price $240.00

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Product Description: A young Muslim leader’s memoir of his struggles to forge an American Muslim identityHaroon Moghul was thrust into the spotlight after 9/11, becoming an undergraduate leader at New York University’s Islamic Center forced into appearances everywhere: on TV, before interfaith audiences, in print...read more

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9780807020746 | Beacon Pr, June 6, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A young Muslim leader’s memoir of his struggles to forge an American Muslim identityHaroon Moghul was thrust into the spotlight after 9/11, becoming an undergraduate leader at New York University’s Islamic Center forced into appearances everywhere: on TV, before interfaith audiences, in print.

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Product Description: Canada’s history is bicultural, Indigenous, and multilingual, and these characteristics have given risen to a number of strategies used by our writers to code racially mixed characters. This book examines contemporary Canadian literature and drama in order to tease out some of those strategies and the social and cultural factors that inform them...read more

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9781771122405 | Wilfrid Laurier Univ Pr, January 17, 2017, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Canada’s history is bicultural, Indigenous, and multilingual, and these characteristics have given risen to a number of strategies used by our writers to code racially mixed characters.

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Product Description: For the nations on its borders, the rapid rise of China represents an opportunity—but it also brings worry, especially in areas that have long been disputed territories of contact and exchange. This book gathers contributors from a range of disciplines to look at how people in those areas are actively engaging in making relationships across the border, and how those interactions are shaping life in the region—and in the process helping to reconfigure the cultural and political landscape of post–Cold War Asia...read more
By Juan Zhang (editor)

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9789462982581 | Amsterdam Univ Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: For the nations on its borders, the rapid rise of China represents an opportunity—but it also brings worry, especially in areas that have long been disputed territories of contact and exchange.

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Product Description: This book presents a new perspective on attempts by the contemporary Chinese government to transform the diverse conditions found in countless rural villages into what the state's social welfare program deems 'socialist new villages'...read more

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9789089648464 | Amsterdam Univ Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This book presents a new perspective on attempts by the contemporary Chinese government to transform the diverse conditions found in countless rural villages into what the state's social welfare program deems 'socialist new villages'.

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Product Description: For more than three decades, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) fought a gruesome war for independence against the majoritarian Sinhalese government of Sri Lanka. Even as the government fought LTTE on the battlefield, it also pursued a legal war through the enactment of counterterrorism laws that permitted indefinite detention and the use of confessions as sole evidence...read more

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9789462981577 | Amsterdam Univ Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: For more than three decades, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) fought a gruesome war for independence against the majoritarian Sinhalese government of Sri Lanka.

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Product Description: Shikarpoor Historic City, in Sindh, Pakistan, has a rich historical heritage: as a central point on caravan trade routes, it served as the gateway to Afghanistan and Central Asia. In recognition of that history, in 1998 the government of Sindh named it a protected heritage site-but that status hasn't prevented the ongoing destruction of the city's historic fabric...read more

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9789462981591 | Amsterdam Univ Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $124.00 | About this edition: Shikarpoor Historic City, in Sindh, Pakistan, has a rich historical heritage: as a central point on caravan trade routes, it served as the gateway to Afghanistan and Central Asia.

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Product Description: Interpretations of manhood have unfolded in India within a middle class cultural milieu shaped by an assertive self-confidence fuelled by liberalisation, a process by which India has been integrated into the global political economy and the prominence of Hindutva or Hindu nationalist politics...read more

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9781138653993 | Routledge, January 8, 2017, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Interpretations of manhood have unfolded in India within a middle class cultural milieu shaped by an assertive self-confidence fuelled by liberalisation, a process by which India has been integrated into the global political economy and the prominence of Hindutva or Hindu nationalist politics.

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Product Description: Many studies of the Chinese middle class focus on defining it and viewing its significance for economic development and its potential for sociopolitical modernisation. This book goes beyond such objective approaches and considers middle class people’s subjective understanding and diverse experiences of class...read more

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9781138187689 | Routledge, January 7, 2017, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Many studies of the Chinese middle class focus on defining it and viewing its significance for economic development and its potential for sociopolitical modernisation.

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Product Description: This book, based on extensive original research, traces the development of China’s public health system, showing how advances in public health have been an integral part of China’s rise. It outlines the phenomenal improvements in public health, for example the increase in life expectancy from 38 in 1949 to 73 in 2010; relates developments in public health to prevailing political ideologies; and discusses how the drivers of health improvements were, unlike in the West, modern medical professionals and intellectuals who understood that, whatever the prevailing ideology, China needs to be a strong country...read more

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9781138845817 | Routledge, January 7, 2017, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This book, based on extensive original research, traces the development of China’s public health system, showing how advances in public health have been an integral part of China’s rise.

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Product Description: Based on extensive original research, this book explores how far the Soviet pattern of industrial workplace organisation, characterised by a high level of management discretion, authoritarian control and the use of punitive methods on the shop-floor, has been replaced by internationally established practices, with a greater emphasis on a lean organisation and employee involvement in quality improvement...read more

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9781138692022 | Routledge, January 7, 2017, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Based on extensive original research, this book explores how far the Soviet pattern of industrial workplace organisation, characterised by a high level of management discretion, authoritarian control and the use of punitive methods on the shop-floor, has been replaced by internationally established practices, with a greater emphasis on a lean organisation and employee involvement in quality improvement.

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Product Description: John C. Campbell (1867–1919) is widely considered to be a pioneer in the objective study of the complex world of Appalachian mountaineers. Thanks to a grant from the Russell Sage Foundation, Campbell traveled throughout the region with his wife―noted social reformer and "songcatcher" Olive Dame Campbell―interviewing and profiling its people...read more

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9780813168548 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, January 5, 2017, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: John C.

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Product Description: The question of how relations between marginalized groups are impacted by their common and sometimes competing search for equal rights has become acutely important. Demographic projections make it easy now to imagine a future majority population of color in the United States...read more
By Robert S. Chang (editor)

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9781496810458 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, January 1, 2017, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: The question of how relations between marginalized groups are impacted by their common and sometimes competing search for equal rights has become acutely important.

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Product Description: Asian transportation systems and services, as well as their usage, are fraught with challenges. This handbook therefore seeks to examine the possible solutions to the problems faced by the region. It illustrates the history of transportation development in Asia and provides a comprehensive overview of research on urban and intercity transport...read more
By Cheng-min Feng (editor)

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9781138826014 | Routledge, December 31, 2016, cover price $210.00 | About this edition: Asian transportation systems and services, as well as their usage, are fraught with challenges.

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Product Description: This powerful two-volume set provides an insider's perspective on American Indian experiences through engaging narrative entries about key historical events written by leading scholars in American Indian history as well as inspiring first-person accounts from American Indian peoples...read more

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9781440835766 | Greenwood Pub Group, December 31, 2016, cover price $189.00 | About this edition: This powerful two-volume set provides an insider's perspective on American Indian experiences through engaging narrative entries about key historical events written by leading scholars in American Indian history as well as inspiring first-person accounts from American Indian peoples.

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Product Description: The Philippines is a fascinating example of a "poor country democracy" where issues of economic development and poverty, political participation and stability, as well as ethnicity and migration are crucial. The Routledge Handbook of the Contemporary Philippines provides a comprehensive overview of the current political, economic, social, and cultural issues of the country...read more
By Eric V. Batalla (editor)

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9781138892347 | Routledge, December 30, 2016, cover price $210.00 | About this edition: The Philippines is a fascinating example of a "poor country democracy" where issues of economic development and poverty, political participation and stability, as well as ethnicity and migration are crucial.

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