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Surviving Twice

by Trin Yarborough

Inspiring and sometimes tragic personal stories of five Amerasian children left behind after the Vietnam War


Ancient Chinese Encyclopedia of Technology: Translation and Annotation of Kaogong ji, The Artificers' Record

by Jun Wenren

This book presents the first translation into English of the full text of the Kaogong ji. This classic work, described by the great scholar of the history of Chinese science and technology Joseph Needham as...


The Routledge Companion to Bourdieu's 'Distinction'

by Philippe Coulangeon & Julien Duval

This edited collection explores the genesis of Bourdieu's classical book Distinction and its international career in contemporary Social Sciences. It includes contributions from contemporary sociologists from...


Textual Authority in Classical Indian Thought: Ramanuja and the Vishnu Purana

by Sucharita Adluri

Theistic Vedānta originated with Rāmānuja (1077-1157), who was one of the foremost theologians of Viśiṣṭādvaita Vedānta and also an initiate of the Śrīvaiṣṇava sectarian tradition in South India....


A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World: a philosophy for success through education

by Matthew L.N. Wilkinson

A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World provides a comprehensively theorised and practical approach to thinking systematically and deeply about Islam and Muslims in a multi-faith world. It makes the case...


Asian American Interethnic Relations and Politics

by Franklin Ng

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Global Knowledge Production in the Social Sciences: Made in Circulation

by Wiebke Keim, Ercüment Çelik & Christian Ersche

An innovative contribution to debates on the internationalization and globalization of the social sciences, this book pays particular attention to their theoretical and epistemological reconfiguration in the...


Genomics and the Reimagining of Personalized Medicine

by Richard Tutton

A rigorous, critical examination of the promises of genomics to transform the economics and delivery of medicine, Genomics and the Reimagining of Personalized Medicine examines the consequences of the shift...


Gentrification: A Working-Class Perspective

by Kirsteen Paton

This book reconnects class and the urban through an ethnographically detailed analysis of a neighbourhood undergoing gentrification which historicises class formation, critiques policy processes and offers a...


Armenian Christianity Today: Identity Politics and Popular Practice

by Alexander Agadjanian

Armenian Christianity Today examines contemporary religious life and the social, political, and cultural functions of religion in the post-Soviet Republic of Armenia and in the Armenian Diaspora worldwide. Scholars...


Respecifying Lab Ethnography: An Ethnomethodological Study of Experimental Physics

by Philippe Sormani

Respecifying Lab Ethnography delivers the first ethnomethodological study of current experimental physics in action, describing the disciplinary orientation of lab work and exploring the discipline in its social...


Emergent Urbanism: Urban Planning & Design in Times of Structural and Systemic Change

by Tigran Haas & Krister Olsson

Bringing together leading academics from across a range of disciplines, Emergent Urbanism identifies the specific issues dominating today's urban planning and urban design discourse, arguing that urban planning...


Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism: Representation, Cognition and Everyday Talk

by Rusi Jaspal

Drawing upon media and visual sources and rich interview data from Iran, Britain and Israel, Antisemitism and Anti-Zionism examines the concepts of antisemitism and anti-Zionism, tracing their evolution and...


Sacred Suicide

by James R. Lewis & Carole M. Cusack

The label 'Suicide Cults' has been applied to a wide variety of different alternative religions, from Jonestown to the Solar Temple to Heaven's Gate. Additionally, observers have asked if such group suicides...


Gender and Conflict: Embodiments, Discourses and Symbolic Practices

by Georg Frerks, Annelou Ypeij & Reinhilde Sotiria König

Through an in-depth analysis of the multifaceted manifestations of gender and conflict, this book shows how cognition and behaviour, agency and victimization, are gendered beyond the popular stereotypes. Conflict...


Internet Studies: Past, Present and Future Directions

by Panayiota Tsatsou

A comprehensive overview of the field, Internet Studies considers key issues of social importance that the study of the Internet draws upon. At the same time, it examines the role of the Internet in social research...


The Festivalization of Culture

by Andy Bennett, Jodie Taylor & Ian Woodward

The Festivalization of Culture explores the links between various local and global cultures, communities, identities and lifestyle narratives as they are both constructed and experienced in the festival context....


The Poetics of Crime: Understanding and Researching Crime and Deviance Through Creative Sources

by Michael Hviid Jacobsen

The Poetics of Crime is an invitation to reconsider and reimagine how criminological knowledge may be creatively and poetically constructed, obtained, corroborated and applied. Departing from the conventional...


Measuring Public Space: The Star Model

by Georgiana Varna

This book shows how urban design can complement other disciplines when tackling the complex task of understanding and improving the built environment's public realm. It also bridges the gap between theory and...


Vocational Education of Female Entrepreneurs in China: A multitheoretical and multidimensional analysis of successful businesswomen's everyday lives

by Mary Ann Maslak

This book examines the ways in which formal and non-formal education can contribute to mature and possibly illiterate women's successful design, development and operation of small businesses in rural settings....