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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


Sociological Aspects of Crime and Delinquency (Routledge Revivals)

by Michael Phillipson

The field of crime and delinquency attracts a great deal of heated and partial opinion, prejudice and other forms of mal-thinking. When there is a scientific approach there tends to be a psychological explanation....


Coal-Mining Women in Japan: Heavy Burdens

by W. Donald Burton

In the years Bbetween the Meiji Restoration in 1868 and the beginning of the war mobilization boom in 1930, collieries in Europe and America embraced new technologies and had long since been excluded women from...


Women, Sexual Violence and the Indonesian Killings of 1965-66

by Annie Pohlman

The Indonesian massacres of 1965-1966 claimed the lives of an estimated half a million men, women and children. Histories of this period of mass violence in Indonesia's past have focused almost exclusively on...


Malaysia's Defeat of Armed Communism: The Second Emergency, 1968-1989

by Ong Weichong

The Malayan Communist Party's (MCP) decisive defeat in 1960 led many academics and Counterinsurgency (COIN) experts to overlook the resurrection of its armed struggle in 1968. Most scholars continue to regard...


Ethnic Relations in Post-Soviet Russia: Russians and Non-Russians in the North Caucasus

by Andrew Foxall

While the collapse of communism in Russia was relatively peaceful, ethnic relations have been deteriorating since then. This deterioration poses a threat to the functioning of the Russian state and is a major...


Museums, Heritage and International Development

by Paul Basu & Wayne Modest

While many claims are made regarding the power of cultural heritage as a driver and enabler of sustainable development, the relationship between museums, heritage and development has received little academic...


Opening the Black Box: The Work of Watching

by Gavin J. D. Smith

Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras are a prominent, if increasingly familiar, feature of urbanism. They symbolize the faith that spatial authorities place in technical interventions for the treatment of...


Sex Surveyed, 1949-1994: From Mass-Observation's "Little Kinsey" to the National Survey and the Hite Reports

The South China Sea Maritime Dispute: Political, Legal and Regional Perspectives

by Leszek Buszynski & Christopher B. Roberts

The South China Sea is a major strategic waterway for trade and oil shipments to Japan, Korea as well as southern China. It has been the focus of a maritime dispute which has continued now for over six decades,...


Democracy and Transparency in the Indian State: The Making of the Right to Information ACT

by Prashant Sharma

The enactment of the national Right to Information (RTI) Act in 2005 has been produced, consumed, and celebrated as an important event of democratic deepening in India both in terms of the process that led to...


A Concise Pahlavi Dictionary

by D. N. Mackenzie

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Community Economic Development and Social Work

by Margaret S Sherraden

In Community Economic Development and Social Work, you'll find innovative theoretical approaches to the newly emerging field of community economic development (CED). You'll see how community leaders, residents,...


Cultural Production in and Beyond the Recording Studio

by Allan Watson

Recording studios are the most insulated, intimate and privileged sites of music production and creativity. Yet in a world of intensified globalisation, they are also sites which are highly connected into wider...


Social Networks and Music Worlds

by Nick Crossley, Siobhan McAndrew & Paul Widdop

Social networks are critical for the creation and consumption of music. This edited collection, Social Networks and Music Worlds, introduces students and scholars of music in society to the core concepts and...


Religion, Media, and Social Change

by Kennet Granholm, Marcus Moberg & Sofia Sjö

In an era of heightened globalization, macro-level transformations in the general socioeconomic and cultural makeup of modern societies have been studied in great depth. Yet little attention has been paid to...


Post-Tsunami Recovery in Thailand: Socio-Cultural Responses

by Monica Lindberg Falk

Of all the huge natural disasters that claimed the lives of thousands in Asia, the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 was the largest, estimated to have killed more than 230,000 people. The scope of damage brought...


Identity, Diaspora and Return in American Literature

by Maria Antònia Oliver-Rotger

This volume combines literary analysis and theoretical approaches to mobility, diasporic identities and the construction of space to explore the different ways in which the notion of return shapes contemporary...


The Death and Afterlife of Mahatma Gandhi

by Makarand R. Paranjape

Who is responsible for the Mahatma's death? Just one single, but determined, fanatic, the whole ideology of Hindu nationalism, the ruling Congress-led government whichfailed to protect him, or a vast majority...


Japan's International Fisheries Policy: Law, Diplomacy and Politics Governing Resource Security

by Roger D. Smith

Few nations rely upon the ocean as much as Japan for livelihood, culture and transport. The seas have long played a vital role for the Japanese, helping to support the economic and social life of a nation that...