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Fantasy Girls: Gender in the New Universe of Science Fiction and Fantasy Television

by Elyce Rae Helford

Fantasy Girls seeks to explore as well as challenge the power and the promises of this recent media phenomenon. Such TV programming offers the exciting opportunity to rethink established gender norms, but how...


Reflections on the Modern and the Global

by Bruce Mazlish

Over the past five hundred years, historians and other social scientists have perceived an extraordinary occurrence: the transition from the Middle Ages, via the Renaissance, to modernity. Reflections on the...


Coal Dust on Your Feet: The Rise, Decline, and Restoration of an Anthracite Mining Town

by Janet MacGaffey

Coal Dust on Your Feet is an historical ethnography covering a century and a half, looking at the lives and struggles of the immigrants who came to work in the Pennsylvania anthracite mines. It is an historical...


Inclusive Growth and Inequality in Senegal

by Alexei Kireyev

The paper examines Senegal’s growth performance from the perspective of its povertyreducing and distributional characteristics, and discusses policies that might help make growth more inclusive. The main findings...


Not Dead Yet: What Future for Labor?

by Mark Latham

Labor is not dead yet, but it desperately needs to change.

In this book, Mark Latham and several leading young progressive thinkers look to the future.

Not Dead Yet shows how Labor became a party of factional...


Goldwater

by Barry Goldwater

Barry Goldwater is a principled politican in a world where the species seems endangered, a man of profound convcition about government and law, the grand old man of the Grand Old Party, respected as much by...


The Battle for Britain: Scotland and the Independence Referendum

by David Torrance

On 18 September 2014, Scots will decide their future: should the country quit the United Kingdom and take control of its own destiny, or should it remain part of what advocates call the most successful political...


Rethinking the Politics of Absurdity: Albert Camus, Postmodernity, and the Survival of Innocence: Albert Camus, Postmodernity, and the Survival of Inn

by Matthew H. Bowker

What does it mean to describe something or someone as absurd? Why did absurd philosophy and literature become so popular amidst the violent conflicts and terrors of the mid- to late-twentieth century? Is it...


Queer Man on Campus: A History of Non-Heterosexual College Men, 1945-2000

by Patrick Dilley

This book reveals the inadequacy of a unified "gay" identity in studying the lives of queer college men. Instead, seven types of identities are discernible in the lives of non-heterosexual college males, as...


Visions of the City: Utopianism, Power and Politics in Twentieth Century Urbanism

by David Pinder

First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Citizen Participation in Global Environmental Governance

by Richard Worthington, Mikko Rask & Lammi Minna

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Latino Homicide: Immigration, Violence, and Community

by Jr., Ramiro Martinez

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Block Granting Medicaid: A Model for 21st Century Health Reform?: A Model for 21st Century Health Reform?

by Edward Alan Miller

Medicaid is the largest grant-in-aid program in the United States. Reform in this area, therefore, provides a unique opportunity to study the intersection between federal and state policy making in an area recently...


The Korean Wave: Korean Media Go Global

by Youna Kim

This edited collection considers the Korean Wave in a global digital age and addresses the social, cultural and political implications in their complexity and paradox within the contexts of global inequalities...


American Identity in the Age of Obama

by Amílcar Antonio Barreto & Richard L. O'Bryant

The election of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States has opened a new chapter in the country's long and often tortured history of inter-racial and inter-ethnic relations. Many relished in...


Creating Multicultural Citizens: A Portrayal of Contemporary Indonesian Education: A Portrayal of Contemporary Indonesian Education

by Raihani

Despite the largest-scale decentralisation of education since 1999, which broadly led to the marketisation of education, it is not clear how school education responds to the multicultural realities of Indonesian...


Government Accountability and Legislative Oversight

by Riccardo Pelizzo & Frederick Stapenhurst

The purpose of the book is to investigate parliaments' capacity to oversee government activities, policies and budget legislation. By analysing the survey data that the World Bank Institute in collaboration...


Corporate Governance: Concept, Evolution and India Story: Concept, Evolution and India Story

by Praveen B. Malla

With the increasing awareness that mere economic and production-based explanations do not adequately describe the motivations for governance, researchers have focused on the behavioral side of the firm performance...


Revisioning Women, Health and Healing: Feminist, Cultural and Technoscience Perspectives

by Adele E. Clarke & Virginia Olesen

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Synthetic Planet: Chemical Politics and the Hazards of Modern Life

by Monica J. Casper

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.