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Bodies in Revolt: Gender, Disability, and a Workplace Ethic of Care

by Ruth O'Brien

Bodies in Revolt argues that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) could humanize capitalism by turning employers into care-givers, creating an ethic of care in the workplace. Unlike other feminists, Ruth...


Cyberactivism: Online Activism in Theory and Practice

by Martha McCaughey & Michael D. Ayers

Cyberactivism is a timely collection of essays examining the growing importance of online activism. The contributors show how online activists have not only incorporated recent technology as a tool for change,...


Projecting a Camera: Language-Games in Film Theory

by Edward Branigan

In Projecting a Camera, film theorist Edward Branigan offers a groundbreaking approach to understanding film theory. Why, for example, does a camera move? What does a camera "know"? (And when does it know it?)...


Grounds of Comparison: Around the Work of Benedict Anderson

by Pheng Cheah & Jonathan Culler

Benedict Anderson, professor at Cornell and specialist in Southeast Asian studies, is best known for his book Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism (1991). It is no understatement...


Bollywood Cinema: Temples of Desire

by Vijay Mishra

India is home to Bollywood - the largest film industry in the world. Movie theaters are said to be the "temples of modern India," with Bombay producing nearly 800 films per year that are viewed by roughly 11...


Tsunami Recovery in Sri Lanka: Ethnic and Regional Dimensions

by Dennis B. McGilvray & Michele R. Gamburd

The Indian Ocean Tsunami, which devastated 70 percent of Sri Lanka's coastline and killed an estimated 35,000 people, was remarkable both for the magnitude of the disaster and for the unprecedented scale of...


The Cold Counsel: The Women in Old Norse Literature and Myth

by Sarah M. Anderson & Karen Swenson

Cold Counsel is the only collection devoted to the place of women in Old Norse literature and culture. It draws upon the disciplines of history, sociology, feminism, ethnography and psychoanalysis in order to...


Current Concepts in Transgender Identity

by Dallas Denny

This collection will present works that offer illuminating perspectives on the remarkably diverse Asian American populations of the United States. As a population that is neither black nor white, the range of...


Sanctity and Motherhood: Essays on Holy Mothers in the Middle Ages

by Anneke Mulder-Bakker

Increasingly, recent scholarship has focused on those married women and mothers in the Middle Ages who achieved holiness. The Merovingian Waldetrudis and Rictrudis; Ida, mother of the crusader king Godfrey of...


Anthropological Resources: A Guide to Archival, Library, and Museum Collections

by Lee S. Dutton

This work provides access to information on the rich and often little known legacy of anthropological scholarship preserved in a diversity of archives, libraries and museums. Selected anthropological manuscripts,...


Young People, Place and Identity

by Peter E. Hopkins

The textbook is one of the first books to map out the scales, themes and sites engaged with by young people on a daily basis as they construct their multiple identities. The scales explored here include the...


Ethnicity and the Dementias Second Edition

by Gwen Yeo & Dolores Gallager-Thompson

In recent years, the literature on the topic of ethnic and racial issues in Alzheimer's disease and other dementias has increased dramatically. At the same time, the need for cultural competence in all of geriatric...


Marxist Aesthetics (Routledge Revivals)

by Pauline Johnson

Originally published in 1984, this study deals with a number of influential figures in the European tradition of Marxist theories of aesthetics, ranging from Lukacs to Benjamin, through the Frankfurt School,...


Arms on the Market: Reducing the Risk of Proliferation in the Former Soviet Union

by Suzette Grillot R

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


Ethiopia Photographed: Historic Photographs of the Country and its People Taken Between 1867 and 1935

by Richard Pankhurst

Following the very successful Ethiopia Engraved, an illustrated book of engravings by foreign travellers from 1681 to 1900, Ethiopia Photographed covers the period from the inception of photography in the country...


Information Sources on Islamic Banking and Economics: 1980-1990

by S Ali Nazim

Islamic banking and economics (IBE) is a fast-growing subject of vital interest in both East and West as Muslims change their attitudes towards investments and find ways to invest their funds according to the...


Planning Armageddon: Britain, the United States and the Command of Western Nuclear Forces, 1945-1964

by Len Scott

Planning Armageddon provides the first detailed account of Britain's Command, Control, Intelligence and Communications infrastructure. A central theme of the book is the British-American atomic relationship...


The History of the Seljuq Turks: The Saljuq-Nama of Zahir Al-Din Nishpuri

by Edmund Bosworth

Nishapuri flourished in the 12th century and wrote a succinct history in Persian of the Saljuq Turks, a tribal group from Central Asia who in the 11th century established a vast empire, enduring for some century...


The Secret History of the Mongols: And Other Pieces

by Arthur Waley

First published in 1963 this book largely uses the Chinese version but with constant reference to the Mongol text. The parts selected (founded on story-tellers' tales) date from the middle of the thirteenth...


Reference Groups and the Theory of Revolution (Routledge Revivals)

by JOHN Urry

First published in 1973, this is a reissue of John Urry's important and influential study of the theory of revolution.

  • Part 1 offers a detailed discussion of the concept of the reference group, tracing its...