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Race-ing Art History: Critical Readings in Race and Art History

by Kymberly N. Pinder

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


Emergentist Marxism: Dialectical Philosophy and Social Theory

by Sean Creaven

In tackling emergentist Marxism in depth, this well-written volume demonstrates that critical realism and materialist dialectics are indispensable to theorizing the functioning of complex social and physical...


Postmodernism and Islam: Predicament and Promise

by Akbar S. Ahmed

Can West and East ever understand each other? In this extraordinary book one of the world's leading Muslim scholars explores an area which has which has been almost entirely neglected by scholars in the field...


Me Against My Brother: At War in Somalia, Sudan and Rwanda

by Scott Peterson

As a foreign correspondent, Scott Peterson witnessed firsthand Somalia's descent into war and its battle against US troops, the spiritual degeneration of Sudan's Holy War, and one of the most horrific events...


Managing Transitions: The Chinese Communist Party, United Front Work, Corporatism and Hegemony

by Gerry Groot

Managing Transitions examines the history and roles of China's minor parties and groups (MPG's) in the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) united front between the 1930's and 1990's using Antonio Gramsci's principles...


Promoting Women's Rights: Politics of Gender in the European Union

by Chrysttala Ellina

This dissertation examines the impact of international institutions on women's rights policies by focusing on the European Union (EU) as a case study in order to illustrate the influence and the ways in which...


Places in Mind: Public Archaeology as Applied Anthropology

by Paul A. Shackel & Erve J. Chambers

This edited volume provides a cross-section of the cutting-edge ways in which archaeologists are developing new approaches to their work with communities and other stakeholder groups who have special interest...


Kwame Nkrumah's Contribution to Pan-African Agency: An Afrocentric Analysis

by Daryl Zizwe Poe

This study analyzes contributions made by Kwame Nkrumah (1909-1972) to the development of Pan-African agency from the 1945 Pan-African Congress in Manchester to the military coup d'etat of Nkrumah's government...


Congress Online: Bridging the Gap Between Citizens and their Representatives

by Dennis W. Johnson

While more than a million e-mails clog the inboxes of Congress each day, some legislators can't even find their own websites without the help of their staffers. In fact, laptops aren't even allowed on the floor...


Framing Terrorism: The News Media, the Government and the Public

by Pippa Norris, Montague Kern & Marion Just

Terrorism now dominates the headlines across the world-from New York to Kabul. Framing Terrorism argues that the headlines matter as much as the act, in political terms. Widely publicized terrorist incidents...


The New Accountability: High Schools and High-Stakes Testing

by Martin Carnoy, Richard Elmore & Leslie Siskin

"Standard-based accountability" has become a consistent buzzword emanating from the mouths of hopeful politicians-liberal and conservative-for almost twenty years. But does accountability work? The New Accountability...


Nyansapo (The Wisdom Knot): Toward an African Philosophy of Education

by Kwadwo A. Okrah

This study examines the issues of indigenous philosophies, which are embedded in different aspects of socialization process among the Akan of Ghana. The research explores the possibility of forging a new future...


The Prospects for a Regional Human Rights Mechanism in East Asia

by Hidetoshi Hashimoto

Regional inter-governmental human rights organizations have been in operation for sometime in Europe, the Americas and Africa. These regional human rights mechanisms have proven to be useful and effective in...


Palestinian Identity in Jordan and Israel: The Necessary "Others" in the Making of a Nation

by Riad M. Nasser

The book examines the process of national identity formation. It argues that identity, whether of a small community, a nation, an ethnic group, or a religious community, requires an Other against whom it becomes...


Religion Online: Finding Faith on the Internet

by Lorne L. Dawson & Douglas E. Cowan

Religion Online provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to this burgeoning new religious reality, from cyberpilgrimages to neo-pagan chatroom communities. A substantial introduction by the editors...


Studies in Crime: An Introduction to Forensic Archaeology

by Carol Heron, John Hunter & Geoffrey Knupfer

The study of forensic evidence using archaeology is a new discipline which has rapidly gained importance, not only in archaeological studies but also in the investigation of real crimes. Archaeological evidence...


Images of Lust: Sexual Carvings on Medieval Churches

by James Jerman & Anthony Weir

Sexually explicit sculptures may be found on a number of medieval churches in France and Spain. This fascinating study examines the origins and purposes of these sculptures, viewing them not as magical fertility...


Votes and More for Women: Suffrage and After in Connecticut

by C. Nichols

This fascinating book demonstrates the diversity of Connecticut's women's feminist activities in pre- and post-suffrage eras and refutes the notion that feminist activism died out with the passage of the Nineteenth...


Women, Family, and Community in Colonial America: Two Perspectives

by Linda Speth

The influence of women in the colonial family and the community is examined using tax and probate records of southside Colonial Virginia.


Fair Play in Sport: A Moral Norm System

by Sigmund Loland

Fair Play in Sport presents a critical re-working of the classic ideal of fair play and explores its practical consequences for competitive sport. By linking general moral principles and practical cases, the...