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Isabella d'Este and Francesco Gonzaga: Power Sharing at the Italian Renaissance Court

by Sarah D.P. Cockram

In this first full length scholarly study of Isabella d'Este and Francesco Gonzaga, Sarah Cockram casts new light on a long misunderstood relationship and shows the couple's strategic teamwork in action. Drawing...


The Making of Modern Children's Literature in Britain: Publishing and Criticism in the 1960s and 1970s

by Lucy Pearson

Pearson examines British children's literature during the period widely regarded as a 'second golden age', giving particular attention to children's book publishing. Making use of archival resources, she explores...


Human Rights Discourse in a Global Network: Books beyond Borders

by Lena Khor

Rather than viewing human rights as an immutable and ill-defined entity, Khor argues for the recognition of human rights as a social construct comprised of language and language use. Her case studies of Doctors...


Saving Face: Enfacement, Shame, Theology

by Stephen Pattison

This book discusses questions concerning what face is, how important face is in human life and relationships, and how we might understand face, both as a physical phenomenon and as a series of socially-inflected...


Rescripting Religion in the City: Migration and Religious Identity in the Modern Metropolis

by Jane Garnett & Alana Harris

Drawing on case studies of urban settings across the world, this book provides a more nuanced understanding of the religious identities of migrants within the 'modern metropolis', and makes a significant contribution...


Religious Change and Indigenous Peoples: The Making of Religious Identities

by Helena Onnudottir & Adam Possamaï

Exploring religious and spiritual changes which have been taking place among Indigenous populations in Australia and New Zealand, this book focuses on important changes in religious affiliation in census data...


Torture, Intelligence and Sousveillance in the War on Terror: Agenda-Building Struggles

by Vian Bakir

This book examines the communication battles of the Bush and Blair political administrations (and those of their successors) over their use of torture to gain intelligence for the War on Terror. Exploring the...


British Women Composers and Instrumental Chamber Music in the Early Twentieth Century

by Laura Seddon

This is the first full-length study of British women's instrumental chamber music in the early twentieth-century. It includes six case studies of composers: Adela Maddison; Ethel Smyth; Morfydd Owen; Ethel Barns;...


Governing through Crime in South Africa: The Politics of Race and Class in Neoliberalizing Regimes

by Gail Super

This book deals with the historic transition to democracy in South Africa and its impact upon crime and punishment. It examines how the problem of crime has emerged as a major issue to be governed in post-apartheid...


Protection of Refugees and Displaced Persons in the Asia Pacific Region

by Angus Francis & Rowena Maguire

This book explores regional developments in the enforcement of international refugee protection and displaced persons protection in the Asia Pacific region. Drawing on their expertise across a number of jurisdictions,...


Revisionist Scholarship and Modern Irish Politics

by Robert Perry

Almost nowhere are politics and history so intimately bound up as in Ireland. Over the course of several hundred years rival political and religious camps have shaped their identities according to particular...


Cultural Heritage of the Great War in Britain

by Ross J. Wilson

This book examines the heritage of the Great War in contemporary Britain. It addresses how the war maintains a place and value within British society through the usage of phrases, references, metaphors and imagery...


God's Agents: Biblical Publicity in Contemporary England

by Matthew Engelke

The British and Foreign Bible Society is one of the most illustrious Christian charities in the United Kingdom. Founded by evangelicals in the early nineteenth century and inspired by developments in printing...


Water Resources: An Integrated Approach

by Joseph Holden

The world faces huge challenges for water as population continues to grow, as emerging economies develop and as climate change alters the global and local water cycle. There are major questions to be answered...


The Politics of HIV/AIDS in Russia

by Ulla Pape

This book studies the role of civil society organisations in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Russia. It looks at how Russia's HIV/AIDS epidemic has developed into a serious social, economic and political problem,...


Islam in Modern Thailand: Faith, Philanthropy and Politics: Faith, Philanthropy and Politics

by Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown

This book addresses the complexity of Islam in Thailand, by focusing on Islamic charities and institutions affiliated to the mosque. By extrapolating through Islam and the waqf (Islamic charity) in different...


Psychoanalysis and Ethics in Documentary Film

by Agnieszka Piotrowska

This distinctively interdisciplinary approach to the subject offers a unique insight into documentary film practice from a psychoanalytic perspective.


Practicing Feminism in South Korea: The Women's Movement Against Sexual Violence: The Women's Movement Against Sexual Violence

by Kyungja Jung

The Korean women's movement, which is seen in both Western and non-Western countries as being exemplary in terms of women's activism, experienced a dramatic change in its direction and strategy in the early...


Security, Emancipation and the Politics of Health: A New Theoretical Perspective

by João| Nunes

This book develops a new theoretical framework for the study of security issues and applies this to the case of health.

Building on the work of the 'Welsh School' of Security Studies, and drawing on contributions...


Religious Pluralism, State and Society in Asia

by Chiara Formichi

Taking a critical approach to the concept of 'religious pluralism', this book examines the dynamics of religious co-existence in Asia as they are directly addressed by governments, or indirectly managed by groups...