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A Provincial History of the Ottoman Empire: Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean in the Nineteenth Century

by Marc Aymes

Provincializing the history of the Ottoman Empire, this book provides a critical approach to the projects of 'modernity' that took place in the Eastern Mediterranean over the past two centuries.

Leaving their...


Cities of Culture: A Global Perspective

by Deborah Stevenson

Culture now has a prominent place on the urban policy and re-profiling agendas of cities around the world. City-based cultural planning emphasising creativity in all its guises has emerged as a significant local...


Power Transition and International Order in Asia: Issues and Challenges

by Peter Shearman

This edited volume examines how the transition and diffusion of power in global politics is impacting on stability and order in Asia.

Both in the academic field of International Relations (IR) and among policymakers,...


The Meanings of Audiences: Comparative Discourses

by Richard Butsch & Sonia Livingstone

In today's thoroughly mediated societies people spend many hours in the role of audiences, while powerful organizations, including governments, corporations and schools, reach people via the media. Consequently,...


Sport, Public Broadcasting, and Cultural Citizenship: Signal Lost?: Signal Lost?

by Jay Scherer & David Rowe

This book examines the political debates over the access to live telecasts of sport in the digital broadcasting era. It outlines the broad theoretical debates, political positions and policy calculations over...


Securitisation and the Iraq War: The Rules of Engagement in World Politics

by Faye Donnelly

This book critiques the conceptualization of security found in mainstream and critical theoretical debates, and applies this to the empirical case of the 2003 Iraq War.

The Iraq War represents one of the most...


The Routledge Handbook of European Criminology

by Sophie Body-Gendrot, Mike Hough & Klara Kerezsi

This new book brings together some of the leading criminologists across Europe, to showcase the best of European criminology. This Handbook aims to reflect the range and depth of current work in Europe, and...


The Capitalist Mode of Power: Critical Engagements with the Power Theory of Value

by Tim Di Muzio

This edited volume offers the first critical engagement with one of the most provocative and controversial theories in political economy: the thesis that capital can be theorized as power and that capital is...


Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka

by Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne

Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka offers a new perspective on contemporary debates about Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism in Sri Lanka. In this book de Silva Wijeyeratne argues forcefully that...


Sport and Body Politics in Japan

by Wolfram Manzenreiter

There is more to Japanese sport than sumo, karate and baseball. This study of social sport in Japan pursues a comprehensive approach towards sport as a distinctive cultural sphere at the intersection of body...


Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Victorian Old Age

by Anne-Julia Zwierlein, Katharina Boehm & Anna Farkas

This essay collection develops new perspectives on constructions of old age in literary, legal, scientific and periodical cultures of the nineteenth century. Rigorously interdisciplinary, the book places leading...


Migrant Marginality: A Transnational Perspective: A Transnational Perspective

by Philip Kretsedemas, Jorge Capetillo-Ponce & Glenn Jacobs

This edited book uses migrant marginality to problematize several different aspects of global migration. It examines how many different societies have defined their national identities, cultural values and terms...


The Treadmill of Crime: Political Economy and Green Criminology

by Paul B Stretesky, Michael A Long & Michael J Lynch

Drawing on the work of Allan Schnaiberg, this book returns political economy to green criminology and examines how the expansion of capitalism shapes environmental law, crime and justice. The book is organized...


Cognition and Crime: Offender Decision Making and Script Analyses

by Benoit Leclerc & Richard Wortley

The rational choice perspective developed by Cornish and Clarke in 1986 provides criminologists with a valuable and practical framework for purposes of crime control and prevention. More than twenty-five years...


Irish Insanity 1800-2000: 1800 2000

by Damien Brennan

The national public asylum system in Ireland was established during the early nineteenth century and continued to operate up to the close of the twentieth century. These asylums / mental hospitals were a significant...


Sustainability: If It's Everything, Is It Nothing?

by Heather M. Farley & Zachary A. Smith

A new definition of "sustainability" is needed so that it no longer means everything to everyone but instead evokes the necessity for humans to operate within the natural limits of the environment - the foundational...


The Women S Movement in Protest, Institutions and the Internet: Australia in Transnational Perspective

by Sarah Maddison & Marian Sawer

The death of feminism is regularly proclaimed in the West. Yet at the same time feminism has never had such an extensive presence, whether in international norms and institutions, or online in blogs and social...


Mobile Narratives: Travel, Migration, and Transculturation: Travel, Migration, and Transculturation

by Eleftheria Arapoglou, Mónika Fodor & Jopi Nyman

Emphasizing the role of travel and migration in the performance and transformation of identity, this volume addresses representations of travel, mobility, and migration in 19th-21st-century travel writing, literature,...


Critical Realist Activity Theory: An Engagement with Critical Realism and Cultural-Historical Activity Theory

by Iskra Nunez

Critical Realist Activity Theory provides an exciting new contribution to the New Studies in Critical Realism and Education series by showing how the nature of learning is tantamount to the critical realist...


Crimes of Mobility: Criminal Law and the Regulation of Immigration

by Ana Aliverti

This book examines the role of criminal law in the enforcement of immigration controls over the last two decades in Britain. The criminalization of immigration status has historically served functions of exclusion...