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Diaspora & Citizenship Sutherland

by Claire Sutherland & Elena Barabantseva

This collection of papers discusses the impact of diasporas on the articulations and practices of legal, political, cultural and social citizenship in their country of origin. While the majority of current citizenship...


Women, Sport, Society: Further Reflections, Reaffirming Mary Wollstonecraft

by Roberta J Park & Patricia Vertinsky

During the last four decades women's and gender history have become vibrant fields including studies of attitudes regarding the limited physical and other abilities of females as well as studies of the accomplishments...


The Sociology of Healthcare

by Alan Clarke

The Sociology of Healthcare, Second Edition explores the impact of current social changes on health, illness and healthcare, and provides an overview of the fundamental concerns in these areas.  This new edition...


Matters of Sport: Essays in Honour of Eric Dunning

by Dominic Malcolm & Ivan Waddington

Matters of Sport is a tribute to Eric Dunning, the leading sports sociologist in the English-speaking world. This book addresses Dunning's contributions to the sociological and historical study of sport, covering...


Sport Tourism

by Heather J. Gibson

The study of sport tourism is on the cusp of moving from a descriptive phase of research into an analytical phase. Consequently, many academics and graduate students are searching for theories upon which to...


Politics in Southeast Asia: Democracy or Less

by William Case

This volume provides an introduction to the politics of the five key southeast Asian states - Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines - and is intended as a textbook for undergraduate and...


Employment Relations in the Asia-Pacific Region: Reflections and New Directions

by Peter Holland, Julian Teicher & Richard Gough

This book focuses on new developments in employment in Asia. The context for this discussion is provided by the processes of globalisation, and the associated debate on labour standards. Individual chapters...


Understanding Islamic Architecture

by Attilo Petruccioli & Khalil K. Pirani

The ongoing debate among practitioners and in academia about the meaning and understanding of Islamic architecture will be energized by this book. It contains essays by architects and academics from various...


Propaganda and Information in Eastern India 1939-45: A Necessary Weapon of War

by Sanjoy Bhattacharya

This is a study of the social, political, economic and public health aspects of the Second World War in South Asia, with particular attention being accorded to colonial Eastern India, which was treated as a...


Islamic Interpretations of Christianity

by Lloyd Ridgeon

Many books about Islam and Christianity are comparative however this book examines Christianity from an Islamic perspective. Each chapter focuses upon theological, philosophical and mystical issues, which...


The Palestinian Novel: A Communication Study

by Ibrahim Taha

Examines the complex relationship between the reality of the Palestinian minority in Israel and their literature through six novels, according to a literary communication model which enables Dr Taha to examine...


Brahman: Systematic Theology from a Comparative Perspective

by Michael Myers

This book is a critique of western systematic theology. It borrows insights from India and other traditions; it is not a synthesis of religious traditions. The book includes two parts, method and systematics....


Black Ideologies & the South: Resistance & Non-Vio: Resistance and Non-Violence

by Preston King & Walter Earl Fluker

A new collection of philosophical biographies of key figures in Black Southern American social and political thought

Frederick Douglass, Booker Washington and Ida Wells. Thurgood Marshall and Martin King are...


Japan and China: Mutual Representations in the Modern Era

by Matsuda Wataru & Joshua A. Fogel

This volume ties together the histories of Japan and China for the modern period prior to the 20th century. The chapters look at Chinese and Japanese works which were written in response to events in the...


A Japanese Advertising Agency: An Anthropology of Media and Markets

by Brian Moeran

This is the only book of its kind - written by an anthropologist who spent twelve months doing fieldwork in a major Tokyo agency and who has spent the past 30 years studying and living in Japan.

By examining...


The Concept of Sainthood in Early Islamic Mysticism: Two Works by Al-Hakim Al-Tirmidhi - An Annotated Translation with Introduction

by John O'Kane & Bernd Radtke

This book provides translations of the earliest Arabic autobiography and the earliest theoretical explanation of the psychic development and powers of an Islamic holy man (Saint, Friend of God).


Miraculous Stories from the Japanese Buddhist Tradition: The Nihon Ryoiki of the Monk Kyokai

by Kyoko Motomuchi Nakamura

This is the first collection of Buddhist legends in Japan, and these stories form the repertoire of miraculous events and moral examples that later Buddhist priests used for preaching to the people. As Kyokai...


China: A Cultural and Historical Dictionary

by Michael Dillon

Compiled by specialists from the University of Durham Department of East Asian Studies, this new reference work contains approximately 1500 entries covering Chinese civilisation from Peking Man to the present...


The Quran: A New Interpretation: In English with Arabic Text

by M. B. Behbudi & Dr Colin Turner

This new rendering of the Holy Quran into the English language is the first of its kind, since it is a combination of translation and exegesis in which the author 'opens out' the verses of the Holy Book to reveal...


Entertainment Media in Indonesia

by Mark Hobart & Richard Fox

Entertainment media now comprise one of the world's largest industries, yet they remain one of the least studied aspects of contemporary mass media. Every day hundreds of millions of people watch television...