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Surviving Twice

by Trin Yarborough

Inspiring and sometimes tragic personal stories of five Amerasian children left behind after the Vietnam War


The Japanese Family: Touch, Intimacy and Feeling

by Diana Adis Tahhan

This book explores how the relationship between child and parent develops in Japan, from the earliest point in a child's life, through the transition from family to the wider world, first to playschools and...


The Leisure Commons: A Spatial History of Web 2.0

by Payal Arora

There is much excitement about Web 2.0 as an unprecedented, novel, community-building space for experiencing, producing, and consuming leisure, particularly through social network sites. What is needed is a...


State-Market Interactions in China's Reform Era: Local State Competition and Global Market Building in the Tobacco Industry

by Junmin Wang

China today has the largest communist political regime and one of the most dynamic, fastest-growing, and largest economies in the world. Using a case study of China's tobacco industry, this book analyses how...


Asian American Issues Relating to Labor, Economics, and Socioeconomic Status

by Franklin Ng

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


Asian American Family Life and Community

by Franklin Ng

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


Neighborhood Associations and Local Governance in Japan

by Robert J. Pekkanen, Yutaka Tsujinaka & Hidehiro Yamamoto

Although local neighborhood associations are found in many countries, Japan's are distinguished by their ubiquity, scope of activities, and very high participation rates, making them important for the study...


Understanding Collective Pride and Group Identity: New directions in emotion theory, research and practice

by Gavin Brent Sullivan

Collective and group-based pride is currently covered across a number of disciplines including nationalism studies, sociology and social psychology, with little communication between fields. This multidisciplinary...


State and Society in Modern Rangoon

by Donald M. Seekins

While most of Asia's major cities are increasingly homogenized by rapid economic growth and cultural globalization, Rangoon, which is Burma's former capital and largest city, still bears the imprint of a unique...


Language, Structure and Reproduction (Routledge Revivals): An Introduction to the Sociology of Basil Bernstein

by Paul Atkinson

Basil Bernstein is one of the most creative and influential of contemporary British sociologists, yet his work - especially that relating to language and social structure - is widely misunderstood and misrepresented....


Deviant Behaviour (Routledge Revivals)

by Paul Rock

This book, first published in 1973, explores the manner in which conceptions of deviancy arise and shows how the attitudes of non-deviants, of society and of authority, are as instrumental in forming these conceptions...


Categorization and the Moral Order (Routledge Revivals)

by Lena Jayyusi

First published in 1984, this is a study of categorization practices: how people categorize each other and their actions; how they describe, infer, and judge. The book presents a sociological analysis and description...


Strong and Smart - Towards a Pedagogy for Emancipation: Education for First Peoples

by Chris Sarra

Strong and Smart - Towards a Pedagogy for Emancipation tells the story of how Dr Chris Sarra overcame low expectations for his future to become an educator who has sought to change the tide of low expectations...


European and global contexts of poverty in the period of social and demographic transformations of the society

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Sexual Orientation at Work: Contemporary Issues and Perspectives

by Fiona Colgan & Nick Rumens

 Sexual Orientation at Work: Contemporary Issues and Perspectives brings together contemporary international research on sexual orientation and draws out its implications for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and...


China's Search for Energy Security: Domestic Sources and International Implications

by Suisheng Zhao

China's rapid economic growth in the recent decades has produced an unprecedented energy vulnerability that could threaten the sustainability of its economic development, a linchpin to social stability and ultimately...


Gender, Migration and the Media

by Myria Georgiou

This volume brings together a number of experts who explore conceptual and policy challenges, as well as empirical realities, associated with gender and migration in highly mediated societies. The need to more...


Theorising Integration and Assimilation

by Jens Schneider & Maurice Crul

Theorising Integration and Assimilation discusses the current theories of integration and assimilation, particularly those focused on the native-born children of immigrants, the second generation. Using empirical...


Child Welfare Practice with Immigrant Children and Families

by Alan Dettlaff & Rowena Fong

Children in immigrant families represent nearly one-fourth of all children living in the United States. As this population of children has increased, so has their representation among children involved in child...