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  • Nouveau-riche Nationalism and Multiculturalism in Koreaby Gil-Soo Han

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The unprecedented economic success of South Korea since the 1990s has led in turn to a large increase in the number of immigrants and foreign workers in Korean industries. This book describes and explains the experiences of discrimination and racism that foreigners and ?new? Koreans have faced in a multicultural South Korea. It looks at how society... more...

  • Human and International Security in Indiaby Crispin Bates; Akio Tanabe; Minoru Mio

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    With its common colonial experience, an overarching cultural unity despite apparent diversities, and issues of nation-building cutting across national frontiers, South Asia offers a critical site on which to develop a discourse on regional security that centres on the notion of human security. This book analyses the progress that has been achieved... more...

  • Urbanization in Vietnamby Gisele Bousquet

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Most studies on urbanisation focus on the move of rural people to cities and the impact this has, both on the cities to which the people have moved, and on the rural communities they have left. This book, on the other hand, considers the impact on rural communities of the physical expansion of cities. Based on extensive original research over a long... more...

  • Early Asceticism in Indiaby Piotr Balcerowicz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    ?j?vikism was once ranked one of the most important religions in India between the 4th and 2nd centuries BCE, after Buddhism, ?Brahmanism? and before Jainism, but is now a forgotten Indian religion. However, Jainism has remained an integral part of the religious landscape of South Asia, despite the common beginnings shared with ?j?vikism. By rediscovering,... more...

  • Soviet Nation-Building in Central Asiaby Grigol Ubiria

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The demise of the Soviet Union in 1991 resulted in new state-led nation-building projects in Central Asia. The emergence of independent republics spawned a renewed Western scholarly interest in the region?s nationality issues. Presenting a detailed study, this book examines the state-led nation-building projects in the Soviet republics of Kazakhstan... more...

  • Goddess Traditions in Tantric Hinduismby Bjarne Wernicke Olesen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Hinduism cannot be understood without the Great Goddess and the goddess-orientated ??kta traditions. The Goddess pervades Hinduism at all levels, from aniconic village deities to high-caste pan-Hindu goddesses to esoteric, tantric goddesses. Nevertheless, the highly influential tantric forms of South Asian goddess worship have only recently begun... more...

  • Subaltern Movements in Indiaby Manisha Desai

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Social struggles in India target both the state and private corporations. Three subaltern struggles against development in Gujarat, India, succeeded, to varying degrees, due to legalism from below and translocal solidarity, but that success has been compromised by its gendered geographies. Based on extensive field research, this book examines the... more...

  • Auf der Suche nach Heimatby Karoline Pietrzik

    Tectum Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Der größte Bevölkerungsaustausch der europäischen Geschichte - wie blicken die Enkelkinder der nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg aus den ehemaligen polnischen Ostgebieten (Kresy) nach Schlesien deportierten Polen heute darauf zurück? Wie arbeitet die Enkelgeneration die Erfahrung des Heimatverlustes der ostpolnischen Großelterngeneration für sich auf? Karoline... more...

  • The House Behind the Cedarsby Charles Waddell Chesnutt

    The Floating Press 1900; US$ 3.99

    Although he appeared to most observers to be white, American author Charles Waddell Chestnutt had some African-American ancestry and thus was subjected to the limited opportunities, discrimination, and segregated living conditions that faced African-Americans in the United States throughout his life. An accomplished writer, Chestnutt created The House... more...

  • Eugenics and Other Evilsby G. K. Chesterton

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 0.99

    G. K. Chesterton?s highly influential treatise on one of the most controversial topics of the early twentieth century When G. K. Chesterton first published Eugenics and Other Evils in 1922, he seemed to be the lone voice of reason against the fashionable concept of selectively breeding a population for ?desirable? traits. Though later generations... more...