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  • Pakistan's Nuclear Policyby Zafar Khan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    In May 1998, in reaction to India?s nuclear weapons tests, Pakistan tested six nuclear weapons. Following this, the country opted for a policy of minimum deterrence, and within a year Pakistan had altered its policy stance by adding the modifier of minimum ?credible? deterrence. This book looks at how this seemingly innocuous shift seriously impacted... more...

  • Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japanby Andrea Germer; Vera Mackie; Ulrike Wöhr

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan makes a unique contribution to the international literature on the formation of modern nation?states in its focus on the gendering of the modern Japanese nation-state from the late nineteenth century to the present. References to gender relations are deeply embedded in the historical concepts of nation and... more...

  • Construction of Chinese Nationalism in the Early 21st Centuryby Suisheng Zhao

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Chinese nationalism is powered by a narrative of China's century of shame and humiliation in the hands of imperialist powers and calls for the Chinese government to redeem the past humiliations and take back all "lost territories." The continuing surge of Chinese nationalism in the early 21st century therefore has fed a roiling sense of anxiety in... more...

  • The New Arabsby Juan Cole

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 26.00

    The renowned blogger and Middle East expert Juan Cole illuminates the role of today?s Arab youth?who they are, what they want, and how they will affect world politics. Beginning in January 2011, the revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests, riots, and civil wars that comprised what many call ?the Arab Spring? shook the world. These upheavals... more...

  • Theorising Integration and Assimilationby Jens Schneider; Maurice Crul

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    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 research to challenge many of the dominant perspectives on the assimilation of immigrants and their children in the western world in political... more...

  • Cosmopolitan Sociabilityby Tsypylma Darieva; Nina Glick Schiller; Sandra Gruner-Domic

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book approaches the concept of cosmopolitan sociability as a cultural or territorial rootedness that facilitates a simultaneous openness to shared human emotions, experiences, and aspirations. Cosmopolitan Sociability critiques definitions of cosmopolitanism as a tolerance for cultural difference or a universalist morality that arise from... more...

  • China?s Search for Energy Securityby Suisheng Zhao

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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 the regime legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) as well as the foundation for China's rising power aspirations. What is the... more...

  • Gender, Migration and the Mediaby Myria Georgiou

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    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 systematically address the gendered experience of migration, especially in relation to political and cultural representation, is in the core... more...

  • New Modern Chinese Women and Gender Politicsby Ya-chen Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    The past century witnessed dramatic changes in the lives of modern Chinese women and gender politics. Whilst some revolutionary actions to rectify the feudalist patriarchy, such as foot-binding and polygyny were first seen in the late Qing period; the termination of the Qing Dynasty and establishment of Republican China in 1911-1912 initiated truly... more...

  • Methods and Contexts in the Study of Muslim Minoritiesby Nadia Jeldtoft; Jørgen S. Nielsen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    In the past decade Muslims in Europe have been the subject of heated debates on the place and role of religion in the public space. Research into the issues involved has often used visible and formalised expressions of Muslim religiosity as its empirical point of departure. This book instead examines the microlevel workings of Muslim minority religiosity... more...