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  • Growing up Female in Multi-Ethnic Malaysiaby Cynthia Joseph

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    This book provides a rich, detailed analysis of the experiences of young women growing up in post-colonial, rapidly modernizing Malaysia. It considers the impact of ethnicity, socio-economic status, and school experiences and achievement. It discusses the effects of Malaysia?s ethnic affirmative action programmes and of the country?s Islamisation.... more...

  • Savageby Nick Hazlewood

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    A tale of tragedy, catastrophe, and the triumph of the human spirit. In 1830 a Yamana Indian boy, Orundellico, was bought from his uncle in Tierra del Fuego for the price of a mother-of-pearl button. Renamed Jemmy Button, he was removed from his primitive nomadic existence, where life revolved around the hunt for food and the need for shelter, and... more...

  • Navaho Religionby Gladys Amanda Reichard

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 109.00

    In this in-depth exploration of the symbols found in Navaho legend and ritual, Gladys Reichard discusses the attitude of the tribe members toward their place in the universe, their obligation toward humankind and their gods, and their conception of the supernatural, as well as how the Navaho achieve a harmony within their world through symbolic ceremonial... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Indian Foreign Policy in Transitionby Arijit Mazumdar

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    India?s relation with other South Asian countries has been impacted by recent developments in the post-Cold War period. These include India?s economic rise, the recent democratic transitions in many South Asian countries and greater US engagement in the region following 9/11. This book is an effort to address these issues and examine their role in... more...

  • A Race for the Futureby Mike Gonzalez

    Crown Publishing Group 2014; US$ 26.00

    A landmark work examining the impact of Hispanic immigration on American politics, with a blueprint for what conservatives must do to recapture the American electorate.   Since 1965, millions of people have come to this country from Latin America and the Caribbean, seeking freedom and the chance to make a better life. Now accounting for more... 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...