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  • A Japanese Advertising Agencyby Brian Moeran

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    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 production of advertising, this book turns other semiotics, media and cultural studies theories on their heads. By analysing the social structure... more...

  • Whites Confront Racismby Eileen O'Brien

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 35.99

    This book asserts the distinctive place that whites can take in the fight for racial justice, bringing together interviews with white antiracist activists from across North America. Avoiding the typical white options of being 'nonracist' or feeling guilty, these whites demonstrate the multitude of ways whites can be proactive in combating modern racism. more...

  • A Dictionary of Japanese Financial Termsby Dominic Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    A comprehensive and easy-to-use dictionary for each item listing its romaji (phonetic English) and kanji spellings and its English equivalent. more...

  • The Twilight Languageby Roderick Bucknell; Martin Stuart-Fox

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Life in a Japanese Women's Collegeby Brian J. McVeigh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    One third of the Japanese female workforce are 'office ladies' and their training takes place in the many women's junior colleges. Office ladies are low-wage, low-status secretaries who have little or no job security. Brian J. McVeigh draws on his experience as a teacher at one such institution to explore the cultural and social processes used to promote... more...

  • The Global Economic Crisis and East Asian Regionalismby Saori Katada

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Regional cooperation in East Asia on various issue areas, such as emergency liquidity mechanisms in finance, the exponential growth of free trade agreements and policy coordination on the environment and public health, developed rapidly after the Asian Financial Crisis. A decade later, the global financial crisis offered a new opportunity for the... more...

  • Japan and Chinaby Matsuda Wataru; Joshua A. Fogel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    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 other country. None of these works has received any sustained attention in the west. As a result we get a view of how Chinese and Japanese saw each... more...

  • Islamic Interpretations of Christianityby Lloyd Ridgeon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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 are as relevant today as they always have been in the Muslim-Christian dialogue. The book is divided into two sections: the classical and modern... more...

  • Studies in the Middle Wayby Christmas Humphreys

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    Emphasizes the inner life as a constant moving on and the mover as a pilgrim travelling along an ancient Way. This Way to ultimate Reality was called by Gautama the Buddha the Middle Way, the path between the introverted life of contemplation and the extrovert life of action in the world of men. more...

  • The Concept of Sainthood in Early Islamic Mysticismby John O'Kane; Bernd Radtke

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    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). more...