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  • Diasporas and Homeland Conflictsby Bahar Baser

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    As violent conflicts become increasingly intra-state rather than inter-state, international migration has rendered them increasingly transnational, as protagonists from each side find themselves in new countries of residence. In spite of leaving their homeland, the grievances and grudges that existed between them are not forgotten and can be passed... more...

  • State and Legal Practice in the Caucasusby Stéphane Voell; Iwona Kaliszewska

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    Legal pluralism and the experience of the state in the Caucasus are at the centre of this edited volume. This is a region affected by a multitude of legal orders and the book describes social action and governance in the light of this, and considers how conceptions of order are enforced, used, followed and staged in social networks and legal practice.... more...

  • Creating a Buddhist Communityby Jiemin Bao

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Jiemin Bao is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the author of Marital Acts: Gender, Sexuality, and Identity among the Chinese Thai Diaspora . more...

  • The Illegal Manby Patrick Dearen

    TCU Press 2015; Not Available

    PATRICK DEAREN was born in 1951 and grew up in West Texas, where he received nine state and national journalism awards. The author of twelve novels and nine nonfiction books, he has been honored by Western Writers of America, San Antonio Conservation Society, Will Rogers Medallion Awards, and West Texas Historical Association. He makes his home in... more...

  • The Forgiveness Projectby Marina Cantacuzino; Desmond Tutu; Alexander McCall Smith

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 25.00

    Thought-provoking and powerful real life stories from survivors and perpetrators of crime and violence around the world are collected here from a diverse range of situations. They raise the possibility of alternatives to resentment, retaliation and revenge, with each story showing the very real impact of forgiveness within a particular context. more...

  • Capoeiraby Christian Köhler

    Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 18.12

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  • Trafficking Women in Koreaby Sallie Yea

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    Based on in-depth ethnographic work, this book presents a study of Filipinas trafficked to South Korea, focusing on women who entered South Korea as migrant entertainers and subsequently became deployed in exploitative work environments around US military bases there. It contributes to the extension of our knowledge about human trafficking in the... more...

  • The Politics of Protection Rackets in Post-New Order Indonesiaby Ian Douglas Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Gangs and militias have been a persistent feature of social and political life in Indonesia. During the authoritarian New Order regime they constituted part of a vast network of sub-contracted coercion and social control on behalf of the state. Indonesia?s subsequent democratisation has seen gangs adapt to and take advantage of the changed political... more...

  • Russia-China Relations in the Post-Crisis International Orderby Marcin Kaczmarski

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    The book?explores?developments in Russia-China relations in the aftermath of the?global economic crisis, arguing that the crisis transformed their bilateral affairs, regional liaisons and, crucially, altered the roles both states play on the international arena.?Discussing how Russo-Chinese cooperation has accelerated in energy trade, arms sales and... more...

  • Place, Identity, and National Imagination in Post-war Taiwanby Bi-yu Chang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    In the struggles for political and cultural hegemony that Taiwan has witnessed since the 1980s, the focal point in contesting narratives and the key battlefield in the political debates are primarily spatial and place-based. The major fault line appears to be a split between an imposed identity emphasizing cultural origin (China) and an emphasis on... more...