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Edited by M. Parvizi Amineh, International Institute for Asian Studies, University of Amsterdam
This anthology unites in one volume two studies of the Greater Middle East in global politics – each conceptual and empirical. First, it is a historical-comparative study of politics and societies in selected Greater Middle Eastern countries. Second, it is an empirical case study of states and ...
Edited by N'Dri T. Assié-Lumumba, Cornell University
This resourceful book provides cutting-edge exploration and insightful analysis of educational implications of technology and distance higher education in Africa and Asia, critically examining access, curriculum, pedagogy, externally designed programs, the quest for ownership and strategies for ...
Kenneth Paul Tan
Through close readings of contemporary made-in-Singapore films (by Jack Neo, Eric Khoo, and Royston Tan) and television programs (Singapore Idol, sitcoms, and dramas), this book analyzes the prospects of resistance in an advanced capitalist-industrial society with “global city” aspirations.
By Abel A. Alves
An overlooked area in the burgeoning field of animal studies is explored: the way nonhuman animals in the early modern Spanish empire were valued companions, as well as economic resources. Montaigne was not alone in his appreciation of animal life.
Edited by Tom Tyler and Manuela Rossini
In a series of encounters between leading practitioners in the field of Animal Studies, this collection of essays explores the contradictory and revealing ways in which humans and other animals meet, interact, and experience one another.
Edited by Lance van Sittert and Sandra Swart
The role of the dog in human society is the connecting thread that binds the essays in Canis Africanis, each revealing a different part of the complex social history of southern Africa. The essays range widely from concerns over disease, bestiality, and social degradation through gambling on ...
Christopher J. Arthur
This book argues that the dialectic of Marx's Capital has a systematic, rather than historical, character. It sheds new light on Marx's great work, while going beyond it in many respects.
Edited by Anthony J. Blasi
The collection tells the story of early American sociology from the vantage point of women, racial, ethnic, regional, and religious minorities, outsiders, and important representatives of intellectual movements that were not merged into the mainstream of the discipline.
Edited by Sebastian Budgen
Edited by Sebastian Budgen
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