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Orientalism - Western Conceptions of the Orient

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Penguin Classics, Engelska, 2003-08-01.

For generations now, Edward W. Said's "Orientalism" has defined our understanding of colonialism and empire, and this "Penguin Modern Classics" edition contains a preface written by Said shortly before his death in 2003. In thi...

Orientalism
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Land's End - Capitalist Relations on an Indigenous Frontier

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Duke University Press, Engelska, 2014-08-07.

Drawing on two decades of ethnographic research in Sulawesi, Indonesia, Tania Murray Li offers an intimate account of the emergence of capitalist relations among indigenous highlanders who privatized their common land to plant a boom crop, cacao. ...

Land's End
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Language and Society in Japan

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2005-02-01.

Language and Society in Japan deals with issues important to an understanding of language in Japan today, among them multilingualism, language and nationalism, and literacy and reading habits. It is organised around the theme of language and ident...

Language and Society in Japan
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The Japanese Mind - Understanding Contemporary Japanese Culture

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HÄFTAD (Paperback). Tuttle Publishing, Engelska, 2002-05-01.

In THE JAPANESE MIND, Roger Davies offers Westerners an invaluable key to the unique aspects of Japanese culture. Readers will gain a clear understanding of what really makes the Japanese, and their society, tick. Among the topics explored are: ai...

The Japanese Mind
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Bangladesh : i förändringens tid

HÄFTAD (Danskt band). Celanders förlag, Svenska, 2014-02-10.

Bangladesh har under de senaste årtiondena genomgått nästan osannolika förändringar. Detta är ett försök att skildra folket i Bangladesh på dess egna villkor. Författaren har lärt sig språket, bangla, och arbetat med bangladeshiska folkrörelser. D...

Bangladesh : i förändringens tid
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Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring - Rethinking Democratization

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Routledge, Engelska, 2014-12-17.

The self-immolation of Mohammed Bouazizi in Tunisia in December 2010 heralded the arrival of the 'Arab Spring,' a startling, yet not unprecedented, era of profound social and political upheaval. The meme of the Arab Spring is characterised by bott...

Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring
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Defending the West - A Critique of Edward Said's 'Orientalism'

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INBUNDEN (Hardback). Prometheus Books, Engelska, 2007-01-01.

This is the first systematic critique of Edward Said's influential work, "Orientalism", a book that for almost three decades has received wide acclaim, voluminous commentary, and translation into more than fifteen languages. Said's main ...

Defending the West
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War and Underdevelopment: Volume 1: The Economic and Social Consequences of Conflict

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2000-11-01.

Wars, especially civil wars, are known to be one of the most potent causes of human suffering and underdevelopment. Yet economic analysis of developing countries at war is relatively rare. These volumes aim to reverse this neglect, tracing the eco...

War and Underdevelopment: Volume 1: The Economic and Social Consequences of Conflict
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Japan and the Shackles of the Past - What Everyone Needs to Know

INBUNDEN (Hardback). OUP USA, Engelska, 2015-01-22.

A concise yet penetrating overview of Japan, from a historical, social, political, economic, and cultural perspective.

Japan and the Shackles of the Past
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Islamic Activism - A Social Movement Theory Approach

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Indiana University Press, Engelska, 2003-11-01.

This volume represents the first comprehensive attempt to incorporate the study of Islamic activism into social movement theory. It argues that the dynamics, processes, and organization of Islamic activism can be understood as important elements o...

Islamic Activism
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One Land, Two States - Israel and Palestine as Parallel States

HÄFTAD (Paperback). University of California Press, Engelska, 2014-05-23.

One Land, Two States is a bold restructuring of an idea that remains at the heart of international diplomacy after generations of conflict. A pioneering effort to preserve the two-state solution in Israel and Palestine, the book imagines new parad...

One Land, Two States
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Kata - The Key to Understanding and Dealing with the Japanese

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HÄFTAD (Paperback). Tuttle Publishing, Engelska, 2003-04-01.

Literally the form and order of doing things in Japan, kata is the cultural conditioning that causes the Japanese to think and react in the way they do. This book explains the concept of kata and offers insight into the art of bowing, the importan...

Kata
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Dinner Talk - Cultural Patterns of Sociability and Socialization in Family Discourse

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc, Engelska, 1997-06-01.

Dinner Talk draws upon the recorded dinner conversations of, and extensive interviews with, native Israeli, American Israeli, and Jewish American middle-class families to explore the cultural styles of sociability and socialization in family disco...

Dinner Talk
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Im Kwon-Taek - The Making of a Korean National Cinema

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Wayne State University Press, Engelska, 2001-12-01.

Korean cinema was virtually unavailable to the West during the Japanese colonial period (1910-1945), and no film made before 1943 has been recovered even though Korea had an active film-making industry that produced at least 240 films. For a perio...

Im Kwon-Taek
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Effortless Action - Wu-wei As Conceptual Metaphor and Spiritual Ideal in Early China

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP USA, Engelska, 2007-03-01.

This book presents a systematic account of the role of the personal spirit ideal of wu-wei - literally 'no doing', but better rendered as 'effortless action' - in early Chinese thought.

Effortless Action
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Political Islam in Southeast Asia - Moderates, Radical and Terrorists

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Routledge, Engelska, 2005-03-01.

Provides an overview of the evolution of political Islam in South-east Asia. Analyses the sources of relgious radicalism and assesses the regional terrorist and radical networks. Describes how secular democratic institutions can be strengthened, a...

Political Islam in Southeast Asia
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China Goes Global - The Partial Power

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP USA, Engelska, 2014-09-25.

Eminent China scholar David Shambaugh's China Goes Global is the sweeping synthesis of that nation's growing prominence on the world stage that we have been waiting for. He will draw on his extremely deep knowledge of the subject to offer a balanc...

China Goes Global
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The Law Code of Manu

HÄFTAD (Paperback). OUP Oxford, Engelska, 2009-04-23.

The Law Code of Manu is the most authoritative and best-known legal text of ancient India. A seminal Hindu work, it is important for its classic description of the many social institutions which have come to be identified with Indian society. Patr...

The Law Code of Manu
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Kuan-yin - The Chinese Transformation of Avalokitesvara

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Columbia University Press, Engelska, 2001-03-01.

By far one of the most important objects of worship in the Buddhist traditions, the bodhisattva Avalokitesvara is regarded as the embodiment of compassion. He has been widely revered throughout the Buddhist countries of Asia since the early centur...

Kuan-yin
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Reading Orientalism - Said and the Unsaid

HÄFTAD (Paperback). University of Washington Press, Engelska, 2007-10-01.

The late Edward Said remains one of the most influential critics and public intellectuals of our time, with lasting contributions to many disciplines. Much of his reputation derives from the phenomenal multidisciplinary influence of his 1978 book ...

Reading Orientalism
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Palestine Inside Out - An Everyday Occupation

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HÄFTAD (Paperback). WW Norton & Co, Engelska, 2010-05-14.

Tending one's fields, visiting a relative, going to the hospital: for ordinary Palestinians, such activities require negotiating permits and passes, curfews and closures, "sterile roads" and "seam zones"-bureaucratic hurdles ul...

Palestine Inside Out
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The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Economics in Asia

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Routledge, Engelska, 2015-03-03.

Problems of climate change, biodiversity and air pollution are clearly growing globally, but more particularly in Asia because of its economic importance and richness in nature. The increasing interest in environmental and resource economics appli...

The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Economics in Asia
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Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Routledge, Engelska, 2014-12-16.

The Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics offers new insights into the rapidly-developing economies of Southeast Asia. Despite widespread initial deprivation, Southeast Asia has achieved and sustained a remarkable rate of growth, in the ...

Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics
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The Arab Spring - Critical Analyses

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Routledge, Engelska, 2013-03-22.

This volume provides a wealth of in-depth, country-specific analyses of the Arab Spring, in addition to works that examine the larger theoretical framework and socio-political implications of events. Unlike other analyses, often from the perspecti...

The Arab Spring
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The Case Against Israel's Enemies - Exposing Jimmy Carter and Others Who Stand in the Way of Peace

HÄFTAD (Paperback). John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Engelska, 2009-09-18.

The New York Times bestselling author of The Case for Israel takes on the greatest threats faced by Israel today In addition to Hamas, which provoked the recent war and Gaza with its rocket attacks on Israeli civilians, Alan Dershowtiz argues that...

The Case Against Israel's Enemies
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Urban Flashes - Simultaneous Spontaneous Architectures

HÄFTAD (Paperback). John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Engelska, 2003-09-01.

Urban Flashes Asia, from Wileya s Architectural Design series is a bold conceptual and architectural response to Eurocentric research in architecture. It introduces a network of globally dispersed architects and theorists working primarily in Asia...

Urban Flashes
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A History of Bangladesh - Politics, Economic and Civil Society

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2009-02-12.

Bangladesh is a new name for an old land whose history is little known to the wider world. A country chiefly famous in the West for media images of poverty, underdevelopment, and natural disasters, Bangladesh did not exist as an independent state ...

A History of Bangladesh
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Bangladesh - Politics, Economy and Civil Society

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Cambridge University Press, Engelska, 2011-12-07.

Since its hard-won independence from Pakistan, Bangladesh has been ravaged by economic and environmental disasters. Only recently has the country begun to emerge as a fragile, but functioning, parliamentary democracy. The story of Bangladesh, told...

Bangladesh
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Arab Nationalism - A History

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Blackwell Publishers, Engelska, 2001-01-01.

This is a much needed, concise survey of Arab nationalism both as an historical movement and a doctrine. The author identifies the particular characteristics and development of Arab nationalism and provides a wide--ranging history.

Arab Nationalism
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The Tibetans

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd), Engelska, 2006-10-01.

This book provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to Tibet, its culture and history.* A clear and comprehensive overview of Tibet, its culture and history.* Responds to current interest in Tibet due to continuing publicity about Chinese ru...

The Tibetans
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