Remembering Partition: Violence, Nationalism and History in India
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Remembering Partition: Violence, Nationalism and History in India

Gyan Pandey's latest book is a compelling examination of the violence that marked the partition of India in 1947, and how the preceding events have been documented. In the process, the author provides a critique of history-writing and nationalist myth-making. He also investigates how local forms of community are established by the way in which violent events are remembered and written about. The book will be of interest to historians...

Antifascism, Sports, Sobriety: Forging a Militant Working-Class Culture
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Antifascism, Sports, Sobriety: Forging a Militant Working-Class Culture

The Austromarxist era of the 1920s was a unique chapter in socialist history. Trying to carve out a road between reformism and Bolshevism, the Austromarxists embarked on an ambitious journey towards a socialist oasis in the midst of capitalism. Their showpiece, the legendary “Red Vienna,” has worked as a model for socialist urban planning ever since. At the heart of the Austromarxist experiment was the conviction that a socialist rev...

Conflict and Decision Making in Close Relationships: Love, Money and Daily Routines
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Conflict and Decision Making in Close Relationships: Love, Money and Daily Routines

Love and money are important aspects of the everyday lives of couples. This book focuses on the daily routines of disagreement, conflict and joint decisions on these, and other issues such as work, leisure and children, create in the household. Central to the authors' research is a unique diary study of forty couples, who kept a daily record of their joint decisions over the course of a year. The diaries show how challenging, varied ...

India and the Anglosphere: Race, Identity and Hierarchy in International Relations (Routledge/Asian Studies Association
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India and the Anglosphere: Race, Identity and Hierarchy in International Relations

India has become known in the US, the UK, Canada and Australia as ‘the world’s largest democracy’, a ‘natural ally’, the ‘democratic counterweight’ to China and a trading partner of ‘massive economic potential’. This new foreign policy orthodoxy assumes that India will join with these four states and act just as any other democracy would. A set of political and think tank elites has emerged which seek to advance the cause of a cultur...

The Battle for China's Spirit: Religious Revival, Repression, and Resistance under Xi Jinping
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The Battle for China's Spirit

The Battle for China’s Spirit is the first comprehensive analysis of its kind, focusing on seven major religious groups in China that together account for over 350 million believers: Chinese Buddhism, Taoism, Catholicism, Protestantism, Islam, Tibetan Buddhism, and Falun Gong. The study examines the evolution of the Communist Party’s policies of religious control, how they are applied differently to diverse faith communities, and how...

Alcohol and Alcoholism: Effects on Brain and Development
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Alcohol and Alcoholism: Effects on Brain and Development

This is the first volume that focuses on the lifespan neurobehavioral factors likely to determine susceptibility to alcohol abuse and its consequences. The chapters offer careful analysis of the effects of ethanol on the fetus, the infant, the adolescent, and the adult. The authors include behavioral neuroscientists and clinical neuropsychologists. Their topics range from the neurochemical and neuroanatomical consequences of prenatal...

Family Theories: An Introduction
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Family Theories: An Introduction

This new Fifth Edition includes suggestions for integrating theory to guide a research program and more applications for those going on to careers in the helping professions. With an increased focus on both classical theories as well as contemporary and emerging theories, this text challenges students to think about how families and family theories have changed over the last 70 years as well as where family scholarship is headed.

Violence in Families: Assessing Prevention and Treatment Programs
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Violence in Families: Assessing Prevention and Treatment Programs

Violence in Families takes the first hard look at the successes and failures of family violence interventions. It offers recommendations to guide services, programs, policy, and research on victim support and assistance, treatments and penalties for offenders, and law enforcement. Included is an analysis of 114 evaluation studies on the outcomes of different kinds of programs and services. Violence in Families provides the most compr...

Infants, Toddlers, and Caregivers 11th Edition
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Infants, Toddlers, and Caregivers 11th Edition

This is such an easy, but informative book to read ! Rented it for a college course, and I received it like it was completely new. Super happy about how true the description was about it’s condition, as I’ve rented books before in horrible condition when labeled as “good”. I’ve learned so much about how to care for infants and toddlers through this book not only as an educator, but as a mother too. Highly recommend to keep if you’re ...

The End of the Ottomans: The Genocide of 1915 and the Politics of Turkish Nationalism
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The End of the Ottomans (Library of Ottoman Studies)

One of the most important essay collections in existence on the mass violence at the end of the Ottoman Empire...a superb collection of the best-established scholars of the Armenian genocide and some excellent younger scholars who are clearly destined to have fine academic reputations. The major "selling point" of this volume is the quality and depth of research at the meso- and micro-levels. In short, this volume is not just a sign ...