Books in category Social Science – Regional Studies

  • Staten Island

    Staten Island
    Daniel C. Kramer, Richard M. Flanagan

    This book will be of special interest to anyone who wishes to understand the dynamics of middle-class life and democratic representation in a global city.

  • Wind Bands and Cultural Identity in Japanese Schools

    Wind Bands and Cultural Identity in Japanese Schools
    David G. Hebert

    This well researched volume tells the story of music education in Japan and of the wind band contest organized by the All-Japan Band Association.

  • Equity Opportunity and Education in Postcolonial Southeast Asia

    Equity, Opportunity and Education in Postcolonial Southeast Asia
    Cynthia Joseph, Julie Matthews

    The expert contributors to this volume investigate educational access and equity for citizens, ethnic and religious minorities, and indigenous people within these countries.

  • Chinese Management in the Harmonious Society

    Chinese Management in the ‘Harmonious Society’
    Malcolm Warner, Chris Rowley

    This book was published as a special issue of Asia Pacific Business Review.

  • A Guide to Slavic Collections in the United States and Canada

    A Guide to Slavic Collections in the United States and Canada
    Allan Urbanic, Beth Feinberg

    This unique book includes facts and figures on special collections, finding aids, catalogs, Web access, and bibliographies for further readings.

  • The Research Triangle

    The Research Triangle
    William M. Rohe

    As Rohe shows, the Research Triangle is not a city in the traditional sense but a sprawling conurbation whose rapid, low-density growth and attendant problems are indicative of metropolitan life in much of America today.

  • Morocco Under Colonial Rule

    Morocco Under Colonial Rule
    Robin Bidwell

    This evaluation of the work of a colonial administration uses an analysis of the policies employed in the fields of education, administration, justice and agriculture.

  • The Collective Spirit of Aging Across Cultures

    The Collective Spirit of Aging Across Cultures
    Halaevalu F. Ofahengaue Vakalahi, Gaynell M. Simpson, Nancy Giunta

    The collective, inclusive, and intersectional framework used in this book speaks to the significance of understanding aging across diverse cultures from multiple perspectives, but still as a shared human experience.

  • The Cambridge Companion to Modern American Culture

    The Cambridge Companion to Modern American Culture
    C. W. E. Bigsby

    The essays explore the social, political and economic forces that have made America what it is today. Varied, extensive and challenging, this Companion is essential reading for students and teachers of American studies around the world.

  • Our South

    Our South
    Jennifer Rae Greeson

    Our South offers a provocative new interpretation of the literature of the South within the literary and political history of the United States.

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