The aim of this series is to publish original, high-quality work by both new and established scholars on all aspects of contemporary Asia.
Whole Person Education in East Asian Universities Perspectives from Philosophy and Beyond
Climate Change Governance in Asia
Historical Narratives of East Asia in the 21st Century Overcoming the Politics of National Identity
Tourism and Development in Southeast Asia
Minorities, Rights and the Law in Malaysia
Circulation and Governance of Asian Medicine
Edited By Benedict S. B. Chan, Victor C. M. Chan
September 09, 2021
This book provides much new thinking on the phenomenon of whole-person education, a phenomenon which features strongly in East Asian universities, and which aims to develop students intellectually, spiritually, and ethically, to master critical thinking skills, to explore ethical challenges in the ...
Edited By Simon Avenell, Akihiro Ogawa
July 23, 2021
This edited volume addresses how transnational interactions among civil society actors in Asia and its sub-regions are helping to strengthen common democratic values and transform dominant processes of policymaking and corporate capitalism in the region. The contributors conceive of transnational ...
Edited By Rahul K. Gairola, Sharanya Jayawickrama
January 29, 2021
The contributors to this volume re-think established insights of memory and trauma theory and enrich those studies with diverse Asian texts, critically analyzing literary and cultural representations of Asia and its global diasporas. They broaden the scope of memory and trauma studies by examining ...
Edited By Kuei-Tien Chou, Koichi Hasegawa, Dowan Ku, Shu-Fen Kao
July 20, 2020
Asian countries are among the largest contributors to climate change. China, India, Japan and South Korea are among the top ten largest carbon emitters in the world, with South Korea, Japan and Taiwan also some of the largest on a per capita basis. At the same time, many Asian countries, notably ...
Edited By Hitoshi Tanaka
April 07, 2020
In the twenty-first century, East Asia has been increasingly marked both by tensions at a government level and a chauvinistic mood among the polity. While China’s rise is in one respect the proximate driver of these changes in tone, it draws on a range of unresolved grievances among the respective ...
Edited By Claudia Dolezal, Alexander Trupp, Huong T. Bui
April 07, 2020
This book analyses the role tourism plays for sustainable development in Southeast Asia. It seeks to assesses tourism’s impact on residents and localities across the region by critically debating and offering new understandings of its dynamics on the global and local levels. Offering a myriad of ...
Edited By Myungkoo Kang, Marie-Orange Rivé-Lasan, Wooja Kim, Philippa Hall
March 11, 2020
This edited collection provides a timely review of the current state of hate speech research in Asia and Europe, through the comparative examples of Korea, Japan and France. Extending the study of hate speech studies beyond the largely western emphasis on European and US contexts dominant in the ...
By Thaatchaayini Kananatu
March 11, 2020
This book analyses the mobilisation of race, rights and the law in Malaysia. It examines the Indian community in Malaysia, a quiet minority which consists of the former Indian Tamil plantation labour community and the urban Indian middle-class. The first part of the book explores the role played by...
Edited By Irm Haleem
October 23, 2019
This book offers both a conceptual and an empirical analysis of how violence is normalized. In its conceptual analysis, Irm Haleem offers a framework of explanation that she argues is universal in its narratives, which she submits is premised on moralizing, legalizing, and popularizing violence. ...
Edited By Céline Coderey, Laurent Pordié
September 04, 2019
This book unpacks the organized sets of practices that govern contemporary Asian medicine, from production of medications in the lab to their circulation within circuits and networks of all kinds, and examines the plurality of actors involved in such governance. Chapters analyze the process of...
By Filippo Boni
August 27, 2019
This book analyses the relationship between Pakistan and China in the post 9/11 period against the backdrop of Pakistan’s domestic politics and proposes that the major source of continuity in the ties between the two countries is represented by the military. The evolution and continuity of ...
By Timur Dadabaev
July 02, 2019
This book analyzes initiatives and concepts initiated by China, Japan and South Korea (the Republic of Korea) toward Central Asia to ascertain their impact on regionalism and regional cooperation in Central Asia. Using the case study of Uzbekistan, the book focuses on the formation of the discourse...