Asian Studies

Routledge are considered to be market leaders with an unrivalled reputation for research publishing in Asian Studies. We publish in a diverse range of sub disciplines within Asian Studies including business, economics, history, politics, philosophy, culture and society and religion. The list covers titles from Asian StudiesCentral Asian StudiesChinese StudiesJapanese Studies, Korean StudiesSouth Asian StudiesSouth East Asian Studies.

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163Series in Asian Studies

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1,739New Products

  • Modernization and Revolution in China book cover

    Modernization and Revolution in China

    5th Edition

    By June Grasso, Jay P. Corrin, Michael Kort

    Extensively revised and fully updated in this fifth edition, this popular textbook conveys the drama of China's struggle to modernize against the backdrop of a proud and difficult history. It features new analysis of the issues facing China’s fifth generation of leaders, including the current…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge

  • Authority and Meaning in Indian Religions: Hinduism and the Case of Valmiki book cover

    Authority and Meaning in Indian Religions

    Hinduism and the Case of Valmiki

    By Julia Leslie

    This title was first published in 2003. Can a text be used either to validate or to invalidate contemporary understandings? Texts may be deemed 'sacred', but sacred to whom? Do conflicting understandings matter? Is it appropriate to try to offer a resolution? For Hindus and non-Hindus, in India and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Control and Deviance: A South Asian Community in Scotland book cover

    Social Control and Deviance

    A South Asian Community in Scotland

    By Ali Wardak

    This title was first published in 2000:  This book provides an empirical account of social control and deviance in a South Asian community in Scotland. Focusing on Edinburgh’s Pakistani community, the book examines the social order of this particular community and the ways it is maintained. It…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

Meet our editorial and marketing teams at these conferences, events and exhibitions this year. We offer 20% discount and exclusive offers to all conference delegates.

30th March - 1st April 2016 - Annual Conference of European Association of Taiwan Studies

31st March - 3rd April 2016 - The Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference

6th - 8th April 2016 - British Association of South Asian Studies

14th - 16th April 2016 - Southeast Asian Studies Symposium

24th - 27th June 2016 - AAS-in-ASIA Conference

24th - 27th June 2016 - ISA Asia-Pacific Regional Conference

27th - 30th July 2016 - EASAS European Association for South Asian Studies

1st - 3rd September 2016 - Chinese Economics Association

7th - 9th September 2016 - Joint East Asian Studies Conference

16th - 18th September 2016 - Association of South East Asian Studies in the UK

20th – 23rd October 2016 - The Annual Conference on South Asia

17th - 20th November 2016 - Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

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The Handbooks and Companions series provides a cutting-edge overview of classic research, current research and future trends in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

Each Handbook draws together newly commissioned work to provide a comprehensive overview of a sub-discipline.

  • The international team of contributors to each Handbook has been specially chosen for their expertise and knowledge in the field.
  • Each Handbook is introduced and contextualized by leading subject specialists, lending coherence and authority to each volume.

The Handbooks and Companions address new developments in the Social Sciences and Humanities, while at the same time providing an authoritative guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines and the primary debates of today.

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  • Stephanie Rogers, Publisher, East Asia

    Stephanie Rogers commissions books in the area of East Asian studies across all aspects of the humanities and social sciences. With over 18 years of experience in academic publishing at Routledge, Stephanie has worked across many different formats, including dictionaries, handbooks, student textbooks, and supplementary reading. Her commissioning now focuses on research monographs and she strives to continue to provide the most comprehensive, cutting-edge, and above all high-quality Asian Studies list in the market place.

  • Dorothea Schaefter, Senior Editor, Central, South and Southeast Asia

    Dorothea Schaefter publishes research monographs, edited volumes, textbooks, supplementary textbooks, and handbooks for the Asian Studies list. With over ten years of experience in academic publishing, she has been building an interdisciplinary programme and welcomes new proposals on South, Southeast, and Central Asian Studies, and Asian Religion.

  • Dr Shashank S. Sinha, Publishing Director, Routledge India

    Shashank S. Sinha publishes monographs, edited volumes and handbooks on a range of subjects including history, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, area studies, indigenous studies and northeast India. He oversees many key series and titles related to several topical themes and heads the Routledge India Originals (RIO) list. 

  • Peter Sowden, Editor, Asia and Russia and Eastern Europe

    Peter Sowden commissions books (mainly research monographs) on all areas of Asia, including Central Asia, Russia and Eastern Europe, as well as some books on the Middle East. He has started, and continues to handle, over twenty important monograph series, some of which cover all of Asia (for example, Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia, Religion in Contemporary Asia, and the Law in Asia series), and others which focus on particular parts of Asia (for example, Studies on the Chinese Economy and the Malaysian Studies series). Peter has over thirty years' experience commissioning academic books.

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