This fully revised fourth edition of Michael Yahuda’s successful textbook brings the subject up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. Following an evaluation of the legacy of the Cold War the author assesses the uncertainties of the…
Paperback – 2019-03-14
Politics in Asia
Reflecting on the legacies of Timor-Leste's remarkable journey from colonialism to sovereign and democratic Independence, the Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste provides a comprehensive and up-to-date reference work on all aspects of life in Timor-Leste. Following an introduction and…
Hardback – 2019-03-13
This new and fully updated second edition of Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan provides undergraduate and graduate students with an interdisciplinary textbook written by leading specialists on contemporary Japan. Students will gain the analytical insights and information necessary to…
Paperback – 2019-02-26
Throwing new light on how colonisation and globalization have affected the food practices of different communities in Asia, the Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia explores the changes and variations in the region’s dishes, meals and ways of eating. By demonstrating the different…
Hardback – 2019-02-21
Work, Love, and Learning in Utopia breathes new life into the age-old human preoccupation with how to create a happier society. With a fascinating mix of research from cross-cultural psychology, macro history, and evolutionary biology, the book gives new credibility to the advocacy of radical…
Paperback – 2018-12-20
China in the Post-Utopian Age is an interdisciplinary book about China in the post-utopian age, focusing on the transformations that have occurred during the leaderships of Deng Xiaoping and Jiang Zemin throughout the 1980s and 1990s.…
Hardback – 2019-06-17
China's Provincial Statistics, 1949-1989 provides a systematic compilation of China's regional statistics on various aspects of the thirty provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities, presenting more than 100 economic and social variables under 15 categories.…
Hardback – 2019-06-17
This book is an attempt towards developing an understanding of China's "policy of opening up to the outside." It includes a study that focuses on three important Chinese foreign economic policies: policies that concern foreign investment, international trade, and Special Economic Zones.…
Hardback – 2019-06-17
We talk to Editor Sidney Leonard Greenblatt about his title 'The People of Taihang: An Anthology of Family Histories', which is part of our Routledge Revivals programme.
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 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.
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 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.