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Singapore, like many other advanced economies, has a relatively low, and declining, birth-rate. One consequence of this, and a consequence also of the successful economy, is that migrants are being drawn in, and are becoming an increasing proportion of the overall population. This book examines…
Paperback – 2015-04-27
Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series
Indonesia’s foreign policy reflects the turbulence and change which have been, and remain, a central feature of its political life. First published in 1983, this was the first book to provide a systematic and comprehensive account of the nature and course of Indonesia’s foreign policy since…
Paperback – 2014-12-04
The Malay population makes up Singapore's three largest ethnic groups. This book presents holistic and extensive analysis of the 'Malay Muslim story' in Singapore. Comprehensively and convincingly argued, the author examines their challenging circumstances in the fields of politics, education,…
Paperback – 2014-09-12
Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series
Dealing with the complex and discomforting ‘grey ‘area where sex, love and money collide, this book highlights the general materiality of everyday sex that takes place in all relationships. In doing so, it draws attention to and destigmatizes the transactional elements within many ‘normative’…
Paperback – 2014-09-03
The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia
This book, based on extensive original research, explores the various ways in which Japanese people think about death and how they approach the process of dying and death. It shows how new forms of funeral ceremonies have been developed by the funeral industry, how traditional grave burial is being…
Paperback – 2014-07-04
Japan Anthropology Workshop Series
The lack of significant improvement in people’s health status and other mounting health challenges in China raise a puzzling question about the country’s internal transition: why did the reform-induced dynamics produce an economic miracle, but fail to reproduce the success Mao had achieved in the…
Paperback – 2014-06-23
China Policy Series
The perception of Central Asia and its place in the world has come to be shaped by its large oil and gas reserves. Literature on energy in the region has thus largely focused on related geopolitical issues and national policies. However, little is known about citizens’ needs within this broader…
Hardback – 2015-12-02
First published in 2007, this book focuses on the security of sea lanes of communication. It was a joint publication between the Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA) and the Indian Ocean Research Group (IORG) and is an important book for three particular reasons. First, it takes a step forward in…
Hardback – 2015-11-30
While a decade ago much of the discussion of new media in Asia was couched in Occidental notions of Asia as a "default setting" for technology in the future, today we are seeing a much more complex picture of contesting new media practices and production. As "new media" becomes increasingly an…
Hardback – 2015-11-27
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Leanne Hinves is responsible for commissioning textbooks, handbooks, and supplementary reading about Asia across all disciplines of the humanities and social sciences. She publishes books from a global author base and is keen to discuss ideas for new books and resources aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students on a broad range of topics. Her areas of interest include Greater China, Japan, and the Koreas as well as the region as a whole.
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.
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 (e.g., Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia, Religion in Contemporary Asia, and Law in Asia series), and others which focus on particular parts of Asia (e.g., Studies on the Chinese Economy and the Malaysian Studies series). Peter has over thirty years' experience commissioning academic books.
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