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  • Wind Power in China

    Ambiguous Winds of Change in China's Energy Market, 1st Edition

    By Julia Kirch Kirkegaard

    Whilst China’s growing economy is widely regarded as being responsible for severe environmental degradation and a high reliance on energy from fossil fuels, China is emerging as a potential leader in new green energy technologies. Outlining the extraordinary growth in China’s wind power capacity…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Illicit Industries and China’s Shadow Economy

    Challenges and Prospects for Global Governance and Human Security, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Teo, Sungwon Yoon

    This book considers a wide range of illicit industries in China, exploring what drives such activities, why consumers tolerate them to differing degrees, how attempts to regulate them are implemented and how such regulation is resisted. Industries considered include human smuggling, human organs…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Gender, Nationalism, and Genocide in Bangladesh

    Naristhan/Ladyland, 1st Edition

    By Azra Rashid

    The 1971 genocide in Bangladesh took place as a result of the region’s long history of colonization, the 1947 partition of the Indian subcontinent into largely Muslim Pakistan and Hindu India, and the continuation of ethnic and religious politics in Pakistan, specifically the political suppression…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Caitanya Vaiṣṇavism in Bengal

    Social Impact and Historical Implications, 1st Edition

    By Joseph T. O'Connell

    Edited by Rembert Lutjeharms

    Within the broad Hindu religious tradition, there have been for millennia many subtraditions generically called Vaiṣṇava, who insist that the most appropriate mode of religious faith and experience is bhakti, or devotion, to the supreme personal deity, Viṣṇu. Caitanya Vaiṣṇavas are a community…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Innovative and Creative Industries in Hong Kong

    A Global City in China and Asia, 1st Edition

    By Grace L K Leung

    The experience of Hong Kong’s innovative and creative industries and the challenges they face serves as an important case study for other Chinese and Asian cities that are actively developing their innovative and creative industries in the era of globalization. The return of sovereignty over…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Regional Connection under the Belt and Road Initiative

    The Prospects for Economic and Financial Cooperation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fanny M. Cheung, Ying-yi Hong

    China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is intended to radically increase investment and integration along a series of land and maritime routes. As the initiative involves more than 100 countries or international organizations and huge amounts of infrastructure construction, cooperation between many…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • Class Cultures in Post-Socialist Eastern Europe

    1st Edition

    By Dražen Cepić

    This book investigates the extent to which social class has changed in Eastern Europe since the fall of communism. Based on extensive original research, the book discusses how ideas about class are viewed by both working class and middle class people. The book examines how such …

    Hardback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • India and the Anglosphere

    Race, Identity and Hierarchy in International Relations, 1st Edition

    By Alexander E. Davis

    India has become known in the US, the UK, Canada and Australia as ‘the world’s largest democracy’, a ‘natural ally’, the ‘democratic counterweight’ to China and a trading partner of ‘massive economic potential’. This new foreign policy orthodoxy assumes that India will join with these four states…

    Hardback – 2018-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Japan’s Island Troubles with China and Korea

    Prospects and Challenges for Resolution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Teo, Haruko Satoh

    This book examines the Senkaku/Diaoyu dispute between Japan and China and the Dokdo/Takeshima dispute between Japan and Korea, in order to offer new perspectives on the possible approaches towards amelioration and resolution of these conflicts. Japan’s Island Troubles with China and Korea…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Women's Empowerment in Indonesia

    A Poor Community in Jakarta, 1st Edition

    By Sri Wiyanti Eddyono

    The idea that development projects in poor countries are most effective when they harness the agency of women is a well known theme. Most studies of women’s agency in such projects, however, focus on the role of non-governmental organizations in facilitating women’s agency. This book, on the other…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Southeast Asian Education in Modern History

    Schools, Manipulation, and Contest, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pia Maria Jolliffe, Thomas Richard Bruce

    How particular has Southeast Asia’s experience of educational development been, and has this led to an identifiably distinct Southeast Asian approach to the provision of education? Inquiry into these questions has significant consequences for our understanding of the current state of education in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Interrogating Communalism

    Violence, Citizenship and Minorities in South India, 1st Edition

    By Salah Punathil

    This book examines conflict and violence among religious minorities and the implication on the idea of citizenship in contemporary India. Going beyond the usual Hindu-Muslim question, it situates communalism in the context of conflicts between Muslims and Christians. By tracing the long history of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge India
    Religion and Citizenship

  • Regional Environmental Politics in Northeast Asia

    Conflict and Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Jeongwon Bourdais Park

    The share of global CO2 emissions from the core Northeast Asian (NEA) countries in 2015 was estimated to be as high as 33.63 percent. Representing 28.21, 3.67, and 1.75 percent of total global emissions, China, Japan, and South Korea were ranked the first, fifth, and seventh largest…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Belarus - Alternative Visions

    Nation, Memory and Cosmopolitanism, 1st Edition

    By Simon M. Lewis

    Belarus is often regarded as "Europe’s last dictatorship", a sort-of fossilized leftover from the Soviet Union. However, a key factor in determining Belarus’s development, including its likely future development, is its own sense of identity. This book explores the complex debates and competing…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • India’s Water Futures

    Emergent Ideas and Pathways, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. J. Joy, S. Janakarajan

    When it comes to water, we flush and forget. We use, abuse and almost never recycle. Water sector in India, since the 1990s, has seen some new ideas formalised legally and institutionally, while others are still emerging and evolving. Confronting the reality of current water management strategies,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge India

  • Gender Dynamics, Feminist Activism and Social Transformation in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guoguang Wu, Yuan Feng, Helen Lansdowne

    This book explores the extent to which women have been initiators, mobilizers, and driving forces of social transformation in China. The book considers how conceptions of women’s roles have changed as China has moved from state socialism to engagement with capitalist globalization, examines the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Print and Publishing in Colonial Bengal

    The Journey of Bidyasundar, 1st Edition

    By Tapti Roy

    This book reconstructs the history of print and publishing in colonial Bengal by tracing the unexpected journey of Bharat Chandra’s Bidyasundar, the first Bengali book published by an entrepreneur. The introduction of printing technology by the British in Bengal expanded the scope of publication…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge India

  • Muslim Devotional Art in India

    2nd Edition

    By Yousuf Saeed

    This book highlights the history of Islamic popular devotional art and visual culture in 20th-century India, weaving the personal narrative of the author’s journey through his understanding of the faith. It begins with an introductory exploration of how the basic and universal image of Mecca and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-02
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of Banking and Finance in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrich Volz, Peter J. Morgan, Naoyuki Yoshino

    The Routledge Handbook of Banking and Finance in Asia brings together leading scholars, policymakers, and practitioners to provide a comprehensive and cutting-edge guide to Asia’s financial institutions, markets, and systems. Part I provides a country-by-country overview of banking and finance…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • Adventure Comics and Youth Cultures in India

    1st Edition

    By Raminder Kaur, Saif Eqbal

    This pioneering book presents a history and ethnography of adventure comic books for young people in India with a particular focus on vernacular superheroism. It chronicles popular and youth culture in the subcontinent from the mid-twentieth century to the contemporary era dominated by creative…

    Paperback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge India

  • Prisons and Forced Labour in Japan

    The Colonization of Hokkaido, 1881-1894, 1st Edition

    By Pia Maria Jolliffe

    Prisons and Forced Labour in Japan examines the local, national and international significance of convict labour during the colonization of Hokkaido between 1881 and 1894 and the building of the Japanese empire. Based on the analysis of archival sources such as prison yearbooks and letters, as…

    Hardback – 2018-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Asia

  • The Political History of Modern Japan

    Foreign Relations and Domestic Politics, 1st Edition

    By Kitaoka Shinichi

    Spanning the 130-year period between the end of the Tokugawa Era and the end of the Cold War, this book introduces students to the formation, collapse, and rebirth of the modern Japanese state. It demonstrates how, faced with foreign threats, Japan developed a new governing structure to deal…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10
    Routledge

  • The Data Economy

    Implications from Singapore, 1st Edition

    By Sree Kumar, Warren B. Chik, See-Kiong Ng, Sin Gee Teo

    "The data economy" is a term used by many, but properly understood by few. Even more so the concept of "big data". Both terms embody the notion of a digital world in which many transactions and data flows animate a virtual space. This is the unseen world in which technology has become the master,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Deradicalisation and Terrorist Rehabilitation

    A Framework for Policy-making and Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rohan Gunaratna, Sabariah Hussin

    The threat of terrorism, if not adequately managed, is likely to increase exponentially. As terrorist groups’ influence and networks spread globally, a concerted effort in counterterrorism strategy is critical to mitigating the threat they present. Governments facing the threat of terrorism are…

    Paperback – 2018-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Politics of Disorder and Instability

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