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  • An Outline of Chinese Literature I book cover

    An Outline of Chinese Literature I

    By Yuan Xingpei

    Different from previous researches weighted toward historical description and individual writer and work, this book establishes a general analytical system and a multi-angled methodology to examine Chinese literature. The author Yuan Xingpei is a professor of Peking University, a famous expert on…

    Hardback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge

  • An Outline of Chinese Literature II book cover

    An Outline of Chinese Literature II

    By Yuan Xingpei

    Different from previous researches weighted toward historical description and individual writer and work, this book establishes a general analytical system and a multi-angled methodology to examine Chinese literature. In ancient China, there was no definite concept of pure literature. Considering…

    Hardback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Redefined Labour Spaces: Organising Workers in Post-Liberalised India book cover

    Redefined Labour Spaces

    Organising Workers in Post-Liberalised India

    Edited by Sobin George, Shalini Sinha

    This book discusses the transformation of labour movements and trade unionism in post-liberalised India. It looks at emergent collectivism, both in formal and informal sectors and relates it to changing political and industrial relations. Bringing together studies of resistance, struggles and new…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge India

  • Understanding Global Poverty: Causes, Capabilities and Human Development book cover

    Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development

    By Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Biodiversity Conservation in Southeast Asia: Challenges in a Changing Environment book cover

    Biodiversity Conservation in Southeast Asia

    Challenges in a Changing Environment

    Edited by Serge Morand, Claire Lajaunie, Rojchai Satrawaha

    Southeast Asia is highly diversified in terms of socio-ecosystems and biodiversity, but is undergoing dramatic environmental and social changes. These changes characterize the recent period and could be illustrated by the effects of the Green Revolution from the late 1960 and 1970s to the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Conservation and Development

  • Gender Responsive Budgeting in Fragile States: The Case of Timor-Leste book cover

    Gender Responsive Budgeting in Fragile States

    The Case of Timor-Leste

    By Monica Costa

    A growing number of governments have made commitments to achieving gender equality and women's rights, with many using gender responsive budgeting (GRB) to allocate resources for the delivery of economic policy and governance that equally benefits men and women. At a time when GRB is…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Imagining India as a Global Power: Prospects and Challenges book cover

    Imagining India as a Global Power

    Prospects and Challenges

    Edited by Sangit K. Ragi, Sunil Sondhi, Vidhan Pathak

    This book provides a comprehensive understanding of the various dimensions of India’s international positioning and foreign relations. Already a dominant player in South Asian politics, India has gained a strong footing in the international pecking order with the signing of the Indo-US nuclear…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Origins of the North Korean Garrison State: The People’s Army and the Korean War book cover

    Origins of the North Korean Garrison State

    The People’s Army and the Korean War

    By Youngjun Kim

    This book investigates the origins of the North Korean garrison state by examining the development of the Korean People’s Army and the legacies of the Korean War. Despite its significance, there are very few books on the Korean People’s Army with North Korean primary sources being difficult to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific book cover

    Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Carole Zufferey, Nilan Yu

    Across the Asia Pacific, there are a vast range of experiences of homelessness and an equally diverse range of responses from state systems. Since understandings of homelessness are also heavily dependent on geographical, cultural, and historical contexts, attitudes towards it as a ‘social problem’…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Rethinking Social Exclusion in India: Castes, Communities and the State book cover

    Rethinking Social Exclusion in India

    Castes, Communities and the State

    Edited by Minoru Mio, Abhijit Dasgupta

    In recent years exclusionary policies of the Indian state have raised questions concerning social harmony and economic progress. During the last few decades the emergence of identity politics has given new lease of life to exclusionary practices in the country. Castes, communities and ethnic groups…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

  • China in Symbolic Communication book cover

    China in Symbolic Communication

    By Sui Yan

    What kinds of human individuals, events, things and commodities can best represent China? How have those representative symbols evolved in Chinese history? How have they been highlighted, disseminated and accepted? In this book, a full range of symbols and seemingly discrete social phenomena,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge

  • The Patterns of Symbolic Communication book cover

    The Patterns of Symbolic Communication

    By Sui Yan

    With the classic semiotician Roland Barthes' ground-breaking research of semiotics, symbols are liberated from linguistics and extended to media research, which makes semiotics increasingly important especially in the present-day world dominated by new media. In this book, the author offers an…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge

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