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  • Social Capital in the Asia Pacific: The Case of Service Oriented Firms book cover

    Social Capital in the Asia Pacific

    The Case of Service Oriented Firms

    Edited by Yuliani Suseno, Chris Rowley

    Social capital is broadly conceptualised as consisting of resources and network ties embedded in the social structures and relationships that facilitate beneficial outcomes for the actors within those structures. Despite the number of research studies on social capital, there have been fewer…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04 
    Routledge

  • Politics of Development in Pakistan: Living Village book cover

    Politics of Development in Pakistan

    Living Village

    By Haider Nizamani

    Pakistan, sixth most populous country in the world, has not gone through systematic and effective land or agrarian reforms in sixty-three years of its existence. Almost 67 per cent of its 167 million inhabitants still live in rural areas and directly or indirectly rely on agriculture for their…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Prosperity and Economic Development in Low Income Asian Countries: The Parallel World book cover

    Prosperity and Economic Development in Low Income Asian Countries

    The Parallel World

    By Chiung Ting Chang

    In the re-emerging debate on de- growth, zero-growth, and sustainable growth, the focus has been placed on diminishing returns. That is, an increase in income does not guarantee an improvement in welfare. However, the other end of the diagram has rarely been explored. How is it that some countries…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Dalit Women of Nepal: Strategies of Resistance book cover

    Dalit Women of Nepal

    Strategies of Resistance

    By Jung H. Lee

    This book examines the strategies of resistance among the Dalit women of Nepal in their struggle against the social injustice of the caste system and related practices of "untouchability", particularly in regard to the ways in which these injustices lead to capability failures that diminish human…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Imagining the Sacred in Popular Culture: Visual Representations in Japanese Religion book cover

    Imagining the Sacred in Popular Culture

    Visual Representations in Japanese Religion

    By Mark MacWilliams

    This book explores central issues of religion in an age of globalization, questioning how religion speaks to us in contemporary society, and how representations of religion impact in popular culture. Focusing on Japanese popular culture, MacWilliams examines Japanese comic books in particular:…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Landscape, Ritual and Identity among the Hyolmo of Nepal: The Buddha and the Drum book cover

    Landscape, Ritual and Identity among the Hyolmo of Nepal

    The Buddha and the Drum

    By Davide Torri

    Highlighting patterns of change and adaptation among the Hyolmo of Nepal, their religious life in the villages and in the urban context, this book addresses the Shamanic-Buddhist interface and their dynamics of change, mutual appropriations and negotiations over time. An important contribution to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Social Work and Sustainability in Asia: Facing the Challenges of Global Environmental Changes book cover

    Social Work and Sustainability in Asia

    Facing the Challenges of Global Environmental Changes

    Edited by Alice Ming Lin Chong, Iris Chi

    The rapid trend of globalization has brought a variety of sustainability challenges, including global climate change, biodiversity loss, poverty, and social inequalities, which are problems with unclear boundaries, complicated interrelated components, undefined parameters, contradictory values, and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • School Leadership in Singapore: A Rasch Perspective book cover

    School Leadership in Singapore

    A Rasch Perspective

    By Hairon Salleh, Jonathan Wee Pin Goh

    This book provides an interesting summary of key themes on school leadership within East Asian contexts, using Singapore as a case study. Drawing from a study using Rasch analysis and Hierarchical Linear Modelling techniques, the book will provide international readers with an in-depth…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • Routledge Handbook of Urban South Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Urban South Asia

    Edited by Henrike Donner

    Research on urban South Asia, the history, material and cultural aspects of South Asian cities, has become an established scholarly concern over the last decades. Of particular importance is the role of the city in wider processes of globalization, and the transformation of urban space and urban…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Globalizing Chinese Migration: Trends in Europe and Asia book cover

    Globalizing Chinese Migration

    Trends in Europe and Asia

    By Pál Nyíri, Igor Saveliev

    This title was first published in 2003. Globalizing Chinese Migration is the first volume to deal comprehensively with the most recent wave of the migration from the People's Republic of China to Europe and Asia. By analyzing the Chinese state’s role in this migration, the authors dismiss as…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ritual Journeys in South Asia: Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space book cover

    Ritual Journeys in South Asia

    Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space

    Edited by Jürgen Schaflechner, Christoph Bergmann

    Scholars of pilgrimage have shifted their attention from focal destinations, the religious site or spiritual centre, towards the pilgrims’ movement and the experiences they make en route. From that perspective it has become evident that pilgrimages are not only coined by feelings of social…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Bourdieu and Chinese Education: Inequality, Competition, and Change book cover

    Bourdieu and Chinese Education

    Inequality, Competition, and Change

    Edited by Guanglun Michael Mu, Karen Dooley, Allan Luke

    As the great social transformations of our times advance, this book invites readers to consider the utility of Bourdieu’s sociological approach for research on understanding their implications for contemporary China and its place in the world. Three major themes—inequality, competition, and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

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