Asian Studies: Featured Books

6Featured Books

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Indonesia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Indonesia

    Edited by Robert W. Hefner

    Few countries as culturally rich, politically pivotal, and naturally beautiful as Indonesia are as often misrepresented in global media and conversation. Stretching 3,400 miles east to west along the equator, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world and home to more than four…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography

    Edited by Zhongwei Zhao, Adrian C. Hayes

    Home to close to 60 per cent of the world’s population, Asia is the largest and by far the most populous continent. It is also extremely diverse, physically and culturally. Asian countries and regions have their own distinctive histories, cultural traditions, religious beliefs and political systems…

    Hardback – 2017-12-28
    Routledge

  • Politics in North and South Korea: Political Development, Economy, and Foreign Relations book cover

    Politics in North and South Korea

    Political Development, Economy, and Foreign Relations

    By Yangmo Ku, Inyeop Lee, Jongseok Woo

    Politics in North and South Korea provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the political dynamics of the two Koreas. Giving equal weight to North and South Korea, the authors trace the history of political and economic development and international relations of the Korean peninsula,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar

    Edited by Adam Simpson, Nicholas Farrelly, Ian Holliday

    After decades of mismanagement and direct military rule, Myanmar’s contested transition to a more democratic government has rapidly shifted the outlook in this significant Southeast Asian nation. Since 2011, the removal of Western sanctions and new foreign investments have resulted in high rates of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Introducing Japanese Popular Culture book cover

    Introducing Japanese Popular Culture

    Edited by Alisa Freedman, Toby Slade

    Specifically designed for use on a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, Introducing Japanese Popular Culture is a comprehensive textbook offering an up-to-date overview of a wide variety of media forms. It uses particular case studies as a way into examining the broader themes in Japanese…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Migrations book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Migrations

    Edited by Gracia Liu-Farrer, Brenda S.A. Yeoh

    Housing more than half of the global population, Asia is a region characterised by increasingly diverse forms of migration and mobility. Offering a wide-ranging overview of the field of Asian migrations, this new handbook therefore seeks to examine and evaluate the flows of movement within Asia, as…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge