Asian Studies: Featured Books

6Featured Books

  • Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Rita Padawangi

    The study of urbanization in Southeast Asia has been a growing field of research over the past decades. The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia offers a collection of the major streams and themes in the studies of the cities in the region. A focus on the urbanization process rather…

    Hardback – 2018-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Rural Roots of Reform Before China's Conservative Change book cover

    Rural Roots of Reform Before China's Conservative Change

    By Lynn T. White III

    China’s economic and military rise dominates discussions of the world’s most populous country. Resilient authoritarian government is credited with great successes, but this book expands the discourse to include governance by village heads - who often ignored central politicians. Chinese reforms for…

    Paperback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge

  • Dynamics of Change in East Asia: Historical Trajectories and Contemporary Development book cover

    Dynamics of Change in East Asia

    Historical Trajectories and Contemporary Development

    By P.W. Preston

    Over the past forty years, East Asia has been radically transformed from a war-damaged sub-continent to a region of global pre-eminence. With new, highly developed scientific resources, great economic strengths, significant global trading links and equally powerful financial resources, East Asia is…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands

    Edited by Alexander Horstmann, Martin Saxer, Alessandro Rippa

    In Asia, where authoritarian-developmental states have proliferated, statehood and social control are heavily contested in borderland spaces. As a result, in the post-Cold War world, borders have not only redefined Asian incomes and mobilities, they have also rekindled neighbouring relations and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-09
    Routledge

  • China Steps Out: Beijing's Major Power Engagement with the Developing World book cover

    China Steps Out

    Beijing's Major Power Engagement with the Developing World

    Edited by Joshua Eisenman, Eric Heginbotham

    What are Beijing’s objectives towards the developing world and how they have evolved and been pursued over time? Featuring contributions by recognized experts, China Steps Out analyzes and explains China’s strategies in Southeast Asia, Central Asia, South Asia, Africa, Middle East, and Latin…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Indian Cinemas book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Indian Cinemas

    Edited by K. Moti Gokulsing, Wimal Dissanayake

    India is the largest film producing country in the world and its output has a global reach. After years of marginalisation by academics in the Western world, Indian cinemas have moved from the periphery to the centre of the world cinema in a comparatively short space of time. Bringing together…

    Hardback – 2013-04-09
    Routledge