Asian Studies: Asian Studies (General)

  • Swami Vivekananda and Non-Hindu Traditions: Representations of a Universal Advaita book cover

    Swami Vivekananda and Non-Hindu Traditions

    Representations of a Universal Advaita

    By Stephen E. Gregg

    Scholarship surrounding the Hindu thinker Swami Vivekananda is dominated by hagiography and his (mis)appropriation by the political Hindu Right. Swami Vivekananda and Non-Hindu Traditions challenges this approach and goes back to source by examining what Vivekananda said about non-Hindu traditions…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Identity and Marginality in India: Afghan Sikh and Hindu Migrants book cover

    Identity and Marginality in India

    Afghan Sikh and Hindu Migrants

    By Anwesha Ghosh

    ‘Lala Hindu’ is a term used by ethnic Afghans to denote the religious minorities, the Sikhs and Hindus of Afghanistan, while living in the country. Indians often use the term ‘Afghani log’ to indicate the Afghans living in India. This book is a study of the displaced Afghan migrant population in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia: Indonesia and the Philippines book cover

    Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia

    Indonesia and the Philippines

    By Rommel A. Curaming

    The Sejarah Nasional Indonesia (SNI) and the Tadhana Project are two state-sponsored history-writing projects that took shape in two comparable Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia and the Philippines. These projects germinated at about the same time in the 1970s and under the auspices of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-10 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora: Living in the End of Days book cover

    Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora

    Living in the End of Days

    By Marzia Balzani

    Ahmadiyya Islam was founded as a new religious movement within Islam towards the end of the nineteenth century in colonial Punjab, India, by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad. Jamat Ahmadiyyah and its followers have assumed considerable importance both in the country of their origin, i.e. Pakistan, and abroad,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • The United States and Southeast Asian Regionalism: Collaborative Defence and Economic Security, 1945-75 book cover

    The United States and Southeast Asian Regionalism

    Collaborative Defence and Economic Security, 1945-75

    By Sue Thompson

    The Nixon or Guam Doctrine of 1969 stressed the importance of progress towards regional cooperation and Asian collective security, indicating that Asian countries themselves should take the initiative in creating programs in which the United States could participate. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Gender and Hindu Nationalism: Understanding masculine hegemony book cover

    Gender and Hindu Nationalism

    Understanding masculine hegemony

    By Prem Kumar Vijayan

    Hindu nationalism – as a discourse, a set of organisations, and as a movement – has gained a lot of ground in India, as is evident in the coming to power of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the last general elections in 2014. This book analyses the broader social base of Hindu…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Capability Approach book cover

    Indigenous Peoples and the Capability Approach

    By Krushil Watene, Mandy Yap, Erika Bockstael

    Despite some achievements gained during the indigenous struggle for rights and recognition, many indigenous groups continue to fight against unjust social, political, environmental, and historical conditions. Ideas which engage with the lived experiences of communities themselves, such as the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

  • World Trade Evolution: Growth, Productivity and Employment book cover

    World Trade Evolution

    Growth, Productivity and Employment

    Edited by Lili Yan Ing

    The book provides theoretical and empirical evidence on how world trade evolves, how trade affects resource allocation, how trade competition affects productivity, how China’s shock affects the world trade, and how trade affects large and small countries. It is a useful reference which focuses on…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge-ERIA Studies in Development Economics

  • Gender, Development and the State in India book cover

    Gender, Development and the State in India

    By Carole Spary

    Gender, Development and the State in India offers an original contribution in two ways: firstly as an explicitly gender-focused study of the politics of development policy-making in India, and secondly, as an empirical study of the Indian case which rarely finds mention in the gender mainstreaming…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Evolution, Race and Public Spheres in India: Vernacular Concepts and Sciences (1860-1930) book cover

    Evolution, Race and Public Spheres in India

    Vernacular Concepts and Sciences (1860-1930)

    By Luzia Savary

    Imperial raciology is a burgeoning field of historical research. Studies on the British Empire in South Asia have concentrated on the writing of Western-educated elites in English. This book provides an in-depth exploration of South Asian readaptations of race in vernacular languages. The focus is…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Propaganda and the Genocide in Indonesia: Imagined Evil book cover

    Propaganda and the Genocide in Indonesia

    Imagined Evil

    By Saskia E. Wieringa, Nursyahbani Katjasungkana

    In Indonesia, the events of 1st October 1965 were followed by a campaign to annihilate the Communist Party and its alleged sympathisers. It resulted in the murder of an estimate of one million people – a genocide that counts as one of the largest mass murders after WWII – and the incarceration of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • ASEAN Law and Regional Integration: Governance and the Rule of Law in Southeast Asia’s Single Market book cover

    ASEAN Law and Regional Integration

    Governance and the Rule of Law in Southeast Asia’s Single Market

    Edited by Diane A Desierto, David J Cohen

    From 2015, ASEAN transforms itself from a loose economic cooperation with nearly four hundred binding treaties and innumerable communiqués, protocols, and other regional instruments on agriculture and property ownership, trade, investment, telecommunications and information, energy and natural…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02 
    Routledge

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