Asian Studies: Asian Studies (General)

  • Japan's Security and Economic Dependence on China and the United States

    Cool Politics, Lukewarm Economics

    By Keisuke Iida

    With the rise of China, Japan and many East Asian countries are caught between maximizing profit from economic ties with her, and strengthening alliances with the United States to prevent China from overpowering them. Liberals and realists thus debate over the likelihood of either security tensions…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan

    Moving to cleaner energy in a resource-rich country

    Edited by Yelena Kalyuzhnova, Richard Pomfret

    Kazakhstan is rich in natural resources including coal, oil, natural gas and uranium and has significant renewable potential from wind, solar, hydro and biomass. In spite of this, the country is currently dependent upon fossil fuels with coal-fired plants accounting for 75% of total power…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Advancing Gender Equality in Bangladesh

    Twenty Years of BRAC’s Gender Quality Action Learning Programme

    By Rieky Stuart, Aruna Rao, David Kelleher, Sheepa Hafiza, Carol Miller, Hasne Ara Begum

    In 1994, BRAC, the world's largest NGO, made headlines by putting women's rights centre stage in Bangladesh, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Gender Quality Action Learning (GQAL) Programme was one of the very first large-scale efforts to mainstream gender equality and aimed to weave…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Premodern Japanese History

    Edited by Karl F. Friday

    Scholarship on premodern Japan has grown spectacularly over the past four decades, in terms of both sophistication and volume. A new approach has developed, marked by a higher reliance on primary documents, a shift away from the history of elites to broader explorations of social structures, and a…

    Hardback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Health and Medicine in the Indian Princely States

    1850-1950

    By Waltraud Ernst, Biswamoy Pati, T.V. Sekher

    Since the 1980s there has been a continual engagement with the history and the place of western medicine in colonial settings and non-western societies. In relation to South Asia, research on the role of medicine has focussed primarily on regions under direct British administration. This book looks…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Political Mobility of Chinese Regional Leaders

    Performance, Preference, Promotion

    By Liang Qiao

    A monarch is usually born, a member of parliament or a president is usually elected, but a regional leader in China is usually orchestrated to replace his or her predecessor through an opaque process and for reasons not normally made public. The professional trajectories of Chinese regional leaders…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Death and Dying in India

    Ageing and end-of-life care of the elderly

    By Suhita Chopra Chatterjee, Jaydeep Sengupta

    Most aged in India are experiencing a highly protracted death in hospitals, entangled in tubes and machines. Such ‘medicalised death’ entails huge psychological, social and financial costs for both patients and their caregivers. There are also many who are dying in abject neglect. However,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Colonial Administration and Land Reform in East Asia book cover

    Colonial Administration and Land Reform in East Asia

    Edited by Sui Wai Cheung

    This book argues that as colonialism brought the concept of individual, as opposed to collective, land ownership to indigenous society, along with Western surveying techniques, the changes that resulted altered the relationship of the state to its citizens, and, thereby, the structure of local…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • Chinese Business Enterprise

    An Introduction

    By Hans Hendrischke

    Chinese Business Enterprise examines practical business and management issues in the context of China's changing institutional framework and the internationalization of China's economy. The author explains the general operating environment for business enterprises in China and examines issues…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Racism and Resistance among the Filipino Diaspora

    By Kristine Aquino

    Filipinos are among the country’s largest migrant groups in Australia. This book offers a close examination of Filipino migration and settlement to Australia. It explores the notion of everyday anti-racism – the manner in which individuals manage racism in their day to day lives. Through case…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Eurasia and India

    Regional Perspectives

    Edited by K. Warikoo

    The linkages between Eurasia and India have been apparent throughout history. In the post-Soviet period, Eurasia’s importance has increased, and Siberia has emerged as an important player because of the effectiveness of trans-national routes, inter-regional and intra-regional communication networks…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Women, Peace and Security in Nepal

    From Civil War to Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    Edited by Ashild Kolas

    This book sheds new light on the important but diverse roles of women in the decade-long civil war in Nepal (1996-2006), and the equally long post-conflict reconstruction period (2006-2016). Engaging critically with the Women, Peace and Security literature, the contributors to this volume question…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

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