Asian Studies: Asian Studies (General)

  • Political Agency and Gender in India book cover

    Political Agency and Gender in India

    By Manuela Ciotti

    This book explores the distinctive forms of women’s political engagement in democratic politics in contemporary India. It focuses on women from historically marginalised strata of society whose spaces for political participation opened up as a result of the explosion of low-caste identity politics…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics

    Edited by Reuel R. Hanks, Dilshod Achilov

    Since achieving independence in 1991, the five states of Central Asia have increasingly gained geopolitical, economic and strategic significance.  There are several reasons for the region’s rise in importance. Geographic location, at the intersection of Russia, South Asia, China and the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Early Chinese History book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Early Chinese History

    Edited by Paul R Goldin

    The study of early China has been radically transformed over the past fifty years by archaeological discoveries, including both textual and non-textual artifacts. Thanks to the huge fund of new data provided by archaeology, historians are now keenly aware that traditional accounts of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Jakarta: Claiming spaces and rights in the city book cover

    Jakarta

    Claiming spaces and rights in the city

    Edited by Jorgen Hellman, Marie Thynell, Roanne van Voorst

    Over the past decades, Jakarta has been described as a city that is not only highly unequal in an economic sense – with pro-elite and neoliberalist policies marginalizing thousands of slum dwellers, but also as a city that is run by state and corporate actors, while average citizens remain to be…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Government and Politics in Taiwan book cover

    Government and Politics in Taiwan

    2nd Edition

    By Dafydd Fell

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this new and revised second edition of Government and Politics in Taiwan introduces students to the big questions concerning change and continuity in Taiwanese politics and governance. Taking a critical approach, Dafydd Fell provides students with the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • 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 analyses and explains China’s strategies in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, Latin America, South Asia, and Southeast…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge

  • China's Generation Gap book cover

    China's Generation Gap

    By Jiaming Sun, Dongmei Cheng

    Based on data collected for the Generation Gap Survey in Shanghai and updated to take into account contemporary trends, this book uses an empirical approach to study the generation gap in China. It covers various aspects of life from professional and family life to political participation and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Modern Hindu Traditionalism in Contemporary India: The Sri Ma?h and the Jagadguru Ramanandacarya in the Evolution of the Ramanandi Sampradaya book cover

    Modern Hindu Traditionalism in Contemporary India

    The Sri Ma?h and the Jagadguru Ramanandacarya in the Evolution of the Ramanandi Sampradaya

    By Daniela Bevilacqua

    Modern Hindu Traditionalism addresses Hindu traditions that resisted contact with both Neo-Hindu thought and views of ‘classical’ Hinduism perceived to be outmoded. This books provides an in-depth understanding of Modern Hindu Traditionalism through the case study of the Rāmānandī order (…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Denying the Comfort Women: The Japanese State's Assault on Historical Truth book cover

    Denying the Comfort Women

    The Japanese State's Assault on Historical Truth

    Edited by Rumiko Nishino, Puja Kim, Akane Onozawa

    Planned, instituted and run by the Japanese Imperial Military during the Asia-Pacific war, the ‘comfort women’ system remains hugely controversial. Although political leaders often contest the role of coercion, many argue that the ‘comfort women’ were mobilized forcibly, through processes of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Articulating Asia in Japanese Higher Education: Policy, Partnership and Mobility book cover

    Articulating Asia in Japanese Higher Education

    Policy, Partnership and Mobility

    By Jeremy Breaden

    This book is a study of cross-border activity in and around Japanese universities, employing ‘Asia’ as the cornerstone of inquiry. It offers qualitative, case-based analysis of Asia-oriented student mobility and partnership projects, framed by critical evaluation of discourses and texts concerning…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • The Evolution of English Language Learners in Japan: Crossing Japan, the West, and South East Asia book cover

    The Evolution of English Language Learners in Japan

    Crossing Japan, the West, and South East Asia

    By Yoko Kobayashi

    This book seeks a better understanding of the sociocultural and ideological factors that influence English study in Japan and study-abroad contexts such as university-bound high schools, female-dominant English classes at college, ESL schools in Canada, and private or university-affiliated ESL…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • The Army and the Indonesian Genocide: Mechanics of Mass Murder book cover

    The Army and the Indonesian Genocide

    Mechanics of Mass Murder

    By Jess Melvin

    For the past half century, the Indonesian military has depicted the 1965-66 killings, which resulted in the murder of approximately one million unarmed civilians, as the outcome of a spontaneous uprising. This formulation not only denied military agency behind the killings, it also denied that the…

    Hardback – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

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