Asian Studies: Asian Studies (General)

  • Water Policy and Governance in South Asia: Empowering Rural Communities book cover

    Water Policy and Governance in South Asia

    Empowering Rural Communities, 1st Edition

    By M. Anwar Hossen

    Dr. Hossen carried out an exceptional program of research in Bangladesh which focused on water governance in relation to human rights, international water law and environmental sustainability. His major argument is that eco-agricultural system encounters major disruptions due to a number of factors…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Responding to Climate Change in Asian Cities: Governance for a more resilient urban future book cover

    Responding to Climate Change in Asian Cities

    Governance for a more resilient urban future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diane Archer, Sarah Colenbrander, David Dodman

    The role of cities in addressing climate change is increasingly recognised in international arenas, including the Sustainable Development Goals, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and the New Urban Agenda. Asia is home to many of the countries that are most vulnerable to climate change…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Early Buddhist Meditation: The Four Jhanas as the Actualization of Insight book cover

    Early Buddhist Meditation

    The Four Jhanas as the Actualization of Insight, 1st Edition

    By Keren Arbel

    This book offers a new interpretation of the relationship between 'insight practice' (satipatthana) and the attainment of the four jhànas (i.e., right samàdhi), a key problem in the study of Buddhist meditation. The author challenges the traditional Buddhist understanding of the four jhànas as…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Constitution-making in Asia: Decolonisation and State-Building in the Aftermath of the British Empire book cover

    Constitution-making in Asia

    Decolonisation and State-Building in the Aftermath of the British Empire, 1st Edition

    Edited by H. Kumarasingham

    Britain’s main imperial possessions in Asia were granted independence in the 1940s and 1950s and needed to craft constitutions for their new states. Invariably the indigenous elites drew upon British constitutional ideas and institutions regardless of the political conditions that prevailed in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Translating Feminism in China: Gender, Sexuality and Censorship book cover

    Translating Feminism in China

    Gender, Sexuality and Censorship, 1st Edition

    By Zhongli Yu

    This book explores translation of feminism in China through examining several Chinese translations of two typical feminist works: The Second Sex (TSS, Beauvoir 1949/1952) and The Vagina Monologues (TVM, Ensler 1998). TSS exposes the cultural construction of woman while TVM reveals the pervasiveness…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Future of English in Asia: Perspectives on language and literature book cover

    The Future of English in Asia

    Perspectives on language and literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael O'Sullivan, David Huddart, Carmen Lee

    This collection is unique in bringing together key thinkers on language and literature to discuss the future of English in Asia. Many of the contributors are themselves responsible for important sub-genres in English linguistics and literary studies and this collection gives them the opportunity to…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized World: Accent, Acceptability and Hong Kong English book cover

    English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized World

    Accent, Acceptability and Hong Kong English, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Sewell

    This book explores the topics of English accents and pronunciation. It highlights their connections with several important issues in the study of English in the world, including intelligibility, identity, and globalization. The unifying strand is provided by English pronunciation models: what do…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Future of the Economy: East-West Perspectives on Pathways Through Disruption book cover

    The Future of the Economy

    East-West Perspectives on Pathways Through Disruption, 1st Edition

    By John Powers, Vikram Khanna

    As the pace of economic change seems to only quicken, including rapid technological advance, today’s advanced economies face uncertainty from a number of directions, most of which have the potential to change established modes of thinking and the institutional arrangements that underpin basic…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Xinjiang in the Twenty-First Century: Islam, Ethnicity and Resistance book cover

    Xinjiang in the Twenty-First Century

    Islam, Ethnicity and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Michael Dillon

    There has been a significant increase in the twenty-first century in the frequency and intensity of violent incidents in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, the far northwest province of China, where the Uyghurs, the Turkic-speaking Muslim people who historically constituted the majority…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Macroeconomic Policy for Emerging Markets: Lessons from Thailand book cover

    Macroeconomic Policy for Emerging Markets

    Lessons from Thailand, 1st Edition

    By Bhanupong Nidhiprabha

    Macroeconomic policies matter for sustainable long-term growth. With global fluctuations, deviation from a stable growth path can be minimized by countercyclical macro policies, if properly implemented. This book examines Thailand’s 55 years of experience in macroeconomic management and provides…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Gender Justice and Human Rights in International Development Assistance: Transcending Universal Divisions book cover

    Gender Justice and Human Rights in International Development Assistance

    Transcending Universal Divisions, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Forti

    Gender Justice and Human Rights in International Development Assistance provides a critical analysis of how frameworks of gender equality play out in the field of international development assistance, at theoretical, international legislative and policy levels, donor and national policy levels and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Engendering Transformative Change in International Development book cover

    Engendering Transformative Change in International Development

    1st Edition

    By Gillian Fletcher

    The Sustainable Development Goals were launched in 2015 with grand ambitions for ending poverty, protecting the planet, and ensuring prosperity for all, with ‘no one left behind’. However, these goals will be impossible to achieve without addressing inequity, inequality, marginalisation, and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

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