Asian Studies: Asian Studies (General)

  • Realities and Aspirations for Asian Youth: Education, Training, Employment book cover

    Realities and Aspirations for Asian Youth

    Education, Training, Employment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Naafs, Tracey Skelton

    This comprehensive volume explores the remarkable expansion of higher education systems and institutions in Asia in recent decades, alongside changing forms of consumerism, mobility and global economic conditions. It demonstrates how recent changes in training, education and employment have sparked…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge

  • Objects and Frontiers in Modern Asia: Between the Mekong and the Indus book cover

    Objects and Frontiers in Modern Asia

    Between the Mekong and the Indus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lipokmar Dzüvichü, Manjeet Baruah

    Focusing on the geographies between the Mekong and the Indus, this book brings objects to the centre of enquiry in the understanding of modern Asian frontiers. It explores how a range of objects have historically been significant bearers and agents of frontier making. For instance, how are objects…

    Paperback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge India

  • Vietnam and the South China Sea: Politics, Security and Legality book cover

    Vietnam and the South China Sea

    Politics, Security and Legality, 1st Edition

    By Do Thanh Hai

    Studies of the escalating tensions and competing claims in the South China Sea overwhelmingly focus on China and its increasingly assertive approach, while the position of the other claimants is overlooked. This book focuses on the attitude of Vietnam towards the South China Sea dispute. …

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Climate Change Policy in Japan: From the 1980s to 2015 book cover

    Climate Change Policy in Japan

    From the 1980s to 2015, 1st Edition

    By Yasuko Kameyama

    Amidst growing environmental concerns worldwide, Japan is seen as particularly vulnerable to the effects of changing climate. This book considers Japan’s response to the climate change problem from the late 1980s up to the present day, assessing how the Japanese government’s policy-making…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Climate Change and Urban Health: The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City book cover

    Climate Change and Urban Health

    The Case of Hong Kong as a Subtropical City, 1st Edition

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    This book provides a theoretical framework and related technical skills for investigating climate change and its public health consequences and responses with a focus on urban settings, and in particular Hong Kong, a subtropical metropolis in Asia. Specifically, the book examines the impact of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics: Re-imagining Rights in India book cover

    Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics

    Re-imagining Rights in India, 1st Edition

    By Maya Unnithan

    Set in the context of the processes and practices of human reproduction and reproductive health in Northern India, the book examines the institutional exercise of power by the state, caste and kin groups. Drawing on ethnographic research over the past 18 years amongst poor Hindu and Muslim…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • East Asian Integration: Goods, Services and Investment book cover

    East Asian Integration

    Goods, Services and Investment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lili Yan Ing, Martin Richardson, Shujiro Urata

    The growth of world trade has been stagnant in recent times; trade liberalisation now has been challenged. The recent rise of anti-globalisation calls for a better integration in East Asia. How should East Asia manage its openness? This book provides profound analyses on rules of origins,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge-ERIA Studies in Development Economics

  • The Two Sides of Korean Administrative Culture: Competitiveness or Collectivism? book cover

    The Two Sides of Korean Administrative Culture

    Competitiveness or Collectivism?, 1st Edition

    By Tobin Im

    This book explores two contradictory aspects of the Korean culture: competitiveness and collectivism. These two major concepts describe the dynamics of Korean public organizations, which explain the Hangang River Economic Miracle and political democratization. However, not many studies have focused…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Public Governance in Asia

  • Chinese Legal Culture and Constitutional Order book cover

    Chinese Legal Culture and Constitutional Order

    1st Edition

    By Shiping Hua

    This book examines China’s striving for a constitutional order in the 20th century from comparative, historical, and theoretical perspectives. Through a comprehensive study of six major constitutional reforms experienced by China in the last century, Shiping Hua explores pragmatism, instrumentalism…

    Hardback – 2019-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Postdevelopment in Practice: Alternatives, Economies, Ontologies book cover

    Postdevelopment in Practice

    Alternatives, Economies, Ontologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elise Klein, Carlos Eduardo Morreo

    Postdevelopment in Practice critically engages with recent trends in postdevelopment and critical development studies that have destabilised the concept of development, challenging its assumptions and exposing areas where it has failed in its objectives, whilst also pushing beyond theory to uncover…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Christianity in India: The Anti-Colonial Turn book cover

    Christianity in India

    The Anti-Colonial Turn, 1st Edition

    By Clara A.B. Joseph

    By studying the history and sources of the Thomas Christians of India, a community of pre-colonial Christian heritage, the book revisits the assumption that Christianity is Western and colonial and that Christians in the non-West are products of colonial and post-colonial missionaries. Christians…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Language Education Policy in Asia book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Language Education Policy in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andy Kirkpatrick, Anthony J. Liddicoat

    This must-have handbook offers a comprehensive survey of the field. It reviews the language education policies of Asia, encompassing 30 countries sub-divided by regions, namely East, Southeast, South and Central Asia, and considers the extent to which these are being implemented and with what…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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