Asian Studies: Asian Studies (General)

  • Swami Vivekananda and Non-Hindu Traditions: A Universal Advaita book cover

    Swami Vivekananda and Non-Hindu Traditions

    A Universal Advaita, 1st Edition

    By Stephen E. Gregg

    The Hindu thinker Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902) was and remains an important figure both within India, and in the West, where he was notable for preaching Vedanta. Scholarship surrounding Vivekananda is dominated by hagiography and his (mis)appropriation by the political Hindu Right. This work…

    Hardback – 2019-03-13 
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South (Open Access): The Politics of Domestic Violence Policy book cover

    Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South (Open Access)

    The Politics of Domestic Violence Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sohela Nazneen, Sam Hickey, Eleni Sifaki

    The fact that women have achieved higher levels of political inclusion within low- and middle-income countries has generated much speculation about whether this is reaping broader benefits in tackling gender-based inequalities. This book uncovers the multiple political dynamics that influence…

    Hardback – 2019-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Asylum-Seeking Journeys in Asia: Refugees in Hong Kong and Bangkok book cover

    Asylum-Seeking Journeys in Asia

    Refugees in Hong Kong and Bangkok, 1st Edition

    By Terence Chun Tat Shum

    This book looks in detail at the journeys to asylum in Asia which are largely neglected in the media and academic analyses, despite Asia becoming the most essential region for asylum, receiving refugees from both within and outside of the continent.  Treating asylum-seeking journeys as a…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea book cover

    Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Cawley

    Religious and Philosophical Traditions of Korea addresses a wide range of traditions, serving as a guide to those interested in Buddhism, Confucianism, Shamanism, Christianity and many others. It brings readers along a journey from the past to the present, moving beyond the confines of the Korean…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge

  • Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan book cover

    Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    This new and fully updated second edition of Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan provides undergraduate and graduate students with an interdisciplinary textbook written by leading specialists on contemporary Japan. Students will gain the analytical insights and information necessary to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Development, and the State in India book cover

    Gender, Development, and the State in India

    1st Edition

    By Carole Spary

    This book explores the relationship between the state, development policy, and gender (in)equality in India. It discusses the formation of state policy on gender and development in India in the post-1990 period through three key organising concepts of institutions, discourse, and agency. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Leong-Salobir

    Throwing new light on how colonisation and globalization have affected the food practices of different communities in Asia, the Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia explores the changes and variations in the region’s dishes, meals and ways of eating. By demonstrating the different…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Companion to Global Heritage Conservation book cover

    Routledge Companion to Global Heritage Conservation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vinayak Bharne, Trudi Sandmeier

    The act of identifying, protecting, restoring, and reusing buildings, districts, and built landscapes of historic and cultural significance is, at its best, a reflective and consequential process of urban and socio-economic reform. It has the potential to reconcile conflicting memories, meanings,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge

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

    Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia

    Indonesia and the Philippines, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-02-23
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments book cover

    Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Troy Sternberg

    Climate hazards are the world’s most widespread, deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Knowledge of climate hazard dynamics is critical since the impacts of climate change, population growth, development projects and migration affect both the impact and severity of disasters. Current global…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Contemporary Belarus: Between Democracy and Dictatorship book cover

    Contemporary Belarus

    Between Democracy and Dictatorship, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elena Korosteleva, Colin Lawson, Rosalind Marsh

    Belarus is unique among the states of the former Soviet bloc, in that after a decade of transition', the country remains stalled' and backward-oriented. Political and economic changes are characterised by half-measures, and recently a new suppression of dissent has been introduced; the country…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge

  • Hospitality in Asia: A New Paradigm book cover

    Hospitality in Asia

    A New Paradigm, 1st Edition

    By Kaye Chon

    In a rapidly advancing era, a fresh look at the concept of hospitality from socio-cultural perspectives is needed. This book proposes that a new paradigm in hospitality has been developed in Asia due to its unique culture, social values and traditions. Based on Kaye Chon’s extensive field research…

    Paperback – 2019-02-19
    Routledge

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