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  • State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism: Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India book cover

    State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism

    Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India, 1st Edition

    By Kalindi Kokal

    This book presents an ethnography of dispute processing by non-state forums and actors in rural India. As such it sheds light on a much neglected and contested topic. Arising in the context of recent legal and political debates that question the legitimacy of non-state actors engaged in dispute…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • The Power of the Supreme People's Court: Reconceptualizing Judicial Power in Contemporary China book cover

    The Power of the Supreme People's Court

    Reconceptualizing Judicial Power in Contemporary China, 1st Edition

    By Ding Qi

    This book explores the recent development of the Supreme People’s Court of China, the world’s largest highest court. Recognizing that its approach to exercising power in an authoritarian context has presented a challenge to the understanding of judicial power in both democratic and non-democratic…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
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    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • Human Rights of the Third Gender in India: Beyond the Binary book cover

    Human Rights of the Third Gender in India

    Beyond the Binary, 1st Edition

    By Lopamudra Sengupta

    This book engages with the discourses on human rights as they apply to the transgender or the hijra community in India, capturing not only their larger struggle for legal rights and dignity but also their personal hardships. It situates the issues and concerns of the Indian transgender community…

    Hardback – 2019-10-09 
    Routledge India

  • Borneo in the Cold War, 1950-1990 book cover

    Borneo in the Cold War, 1950-1990

    1st Edition

    By Keat Gin Ooi

    Although by about 1950 both British Borneo, including the protected sultanate of Brunei, and Indonesian Borneo seemed settled under their different regimes, and well on the way to post-war reconstruction and economic development, the upheavals which affected Southeast and East Asia during the Cold…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Political Economy of Press Freedom: The Paradox of Taiwan versus China book cover

    The Political Economy of Press Freedom

    The Paradox of Taiwan versus China, 1st Edition

    By Jaw-Nian Huang

    This book offers a political economy analysis of the development and degradation of freedom of the press in Taiwan since 1949, exploring how state-business elites and foreign hegemons interacted to shape the evolution of Taiwan’s media. It examines why freedoms increased alongside democratization…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Indo-Burma Frontier and the Making of the Chin Hills: Empire and Resistance book cover

    Indo-Burma Frontier and the Making of the Chin Hills

    Empire and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Pum Khan Pau

    This book examines the British colonial expansion in the so-called ‘unadministered’ hill tracts of the Indo-Burma frontier and the change of colonial policy from non-intervention to intervention. The book begins with the end of the First Anglo-Burmese War (1824–26), which resulted in the British…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge India

  • Gender and Hindu Nationalism: Understanding masculine hegemony book cover

    Gender and Hindu Nationalism

    Understanding masculine hegemony, 1st Edition

    By Prem Kumar Vijayan

    This book presents an innovative approach to gender, nationalism, and the relations between them and analyses the broader social base of Hindu nationalist organisation to understand the growth of 'Hindutva', or Hindu nationalism, in India. Arguing that Hindu nationalist thought and predilections…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26 
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    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Liangzhu Culture: Society, Belief and Art in Neolithic China book cover

    Liangzhu Culture

    Society, Belief and Art in Neolithic China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bin Liu, Ling Qin

    The Liangzhu culture (5,300-4,300 cal B.P.) represented the peak of prehistoric cultural and social development in the Yangtze Delta. With a wide sphere of influence centred near present day Hangzhou city, the Liangzhu Site Complex is considered one of the earliest urban centres in prehistoric…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge

  • Social Development and the Sustainable Development Goals in South Asia book cover

    Social Development and the Sustainable Development Goals in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nitya Khemka, Suraj Kumar

    South Asia is amongst the fastest growing regions in the world, with an aggregate GDP in excess of 2 tillion US dollars, but at the same time it has significant deficits in human development, with 37% of the world's poor and nearly half of the world's malnourished children. For South Asia, the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Love Stories in China: The Politics of Intimacy in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Love Stories in China

    The Politics of Intimacy in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wanning Sun, Yang Ling

    This book explores how political, economic, social, cultural and technological forces are (re)shaping the meanings of love and intimacy in China's public culture. It focuses on a range of cultural and media forms including literature, film, television, music and new media, examines new cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Inequality and Democratic Politics in East Asia book cover

    Inequality and Democratic Politics in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chong-Min Park, Eric Uslaner

    By utilizing various methods and different types of data, the contributors of the edited volume explore theoretical insights from the politics of inequality literature in the context of East Asia. They find that the connection between inequality and political institutions is much more complicated…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Ceramics and Modernity in Japan book cover

    Ceramics and Modernity in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meghen M. Jones, Louise Allison Cort

    During Japan’s most dramatic period of modernization, between 1868 and 1970 (the Meiji to mid-Shōwa eras), ceramics asserted meanings as avant-garde art, embodiments of tradition, preservations of folk culture, and commodities signifying the technical acumen of the nation. As in other parts of the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

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