Asian Studies: Products

  • Understanding Space, Time and Causality: Modern Physics and Ancient Indian Traditions book cover

    Understanding Space, Time and Causality

    Modern Physics and Ancient Indian Traditions, 1st Edition

    By B.V. Sreekantan, Sisir Roy

    This book examines issues related with the concepts of space, time and causality in the context of modern physics and ancient Indian traditions. It looks at similarity & convergence of these concepts of modern physics with those discussed in ancient Indian wisdom. The volume brings the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge India

  • Civilian Participants in the Cultural Revolution: Being Vulnerable and Being Responsible book cover

    Civilian Participants in the Cultural Revolution

    Being Vulnerable and Being Responsible, 1st Edition

    By Francis K.T. Mok

    In the ten years of the Cultural Revolution, political persecutions, violation of rights, deprivation of freedom, violence and brutality were daily occurrences. Especially striking is the huge number of ordinary civilians who were involved in inflicting pain and suffering on their comrades,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Freedom of Expression in Russia's New Mediasphere book cover

    Freedom of Expression in Russia's New Mediasphere

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mariëlle Wijermars, Katja Lehtsaari

    In recent years the Russian government has dramatically expanded its restrictions on the internet, while simultaneously consolidating its grip on traditional media. The internet, however, because of its transnational configuration, continues to evade comprehensive state control and offers ever new…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Islamic movements in India: Moderation and its Discontents book cover

    Islamic movements in India

    Moderation and its Discontents, 1st Edition

    By Arndt-Walter Emmerich

    This book analyses the emerging trend of Muslim minority politics in India and illustrates that a fundamental shift has occurred over the last 20 years from an identity dominated, self-serving and inward-looking approach by Muslim community leaders, Islamic authorities and social activists that…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Migrant Health Professionals and the Global Labour Market: The Dreams and Traps of Nepali Nurses book cover

    Migrant Health Professionals and the Global Labour Market

    The Dreams and Traps of Nepali Nurses, 1st Edition

    By Radha Adhikari

    This book offers a fresh perspective on gender debates in Nepal and analyses how the international migration of the first generation of professional female Nepali nurses has been a catalyst for social change. With unprecedented access to study participants in Nepal (source country), following…

    Hardback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Azerbaijan and the European Union book cover

    Azerbaijan and the European Union

    1st Edition

    By Eske Van Gils

    This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of EU-Azerbaijan relations. It examines the current state of Azerbaijan and its regime, charts the development of EU-Azerbaijan relations over time, and discusses the dynamics at work in the relationship. It details the nature of the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Modernity and Spirit Worship in India: An Anthropology of the Umwelt book cover

    Modernity and Spirit Worship in India

    An Anthropology of the Umwelt, 1st Edition

    By Miho Ishii

    This book investigates the entangled relations between people’s daily worship practices and their umwelt in South India. Focusing on the practices of spirit (būta) worship in the coastal area of Karnataka, it examines the relationship between people and deities. Based on extensive fieldwork, this…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

  • Constitutional Change in Singapore: Reforming the Elected Presidency book cover

    Constitutional Change in Singapore

    Reforming the Elected Presidency, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaclyn L Neo, Swati JHAVERI

    Once a ceremonial position modelled after the constitutional monarchy in the United Kingdom, the office of the President of Singapore was transformed from an appointed to an elected one in 1991. As the head of state, but not the head of government, the elected President was to have additional…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • American Colonisation and the City Beautiful: Filipinos and Planning in the Philippines, 1916-35 book cover

    American Colonisation and the City Beautiful

    Filipinos and Planning in the Philippines, 1916-35, 1st Edition

    By Ian Morley

    American Colonisation and the City Beautiful explores the history of city planning and the evolution of the built environment in the Philippines between 1916 and 1935. In so doing, it highlights the activities of the Bureau of Public Works’ Division of Architecture as part of Philippine national…

    Hardback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • The Sarvodaya Movement: Holistic Development and Risk Governance in Sri Lanka book cover

    The Sarvodaya Movement

    Holistic Development and Risk Governance in Sri Lanka, 1st Edition

    By Praveena Rajkobal

    This book provides an important case study of how local cultures, religions and spiritualties can enhance development activities, and provide helpful frameworks for contemporary societies facing the pressures of neoliberalism. It specifically traces how the influential Sri Lankan Sarvodaya Movement…

    Hardback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • The Legacy of M. N. Srinivas: His Contribution to Sociology and Social Anthropology in India book cover

    The Legacy of M. N. Srinivas

    His Contribution to Sociology and Social Anthropology in India, 1st Edition

    By A. M. Shah

    M. N. Srinivas is acclaimed as a doyen of modern sociology and social anthropology in India. In this book, A. M. Shah, a distinguished Indian sociologist and a close associate of Srinivas’, reflects on his legacy as a scholar, teacher, and institution builder. The book is a collection of Shah’s…

    Hardback – 2019-11-18 
    Routledge India

  • Open and Distance Learning in Secondary School Education in India: Potentials and Limitations book cover

    Open and Distance Learning in Secondary School Education in India

    Potentials and Limitations, 1st Edition

    By Jyotsna Jha, Neha Ghatak, Puja Minni, Shobhita Rajagopal, Shreekanth Mahendiran

    This book examines the state of the Open and Distance Learning (ODL)-based secondary education in India. ODL education has been a key resource for children in India who can neither cope with nor avail of regular schooling opportunities due to economic, health and disability, or other constraints.…

    Hardback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge India

161Series in Asian Studies

Product Search