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  • Development and Poverty Reduction: A Global Comparative Perspective book cover

    Development and Poverty Reduction

    A Global Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yongnian Zheng, Jiwei Qian

    Although the absolute number of poor people in the world has declined significantly in recent decades, poverty reduction continues to be a very important issue. There continue to be very large numbers of poor people, relative poverty is an increasingly concerning problem and progress on poverty…

    Hardback – 2019-09-02 
    China Policy Series

  • Indian Ocean Histories: The Many Worlds of Michael Naylor Pearson book cover

    Indian Ocean Histories

    The Many Worlds of Michael Naylor Pearson, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rila Mukherjee, Radhika Seshan

    This book offers a global history of the Indian Ocean and focuses on a holistic perspective of the worlds of water. It builds on maritime historian Michael Naylor Pearson’s works, his unorthodox approach and strong influence on the study of the Indian Ocean in viewing the oceanic space as replete…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge India

  • Change and Mobility in Contemporary India: Thinking M N Srinivas Today book cover

    Change and Mobility in Contemporary India

    Thinking M N Srinivas Today, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sobin George, Manohar Yadav, Anand Inbanathan

    Indian society has undergone several changes in its traditional social structures, institutions, culture and belief systems in the recent past. The social science academia has contributed significantly to the understanding of the diverse processes of these changes, their dimensions, trajectories…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge India

  • A Fragmented Feminism: The Life and Letters of Anandibai Joshee book cover

    A Fragmented Feminism

    The Life and Letters of Anandibai Joshee, 1st Edition

    By Meera Kosambi

    Edited by Ram Ramaswamy, Madhavi Kolhatkar, Aban Mukherji

    "This book is a search for ‘the real Anandibai Joshee’ —— a search in which the readers are invited to participate." In her short and eventful life, Anandibai Joshee, the first Indian woman to earn a medical degree, broke many stereotypes. Literate at a time when it was taboo for a girl to attend…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2019-08-30 
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • 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 – 2019-08-29 
    Law and Anthropology

  • The World of the Banaras Weaver: A Culture in Crisis book cover

    The World of the Banaras Weaver

    A Culture in Crisis, 2nd Edition

    By Vasanthi Raman

    This book is a fascinating investigation into how communalism plays out in everyday India. Using the metaphor of tana–bana —the warp and the weft of the Banarasi sari— the author reproduces the interwoven life of Hindu–Muslim relations in the Banarasi sari industry. As the city of Banaras in Uttar…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge India

  • India’s Scheduled Areas: Untangling Governance, Law and Politics book cover

    India’s Scheduled Areas

    Untangling Governance, Law and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly, Sujit Kumar

    This volume explores the complexities of governance, law and politics in India’s Scheduled Areas. The Scheduled Areas (SAs) are those parts of the country which have been identified by the Fifth and sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India and are inhabited predominantly by tribal communities or…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge India

  • Energy Policies and Climate Change in China: Actors, Implementation and Future Prospects book cover

    Energy Policies and Climate Change in China

    Actors, Implementation and Future Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Han Lin

    In the face of growing environmental challenges, including climate change and energy security, countries across the globe are developing new policies and programs to address these challenges, and China is no exception. This book analyses China’s two most significant climate-related energy policies,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Young Adults in Urban China and Taiwan: Aspirations, Expectations, and Life Choices book cover

    Young Adults in Urban China and Taiwan

    Aspirations, Expectations, and Life Choices, 1st Edition

    By Désirée Remmert

    This book compares aspirations and life-choices among educated young adults in urban China and Taiwan. As two places that share a cultural heritage but very different political and economic systems, it assesses how the socioeconomic and political trajectories of China and Taiwan have influenced…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Chinese Maritime Power in the 21st Century: Strategic Planning, Policy and Predictions book cover

    Chinese Maritime Power in the 21st Century

    Strategic Planning, Policy and Predictions, 1st Edition

    By Hu Bo

    This book analyses China’s maritime strategy for the 21st century, integrating strategic planning, policy thinking and strategic prediction. This book explains the construction and application of China's military, political, economic and diplomatic means for building maritime power, and predicts…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28 
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Gender and Violence in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives: Situating India book cover

    Gender and Violence in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

    Situating India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jyoti Atwal, Iris Flessenkämper

    This book covers a range of issues and phenomena around gender-related violence in specific cultural and regional conditions. Using an interdisciplinary approach, it discusses historical and contemporary developments that trigger violence while highlighting the social conditions, practices,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge India

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