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  • Sri Lanka’s Remittance Economy: A Multiscalar Analysis of Migration-Underdevelopment book cover

    Sri Lanka’s Remittance Economy

    A Multiscalar Analysis of Migration-Underdevelopment, 1st Edition

    By Matt Withers

    Employing a multiscalar approach to migration outcomes, spanning individual households, local communities, the macroeconomy and global patterns of capital accumulation, this book demonstrates how cumulatively causal processes at structural, institutional and agency levels have forged a precariously…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • 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 – 2019-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • South Korean Identity and Global Foreign Policy: Dream of Autonomy book cover

    South Korean Identity and Global Foreign Policy

    Dream of Autonomy, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Flamm

    In the 20th century, South Korea was usually seen as a "shrimp amongst whales", a minor player with limited agency in regional and global affairs. Korea’s risen status as a "middle power" today, however, begs the question about related changes in the South Korean identity or "sense of self" in the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16
    Routledge
    Role Theory and International Relations

  • Prosodic Syntax in Chinese: Theory and Facts book cover

    Prosodic Syntax in Chinese

    Theory and Facts, 1st Edition

    By Feng Shengli

    In the two volumes of Prosodic Syntax in Chinese, the author develops a new model, which proposes that the interaction between syntax and prosody is bi-directional and that prosody not only constrains syntactic structures but also activates syntactic operations. All of the facts…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Chinese Linguistics

  • Political Representation in Indonesia: The Emergence of the Innovative Technocrats book cover

    Political Representation in Indonesia

    The Emergence of the Innovative Technocrats, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hatherell

    This book analyses the transformation of political representation in contemporary Indonesia to argue the need to better understand how political representatives use claims to engage in storytelling about themselves and the community they represent. By adopting a new approach that focuses on the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Sharia and the State in Pakistan: Blasphemy Politics book cover

    Sharia and the State in Pakistan

    Blasphemy Politics, 1st Edition

    By Farhat Haq

    This book analyses the formulation, interpretation and implementation of sharia in Pakistan and its relationship with the Pakistani state whilst addressing the complexity of sharia as a codified set of laws. Drawing on insights from Islamic studies, anthropology and legal studies to examine the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Monetary Foundations of the Raj book cover

    Monetary Foundations of the Raj

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjay Garg

    In the administration of colonial finances, the monetary policy of the Imperial power relating to their dependencies has tremendous impact on the colonial economy. The British East India Company, therefore, adopted a policy of gradually subsuming the local currencies of India and replacing them…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • ‘Be Clear Kashmir will Vote for India’ Jammu & Kashmir 1947-1953: Reporting the Contemporary Understanding of the Unreported book cover

    ‘Be Clear Kashmir will Vote for India’ Jammu & Kashmir 1947-1953

    Reporting the Contemporary Understanding of the Unreported, 1st Edition

    By Raghuvendra Tanwar

    The central point that this volume makes is that much of what happened in Jammu & Kashmir in the critical first few years (1947-53) needs a more careful reassessment. It is argued that there were little voices of ordinary people that should have been heard but were ignored. The political…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • The Korean Economy: From Growth to Maturity book cover

    The Korean Economy

    From Growth to Maturity, 1st Edition

    By You-il Lee, Richard Lee

    The Korean Economy: From Growth to Maturity takes an in-depth, amalgamated look at the evolution of Korea’s globalization drive from the early 2000s (Kim Dae-jung regime, 1998–2003) to the present period (Park Geun-hye, 2013–2017). The book discusses the role of foreign companies on the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Social Changes and Yuwen Education in Post-Mao China: Control, Conformity and Contradiction book cover

    Social Changes and Yuwen Education in Post-Mao China

    Control, Conformity and Contradiction, 1st Edition

    By Min Tao

    Inspired by the author’s observations of the language curriculum as a practising teacher for the past 20 years, this book addresses how the high school Chinese language and literacy (Yuwen) curriculum in China was controlled and directed in the post-Mao era. Examining the social and political…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    Education and Society in China

  • Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore book cover

    Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Blackburn, ZongLun Wu

    Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore is a unique study in the history of education because it examines decolonization in terms of how it changed the subject of history in the school curriculum of two colonized countries – Malaysia and Singapore. Blackburn and Wu’s book…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Educational History and Development in Asia

  • Meaning, Agency and the Making of a Social World: Themes in the Philosophy of Social Science book cover

    Meaning, Agency and the Making of a Social World

    Themes in the Philosophy of Social Science, 1st Edition

    By Amitabha Das Gupta

    This book explores a vital but neglected element in the philosophy of social science – the complex nature of the social world. By a systematic philosophical engagement, it conceives the social world in terms of three basic concerns: epistemic, methodological and ethical. It examines how we cognize,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge

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