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  • Dacca: A Study in Urban History and Development book cover

    Dacca

    A Study in Urban History and Development, 1st Edition

    By Sharif Uddin Ahmed

    Originally published in 1986, this work discusses the development in Dacca of western-style municipal organization and its financial and practical problems and also explores the economic transition of the city after 1840. It is one of the few urban studies which carries through from the ‘old order’…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Demonetisation Decoded: A Critique of India's Currency Experiment book cover

    Demonetisation Decoded

    A Critique of India's Currency Experiment, 1st Edition

    By Jayati Ghosh, C. P. Chandrasekhar, Prabhat Patnaik

    On the night of 8 November 2016, at 8:15 pm, India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, announced in a televised broadcast to the nation that with effect from midnight, currency notes of denominations Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 would no longer be legal tender. In one stroke, this involved the de-recognition…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Olivia Khoo

    While a decade ago much of the discussion of new media in Asia was couched in Occidental notions of Asia as a "default setting" for technology in the future, today we are seeing a much more complex picture of contesting new media practices and production. As "new media" becomes increasingly an…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Law and Disaster: Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan book cover

    Law and Disaster

    Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown in Japan, 1st Edition

    By Shigenori Matsui

    On the 11th of March 2011, an earthquake registering 9.0 on the Richter scale (the most powerful to ever strike Japan) hit the Tohoku region in northern Japan. The earthquake produced a devastating tsunami that wiped out coastal cities and towns, leaving 18,561 people dead or registered as missing.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge

  • Heritage Revitalisation for Tourism in Hong Kong: The Role of Interpretive Planning book cover

    Heritage Revitalisation for Tourism in Hong Kong

    The Role of Interpretive Planning, 1st Edition

    By Chris White

    Heritage tourism is a global multi-million-dollar phenomenon, influencing national, regional and local cultural identities. Hong Kong finds itself at the confluence of several post-colonial economic, political and social developments and with this comes a greater awareness of the need for more…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10
    Routledge

  • North Korea's Foreign Policy: The DPRK's Part on the International Scene and Its Audiences book cover

    North Korea's Foreign Policy

    The DPRK's Part on the International Scene and Its Audiences, 1st Edition

    By Lenka Caisova

    This book analyses North Korean foreign policy since 1994, aiming to better understand the part the DPRK plays in international politics. Pyongyang is the country’s capital and largest city. To the north and northwest, the country is bordered by China and by Russia along the Amnok and Tumen rivers;…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10
    Routledge

  • Legal Pluralism in Central Asia: Local Jurisdiction and Customary Practices book cover

    Legal Pluralism in Central Asia

    Local Jurisdiction and Customary Practices, 1st Edition

    By Mahabat Sadyrbek

    Legal Pluralism in Central Asia reports on historical, anthropological and legal research which examines customary legal practices in Kyrgyzstan and relates them to wider societal developments in Central Asia and further afield. Using the term legal pluralism, the book demonstrates that there is a…

    Paperback – 2020-01-07
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Transitions from Education to Work: Workforce Ready Challenges in the Asia Pacific book cover

    Transitions from Education to Work

    Workforce Ready Challenges in the Asia Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roslyn Cameron, Subas Dhakal, John Burgess

    Labour markets are becoming more dynamic in response to pressures from globalisation, new technologies and trade agreements, as well as cross-border migration, inter-generation differences, changing education imperatives and employer expectations. By focusing on several Asia Pacific countries, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge

  • South-South Migration: Emerging Patterns, Opportunities and Risks book cover

    South-South Migration

    Emerging Patterns, Opportunities and Risks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Short, Moazzem Hossain, M. Adil Khan

    South-South migration contributes significantly to the development of the emerging economies, the migration of receiving countries and, at the same time, generates a major share of remittance income flowing into the sending countries. By capturing field experience and observations from a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge

  • Post-Western Sociology - From China to Europe book cover

    Post-Western Sociology - From China to Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Roulleau-Berger, Li Peilin

    This book is rooted in an epistemological approach to sociology in which the boundaries between Western and non-Western sociologies are acknowledged and built on. It argues that knowledge is organised in conceptual spaces linked to paradigms and programmes which in turn are linked to ethnocentred…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • China's Social Welfare Revolution: Contracting Out Social Services book cover

    China's Social Welfare Revolution

    Contracting Out Social Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jie Lei, Chak Kwan Chan

    The Chinese government has recently adopted a radical welfare approach by contracting out social services to non-governmental organisations (NGOs). This is a big departure from its traditional welfare model, whereby all public services were directly delivered by government agencies. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China book cover

    Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China

    1st Edition

    By Jianfa Shen

    Rapid urbanization in China in recent decades and the challenges of social and regional integration and governance have been issues of major concern. This book explores the course of urbanization and development in China over recent decades. It considers a range of issues including urbanization,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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