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  • 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

  • Comparing the Social Policy Experience of Britain and Taiwan book cover

    Comparing the Social Policy Experience of Britain and Taiwan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Jones Finer

    This title was first published in 2001. This is a seminal collection. For the first time, leading scholars and practitioners from Taiwan join with counterparts from Britain to offer comparable commentary on key social policy and social service issues affecting their respective countries. The result…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Development in Southeast Asia: Review and Prospects book cover

    Development in Southeast Asia

    Review and Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Kwan Kwok Leung

    Edited by Raymond K.H. Chan

    This title was first published in 2002.The region of Southeast Asia has been one of the focal points for study in academic circles. Most of the studies concentrate on the economic development but social development received relatively lesser attention. The region has undergone a period of rapid…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Cultures, Nationalism and Populism: New Challenges to Multilateralism book cover

    Cultures, Nationalism and Populism

    New Challenges to Multilateralism, 1st Edition

    Edited by José Luís de Sales Marques, Thomas Meyer, Mario Telò

    This book examines the role of the cultural factor, and patterns of its interaction with social, economic and political developments, in fostering identity-based new populisms and various forms of political authoritarianism across the globe. Comparing authoritarianism in the Asian and Western…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge
    Globalisation, Europe, Multilateralism series

  • Brand China in the Media: Transformation of Identities book cover

    Brand China in the Media

    Transformation of Identities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Qing Cao, Doreen Wu, Keyan G. Tomaselli

    This book examines China’s identity transformations with a focus on self-perceptions and their representations and communication in the mass media. By considering the internal dynamics of change, it explores the emerging multifaceted ‘China brand’. With its growing economic clout, China has taken…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Money, Culture, Class: Elite Women as Modern Subjects book cover

    Money, Culture, Class

    Elite Women as Modern Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Parul Bhandari

    Based on ethnographic research, this book explores the ways in which elite women use and view money in order to construct identities – of class, status, and gender. Drawing on their everyday worlds, it tracks the intricate and contested meanings they attach to money. Focusing on weddings, travel,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Modern Subjects

  • 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

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