Asian Studies: Products

  • Surveillance in Asian Cinema: Under Eastern Eyes book cover

    Surveillance in Asian Cinema

    Under Eastern Eyes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen Fang

    Critical theory and popular wisdom are rife with images of surveillance as an intrusive, repressive practice often suggestively attributed to eastern powers and opposed to western liberalism. Hollywood-dominated global media has long promulgated a geopoliticized east-west axis of freedom vs.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Singapore Literature and Culture: Current Directions in Local and Global Contexts book cover

    Singapore Literature and Culture

    Current Directions in Local and Global Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angelia Poon, Angus Whitehead

    Since the nation-state sprang into being in 1965, Singapore literature in English has blossomed energetically, and yet there have been few books focusing on contextualizing and analyzing Singapore literature despite the increasing international attention garnered by Singaporean writers. This volume…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Shakespeare�s Asian Journeys: Critical Encounters, Cultural Geographies, and the Politics of Travel book cover

    Shakespeare�s Asian Journeys

    Critical Encounters, Cultural Geographies, and the Politics of Travel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bi-qi Beatrice Lei, Judy Celine Ick, Poonam Trivedi

    This volume gives Asia’s Shakespeares the critical, theoretical, and political space they demand, offering rich, alternative ways of thinking about Asia, Shakespeare, and Asian Shakespeare based on Asian experiences and histories. Challenging and supplementing the dominant critical and theoretical…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action book cover

    Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    In this moment of unprecedented humanitarian crises, the representations of global disasters are increasingly common media themes around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action explores the interconnections between media, old and new, and the humanitarian challenges that…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Metro Newspaper Journalists in China: The Aspiration-Frustration-Reconciliation Framework book cover

    Metro Newspaper Journalists in China

    The Aspiration-Frustration-Reconciliation Framework, 1st Edition

    By Zhaoxi (Josie) Liu

    This book explores how journalists at local metro papers in a south-western China metropolis give meaning to their work and how these meanings are shaped by the specific social environment within which these journalists operate. These metro papers provide the bulk of daily news to the general…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Postcolonial Urban Outcasts: City Margins in South Asian Literature book cover

    Postcolonial Urban Outcasts

    City Margins in South Asian Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Madhurima Chakraborty, Umme Al-wazedi

    Extending current scholarship on South Asian Urban and Literary Studies, this volume examines the role of the discontents of the South Asian city. The collection investigates how South Asian literature and literature about South Asia attends to urban margins, regardless of whether the definition of…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature: Disrupting the Discourse book cover

    New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature

    Disrupting the Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sonora Jha, Alka Kurian

    This book is a study of the resurgence and re-imagination of feminist discourse on gender and sexuality in South Asia as told through its cinematic, literary, and social media narratives. It brings incisive and expert analyses of emerging disruptive articulations that represent an unprecedented…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Media Imperialism in India and Pakistan book cover

    Media Imperialism in India and Pakistan

    1st Edition

    By Farooq Sulehria

    Examining anew the notions of media imperialism and globalization of media, this book disrupts the generalised consensus in media scholarship that globalization of media has put an end to media imperialism. One elemental aspect of media imperialism is the structural dependency of television systems…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Mixed Race Identities in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands book cover

    Mixed Race Identities in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

    1st Edition

    Edited by Farida Fozdar, Kirsten McGavin

    This volume offers a "southern," Pacific Ocean perspective on the topic of racial hybridity, exploring it through a series of case studies from around the Australo-Pacific region, a region unique as a result of its very particular colonial histories. Focusing on the interaction between "race" and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • American Political Discourse on China book cover

    American Political Discourse on China

    1st Edition

    By Michelle Murray Yang

    Despite the U.S. and China’s shared economic and political interests, distrust between the nations persists. How does the United States rhetorically navigate its relationship with China in the midst of continued distrust? This book pursues this question by rhetorically analyzing U.S. news and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Buddhist Modernities: Re-inventing Tradition in the Globalizing Modern World book cover

    Buddhist Modernities

    Re-inventing Tradition in the Globalizing Modern World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hanna Havnevik, Ute Hüsken, Mark Teeuwen, Vladimir Tikhonov, Koen Wellens

    The transformations Buddhism has been undergoing in the modern age have inspired much research over the last decade. The main focus of attention has been the phenomenon known as Buddhist modernism, which is defined as a conscious attempt to adjust Buddhist teachings and practices in conformity with…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Confronting the Challenges of Urbanization in China: Insights from Social Science Perspectives book cover

    Confronting the Challenges of Urbanization in China

    Insights from Social Science Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zai Liang, Steven F. Messner, Youqin Huang, Cheng Chen

    Since the late 1970s, China has experienced an unprecedented pace of urbanization. In 1978, only 17.8% of the population resided in urban areas, but by 2013 the level of urbanization had reached 53.8%. During the same period, China also enjoyed spectacular economic growth. China had become the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

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