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  • Migration in Post-Colonial Hong Kong book cover

    Migration in Post-Colonial Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Y.P. Choi, Eric Fong

    Since 1995 most mainland migrants to Hong Kong have been the wives or non-adult children of Hong Kong men of lower socio-economic status. The majority of immigrants are women, who throughout the past two decades have accounted for more than 60% of immigration. The profile of immigrants has been…

    Paperback – 2019-05-25 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Housing Policy Innovation in the Global South book cover

    Housing Policy Innovation in the Global South

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paavo Monkkonen

    Housing problems have become increasingly complex in the Global South. An increased pressure to upgrade older stock, to provide adequate infrastructure, and bring city amenities to urban peripheries compounds the continued need for new housing of a decent standard. This comprehensive volume…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Israel’s Mediterranean Gas: Domestic Governance, Economic Impact, and Strategic Implications book cover

    Israel’s Mediterranean Gas

    Domestic Governance, Economic Impact, and Strategic Implications, 1st Edition

    By Sujata Ashwarya

    This book examines the internal and external implications of Israel’s natural gas discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean. The nation’s changed status from being an importer of coal and oil to that of an exporter of natural gas has consequences not only for the energy sector but also for the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge India

  • Understanding Public Speaking: A Learner's Guide to Persuasive Oratory book cover

    Understanding Public Speaking

    A Learner's Guide to Persuasive Oratory, 1st Edition

    By Braj Mohan

    Public speaking is a much coveted yet difficult art. This book illustrates the use of various linguistic devices and persuasive strategies with examples from the speeches of powerful orators in history. It systematically draws on the various approaches to public speaking and persuasive discourse to…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge India

  • Researching Marketing Decisions: The Indian Context book cover

    Researching Marketing Decisions

    The Indian Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ritu Mehta

    This book looks at customer value creation through marketing decisions and analyses the critical phases of theoretical and methodological advancements in solving certain problems and customer-centric issues that firms face. The chapters highlight how theories have been borrowed from sociology,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge India

  • 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 – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Religious Actors and Conflict Transformation in Southeast Asia: Indonesia and the Philippines book cover

    Religious Actors and Conflict Transformation in Southeast Asia

    Indonesia and the Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Jürgen Rüland, Christian von Lübke, Marcel M. Baumann

    Drawing on a rich body of multimethod field research, this book examines the ways in which Indonesian and Philippine religious actors have fostered conflict resolution and under what conditions these efforts have been met with success or limited success. The book addresses two central questions: In…

    Hardback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Urbanization with Chinese Characteristics: The Hukou System and Migration book cover

    Urbanization with Chinese Characteristics: The Hukou System and Migration

    1st Edition

    By Kam Wing Chan

    Many agree that rapid urbanization in China in the late 20th and early 21st centuries is a mega process significantly reshaping China and the global economy. China’s urbanization also carries a certain mystique, which has long fascinated generations of scholars and journalists alike. As it has…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Spatializing Popular Sufi Shrines in Punjab: Dreams, Memories, Territoriality book cover

    Spatializing Popular Sufi Shrines in Punjab

    Dreams, Memories, Territoriality, 1st Edition

    By Yogesh Snehi

    This book explores the organic lives of popular Sufi shrines in contemporary Northwest India. It traverses the worldview of shrine spaces, rituals and their complex narratives, and provides an insight into their urban and rural landscapes in the post-Partition (Indian) Punjab. What happened to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16 
    Routledge India

  • Internet Video Culture in China: YouTube, Youku, and the Space in Between book cover

    Internet Video Culture in China

    YouTube, Youku, and the Space in Between, 1st Edition

    By Marc L Moskowitz

    Examining internet culture in the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the US, this book analyses videos which entertain both English and Chinese-speaking viewers to gain a better understanding of cultural similarities and differences. Each of the chapters in the volume studies…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Democracy and Unity in India: Understanding the All India Phenomenon, 1940-1960 book cover

    Democracy and Unity in India

    Understanding the All India Phenomenon, 1940-1960, 1st Edition

    By Emily Rook-Koepsel

    This book analyses the ways in which organizations and individuals in India grappled with and contested definitions of democracy and unity in the decades directly preceding and following independent Indian statehood. The All India Scheduled Castes Federation and the All India Women’s Conference…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

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