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  • Capital, The State, And Late Industrialization: Comparative Perspectives On The Pacific Rim book cover

    Capital, The State, And Late Industrialization

    Comparative Perspectives On The Pacific Rim, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Borrego

    This book explores the foundation and nature of the relationship between capitalist accumulation and the state in East Asia and Latin America that has profoundly influenced industrialization and macroeconomic performance. .…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 

  • The World of the Oxus Civilization book cover

    The World of the Oxus Civilization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bertille Lyonnet, Nadezhda Dubova

    This collection of essays presents a synthesis of current research on the Oxus Civilization, which rose and developed at the turn of the 3rd to 2nd millennia BC in Central Asia. First discovered in the 1970s, the Oxus Civilization, or the Bactria–Margiana Archaeological Complex, has engendered…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Worlds

  • Neoliberalism, Globalization, and

    Neoliberalism, Globalization, and "Elite" Education in China

    Becoming International, 1st Edition

    By Shuning Liu

    This book examines the practices and effects of emerging international curriculum programs established by Chinese elite public high schools and supported by China’s New Curriculum Reform and the Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Running Schools (CFCRS) policy. Drawing on critical theory, the book…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Politics of Education in Asia

  • Industrial Tree Plantations and the Land Rush in China: Implications for Global Land Grabbing book cover

    Industrial Tree Plantations and the Land Rush in China

    Implications for Global Land Grabbing, 1st Edition

    By Yunan Xu

    This book analyses the political and economic causes, mechanisms and impacts of the industrial tree plantation boom in China. In the past two decades, the industrial tree plantation sector has been expanding rapidly in China, especially in Guangxi Province. Based on extensive primary data, this…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Studies in Global Land and Resource Grabbing

  • Globalizing IR Theory: Critical Engagement book cover

    Globalizing IR Theory

    Critical Engagement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yaqing Qin

    Despite attempts to redress the balance, International Relations as a discipline is still dominated by Western theories. The contributors to this book explore the challenges of constructing an alternative, with a dialogue between global and local approaches. Drawing on scholars with backgrounds…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

  • What Made Korea’s Rapid Growth Possible? book cover

    What Made Korea’s Rapid Growth Possible?

    1st Edition

    By Jungho Yoo

    Korea’s experience of rapid economic growth represents both hope and challenge to many developing countries. The conventional wisdom inside and outside Korea has been that the government’s policies such as export promotion, industrial targeting, etc. made the rapid growth possible. This book…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • The Sociology of Structural Disaster: Beyond Fukushima book cover

    The Sociology of Structural Disaster

    Beyond Fukushima, 1st Edition

    By Miwao Matsumoto

    How and why did credible scientists, engineers, government officials, journalists, and others collectively give rise to a drastic failure to control the threat to the population of the Fukushima disaster? Why was there no effort on the part of inter-organizational networks, well-coordinated in the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • The Future of Work in Asia and Beyond: A Technological Revolution or Evolution? book cover

    The Future of Work in Asia and Beyond

    A Technological Revolution or Evolution?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan R. Nankervis, Julia Connell, John Burgess

    The Future of Work in Asia and Beyond presents the findings and associated implications arising from a collaborative research study conducted on the potential impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR – or Industry 4.0) on the labour markets, occupations and associated future workforce…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

  • The Islamic State: From Terrorism to Totalitarian Insurgency book cover

    The Islamic State

    From Terrorism to Totalitarian Insurgency, 1st Edition

    By Ondrej Filipec

    The Islamic State analyses the transformation of ISIS (Daesh) from an underground insurgent organisation to a quasi-state entity. It traces the genesis and evolution of what may be interpreted as a revolutionary war aimed at the creation and expansion of a new society and world order in the ruins…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge India

  • Agent Orange and Rural Development in Post-war Vietnam book cover

    Agent Orange and Rural Development in Post-war Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Vu Le Thao Chi

    Vu tells the story of Vietnamese farmers who have survived a 30-year war of independence and unification, its damaging legacies in their living environment, and the unfamiliar pressure of the market economy. Vietnamese famers are neither simply obedient beneficiaries of policy decisions made by…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Islam and Chinese Society: Genealogies, Lineage and Local Communities book cover

    Islam and Chinese Society

    Genealogies, Lineage and Local Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ma Jianxiong, Obed Abt, Jide Yao

    This book explores the long history in China of Chinese Muslims, known as the Hui people, and regarded as a minority, though in fact they are distinguished by religion rather than ethnicity. It shows how over time Chinese Muslims adopted Chinese practices as these evolved in wider Chinese society,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • China Briefing, 1984 book cover

    China Briefing, 1984

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven M. Goldstein

    China Briefing, 1984 aims to increase American understanding of Chinese life, culture, and society; to counter stereotypical thinking about China; and to provide a non-partisan source of information for those seeking to understand or explain China to the American public.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-30 

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