Asian Studies: Products

  • Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia: State and Scholars in Indonesia and the Philippines book cover

    Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia

    State and Scholars in Indonesia and the Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Rommel A. Curaming

    The Sejarah Nasional Indonesia (SNI) and the Tadhana Project are two state-sponsored history-writing projects that took shape in two comparable Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia and the Philippines. These projects germinated at about the same time in the 1970s and under the auspices of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • South Asian Sovereignty: The Conundrum of Worldly Power book cover

    South Asian Sovereignty

    The Conundrum of Worldly Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Gilmartin, Pamela Price, Arild Engelsen Ruud

    This book brings ethnographies of everyday power and ritual into dialogue with intellectual studies of theology and political theory. It underscores the importance of academic collaboration between scholars of religion, anthropology and history in uncovering the structures of thinking and action…

    Paperback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

  • The Evolution of Song and Dance in Hindi Cinema book cover

    The Evolution of Song and Dance in Hindi Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ajay Gehlawat, Rajinder Dudrah

    Exploring the evolution of song and dance in the popular Hindi film, this book examines how these quintessential elements have been and continue to be theorized. As song ‘picturizations’, as they are frequently called, have evolved, shifting from little more than impromptu moves around tree trunks…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge

  • The Struggle for Democracy in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong: Sharp Power and its Discontents book cover

    The Struggle for Democracy in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

    Sharp Power and its Discontents, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Fulda

    The key question at the heart of this book is to what extent have political activists in mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong made progress in their quest to liberalise and democratise their respective polities. Taking a long historical perspective, the book compares and contrasts the political…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Disability in Translation: The Indian Experience book cover

    Disability in Translation

    The Indian Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Someshwar Sati, G.J.V. Prasad

    This volume explores how disability is seen, written about, read and understood through literature and translation. Foregrounding the asymmetrical world of power relations, it delves into the act of translation to exhibit how disability is constructed and deployed in language and culture. The…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge India

  • Aid Power and Politics book cover

    Aid Power and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iliana Olivié, Aitor Pérez

    Aid Power and Politics delves into the political roots of aid policy, demonstrating how and why governments across the world use aid for global influence, and exploring the role it plays in present day global governance and international relations. In reconsidering aid as part of international…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Development

  • Energy Policies and Climate Change in China: Actors, Implementation and Future Prospects book cover

    Energy Policies and Climate Change in China

    Actors, Implementation and Future Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Han Lin

    In the face of growing environmental challenges, including climate change and energy security, countries across the globe are developing new policies and programs to address these challenges, and China is no exception. This book analyses China’s two most significant climate-related energy policies,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Asian Women Leadership: A Cross-National and Cross-Sector Comparison book cover

    Asian Women Leadership

    A Cross-National and Cross-Sector Comparison, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chin Chung Chao, Louisa Ha

    This book is an interdisciplinary anthology grounded in scholarly research that offers a concise but in-depth examination and exposition of leadership that help readers better grasp the basics of the various aspects of Asian leadership and examines the practices of Asian women leadership across…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19 
    Routledge

  • The Making of the Modern Chinese State: 1600–1950 book cover

    The Making of the Modern Chinese State

    1600–1950, 1st Edition

    By Huaiyin Li

    The Making of the Modern Chinese State: 1600–1950 offers an historical analysis of the formation of the modern Chinese state from the mid-17th century to the mid-20th century, providing refreshing and provocative interpretations on almost every major issue regarding modern China’s development. …

    Paperback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Writing Gender, Writing Nation: Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India book cover

    Writing Gender, Writing Nation

    Women’s Fiction in Post-Independence India, 1st Edition

    By Bharti Arora

    This book explores the gendered contexts of the Indian nation through a rigorous analysis of selected women’s fiction ranging from diverse linguistic, regional, geographical, caste, class and regional contexts. Indian women’s writing across languages, texts, and contexts constitutes a unique…

    Paperback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge India

  • The World of the Banaras Weaver: A Culture in Crisis book cover

    The World of the Banaras Weaver

    A Culture in Crisis, 2nd Edition

    By Vasanthi Raman

    This book is a fascinating investigation into how communalism plays out in everyday India. Using the metaphor of tana–bana —the warp and the weft of the Banarasi sari— the author reproduces the interwoven life of Hindu–Muslim relations in the Banarasi sari industry. As the city of Banaras in Uttar…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge India

  • Field Work Training In Social Work book cover

    Field Work Training In Social Work

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bishnu Mohan Dash, Sanjoy Roy

    This volume is a definitive manual for students and practitioners involved in learning and developing essential theories and models for field work practicum in social work education. It addresses various functional issues in field practicum; delineates proper guidelines for students and supervisors…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge India

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