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  • State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism: Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India book cover

    State Law, Dispute Processing And Legal Pluralism

    Unspoken Dialogues From Rural India, 1st Edition

    By Kalindi Kokal

    This book presents an ethnography of dispute processing by non-state forums and actors in rural India. As such it sheds light on a much neglected and contested topic. Arising in the context of recent legal and political debates that question the legitimacy of non-state actors engaged in dispute…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Law and Anthropology

  • The Power of the Supreme People's Court: Reconceptualizing Judicial Power in Contemporary China book cover

    The Power of the Supreme People's Court

    Reconceptualizing Judicial Power in Contemporary China, 1st Edition

    By Ding Qi

    This book explores the recent development of the Supreme People’s Court of China, the world’s largest highest court. Recognizing that its approach to exercising power in an authoritarian context has presented a challenge to the understanding of judicial power in both democratic and non-democratic…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • 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

  • Taiwan Studies Revisited book cover

    Taiwan Studies Revisited

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dafydd Fell, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

    In the mid to late 1980s academic books on Taiwan were quite rare, but in the intervening years the field has grown across the US and Europe to the golden era it enjoys today as the issue of Taiwan continues to spark debate and often controversy. This book asks some of the key figures in Taiwan…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • 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 
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    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

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