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  • New Directions in Japan’s Security: Non-U.S. Centric Evolution book cover

    New Directions in Japan’s Security

    Non-U.S. Centric Evolution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Midford, Wilhelm Vosse

    While the US-Japan alliance has strengthened since the end of the Cold War Japan has, almost unnoticed, been building security ties with other partners, in the process reducing the centrality of the US in Japan’s security; this book explains why this is happening. Japan pursued security…

    Hardback – 2020-09-30 
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Contested Waters: India's Transboundary River Water Disputes in South Asia book cover

    Contested Waters

    India's Transboundary River Water Disputes in South Asia, 1st Edition

    By Amit Ranjan

    This book examines India’s transboundary river water disputes with its South Asian neighbours — Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan. It explores the history and politics of the transboundary river waters in this region as well as discusses current disputes and future concerns. It analyses how…

    Hardback – 2020-09-03 
    Routledge India

  • Female Chinese Bankers in the Asia Pacific: Gender, Mobility and Opportunity book cover

    Female Chinese Bankers in the Asia Pacific

    Gender, Mobility and Opportunity, 1st Edition

    By Wai-wan Vivien Chan

    This book explores the simultaneous Asianisation and feminisation of mid-level management in the financial services sector in world and global cities in the Asia-Pacific. Chan draws on 50 in-depth interviews with ethnically Chinese female professionals working in middle or upper management…

    Hardback – 2020-09-02 
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Global Capital and Social Difference book cover

    Global Capital and Social Difference

    1st Edition

    Edited by V. Sujatha

    This volume offers insights into ongoing, global socio-economic transformations by directing attention to the significance of labour, work, craft, community, social institutions, social movements and, emergent subjectivities in different parts of the world. This is in contrast to theories that…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge India

  • The 2006 Crisis in East Timor: Lessons for Contemporary Peacebuilding book cover

    The 2006 Crisis in East Timor

    Lessons for Contemporary Peacebuilding, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca E. Engel

    This book argues that the international community must share responsibility for contributing to the conditions that resulted in violent conflict in Timor-Leste, four years after it declared independence from Indonesia. Its failure to tailor interventions to Timor-Leste’s specific political economy…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • The Principles of New Ethics I: Metaethics book cover

    The Principles of New Ethics I

    Metaethics, 1st Edition

    By Wang Haiming

    From Descartes to Spinoza, Western philosophers have attempted to propose an axiomatic systemization of ethics. However, without consensus on the contents and objects of ethics, the system remains incomplete. This four-volume set presents a model that highlights a Chinese philosopher’s insights on…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    China Perspectives

  • Chinese Energy Companies in Africa: Implications for the Foreign Policy of an Authoritarian State book cover

    Chinese Energy Companies in Africa

    Implications for the Foreign Policy of an Authoritarian State, 1st Edition

    By Kasandra Behrndt-Eriksen

    Over the last decade, Chinese energy companies have engaged in acquisitions of oil and gas in Africa. This book investigates the activities of Chinese energy companies throughout a number of African countries, including Nigeria, Angola, Sudan and Tunisia. Based on seven years of empirical research…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Daoism and Environmental Philosophy: Nourishing Life book cover

    Daoism and Environmental Philosophy

    Nourishing Life, 1st Edition

    By Eric S. Nelson

    Daoism and Environmental Philosophy explores ethics and the philosophy of nature in the Daodejing, the Zhuangzi, and related texts to elucidate their potential significance in our contemporary environmental crisis. This book traces early Daoist depictions of practices of embodied emptying and…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Phenomenology of Traffic: Experiencing Mobility in Ho Chi Minh City book cover

    The Phenomenology of Traffic

    Experiencing Mobility in Ho Chi Minh City, 1st Edition

    By Glenn Wyatt

    The book delves into the affective, embodied, and sensory dimensions of traffic and urban mobility. It brings together key phenomenological and post-phenomenological readings to challenge taken for granted assumptions of urban traffic. Through the experiences of traffic users in Ho Chi Minh City,…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Ambiances, Atmospheres and Sensory Experiences of Spaces

  • A Century of Chinese Literature in Translation (1919-2019): English Publication and Reception book cover

    A Century of Chinese Literature in Translation (1919-2019)

    English Publication and Reception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leah Gerber, Lintao Qi

    This book delves into the Chinese literary translation landscape over the last century, spanning critical historical periods such as the Cultural Revolution in the greater China region.  Contributors from all around the world approach this theme from various angles, providing an overview of…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Censorship in Japan book cover

    Censorship in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Heung Wah Wong, Hoi Yan Yau

    This book explores censorship, particularly film and video censorship, in Japan in modern times. It shows how most censorship has been the film and video industry exercising self-censorship, but how this system has been problematic in that it has allowed dominant players in the industry to impose…

    Hardback – 2020-08-30 
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Cooperative Development in the South China Sea: Policies, Obstacles and Prospects book cover

    Cooperative Development in the South China Sea

    Policies, Obstacles and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Huaigao Qi, Song Xue

    Boundary disputes in the South China Sea have been a long-standing threat to peace and security in East and Southeast Asia. Without immediate definition of agreed boundaries, provisional arrangements to develop resources in the disputed area have become the encouraged and effective solution.…

    Hardback – 2020-08-17 
    China Perspectives

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