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  • Manabi and Japanese Schooling: Beyond Learning in the Era of Globalisation book cover

    Manabi and Japanese Schooling

    Beyond Learning in the Era of Globalisation, 1st Edition

    By Masamichi Ueno, Yasunori Kashiwagi, Kayo Fujii, Tomoya Saito, Taku Murayama

    Manabi and Japanese Schooling: Beyond Learning in the Era of Globalisation considers the theory and practices behind the Japanese concept of Manabi, particularly as the progressive concept of learning in the globalised world. It seeks to provide educational visions of Manabi as an alternative…

    Hardback – 2020-03-27 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

  • Transnational Divorce: Understanding intimacies and inequalities from Singapore book cover

    Transnational Divorce

    Understanding intimacies and inequalities from Singapore, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Ee Ling Quah

    This book explores the transnational aspects of divorce experiences. Transnational Divorce uncovers the stories of four main groups of transnational divorcees at the field site of Singapore, including low-income marriage migrant women from less wealthy countries, low-income citizen men,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Family Sociology

  • 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 (IR) as a discipline is still dominated by Western theories. The contributors in this book explore the challenges of constructing an alternative, with a dialogue between global and local approaches. Drawing on scholars…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge
    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

  • Science and Scientification in South Asia and Europe book cover

    Science and Scientification in South Asia and Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Axel Michaels, Christoph Wulf

    This volume critically examines the role of science in the humanities and social sciences. It studies how cultures and societies in South Asia and Europe underwent a transformation with the adoption or adaptation of scientific methods, turning ancient cultural processes and phenomena into an…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge India

  • Dialogue and Doxography in Indian Philosophy: Points of View in Buddhist, Jaina, and Advaita Vedānta Traditions book cover

    Dialogue and Doxography in Indian Philosophy

    Points of View in Buddhist, Jaina, and Advaita Vedānta Traditions, 1st Edition

    By Karl-Stéphan Bouthillette

    This is the first book fully dedicated to Indian philosophical doxography. It examines the function such dialectical texts were intended to serve in the intellectual and religious life of their public. It looks at Indian doxography both as a witness of inter- and intra-sectarian dialogues and as a…

    Hardback – 2020-03-24 
    Routledge
    Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature and History

  • 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 – 2020-03-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Shooting Terror: Terrorism in Hindi Films book cover

    Shooting Terror

    Terrorism in Hindi Films, 1st Edition

    By Meenakshi Bharat

    Shooting Terror highlights the disturbing immediacy of acts of terror and how cinema responds to them. It follows the changing representations of terrorism in Hindi cinema by fielding in-depth textual analyses of films such as Roja, Maachis, Black Friday, Tere Bin Laden, Uri: The Surgical Strike,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-20 
    Routledge India

  • Conflict and Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific: New Geopolitical Realities book cover

    Conflict and Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

    New Geopolitical Realities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ash Rossiter, Brendon J. Cannon

    This book explores the most important strategic questions about the emerging Indo-Pacific region by offering an incisive analysis on the current and future patterns of competition and cooperation of key nations in the region. Examining emerging policies of cooperation and conflict adopted by…

    Hardback – 2020-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Think Asia

  • The Politics of South China Sea Disputes book cover

    The Politics of South China Sea Disputes

    1st Edition

    By Nehginpao Kipgen

    This book is a comprehensive political study of the South China Sea (SCS) disputes. With over US $5 trillion worth of trade passing through it every year and a history of military flashpoints, the SCS is invariably a hotbed of great power rivalry. This book: Traces the history of the disputes…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge India

  • Cultural Histories of India: Subaltern Spaces, Peripheral Genres, and Alternate Historiography book cover

    Cultural Histories of India

    Subaltern Spaces, Peripheral Genres, and Alternate Historiography, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rita Banerjee

    This book explores the social and cultural histories of India, focusing on cultural encounters and representations of subaltern communities from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century. Examining cultural encounters between Europeans and Indians during the pre-colonial and colonial periods,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Diachronic Perspectives and Synchronic Variation in Southern Min book cover

    Diachronic Perspectives and Synchronic Variation in Southern Min

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chinfa Lien, Alain Peyraube

    Diachronic Perspectives and Synchronic Variation in Southern Min aims to address a range of grammatical phenomena in Southern Min. The Sinitic languages show divergence not only in phonology but also in grammar. Together with Hakka, Yue and part of Wu, Min forms the two major Southern groups of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • The Portuguese and the Socio-Cultural Changes in Kerala: 1948-1663 book cover

    The Portuguese and the Socio-Cultural Changes in Kerala

    1948-1663, 1st Edition

    By James John

    The momentous interaction between Portugal and Kerala com­menced with the historic voyage of Vasco da Gama in 1498. It had lasting impact on the society of Kerala. The voyage, with the express purpose of searching for ‘Christians and Spices’, left longlasting imprint on the life of the people…

    Hardback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge

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