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  • 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 – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Globalisation, Tourism and Simulacra: A Baudrillardian Study of Tourist Space in Thailand book cover

    Globalisation, Tourism and Simulacra

    A Baudrillardian Study of Tourist Space in Thailand, 1st Edition

    By Kunphatu Sakwit

    This book draws on the thought of Baudrillard to explore the effects of globalisation and tourism in a Thai context. Arguing that tourism does not necessarily erode local culture but that local culture can in fact be recreated through globalisation and tourism, the author employs studies of the…

    Hardback – 2020-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • China in the Asian Financial Crisis book cover

    China in the Asian Financial Crisis

    1st Edition

    By Peter Nolan

    The widely-held view of the Asian Financial Crisis is that it had no substantial impact on China. In fact, the country was far more vulnerable than most people realized, due to the high possibility of financial contagion entering the system from Hong Kong through Guangdong province. This book…

    Hardback – 2020-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Power, Presence and Space: South Asian Rituals in Archaeological Context book cover

    Power, Presence and Space

    South Asian Rituals in Archaeological Context, 1st Edition

    Edited by Henry Albery, Jens-Uwe Hartmann, Himanshu Prabha Ray

    Patterns of ritual power, presence, and space are fundamentally connected to, and mirror, the societal and political power structures in which they are enacted. This book explores these connections in South Asia from the early Common Era until the present day. The essays in the volume…

    Hardback – 2020-08-30 
    Routledge India
    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

  • 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 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Staging Indigenous Heritage: Instrumentalisation, Brokerage and Representation in Malaysia book cover

    Staging Indigenous Heritage

    Instrumentalisation, Brokerage and Representation in Malaysia, 1st Edition

    By Yunci Cai

    Staging Indigenous Heritage examines the cultural politics of four Indigenous cultural villages in Malaysia. Cai demonstrates how they are often beset with the politics of brokerage and representation that reinforce a culture of dependency on the brokers, marginalising their intended beneficiaries.…

    Hardback – 2020-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Culture and Development

  • To Serve God in Holy Freedom: The Brief Rebellion of the Nuns of the Royal Convent of Santa Mónica, Goa, India 1731–1734 book cover

    To Serve God in Holy Freedom

    The Brief Rebellion of the Nuns of the Royal Convent of Santa Mónica, Goa, India 1731–1734, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Michon, D. A. Smith

    This book presents one of the first accounts of Christianity in colonial India by a nun. Set in Goa in the early 18th century, this translation of Soror Magdalena’s account from Portuguese brings to life a watershed moment in the politics of Christian faith in early colonial India.   &…

    Hardback – 2020-08-14 
    Routledge India

  • True Crime Writings in Colonial India: Offending Bodies and Darogas in Nineteenth Century Bengal book cover

    True Crime Writings in Colonial India

    Offending Bodies and Darogas in Nineteenth Century Bengal, 1st Edition

    By Shampa Roy

    The emergent culture of crime writings in late 19th century colonial Bengal (India) is an interesting testimony to how literature is shaped by various material forces including the market. This book deals with true crime writings of the late 1800s published by ‘lowbrow publishing houses’ — infamous…

    Hardback – 2020-08-11 
    Routledge India

  • Lives in Exile: Exploring the Inner World of Tibetan Refugees book cover

    Lives in Exile

    Exploring the Inner World of Tibetan Refugees, 2nd Edition

    By Honey Oberoi Vahali

    This book explores the devastating consequences and psychological ruptures of refugeehood as it evocatively recounts the life histories of dislocated Tibetans expelled from their homes since 1959. Following the genre of a story, the book offers dynamic understandings of unconscious processes and…

    Hardback – 2020-08-07 
    Routledge India

  • School Climate Matters: Shanghai Schools from a Comparative Perspective book cover

    School Climate Matters

    Shanghai Schools from a Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Ning Bo

    This book describes the effect of school climate on student academic achievement. The unexpected leading position of Shanghai in its first and second appearance of the PISA survey — topping every league table in this assessment by a clear margin — attracted attention from all over the world. This…

    Hardback – 2020-08-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

  • The History of Chinese Feudal Society book cover

    The History of Chinese Feudal Society

    1st Edition

    By Tung-tsu Chu

    Feudalism is one of the most studied topics in the field of history but without a consensus on its central characteristics, it remains a slippery concept. The History of Chinese Feudal Society provides a comprehensive analysis on the rise and fall of feudalism in China.  Drawing on a vast…

    Hardback – 2020-07-31 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Social Studies Education in East Asian Contexts book cover

    Social Studies Education in East Asian Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kerry J. Kennedy

    The book explores the state of social studies education within selected East Asian societies and provides some insights into distinctive classroom practices.       In an increasingly volatile and unpredictable world, the education of young people who both understand the contexts in which they are…

    Hardback – 2020-07-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

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