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  • Dalits: Past, Present and Future book cover

    Dalits

    Past, Present and Future, 2nd Edition

    By Anand Teltumbde

    This book is a comprehensive introduction to Dalits in India from their origin to the present day. Despite a plethora of provisions for affirmative action in the Indian Constitution, Dalits still suffer exclusion on various counts. The book traces the multifarious changes that befell them through…

    Paperback – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge India

  • Social Ontology, Sociocultures and Inequality in the Global South book cover

    Social Ontology, Sociocultures and Inequality in the Global South

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Baumann, Daniel Bultmann

    Challenging the assumption that the capitalist transformation includes a radical break with the past, this edited volume traces how historically older forms of social inequality are transformed but persist in the present to shape the social structure of contemporary societies in the global South.…

    Hardback – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

  • Women’s Rights and Law Codes in Early India, 600 BCE–570 ACE book cover

    Women’s Rights and Law Codes in Early India, 600 BCE–570 ACE

    1st Edition

    By Sita Anantha Raman

    This book looks at the first eight Sanskrit law codes written in India, between 600 BCE and 570 ACE. It focuses on the legal, religious and ethical customs which were codified in this period and their impact on the social and political life of women. The volume analyzes texts such as the major…

    Hardback – 2020-05-19 
    Routledge India

  • Population Geography: A Systematic Exposition book cover

    Population Geography

    A Systematic Exposition, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Izhar Hassan

    This book studies the origins and development of population geography as a discipline. It explores the key concepts, tools and statistical and demographic techniques that are widely employed in the analysis of population. The chapters in this book: Provide a comprehensive geographical account of…

    Paperback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge India

  • Youth Culture and Identity in Northern Thailand: Fitting In and Sticking Out book cover

    Youth Culture and Identity in Northern Thailand

    Fitting In and Sticking Out, 1st Edition

    By Anjalee Cohen

    Youth Culture and Identity in Northern Thailand examines how young people in urban Chiang Mai construct an identity at the intersection of global capitalism, state ideologies and local culture. Drawing on over 15 years of ethnographic research, the book explores the impact of rapid urbanisation…

    Hardback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Contested Multilateralism 2.0 and Asian Security Dynamics book cover

    Contested Multilateralism 2.0 and Asian Security Dynamics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kai He

    In the 1990s there was a wave of multilateralism in the Asia Pacific, which was led primarily by ASEAN. Since the Global Financial Crisis of 2008, however, many non-ASEAN states have attempted to seize the initiative, including the USA, Japan, China, South Korea, and Australia. Kai He and his…

    Paperback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Heidegger’s Entscheidung: “Decision” Between “Fate” and “Destiny” book cover

    Heidegger’s Entscheidung

    “Decision” Between “Fate” and “Destiny”, 1st Edition

    By Norman K. Swazo

    This book critically examines the debate on Martin Heidegger’s concept of Entscheidung ("decision") and his engagement and confrontation with Nazism in terms of his broader philosophical thought. It argues that one cannot explain Heidegger’s actions without accounting for his idea of "decision" and…

    Hardback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge India

  • Indigenous Cultural Translation: A Thick Description of Seediq Bale book cover

    Indigenous Cultural Translation

    A Thick Description of Seediq Bale, 1st Edition

    By Darryl Sterk

    Indigenous Cultural Translation is about the process that made it possible to film the 2011 Taiwanese blockbuster Seediq Bale in Seediq, an endangered indigenous language. Seediq Bale celebrates the headhunters who rebelled against or collaborated with the Japanese colonizers at or around a hill…

    Hardback – 2020-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • China's Sustainable Use of Natural Resources book cover

    China's Sustainable Use of Natural Resources

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    This book examines China’s resource endowment and the country’s current exploitation and use of resources and analyzes the main challenges and potential opportunities facing the country. It then discusses how to improve the efficiency with which resources are used by taking a ‘full-life-cycle’…

    Hardback – 2020-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Disaster Resilience in South Asia: Tackling the Odds in the Sub-Continental Fringes book cover

    Disaster Resilience in South Asia

    Tackling the Odds in the Sub-Continental Fringes, 1st Edition

    By Iftekhar Ahmed, Kim Maund, Thayaparan Gajendran

    This book considers the challenges of building disaster resilience in South Asia – a region that frequently experiences some of the most severe and devastating impacts of disasters. Despite significant work to assist affected communities, many smaller South Asian countries remain particularly…

    Hardback – 2020-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Lao She's Teahouse and Its Two English Translations: Exploring Chinese Drama Translation with Systemic Functional Linguistics book cover

    Lao She's Teahouse and Its Two English Translations

    Exploring Chinese Drama Translation with Systemic Functional Linguistics, 1st Edition

    By Bo Wang, Yuanyi Ma

    Lao She’s Teahouse and Its Two English Translations: Exploring Chinese Drama Translation with Systemic Functional Linguistics provides an in-depth application of Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) to the study of Chinese drama translation, and theoretically explores the interface between SFL and…

    Paperback – 2020-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Translation

  • The Paradox of Myanmar's Regime Change book cover

    The Paradox of Myanmar's Regime Change

    1st Edition

    By Roger Lee Huang

    This book analyses Myanmar’s contemporary political history, arguing that Myanmar’s so-called "democratization" has always been a calculated regime transition, planned by the military, with every intention for the military to remain the key permanent political actor in Myanmar’s political regime.…

    Hardback – 2020-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge/City University of Hong Kong Southeast Asia Series

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