Asian Studies: Products

  • The Water–Food–Energy Nexus: Power, Politics, and Justice book cover

    The Water–Food–Energy Nexus

    Power, Politics, and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Allouche, Carl Middleton, Dipak Gyawali

    The world of development thinkers and practitioners is abuzz with a new lexicon: the idea of "the nexus" between water, food, and energy which is intuitively compelling. It promises better integration of multiple sectoral elements, a better transition to greener economies, and sustainable…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Realities and Aspirations for Asian Youth: Education, Training, Employment book cover

    Realities and Aspirations for Asian Youth

    Education, Training, Employment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Naafs, Tracey Skelton

    This comprehensive volume explores the remarkable expansion of higher education systems and institutions in Asia in recent decades, alongside changing forms of consumerism, mobility and global economic conditions. It demonstrates how recent changes in training, education and employment have sparked…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 
    Routledge

  • Ritual Journeys in South Asia: Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space book cover

    Ritual Journeys in South Asia

    Constellations and Contestations of Mobility and Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jürgen Schaflechner, Christoph Bergmann

    This book focuses on the ritualized forms of mobility that constitute phenomena of pilgrimage in South Asia and establishes a new analytical framework for the study of ritual journeys. The book advances the conceptual scope of ‘classical’ Pilgrimage Studies and provides empirical depth through…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge

  • The Grammar of Chinese Characters: Productive Knowledge of Formal Patterns in an Orthograhic System book cover

    The Grammar of Chinese Characters

    Productive Knowledge of Formal Patterns in an Orthograhic System, 1st Edition

    By James Myers

    Anybody who reads or writes Chinese characters knows that they obey a grammar of sorts: though numerous, they are built out of a much smaller set of constituents, often interpretable in meaning or pronunciation, that are themselves built out of an even smaller set of strokes. This book goes far…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Linguistics

  • China in Australasia: Cultural Diplomacy and Chinese Arts since the Cold War book cover

    China in Australasia

    Cultural Diplomacy and Chinese Arts since the Cold War, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Beattie, Richard Bullen, Maria Galikowski

    Drawing on expertise in art history, exhibition studies and cultural studies as well as politics and international relations, China in Australasia presents significant new perspectives on the role of art in the cultural diplomacy of the People’s Republic of China. The book tells the forgotten…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Radio and Social Transformation in China book cover

    Radio and Social Transformation in China

    1st Edition

    By Wei Lei

    The first systematic, comprehensive and critical English-language study of radio in China, this book documents a historical understanding of Chinese radio from the early twentieth century to the present. Covering both public matters and private lives, Radio and Social Transformation in China…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Critical Studies of Education in Asia: Knowledge, Power and the Politics of Curriculum Reforms book cover

    Critical Studies of Education in Asia

    Knowledge, Power and the Politics of Curriculum Reforms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leonel Lim, Michael W. Apple

    Critical Studies of Education in Asia features analyses that take seriously the complex postcolonial, historical, and cultural consciousnesses felt across societies in Asia, and that bring these to bear on the changing terrain of knowledge, subjectivities, and power relations constructed both…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge

  • Women’s and Gender Studies in India: Crossings book cover

    Women’s and Gender Studies in India

    Crossings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anu Aneja

    This book frames the major debates and contemporary issues in women’s and gender studies in India. It locates them in the context of key theories, their interlinkages, and significant crossings and overlaps within the field while juxtaposing feminist and queer perspectives. The essays in the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge India

  • Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China book cover

    Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    In recent years China has achieved impressive economic growth, and also made remarkable progress in human development. However, contemporary China is still faced with the great challenge of widespread poverty. This not only constitutes a barrier against China’s pursuit of sustainable economic…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Farmers’ Suicides in India: A Policy Malignancy book cover

    Farmers’ Suicides in India

    A Policy Malignancy, 1st Edition

    By P. C. Bodh

    This book locates the malignant causes behind the factors leading to farmers’ suicides in India. It argues that a combination of innovative managerial and economic policies is required to make farming profitable, while maintaining food production within the carrying capacity of soil, water, forests…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge India

  • Chinese Business in the Making of a Malay State, 1882-1941: Kedah and Penang book cover

    Chinese Business in the Making of a Malay State, 1882-1941

    Kedah and Penang, 1st Edition

    By Wu Xiao An

    This book examines how Chinese family and business networks, focused around activities such as revenue farming, including opium, the rice trade, and pawnbroking, and related legal and labour organization activities, were highly influential in the process of state formation in Malaya. It shows how…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments book cover

    Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Troy Sternberg

    Climate hazards are the world’s most widespread, deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Knowledge of climate hazard dynamics is critical since the impacts of climate change, population growth, development projects and migration affect both the impact and severity of disasters. Current global…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

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