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  • Gandhi and the Contemporary World book cover

    Gandhi and the Contemporary World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjeev Kumar

    This book develops a critical understanding of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy and practice in the context of contemporary challenges and engages with some of his key work and ideas. It highlights the relevance of Gandhi’s legacy in the quest towards peace-building, equity and global justice. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-24
    Routledge India

  • Chinese for Working Professionals: A Textbook for Intermediate-High to Advanced Learners book cover

    Chinese for Working Professionals

    A Textbook for Intermediate-High to Advanced Learners, 1st Edition

    By Yi Zhou, Haidan Wang

    Chinese for Working Professionals is for learners who intend to use Chinese in a multinational global workplace. It has eight thematic units focusing on developing learners’ transferrable skills in addition to expanding the cross-cultural competences required in a real-world work-place. Key…

    Paperback – 2019-12-23
    Routledge

  • International Patent Rights Harmonisation: The Case of China book cover

    International Patent Rights Harmonisation

    The Case of China, 1st Edition

    By Weinian Hu

    With reference to China, this book examines the course of international patent rights harmonisation; its characteristics as well as impediments. It focuses on China's patent legislation, its achievements and weaknesses, as well as the intrinsic limitations.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics and the Indo-Pacific Region book cover

    Geopolitics and the Indo-Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    By Ashok Kapur

    Exploring the geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific region, a major hub of global economic/commercial, military, diplomatic and cultural activities in the 21st century, this textbook provides students with an introduction to the existing debates, frameworks and issues surrounding the Indo-Pacific. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge

  • Plato�s Labyrinth: Sophistries, Lies and Conspiracies in Socratic Dialogues book cover

    Plato�s Labyrinth

    Sophistries, Lies and Conspiracies in Socratic Dialogues, 1st Edition

    By Aakash Singh Rathore

    This original and stimulating study of Plato's Socratic dialogues rereads and reinterprets Plato's writings in terms of their dialogical or dramatic form. Taking inspiration from the techniques of Umberto Eco, Jacques Derrida, and Leo Strauss, Aakash Singh Rathore presents the Socratic dialogues as…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge India

  • Understanding Contemporary Indian Federalism: Competing Perspectives, New Challenges and Future Directions book cover

    Understanding Contemporary Indian Federalism

    Competing Perspectives, New Challenges and Future Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chanchal Kumar Sharma, Wilfried Swenden

    This volume analyzes centre-state dynamics in India placed against the backdrop of the election of a Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata (BJP) government to central power in 2014. It reflects on how centre-state relations have been shaped by the legacy of nearly two decades of broad-based coalition…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge

  • China, India and Southeast Asia: Paths to development and state-society relations book cover

    China, India and Southeast Asia

    Paths to development and state-society relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund Terence Gomez, Kee Cheok Cheong, Vamsi Vakulabharanam

    This volume studies the outcomes of the two-way flow of investments and people between China and India, and Southeast Asia. These cross-border flows have led to new settlements in Southeast Asia from which new outlooks have emerged among locally born generations that have given rise to new forms of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture book cover

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sin-wai Chan

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture offers an in-depth discussion of cultural aspects of China from the ancient period to the pre-modern era, lasting over 5,000 years, comprised of 7,000 word pieces by more than 20 world-leading academics and experts. Addressing…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • The Evolving Relationship between China, the EU and the USA: A New Global Order? book cover

    The Evolving Relationship between China, the EU and the USA

    A New Global Order?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jing Men, Simon Schunz, Duncan Freeman

    This book closely scrutinizes the individual and collective roles played by China, the EU and the USA in contemporary world politics. Examining the three actors’ respective strategic and policy positions on and behaviour towards the flux of the contemporary global order, the analysis focuses on…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Comparative Asian Politics

  • Graphic Narratives and the Mythological Imagination in India book cover

    Graphic Narratives and the Mythological Imagination in India

    1st Edition

    By Roma Chatterji

    This book explores graphic narratives and comics in India and demonstrates how these forms serve as sites on which myths are enacted and recast. It uses the case studies of a comics version of the Mahabharata War, a folk artist’s rendition of a comic book story, and a commercial project to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge India

  • Trust and Mistrust in Contemporary Japanese Politics book cover

    Trust and Mistrust in Contemporary Japanese Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kerstin Lukner, Alexandra Sakaki

    This book offers a timely examination of the role of trust – or lack thereof – in contemporary Japanese politics. It portrays the political trust deficit prevalent in Japan through a unique range of case studies, illustrating how mistrust, rather than trust, impacts politics in Japan today. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Children’s English in Singapore: Acquisition, Properties, and Use book cover

    Children’s English in Singapore

    Acquisition, Properties, and Use, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Buschfeld

    Combining the World Englishes framework with First Language Acquisition methodology, this book investigates children’s acquisition of L1 English in the context of multilingual Singapore, one of the traditional Kachruvian Outer Circle or ESL countries. The book investigates language choice, use, and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

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