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  • The Indian Constituent Assembly: Deliberations on Democracy book cover

    The Indian Constituent Assembly

    Deliberations on Democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Udit Bhatia

    The Indian Constituent Assembly laid the foundations of the largest democracy in the world. The debates between the members of the Assembly form the bedrock of the Indian Constitution. The chapters in this volume propose a range of methodological perspectives from which these critical debates…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge India

  • The Political Economy of the Agri-Food System in Thailand: Hegemony, Counter-Hegemony, and Co-Optation of Oppositions book cover

    The Political Economy of the Agri-Food System in Thailand

    Hegemony, Counter-Hegemony, and Co-Optation of Oppositions, 1st Edition

    By Prapimphan Chiengkul

    The mainstream agri-food system in Thailand has been shaped to aid capital accumulation by domestic and transnational hegemonic forces, and is currently sustained through hegemonic agri-food production-distribution, governance structures and ideational order. However, sustainable agriculture and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Thiri Rama: Finding Ramayana in Myanmar book cover

    The Thiri Rama

    Finding Ramayana in Myanmar, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn F. Rooney

    The Thiri Rama – or the Great Rama – was written for court performance and is the only known illustrated version of the Ramayana story in Myanmar. Based on palm-leaf manuscripts and scenes carved on over 300 sandstone plaques at a mid-nineteenth-century Buddhist pagoda west of Mandalay in Myanmar,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge India

  • Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan: Moving to cleaner energy in a resource-rich country book cover

    Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan

    Moving to cleaner energy in a resource-rich country, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yelena Kalyuzhnova, Richard Pomfret

    Kazakhstan is rich in natural resources including coal, oil, natural gas and uranium and has significant renewable potential from wind, solar, hydro and biomass. In spite of this, the country is currently dependent upon fossil fuels with coal-fired plants accounting for 75% of total power…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Media as Politics in South Asia book cover

    Media as Politics in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sahana Udupa, Stephen McDowell

    The dramatic expansion of the media and communications sector since the 1990s has brought South Asia on the global scene as a major center for media production and consumption. This book is the first overview of media expansion and its political ramifications in South Asia during these years of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Banking Governance in China book cover

    The Political Economy of Banking Governance in China

    1st Edition

    By Xuming Yang

    Chinese state banks, which were considered technically insolvent in the 1990s, are at present among the largest and most important banks in the world. This book, based on the author’s research and also on his extensive experience of working in Chinese banks, explores how Chinese banks’ technical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Sexuality and Public Space in India: Reading the Visible book cover

    Sexuality and Public Space in India

    Reading the Visible, 1st Edition

    By Carmel Christy

    The topic of sexuality and gender within the South Asian context is timely and widely discussed across a variety of academic disciplines. Since the end of the last century, there have been debates in the cultural sphere in India on issues concerning Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender people’s rights,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Professional Development of English Language Teachers in Asia: Lessons from Japan and Vietnam book cover

    Professional Development of English Language Teachers in Asia

    Lessons from Japan and Vietnam, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kayoko Hashimoto, Van-Trao Nguyen

    Why has English language proficiency in Japan remained so low in comparison to other Asian countries? Has Vietnam attempted to improve English language teaching because ASEAN has adopted English as its working language? Why do English language teachers struggle with curriculum changes imposed by…

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    Routledge

  • Redefined Labour Spaces: Organising Workers in Post-Liberalised India book cover

    Redefined Labour Spaces

    Organising Workers in Post-Liberalised India, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sobin George, Shalini Sinha

    This book discusses the transformation of labour movements and trade unionism in post-liberalised India. It looks at emerging collectivism, both in formal and informal sectors, and relates it to changing political and industrial relations. Bringing together studies of resistance, struggles and new…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge India

  • Reasoning Indian Politics: Philosopher Politicians to Politicians Seeking Philosophy book cover

    Reasoning Indian Politics

    Philosopher Politicians to Politicians Seeking Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Narendar Pani, Anshuman Behera

    This volume examines the multiple forms of reasoning in Indian politics and explores a framework to understand them. In the process, it looks at a series of issues involving the relationship between politics and philosophy, including the status of political theory, political practices, identity…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge India

  • The Place of Humanities in Our Universities book cover

    The Place of Humanities in Our Universities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mrinal Miri

    This volume examines the critical role of the humanities in universities in India and attempts to redefine its place, meaning and function in education. Bringing together distinguished scholars in the country, it debates the status and predicament of the humanities in the academic programmes within…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge India

  • Neutrality in Southeast Asia: Concepts and Contexts book cover

    Neutrality in Southeast Asia

    Concepts and Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Tarling

    This book analyses the notion of neutrality to the politics of the state in Southeast Asia. Distinguishing among neutrality, neutralism and neutralisation, it asks what relation do the concepts bear to the independence of states, and how do they relate to other forms of inter-state relations and to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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