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  • Waste and Distributive Justice in Asia: In-Ward Waste Disposal in Tokyo book cover

    Waste and Distributive Justice in Asia

    In-Ward Waste Disposal in Tokyo, 1st Edition

    By Takashi Nakazawa

    Conflicts over waste disposal facility siting is a pressing issue not only in developed countries but also in fast-growing countries that face drastic waste increase and rapid urbanisation. How to address distributive justice has been one of the biggest concerns.This book examines what determines…

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    Routledge

  • Tantric Buddhist Practice in India: Vilasavajra�s commentary on the Ma�jusri-namasa?giti book cover

    Tantric Buddhist Practice in India

    Vilasavajra�s commentary on the Ma�jusri-namasa?giti, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Tribe

    Using a commentary on the influential text, the Mañjuśrī-nāmasaṃgīti, ‘The Chanting of the Names of Mañjuśrī’, this book deals with Buddhist tantric meditation practice and its doctrinal context in early-medieval India. The commentary was written by the 8th-9th century Indian tantric scholar…

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  • The Beatles in Japan book cover

    The Beatles in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Carolyn S. Stevens

    Following their first tour to Japan in 1966, the Beatles would become an important part of Japan’s postwar cultural development and its deepening relationship with the West. By the 1960s Japan’s dramatic rise in prosperity and the self-confidence of the country’s ‘economic miracle’ period were…

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    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • The Economic and Business History of Occupied Japan: New Perspectives book cover

    The Economic and Business History of Occupied Japan

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas French

    The Occupation era (1945-1952) witnessed major change in Japan and the beginnings of its growth from of the ashes of defeat towards its status as a developmental model for much of the world. The period arguably saw the sowing of the seeds of the post-war flowering of what some term the ‘postwar…

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  • Religion in Japanese Daily Life book cover

    Religion in Japanese Daily Life

    1st Edition

    By David C. Lewis

    Are Japanese people religious – and, if so, in what ways? David Lewis addresses this question from the perspective of ordinary Japanese people in the context of their life cycles, and explores why they engage in religious activities. He not only discusses how Japanese people engage in different…

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    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Social Protection in East Asian Chinese Societies: Challenges, Responses and Impacts book cover

    Social Protection in East Asian Chinese Societies

    Challenges, Responses and Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Saunders, Alex Jingwei He

    Despite its impressive economic growth, East Asia is facing daunting challenges in mitigating its social problems, including chronic poverty and worsening social inequality. The past decade has seen growing scholarly interest in the development of East Asian social policies not only because of the…

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    Routledge

  • Taiwan Cinema: International Reception and Social Change book cover

    Taiwan Cinema

    International Reception and Social Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kuei-fen Chiu, Ming-yeh Rawnsley, Gary Rawnsley

    The book examines recent developments in Taiwan cinema, with particular focus on a leading contemporary Taiwan filmmaker, Wei Te-sheng, who is responsible for such Asian blockbusters as Cape No.7, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale and Kano. The book discusses key issues, including…

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    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Sikhs in the Deccan and North-East India book cover

    Sikhs in the Deccan and North-East India

    1st Edition

    By Birinder Pal Singh

    This book is a major intervention in the understanding of the dynamics of internal migration in South Asia. It traces the historical roots of certain migrant Sikh communities to the south and north-east India; chronicles their social, religious and economic practices; and examines peculiar identity…

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    Routledge India

  • Domestic Spaces in Post-Mao China: On Electronic Household Appliances book cover

    Domestic Spaces in Post-Mao China

    On Electronic Household Appliances, 1st Edition

    By Wang Min’an

    Unconventional, creative, and highly original, Wang Min’an’s work centres on the assemblage of household machines that create the space of contemporary domesticity. It offers pathways to a new understanding of how the sudden commodification of domestic space in China beginning in the late 1980s has…

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  • Colonial Administration and Land Reform in East Asia book cover

    Colonial Administration and Land Reform in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sui-Wai Cheung

    This book argues that as colonialism brought the concept of individual, as opposed to collective, land ownership to indigenous society, along with Western surveying techniques, the changes that resulted altered the relationship of the state to its citizens, and, thereby, the structure of local…

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    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • HIV/AIDS in India: Voices from the Margins book cover

    HIV/AIDS in India

    Voices from the Margins, 1st Edition

    By Sunita Manian

    India ranks third in the number of people living with HIV/AIDS globally. The country has high levels of poverty and inequality, poor healthcare infrastructure, especially away from the metropolitan areas, and a legacy of colonialism that bequeathed laws criminalizing non-heteronormative sexualities…

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  • Biodiversity: Law, Policy and Governance book cover

    Biodiversity

    Law, Policy and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Usha Tandon, Mohan Parasaran, Sidharth Luthra

    Conservation of biodiversity is a fundamental concern towards securing a sustainable future. This volume argues that despite various domestic and international policies and legal frameworks on biodiversity conservation — be it forest, wildlife, marine, coastal, etc. — their implementation suffers…

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    Routledge India

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