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  • Screening China's Soft Power book cover

    Screening China's Soft Power

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paola Voci, Luo Hui

    Promoting China's cultural soft power by disseminating modern Chinese values is one of the policies of President Xi Jinping. Although, it is usually understood as a top-down initiative, implemented willingly or unwillingly by writers, filmmakers, artists, and so on, and often manifesting itself in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Media Globalization and Digital Journalism in Malaysia: Network Newswork book cover

    Media Globalization and Digital Journalism in Malaysia

    Network Newswork, 1st Edition

    By Amira Firdaus

    The media ecology within which conventional mainstream journalism currently operates has undergone major transformations since the advent of social media. These transformations arise from the disruption brought upon by the emergence of networked, interactive platforms and user-driven online…

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  • Pakistan's Democratic Transition: Change and Persistence book cover

    Pakistan's Democratic Transition

    Change and Persistence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ishtiaq Ahmad, Adnan Rafiq

    Politics in Pakistan has traditionally been understood in the context of civil-military relationship. In May 2013, for the first time in history, Pakistan saw an elected government complete a full term in office and transfer power through the ballot box to another civilian government.In view of…

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  • Turkish-Azerbaijani Relations: One Nation�Two States? book cover

    Turkish-Azerbaijani Relations

    One Nation�Two States?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Murad Ismayilov, Norman A. Graham

    An east-west axis of Azerbaijan and Turkey has grown into prominence within the broader structure of regional dynamics in Eurasia over the past two decades. Yet few, including among policy advisors and policy makers in either of the two states, have attempted to look deeper into the forces that lie…

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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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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge India

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