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  • Transitions from Education to Work: Workforce Ready Challenges in the Asia Pacific book cover

    Transitions from Education to Work

    Workforce Ready Challenges in the Asia Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roslyn Cameron, Subas Dhakal, John Burgess

    Labour markets are becoming more dynamic in response to pressures from globalisation, new technologies and trade agreements, as well as cross-border migration, inter-generation differences, changing education imperatives and employer expectations. By focusing on several Asia Pacific countries, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge

  • South-South Migration: Emerging Patterns, Opportunities and Risks book cover

    South-South Migration

    Emerging Patterns, Opportunities and Risks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Short, Moazzem Hossain, M. Adil Khan

    South-South migration contributes significantly to the development of the emerging economies, the migration of receiving countries and, at the same time, generates a major share of remittance income flowing into the sending countries. By capturing field experience and observations from a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge

  • Post-Western Sociology - From China to Europe book cover

    Post-Western Sociology - From China to Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Roulleau-Berger, Li Peilin

    This book is rooted in an epistemological approach to sociology in which the boundaries between Western and non-Western sociologies are acknowledged and built on. It argues that knowledge is organised in conceptual spaces linked to paradigms and programmes which in turn are linked to ethnocentred…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • China's Social Welfare Revolution: Contracting Out Social Services book cover

    China's Social Welfare Revolution

    Contracting Out Social Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jie Lei, Chak Kwan Chan

    The Chinese government has recently adopted a radical welfare approach by contracting out social services to non-governmental organisations (NGOs). This is a big departure from its traditional welfare model, whereby all public services were directly delivered by government agencies. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China book cover

    Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China

    1st Edition

    By Jianfa Shen

    Rapid urbanization in China in recent decades and the challenges of social and regional integration and governance have been issues of major concern. This book explores the course of urbanization and development in China over recent decades. It considers a range of issues including urbanization,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • 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

  • Truth and Reconciliation in South Korea: Between the Present and Future of the Korean Wars book cover

    Truth and Reconciliation in South Korea

    Between the Present and Future of the Korean Wars, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jae-Jung Suh

    The Korean War is multiple wars. Not only is it a war that began on 25 June 1950, but it is also a conflict that is rooted in Korea's colonial experiences, postcolonial desires and frustrations, and interventions and partitions imposed by outside forces. In South Korea, the war is a site of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20
    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

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