E-books: Asian Studies

  • Collaborative Governance of Local Governments in China book cover

    Collaborative Governance of Local Governments in China

    1st Edition

    By Jing Cui

    China faces the problem of collaboration deficiency in local governance of metropolitan areas. With the evolution of regional spatial structure in China, this book is timely with its analysis on how China can approach current problems in China's regional governance through a&…

    eBook – 2020-04-03
    Routledge Focus on Public Governance in Asia

  • The Tamil Auxiliary Verb System book cover

    The Tamil Auxiliary Verb System

    1st Edition

    By Sanford B. Steever

    This book introduces the syntactic process of auxiliary formation and applies it to the grammatical analysis of the indicative, or non-modal, auxiliary verbs of Modern Tamil. Using data from spoken and written registers gathered over several years, the book demonstrates for the first time the…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

  • Beyond Japanese Management: The End of Modern Times? book cover

    Beyond Japanese Management

    The End of Modern Times?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Stewart

    This book brings together original studies of the development of Japanese and - crucially - non-Japanese management in the automotive industry from around the world, including a total of nine country studies in the key production and consumption theatres North and South America, Europe and Japan.…

    eBook – 2020-04-02

  • Practicing Citizenship in Contemporary China book cover

    Practicing Citizenship in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Woodman, Zhonghua Guo

    This book examines citizenship as practiced in China today from a variety of angles. Citizenship in China—and elsewhere in the Global South—has often been perceived as either a distorted echo of the ‘real’ democratic version in Europe and North America, or an orientalized ‘other’ that defines what…

    eBook – 2020-04-02

  • New Frontiers in Japanese Studies book cover

    New Frontiers in Japanese Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Akihiro Ogawa, Philip Seaton

    Over the last 70 years, Japanese Studies scholarship has gone through several dominant paradigms, from ‘demystifying the Japanese’, to analysis of Japanese economic strength, to discussion of global interest in Japanese popular culture. This book assesses this literature, considering future…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Transmedia Storytelling in East Asia: The Age of Digital Media book cover

    Transmedia Storytelling in East Asia

    The Age of Digital Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dal Yong Jin

    This book offers a thorough investigation of the recent surge of webtoons and manga/animation as the sources of transmedia storytelling for popular culture, not only in East Asia but in the wider global context. An international team of experts employ a unique theoretical framework of media…

    eBook – 2020-04-02
    Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia

  • Decolonising Europe?: Popular Responses to the End of Empire book cover

    Decolonising Europe?

    Popular Responses to the End of Empire, 1st Edition

    Edited by Berny Sèbe, Matthew G. Stanard

    Decolonising Europe? Popular Responses to the End of Empire offers a new paradigm to understand decolonisation in Europe by showing how it was fundamentally a fluid process of fluxes and refluxes involving not only transfers of populations, ideas, and sociocultural practices across continents but…

    eBook – 2020-04-01
    Empire and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • The Cultural Politics of Urban Development in South Korea: Art, Memory and Urban Boosterism in Gwangju book cover

    The Cultural Politics of Urban Development in South Korea

    Art, Memory and Urban Boosterism in Gwangju, 1st Edition

    By HaeRan Shin

    This book analyses the cultural politics of urban development in Gwangju, South Korea, and illustrates the implementation of state-led arts-based urban boosterism efforts in the context of political trauma and the desire for economic growth. The book explores urban development that is complicated…

    eBook – 2020-03-27
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

  • Muslim Women in the Economy: Development, Faith and Globalisation book cover

    Muslim Women in the Economy

    Development, Faith and Globalisation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shamim Samani, Dora Marinova

    This book explores the changing role of Muslim women in the economy in the twenty-first century. Sociological developments such as secular education, female-focused policies, national and global commitments to gender equality as well as contemporary technological advances have all served to shift…

    eBook – 2020-03-27
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Buddhist Tantras book cover

    Buddhist Tantras

    1st Edition

    By Alex Wayman

    First published in 1995. The volume is divided into four sections: The introduction places the position of the Buddhist Tantras within Mahayana Buddhism and recalls their early literary history, especially the Guhyasamahatantra; the section also covers Buddhist Genesis and the Tantric tradition.…

    eBook – 2020-03-26

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yoon Sun Yang

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Korean Literature provides a comprehensive overview of a Korean literary tradition, which is understood as a multifaceted nexus of practices, both homegrown and transnational. The handbook discusses the perspectives from which modern Korean literature has thus far…

    eBook – 2020-03-26

  • International Studies in the Philippines: Mapping New Frontiers in Theory and Practice book cover

    International Studies in the Philippines

    Mapping New Frontiers in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frances Antoinette Cruz, Nassef Manabilang Adiong

    How can local experiences and the social transformation generated by modernity help to enrich our understanding of the international? What might a version of the much-discussed "non-Western International Relations (IR)" look like? What continuities and discontinuities from the Philippine experience…

    eBook – 2020-03-26
    International Relations in Southeast Asia

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