E-books: Asian Studies

  • Children’s English in Singapore: Acquisition, Properties, and Use book cover

    Children’s English in Singapore

    Acquisition, Properties, and Use, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Buschfeld

    Combining the World Englishes framework with First Language Acquisition methodology, this book investigates children’s acquisition of L1 English in the context of multilingual Singapore, one of the traditional Kachruvian Outer Circle or ESL countries. The book investigates language choice, use, and…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • The Routledge Companion to Gender and Japanese Culture book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Gender and Japanese Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Coates, Lucy Fraser, Mark Pendleton

    This Companion is a comprehensive examination of the varied ways in which gender issues manifest throughout culture in Japan, using a range of international perspectives to examine private and public constructions of identity, as well as gender- and sexuality-inflected cultural production. The…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions to Gender

  • Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities book cover

    Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Lo, Chris Berry, Guo Liping

    Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities is the first book to reflect on the power of film in representing medical and health discourse in China in both the past and the present, as well as in shaping its future. Drawing on both feature and documentary films from mainland China, the chapters…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • The Aboriginal People of Peninsular Malaysia: From the Forest to the Urban Jungle book cover

    The Aboriginal People of Peninsular Malaysia

    From the Forest to the Urban Jungle, 1st Edition

    By Govindran Jegatesen

    To date, most studies of Malaysia’s aboriginal people, the Orang Asli, have studied the community in either the rural or forest settings. This book, however, outlines the dynamics of Orang Asli migration to Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia’s most urbanised region – and explores the lived experiences of…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

  • Caste in Early Modern Japan: Danzaemon and the Edo Outcaste Order book cover

    Caste in Early Modern Japan

    Danzaemon and the Edo Outcaste Order, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Amos

    "Caste", a word normally used in relation to the Indian subcontinent, is rarely associated with Japan in contemporary scholarship. This has not always been the case, and the term was often used among earlier generations of scholars, who introduced the Buraku problem to Western audiences. Amos…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • 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…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    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…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • “Those That Fix the Lights”: The Practice of Public Sector Management in Developing Asia book cover

    “Those That Fix the Lights”

    The Practice of Public Sector Management in Developing Asia, 1st Edition

    By Gambhir Bhatta

    This book looks at the state of governance in countries of Developing Asia, ie, the poorer countries in the region and those with inadequate creditworthiness and with risk of debt stress. It assesses the state of public sector management and their attempts at governance reforms in these countries.…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Understanding Space, Time and Causality: Modern Physics and Ancient Indian Traditions book cover

    Understanding Space, Time and Causality

    Modern Physics and Ancient Indian Traditions, 1st Edition

    By B.V. Sreekantan, Sisir Roy

    This book examines issues related to the concepts of space, time and causality in the context of modern physics and ancient Indian traditions. It looks at the similarity and convergence of these concepts of modern physics with those discussed in ancient Indian wisdom. The volume brings the…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge India

  • Contemporary Inter-regional Dialogue and Cooperation between the EU and ASEAN on Non-traditional Security Challenges book cover

    Contemporary Inter-regional Dialogue and Cooperation between the EU and ASEAN on Non-traditional Security Challenges

    1st Edition

    By Naila Maier-Knapp

    This book provides an analysis of non-traditional security (NTS) crises and cooperation between the European Union (EU) and Southeast Asia. Using case studies – transboundary air pollution, marine life endangerment, illegal migration, and terrorism – from both Southeast Asia and Western Europe…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Labyrinth of Mind and World: Beyond Internalism–Externalism book cover

    The Labyrinth of Mind and World

    Beyond Internalism–Externalism, 1st Edition

    By Sanjit Chakraborty

    This book carries forward the discourse on the mind’s engagement with the world. It reviews the semantic and metaphysical debates around internalism and externalism, the location of content and the indeterminacy of meaning in language. The volume analyzes the writings of Jackson, Chomsky, Putnam,…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge India

  • Electoral Politics and Hindu Nationalism in India: The Bharatiya Jana Sangh, 1951–1971 book cover

    Electoral Politics and Hindu Nationalism in India

    The Bharatiya Jana Sangh, 1951–1971, 1st Edition

    By Koushiki Dasgupta

    This book analyses the rise and growth of the Hindu nationalist party Bharatiya Jana Sangh in post independent India, tracking the electoral journey of the party from 1951 to 1971. Offering a comprehensive analysis of the party Bharatiya Jana Sangh - its origin, ideas and electoral performances in…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

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