E-books: Asian Studies

  • Analysing Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy: Regime neo-Eurasianism in the Nazarbaev era book cover

    Analysing Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy

    Regime neo-Eurasianism in the Nazarbaev era, 1st Edition

    By Luca Anceschi

    This book investigates the roles that ideas and constructs associated with Eurasia have played in the making of Kazakhstan’s foreign policy during the Nazarbaev era. This book delves into the specific Eurasia-centric narratives through which the regime, headed by Nursultan Nazarbaev, imagined the…

    eBook – 2020-03-16
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Hate Speech in Asia and Europe: Beyond Hate and Fear book cover

    Hate Speech in Asia and Europe

    Beyond Hate and Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Myungkoo Kang, Marie-Orange Rivé-Lasan, Wooja Kim, Philippa Hall

    This edited collection provides a timely review of the current state of hate speech research in Asia and Europe, through the comparative examples of Korea, Japan and France. Extending the study of hate speech studies beyond the largely western emphasis on European and US contexts dominant in the…

    eBook – 2020-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of the Caucasus book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Caucasus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Galina M. Yemelianova, Laurence Broers

    The Routledge Handbook of the Caucasus offers an integrated, multidisciplinary overview of the historical, ethno-linguistic, cultural, socio-economic and political complexities of the Caucasus. Covering both the North and South Caucasus, the book gathers together leading Western, Caucasian and…

    eBook – 2020-03-13
    Routledge

  • The Future of Work in Asia and Beyond: A Technological Revolution or Evolution? book cover

    The Future of Work in Asia and Beyond

    A Technological Revolution or Evolution?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alan R. Nankervis, Julia Connell, John Burgess

    The Future of Work in Asia and Beyond presents the findings and associated implications arising from a collaborative research study conducted on the potential impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR – or Industry 4.0) on the labour markets, occupations and associated future workforce…

    eBook – 2020-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

  • Gender, Violence and Power in Indonesia: Across Time and Space book cover

    Gender, Violence and Power in Indonesia

    Across Time and Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katharine McGregor, Ana Dragojlovic, Hannah Loney

    This book uses an interdisciplinary approach to chart how various forms of violence – domestic, military, legal and political – are not separate instances of violence, but rather embedded in structural inequalities brought about by colonialism, occupation and state violence. The book…

    eBook – 2020-03-13
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • India’s Strategic Culture: The Making of National Security Policy book cover

    India’s Strategic Culture

    The Making of National Security Policy, 2nd Edition

    By Shrikant Paranjpe

    This book provides a comprehensive understanding of the evolution of India’s strategic culture in the era of globalization. It examines dominant themes that have governed India’s foreign and security policy and events which have shaped India’s role in global politics. The author Examines the…

    eBook – 2020-03-13
    Routledge India

  • Industrial Tree Plantations and the Land Rush in China: Implications for Global Land Grabbing book cover

    Industrial Tree Plantations and the Land Rush in China

    Implications for Global Land Grabbing, 1st Edition

    By Yunan Xu

    This book analyses the political and economic causes, mechanisms and impacts of the industrial tree plantation boom in China. In the past two decades, the industrial tree plantation sector has been expanding rapidly in China, especially in Guangxi Province. Based on extensive primary data, this…

    eBook – 2020-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Land and Resource Grabbing

  • The Development of China's Information Resource Industry: Theory and Evaluation book cover

    The Development of China's Information Resource Industry

    Theory and Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By Huiling Feng, Guojun Zhao, Minghui Qian

    The industrialization of information resources has been a growing trend across the world in recent years, especially in China, where the information resource industry has expanded exponentially for more than a decade. While analyzing the development conditions of China's information resource…

    eBook – 2020-03-11
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The Development of China's Information Resource Industry: Policy and Instrument book cover

    The Development of China's Information Resource Industry

    Policy and Instrument, 1st Edition

    By Huiling Feng, Guojun Zhao, Minghui Qian

    As an emerging strategic industry in China, the information resource industry (IRI) has had and will continue to have a growing impact on economic and social development. Focusing on the special characteristics of IRI policies in China, this book provides an in-depth discussion of the major…

    eBook – 2020-03-11
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • From Obscurity to Light: Women in Early Medieval Orissa (Seventh to Twelfth Centuries AD) book cover

    From Obscurity to Light

    Women in Early Medieval Orissa (Seventh to Twelfth Centuries AD), 1st Edition

    By Devika Rangachari

    This book attempts to reintegrate women into the socio-political milieu of early medieval Orissa. Its sources are inscriptions, mostly Sanskrit, that date from the seventh century to the end of the reign of the Imperial Ganga ruler, Anantavarman Codagangadeva (CE 1078-1147). The evidence indicates…

    eBook – 2020-03-10
    Routledge

  • China: Confucius in the Shadows book cover

    China

    Confucius in the Shadows, 1st Edition

    By Poonam Surie

    The book is a study of Confucius and the Confucian philosophy of being non-confrontationist, benevolent and with values such as filial piety and harmony. It covers an array of themes including Qufu: Confucius Country, Music and Poetry across China, Chinese Foreign Policy, Philosophy and China’s…

    eBook – 2020-03-10
    Routledge

  • Spinning Yarns: Bengal Textile Industry in the Backdrop of John Taylor’s Report on ‘Dacca Cloth Production’ (1801) book cover

    Spinning Yarns

    Bengal Textile Industry in the Backdrop of John Taylor’s Report on ‘Dacca Cloth Production’ (1801), 1st Edition

    By Sushil Chaudhury

    Since time immemorial Indian textiles, especially textiles from Bengal, were in great demand and exported to different parts of the world. Textiles from Bengal were appreciated by the Romans as early as first century ad. Numerous foreign travellers including Chinese, Portuguese, Arab and Persian,…

    eBook – 2020-03-10
    Routledge

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