E-books: Area Studies

  • Ageing, Long-term Care Insurance and Healthcare Finance in Asia book cover

    Ageing, Long-term Care Insurance and Healthcare Finance in Asia

    1st Edition

    By Sabrina Ching Yuen Luk

    This book uses a revised version of Kingdon’s multiple-streams framework to examine health financing reforms in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Republic of Korea (ROK) as well as long-term care insurance (LTCI) reforms in Japan and Singapore. It shows that the explanatory power of the…

    eBook – 2020-01-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Revitalising Lagging Regions: Smart Specialisation and Industry 4.0 book cover

    Revitalising Lagging Regions

    Smart Specialisation and Industry 4.0, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mariachiara Barzotto, Carlo Corradini, Felicia M. Fai, Sandrine Labory, Philip R. Tomlinson

    This Expo book brings together leading academic and policymaker experts to reflect on the significant challenges faced by lagging regions in participating in the European Union’s Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3) programme. In doing so, the book offers a set of new…

    eBook – 2020-01-06
    Routledge
    Regional Studies Policy Impact Books

  • Post-Conflict Social and Economic Recovery in Timor-Leste: Redemptive Legacies book cover

    Post-Conflict Social and Economic Recovery in Timor-Leste

    Redemptive Legacies, 1st Edition

    By Andrew McWilliam

    This book presents a rich ethnography of post-conflict social and economic recovery in East Timor following the end of Indonesian military occupation of the territory in 1999. It offers a longer-term analysis of the pathways to rebuilding and restoring local community life, and the budding…

    eBook – 2020-01-02
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • The Routledge Handbook on Historic Urban Landscapes in the Asia-Pacific book cover

    The Routledge Handbook on Historic Urban Landscapes in the Asia-Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kapila Silva

    The Routledge Handbook on Historic Urban Landscapes in the Asia-Pacific sheds light onto the balancing act of urban heritage management, focusing specifically on the Asia-Pacific regions in which this challenge is imminent and in need of effective solutions. Urban heritage, while being…

    eBook – 2019-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • New Narratives of Russian and East European Art: Between Traditions and Revolutions book cover

    New Narratives of Russian and East European Art

    Between Traditions and Revolutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Galina Mardilovich, Maria Taroutina

    This book brings together thirteen scholars to introduce the newest and most cutting-edge research in the field of Russian and East European art history. Reconsidering canonical figures, re-examining prevalent debates, and revisiting aesthetic developments, the book challenges accepted histories…

    eBook – 2019-12-20
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Trans-Himalayan Buddhism: Reconnecting Spaces, Sharing Concerns book cover

    Trans-Himalayan Buddhism

    Reconnecting Spaces, Sharing Concerns, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suchandana Chatterjee

    The ambit of Buddhist studies reflects not only the spiritual and philosophical domain of Buddhism but also a symbiotic relationship between the monastic establishment and protectors of cultural tradition-a trend that one sees in the context of Buddhist revivalist projects in Mongolia and Buryatia.…

    eBook – 2019-12-19
    Routledge

  • Politics at a Distance from the State: Radical and African Perspectives book cover

    Politics at a Distance from the State

    Radical and African Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kirk Helliker, Lucien van der Walt

    For decades, most anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist movements identified radical transformation with capturing state power. The collapse of these statist projects from the 1970s led to a global crisis of left and working class politics. But crisis has also opened space for rediscovering…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Martial Arts in Asia: History, Culture and Politics book cover

    Martial Arts in Asia

    History, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fan Hong, Gwang Ok

    The reawakening of Asian martial arts is a distinct example of cultural hybridity in a global setting. This book deals with history of Asian martial arts in the contexts of tradition, religion, philosophy, politics and culture. It attempts to deepen the study of martial arts studies in their…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Entrepreneurship in Africa: Opportunities for both Africa and Entrepreneurship Research book cover

    Entrepreneurship in Africa

    Opportunities for both Africa and Entrepreneurship Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce T. Lamont, Hermann A. Ndofor

    This book presents current research by leading experts from around the globe on entrepreneurship in Africa, focusing on how entrepreneurship is central to the economic development of many of the economies on the African continent. Collectively, the contributors identify the frontier of impactful…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Sport in Europe book cover

    Sport in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Annette Hofmann

    This book presents an overview on sport history research in Europe by giving insights into various topics between Europe´s south and north. Examples are physical activities in the middle ages in Córdoba, bullfighting in Spain, aspects of football in various countries to winter sports in France.…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Women in the Mediterranean book cover

    Women in the Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leila Simona Talani, Serena Giusti

    The book addresses the challenges faced by women on the two shores of the Mediterranean from a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspective. While in the European Union’s (EU) Mediterranean countries inequality is mostly linked to the social sphere and, in particular refers to labour market…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Debating the Iran-Iraq War in Contemporary Iran book cover

    Debating the Iran-Iraq War in Contemporary Iran

    1st Edition

    Edited by Narges Bajoghli, Amir Moosavi

    The Iran-Iraq War (1980–1988) is a cornerstone of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s existence. It entrenched the newly established regime and provided the means for its consolidation of power in the country following the 1979 Revolution. Officially recognized as the "War of Sacred Defense", the…

    eBook – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

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