• Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities book cover

    Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Lo, Chris Berry, Guo Liping

    This edited volume will explore a wide range of issues relating to health, medicine, and the body in China and other societies identified as Chinese during the past century, through the medium of the moving image. Drawing on both feature and documentary films from mainland China and elsewhere in…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • South Africa and the UN Human Rights Council: The Fate of the Liberal Order book cover

    South Africa and the UN Human Rights Council

    The Fate of the Liberal Order, 1st Edition

    By Eduard Jordaan

    This book provides a detailed analysis of South Africa’s actions on the UN Human Rights Council, examining the country’s positions on civil and political rights, economic rights and development, social groups whose rights are frequently violated as well as abuses in specific countries. The most…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
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    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Language Policy in Superdiverse Indonesia book cover

    Language Policy in Superdiverse Indonesia

    1st Edition

    By Subhan Zein

    Indonesia has an extreme diversity of linguistic wealth, with 707 individual living languages by one count, or 731 languages and more than 1,100 dialects in another estimate, spoken by more than 1,300 ethnics spreading across 17,504 islands in the archipelago. Smaller, locally used indigenous…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
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    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Ceramics and Modernity in Japan book cover

    Ceramics and Modernity in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meghen Jones, Louise Allison Cort

    Ceramics and Modernity in Japan offers a set of critical perspectives on the creation, patronage, circulation, and preservation of ceramics during Japan’s most dramatic period of modernization, in the Meiji to mid-Showa eras. As in other parts of the world, ceramics in modern Japan developed…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
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    Routledge Research in Art History

  • China’s Youth Cultures and Collective Spaces: Creativity, Sociality, Identity and Resistance book cover

    China’s Youth Cultures and Collective Spaces

    Creativity, Sociality, Identity and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vanessa Frangville, Gwennaël Gaffric

    In recent decades, China has experienced unprecedented demographic, political, and socio-economic transitions, and its public spaces have been profoundly altered in design, layout, and management, as well as in their uses. New spaces have since emerged (large avenues, squares, parks, shopping malls…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
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    Routledge Contemporary Asian Societies

  • Dangerous Memory in Nagasaki: Prayers, Protests and Catholic Survivor Narratives book cover

    Dangerous Memory in Nagasaki

    Prayers, Protests and Catholic Survivor Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Gwyn McClelland

    On 9th August 1945, the US dropped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki. Of the dead, approximately 8500 were Catholic Christians, representing over sixty percent of the community. In this collective biography, nine Catholic survivors share personal and compelling stories about the aftermath of the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Muslim Piety as Economy: Markets, Meaning and Morality in Southeast Asia book cover

    Muslim Piety as Economy

    Markets, Meaning and Morality in Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johan Fischer, Jérémy Jammes

    The first volume to explore Muslim piety as a form of economy, this book examines specific forms of production, trade, regulation, consumption, entrepreneurship and science that condition – and are themselves conditioned by – Islamic values, logics and politics. With a focus on Southeast Asia as a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
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    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Religion

  • Post-Socialist Political Graffiti in the Balkans and Central Europe book cover

    Post-Socialist Political Graffiti in the Balkans and Central Europe

    1st Edition

    By Mitja Velikonja

    This theoretically and empirically grounded book uses case studies of political graffiti in the post-socialist Balkans and Central Europe to explore the use of graffiti as a subversive political media. Despite the increasing global digitisation, graffiti remains widespread and popular, providing…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
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  • Being Janana: Language and Sexuality in Contemporary India book cover

    Being Janana

    Language and Sexuality in Contemporary India, 1st Edition

    By Ila Nagar

    Being Janana focuses on same-sex desiring male-bodied subjects in Lucknow, India and explores how they make meaning in the marginalization of their desire through language performativity. Along with their desire for other men, jananas maintain ostensibly heteronormatively and culturally defined…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
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    Theorizing Ethnography

  • Chinese Constructions of Sovereignty and the East China Sea Conflict book cover

    Chinese Constructions of Sovereignty and the East China Sea Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Czeslaw Tubilewicz

    This book examines Chinese and Taiwanese responses to the Diaoyu/Senkaku crisis, offering the most comprehensive examination of Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese and US responses (at the domestic and international level) to the East China Sea dispute, focusing in particular on the overlapping…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Multiple Populisms: Italy as Democracy's Mirror book cover

    Multiple Populisms

    Italy as Democracy's Mirror, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Blokker, Manuel Anselmi

    This book provides a comprehensive interpretation of populism using Italy, the only country amongst consolidated constitutional democracies in which populist political forces co-habit with non-populist political forces, as the starting point and bench mark. Populism is a complex, multi-faceted form…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Asian Social Work: Professional Work in National Contexts book cover

    Asian Social Work

    Professional Work in National Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Shaw, Rosaleen Ow

    The countries of East and Southeast Asia, taken as a whole, display a laboratory of social and political conditions, with individual countries presenting a variety of political, cultural and social characteristics. Some with one-party state systems, others with stable liberal democracies and yet…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
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    Routledge Advances in Social Work

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