• Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Reuel R. Hanks, Dilshod Achilov

    Since achieving independence in 1991, the five states of Central Asia have increasingly gained geopolitical, economic and strategic significance.  There are several reasons for the region’s rise in importance. Geographic location, at the intersection of Russia, South Asia, China and the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-14 
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  • The Politics of Modern India since Independence book cover

    The Politics of Modern India since Independence

    1st Edition

    By Crispin Bates, Subho Basu

    The textbook offers a detailed, jargon-free, chronological survey of Indian political history from 1947 up to the present. It treats political structures as historically determined, induced by economic transformation, state interventions, popular movements and discourses emanating from and…

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    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

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

    Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy

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

    By Luca Anceschi

    For much of the post-Soviet era, Kazakhstan’s international relations developed against a specific backdrop: the Eurasian continent, a (vaguely defined) politico-cultural space with the modern Kazakhstani state at its centre. This book looks at the central role occupied by ‘regime neo-Eurasianism’…

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    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Transitions in Indian Nationalism book cover

    Transitions in Indian Nationalism

    1st Edition

    By Shail Mayaram

    Using historical and ethnographic methods, this book explores transitions in popular Indian nationalism. It highlights the shifts and transitions from the Pax Britannica to the Pax Americana over the last two centuries, and examines new sources of the self as the local intersects, collides and…

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    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Ethnic Politics in Post-Soviet Central Asia: Exit, Voice, and Loyalty among Uzbek Minorities book cover

    Ethnic Politics in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    Exit, Voice, and Loyalty among Uzbek Minorities, 1st Edition

    By Matteo Fumagalli

    The Soviet collapse left about seventy million people, one in four former Soviet citizens, stranded outside of the borders of new states where the majority of their ethnic kins lived. To the surprise of many outside observers, the Central Asian region has escaped the conflicts in which many…

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    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • Political Agency and Gender in India book cover

    Political Agency and Gender in India

    1st Edition

    By Manuela Ciotti

    This book explores the distinctive forms of women’s political engagement in democratic politics in contemporary India. It focuses on women from historically marginalised strata of society whose spaces for political participation opened up as a result of the explosion of low-caste identity politics…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
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    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Security book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Japanese Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher W Hughes, Yew Meng Lai

    Since the end of the cold war Japan’s security policy has undergone a huge transformation as the country has become an increasingly active member of the international community. This Handbook is the first major volume to examine the current state of Japanese security from both theoretical and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
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  • Work Safety Regulation in China: How the CCP's fatality quotas are cleansing China's blood-soaked GDP book cover

    Work Safety Regulation in China

    How the CCP's fatality quotas are cleansing China's blood-soaked GDP, 1st Edition

    By Jie Gao

    Fatality quotas implemented in China’s industrial sector are being used to promote work safety and therefore, reducing the number of work-related deaths. Given the controversial nature of this policy, Gao analyzes how the fatality quotas are functioning to aid the country in balancing economic…

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    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Interpreting Nuclear India and Pakistan: Strategic Culture, Identity and (in)Security in International Politics book cover

    Interpreting Nuclear India and Pakistan

    Strategic Culture, Identity and (in)Security in International Politics, 1st Edition

    By Runa Das

    India and Pakistan's strategic thinking has unfolded hence shifting re-constructions of India-Pakistan’s nationalist identities, (in)securities and their nuclear policy choices. Through a blend of materialism and constructivism, this study not only recasts the dynamics of India-Pakistan’s nuclear…

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    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Japan’s Cold War Policy Toward China: Two Perceptions of Order book cover

    Japan’s Cold War Policy Toward China

    Two Perceptions of Order, 1st Edition

    By Yutaka Kanda

    During the period 1960-1972, particularly in East Asia, Cold War international politics saw significant change from a bipolar structure, centring on the United States and Soviet Union, to a more complicated situation. After the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, Washington and Moscow accelerated the…

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    Politics in Asia

  • Are Reforms Dead in Japan?: The Legacy of Prime Minister Koizumi book cover

    Are Reforms Dead in Japan?

    The Legacy of Prime Minister Koizumi, 1st Edition

    By Hiroki Takeuchi, Michael Strausz

    In 2001, Koizumi Jun’ichirō became Japan’s Prime Minister promising that he would carry out ’structural reforms with no sanctuaries’. What was the content and context of the Koizumi reforms? What made them possible? What implications and legacies did the Koizumi reforms and politics have on the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
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  • Soft Balancing in the Indo-Asia-Pacific: From ASEAN to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization book cover

    Soft Balancing in the Indo-Asia-Pacific

    From ASEAN to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, 1st Edition

    By Alica Kizekova

    Alica Kizekova investigates the use of regional organizations and soft balancing by great and middle powers in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. To test the validity of soft-balancing behaviour, the case of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is compared to the soft-balancing cooperation within the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
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    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

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