• India's Changing Political, Economic and Social Environment: Improvising Lives book cover

    India's Changing Political, Economic and Social Environment

    Improvising Lives

    By Patricia Jeffery

    This book by one of the most accomplished sociologists working on contemporary Indian society explores the intersections between secular changes in the wider polity and economy of India and beyond. Using the lives of villagers as they progress through the “domestic cycle” in an area of western…

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

  • The Political Economy of Central Asia book cover

    The Political Economy of Central Asia

    By Gul Berna Ozcan

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the Central Asian republics are still coming to terms with their post-communist economies, their role in the region and the wider world, and their needs for identity, governance and growth. The Political Economy of Central Asia is an original study addressing…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 

  • Women in Asian Politics: Descriptive, Diverse, Substantive, and Sustainable Representations book cover

    Women in Asian Politics

    Descriptive, Diverse, Substantive, and Sustainable Representations

    By Devin K. Joshi

    Why has Asia fallen behind other world regions in women’s parliamentary representation? What kinds of social and institutional transformations could further advance women’s political representation across the Asian continent? Focusing on national parliaments, Devin K. Joshi provides scholars and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Gender and Comparative Politics

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste

    Edited by Andrew McWilliam, Michael Leach

    Reflecting on the legacies of Timor-Leste's remarkable journey from colonialism to sovereign and democratic Independence, the Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste provides a comprehensive and up-to –date reference work on the politics, economics, cultural and social life in Timor-Leste.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 

  • The Data Economy: Implications from Singapore book cover

    The Data Economy

    Implications from Singapore

    By Sree Kumar, Warren Chik, See Kiong Ng, Sin Gee Teo

    ‘The data economy’ is a term used by many, but properly understood by few. Even more so the concept of ‘big data’. Both terms embody the notion of a digital world in which many transactions and data flows animate a virtual space. This is the unseen world in which technology has become the master,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Political Transformations in Nepal: Dalit Inequality and Social Justice book cover

    Political Transformations in Nepal

    Dalit Inequality and Social Justice

    By Mom Bishwakarma

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of the interrelationship between long-standing caste discrimination, its vicious circle of impact to the Dalit groups in Nepal and the changes brought by the recent political transformations. It explores the links between identity politics, Dalit struggle and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • India and China in Asia: Between Equilibrium and Equations book cover

    India and China in Asia

    Between Equilibrium and Equations

    Edited by Jagannath P. Panda

    Accounting for nearly 40 per cent of the world population, India’s and China’s rise as persuasive powers is heavily influencing the balance of global finance, trade, competition over natural resources, technology, foreign investment and intellectual property rights (IPR), not overlooking the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge Studies on Think Asia

  • Violence and Resistance in Uzbekistan book cover

    Violence and Resistance in Uzbekistan

    By Matteo Fumagalli

    For large part of the post-independence period, Uzbekistan’s elites have legitimised their rule in the name of a struggle against religiously motivated and foreign-funded extremism. Without President Karimov’s rule, the theory that country would have fallen prey to Islamic militancy and possibly…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Central Asian Studies

  • Writing Southeast Asian Security: The 'War On Terror' in Asia book cover

    Writing Southeast Asian Security

    The 'War On Terror' in Asia

    By Jennifer Mustapha

    This book explores the security effects that the US-led 'War on Terror' (WOT) has had on both state and non-state actors in East and Southeast Asia.    Utilizing a “weak ontological” critical-security approach , which demands a historically and geographically contingent method…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Gender and Hindu Nationalism: Understanding masculine hegemony book cover

    Gender and Hindu Nationalism

    Understanding masculine hegemony

    By Prem Kumar Vijayan

    Hindu nationalism – as a discourse, a set of organisations, and as a movement – has gained a lot of ground in India, as is evident in the coming to power of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the last general elections in 2014. This book analyses the broader social base of Hindu…

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    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • India's Development and Public Policy book cover

    India's Development and Public Policy

    Edited by Stuart S. Nagel

    This title was forst published in 2000:  An analysis of India’s development and public policy from the perspectives of five major fields of public policy. 1. Economic policy, including public policy toward industrial development. 2. Social policy, including religion, education and women’s…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 

  • Pollwatching, Elections and Civil Society in Southeast Asia book cover

    Pollwatching, Elections and Civil Society in Southeast Asia

    By William A. Callahan

    This title was first published in 2000:  Corruption has become a major issue in East and Southeast Asia since the financial crisis of 1997, leading to widespread political change across the region. But political corruption is not a new issue in Southeast Asia. As Pollwatching, Elections and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 

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