• Temporary Migration, Transformation and Development: Evidence from Europe and Asia book cover

    Temporary Migration, Transformation and Development

    Evidence from Europe and Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pirkko Pitkänen, Tomoko Hayakawa, Kerstin Schmidt, Mustafa Aksakal, S. Irudaya Rajan

    In a world grappling with refugee crisis, political unrest and economies on the verge of collapse, temporary migration has become an increasingly common phenomenon. This volume presents a comprehensive picture of the transformative and development potential of temporary transnational migration in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29
    Routledge India

  • Researching China in Southeast Asia book cover

    Researching China in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ngeow Chow-Bing

    This book maps out the state of China Studies in seven Southeast Asian countries from different perspectives. It looks at the history, current status, and characteristics of the study of China in Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, and Myanmar, and what factors…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Japan's Future and a New Meiji Transformation: International Reflections book cover

    Japan's Future and a New Meiji Transformation

    International Reflections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Coates, Kimie Hara, Carin Holroyd, Marie Söderberg

    Bringing together the work of sixteen international Japan specialists and scholars, this book analyzes Japan’s culture and history to reflect on the critical policy decisions and national commitments required for the country to continue to succeed. Comparing the current situation with the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Asia's Transformations

  • Decentralised Democracy in India: Gandhi's Vision and Reality book cover

    Decentralised Democracy in India

    Gandhi's Vision and Reality, 1st Edition

    By M. V. Nadkarni, N. Sivanna, Lavanya Suresh

    This book provides a vantage point of comparison, of the actual reality of decentralisation in India with Gandhi’s vision of decentralised democracy, or what he referred to as Gram Swaraj. It looks at the historical evolution of panchayats from ancient times to India’s independence, and critically…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Imagining India as a Global Power: Prospects and Challenges book cover

    Imagining India as a Global Power

    Prospects and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sangit K. Ragi, Sunil Sondhi, Vidhan Pathak

    This book provides a comprehensive understanding of the various dimensions of India’s international positioning and foreign relations. Already a dominant player in South Asian politics, India has gained a strong footing in the international pecking order with the signing of the Indo-US nuclear…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Water Conflicts in Northeast India book cover

    Water Conflicts in Northeast India

    1st Edition

    Edited by K. J. Joy, Partha J. Das, Gorky Chakraborty, Chandan Mahanta, Suhas Paranjape, Shruti Vispute

    Northeast India, apart from being the rainiest in India, is drained by two large river systems of the world – the Brahmaputra and the Barak (Meghna) – both transnational rivers cutting across bordering countries. The region, known for its rich water resources, has been witnessing an increasing…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Inherited Responsibility and Historical Reconciliation in East Asia book cover

    Inherited Responsibility and Historical Reconciliation in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Melissa Nobles

    Contemporary East Asian societies are still struggling with complex legacies of colonialism, war and domination. Years of Japanese imperial occupation followed by the Cold War have entrenched competing historical understandings of responsibility for past crimes in Korea, China, Japan and elsewhere…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28

  • Terrorism and Insurgency in Asia: A contemporary examination of terrorist and separatist movements book cover

    Terrorism and Insurgency in Asia

    A contemporary examination of terrorist and separatist movements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Schreer, Andrew T. H. Tan

    The rise of the Islamic State since 2014 has led to the re-emergence of terrorism as a serious security threat in Asia. Coupled with the ongoing terrorism and insurgency challenges from both radical religious extremists and also ethno-nationalist insurgencies, it is clear that some parts of Asia…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Europa Regional Perspectives

  • Diplomatic Style and Foreign Policy: A Case Study of South Korea book cover

    Diplomatic Style and Foreign Policy

    A Case Study of South Korea, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Robertson

    The book explores diplomatic style and its use as a means to provide analytical insight into a state’s foreign policy, with a specific focus on South Korea. Diplomatic style attracts scant attention from scholars. It is dismissed as irrelevant in the context of diplomacy’s universalism;…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • Law and Politics of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements book cover

    Law and Politics of the Taiwan Sunflower and Hong Kong Umbrella Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Christopher Jones

    Rarely do acts of civil disobedience come in such grand fashion as Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement and Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement. The two protests came in regions and jurisdictions that many have underestimated as regards furthering notions of political speech, democratisation, and testing the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    The Rule of Law in China and Comparative Perspectives

  • China's Housing Middle Class: Changing Urban Life in Gated Communities book cover

    China's Housing Middle Class

    Changing Urban Life in Gated Communities, 1st Edition

    By Beibei Tang

    Home ownership plays a significant role in locating the middle class in most western societies, associated with market, consumerism, democracy and “people like us”, the significant features of the middle class for any society. In China, private home ownership was not the norm from 1949, when the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21

  • Japan's Security and Economic Dependence on China and the United States: Cool Politics, Lukewarm Economics book cover

    Japan's Security and Economic Dependence on China and the United States

    Cool Politics, Lukewarm Economics, 1st Edition

    By Keisuke Iida

    With the rise of China, Japan and many East Asian countries are caught between maximizing profit from economic ties with her, and strengthening alliances with the United States to prevent China from overpowering them. Liberals and realists thus debate over the likelihood of either security tensions…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21

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