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  • A Subaltern History of the Indian Diaspora in Singapore

    Gradual Disappearance of Untouchability 1872-1965

    By John Solomon

    Untouchable migrants made up a significant proportion of Indian labour migration into Singapore in the 19th and 20th centuries. During this period, they were subject to forms of caste prejudice that powerfully reinforced their identities as untouchables overseas. Today, however, untouchability has…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Women and Disasters in South Asia

    Survival, Security and Development

    Edited by Linda Racioppi, Swarna Rajagopalan

    South Asia is one of the most vulnerable areas of an increasingly disaster-impacted world, with cyclones, earthquakes, floods and droughts causing several casualties and disrupting lives and livelihoods every year. Yet, the impacts of disasters are not equally distributed across the peoples of the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    Routledge India

  • Piercing the Corporate Veil in Latin American Jurisprudence

    A comparison with the Anglo-American method

    By Jose Maria Lezcano

    This book is a comparative law study exploring the piercing of the corporate veil in Latin America within the context of the Anglo-American method. The piercing of the corporate veil is a remedy applied, in exceptional circumstances, to prevent and punish an inappropriate use of the corporate…

    Hardback – 2016-01-14 
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Chinese Foreign Policy

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Marc Lanteigne

    This updated and expanded 3rd edition of Chinese Foreign Policy seeks to explain the processes, actors and current history behind China’s international relations, as well as offering an in-depth look at the key areas of China’s modern global relations. Among the key issues are: The expansion of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14 

  • Regionalism in Africa

    Genealogies, institutions and trans-state networks

    By Daniel C Bach

    Africa, which was not long ago discarded as a hopeless and irrelevant region, has become a new 'frontier' for global trade, investment and the conduct of international relations. This book surveys the socio-economic, intellectual and security related dimensions of African regionalisms since the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-12 
    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • Science, Technology, and Medicine in the Modern Japanese Empire

    Edited by David G. Wittner, Philip C Brown

    Science, technology, and medicine all contributed to the emerging modern Japanese empire and conditioned key elements of post-war development. As the only emerging non-Western country that was a colonial power in its own right, Japan utilized these fields not only to define itself as racially…

    Hardback – 2016-01-12 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Responsibility to Protect and the International Criminal Court

    Protection and Prosecution in Kenya

    By Serena Sharma

    This book provides an account of how the responsibility to protect (R2P) and the International Criminal Court (ICC) were applied in Kenya. In the aftermath of the disputed presidential election on 27 December 2007, Kenya descended into its worst crisis since independence. The 2007-08 post-election…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 
    Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

  • Kipling and "Orientalism" (Routledge Revivals)

    By B. J. Moore-Gilbert

    First published in 1986, this book sets Kipling firmly in the historical context not only of contemporary India but of prior Anglo-Indian writers about India. Despite his enthusiastic reception in England as ‘revealer of the East’, in India he seems to have been regarded as just one more…

    Paperback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Indian Tribes in Transition

    The Need for Reorientation

    By Yogesh Atal

    India has witnessed a sea change in its social structure and political culture since Independence. Despite the developmental model that the country opted for, the hangover of the Raj continued to encourage fissiparous tendencies dividing the Indian populace on the basis of religion, ethnicity and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge India

  • Troubled Testimonies

    Terrorism and the English novel in India

    By Meenakshi Bharat

    Since the 9/11 attacks terror has established its permeating hold on society’s psyche. Creative writing, a popular and visible cultural witness to the strain, has taken up this destabilization with remarkable regularity. Troubled Testimonies focuses on the Indian novel in English, deriving…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge India

  • The Dictionary of Contemporary Politics of South America

    By Phil Gunson, Andrew Thompson, Greg Chamberlain

    First published in 1989, The Dictionary of Contemporary Politics of South America provides a guide to the most important organizations, figures, events and themes in the contemporary politics of South America. The countries covered are Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, Chile, Argentina,…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07 

  • The Dictionary of Contemporary Politics of Southern Africa

    By Gwyneth Williams, Brian Hackland

    First published in 1988, The Dictionary of Contemporary Politics of Southern Africa provides a guide to the often confusing politics of Southern Africa. The book identifies and explains political figures, organisations, systems and terminology from the region in a clear and practical way. It covers…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07 

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