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  • China's Peasant Agriculture and Rural Society

    Changing paradigms of farming

    Edited by Jan Douwe van der Ploeg, Jingzhong Ye

    China's agriculture and rural society have undergone rapid changes in recent years. Many poorer farmers and younger people have moved to cities, and yet China has an immense challenge to feed a growing and more affluent population. This book provides a ‘bottom-up view’ of China’s agriculture,&…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Religion, Law and Intolerance in Indonesia

    Edited by Tim Lindsey, Helen Pausacker

    Despite its overwhelmingly Muslim majority, Indonesia has always been seen as exceptional for its diversity and pluralism. In recent years, however, there has been a rise in "majoritarianism", with resurgent Islamist groups pushing hard to impose conservative values on public life – in many cases…

    Hardback – 2016-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Asian Law in Disasters

    Toward a Human-Centered Recovery

    Edited by Yuka KANEKO, Katsumi MATSUOKA, Toshihisa TOYODA

    This book is a critical analysis of several of the most disaster-prone regions in Asia. Its unique focus is on the legal issues in the phase of disaster recovery, the most lengthy and difficult stage of disaster response that follows the conclusion of initial emergency stage of humanitarian aid. In…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Dialectics and Dynamics

    The Legacy of Robert Tonkinson’s Anthropological Work in Australia and the Pacific

    Edited by Greg Acciaioli

    This volume focuses on the ways in which Robert Tonkinson’s research has inspired further explorations of issues in the study of kinship, migration, the transformation of tradition, and other contemporary scholarship in the Pacific and Aboriginal Australia. In the Pacific context these influences…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge

  • China's Changing Economy

    Trends, Impacts and the Future

    Edited by Curtis Andressen

    One of the most dramatic events in the global economy over the past few decades has been the rise of China as a global economic power. From humble beginnings in the late 1970s, the policy shift in China from a planned to market economy has led to economic growth of tremendous speed. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Social Transformation in Post-conflict Nepal

    A Gender Perspective

    By Punam Yadav

    The concept of social transformation has been increasingly used to study significant political, socio-economic and cultural changes affected by individuals and groups. This book uses a novel approach from the gender perspective and from bottom up to analyse social transformation in Nepal, a country…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Trade, Investment and Economic Development in Asia

    Empirical and policy issues

    Edited by Debashis Chakraborty, Jaydeep Mukherjee

    In an era of globalization, trade in goods and cross-border services and capital flows are playing a key role in determining the economic growth path of countries. Over the last two decades, the countries have embarked upon several alternate tracks (viz., unilateral, bilateral, regional and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Kyoto Visual Culture in the Early Edo and Meiji Periods

    The arts of reinvention

    Edited by Morgan Pitelka, Alice Y. Tseng

    The city of Kyoto has undergone radical shifts in its significance as a political and cultural centre, as a hub of the national bureaucracy, as a symbolic and religious centre, and as a site for the production and display of art. However, the field of Japanese history and culture lacks a book which…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • South Asian Islam and British Multiculturalism

    By Amir Ali

    This book analyses South Asian Islam’s engagement with the West, and Britain in particular. It traces the roots of British multiculturalism to South Asia and the Deobandi school of Islam. The work shows how the pattern of interaction that initially emerged between the Deobandi Muslims and the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge India

  • Globalisation, Development and Plantation Labour in India

    Edited by K. J. Joseph, P. K. Viswanathan

    This book provides a detailed examination of the impact of globalisation on plantation labour, dominated by women labour, in India. The studies presented here highlight the perpetuation of low wages, inferior social status and low human development of workers in this sector as well as point out the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge India

  • East Asian Regionalism

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher M. Dent

    East Asia is one of the world's most dynamic and diverse regions and is also becoming an increasingly coherent region through the inter-play of various integrative economic, political and socio-cultural processes. Fully updated and revised throughout, this new edition explores the various ways in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Liberalism and Chinese Economic Development

    Perspectives from Europe and Asia

    Edited by Gilles Campagnolo

    Liberalism and Chinese Economic Development brings international contributors together in order to consider economic, political, social and legislative aspects of China’s modernization. This volume explores how liberalism is received and perceived, and whether it is adapted or adopted upon the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

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