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  • Political Agency and Gender in India

    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 – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics

    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 – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Early Chinese History

    Edited by Paul R Goldin

    The study of early China has been radically transformed over the past fifty years by archaeological discoveries, including both textual and non-textual artifacts. Thanks to the huge fund of new data provided by archaeology, historians are now keenly aware that traditional accounts of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • What Is at Stake in Building “Non-Western” International Relations Theory?

    By Yong-Soo Eun

    It is often pointed out that International Relations (IR) as a discipline is "too Western centric", and that IR tends to marginalise knowledge claims outside the West. In this respect, many IR scholars have called for "broadening" the theoretical horizon of IR while problematising the Western…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

  • Jakarta

    Claiming spaces and rights in the city

    Edited by Jorgen Hellman, Marie Thynell, Roanne van Voorst

    Over the past decades, Jakarta has been described as a city that is not only highly unequal in an economic sense – with pro-elite and neoliberalist policies marginalizing thousands of slum dwellers, but also as a city that is run by state and corporate actors, while average citizens remain to be…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Transition in Afghanistan

    Hope, Despair and the Limits of Statebuilding

    By William Maley

    This book, by one of the leading authorities on the subject, presents a deep analysis of the very difficult current situation in Afghanistan. Covering a wide range of important subjects including state-building, democracy, war, the rule of law and international relations, the book draws out two…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • The Old Social Classes And The Revolutionary Movements Of Iraq

    By Dale J. Stahl

    How do you solve a problem like understanding Iraq? For Hanna Batatu, the solution to this conundrum lay in generating alternative possibilities that effectively side-stepped the conventional wisdom of the time. Historians had long held that Iraq – like other artificial creations of ex-colonial…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Road to Federalism in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka

    Finding the Middle Ground

    By Michael G Breen

    Nations built on exclusion and assimilation, decades of civil war, widespread poverty, authoritarianism and the decline of democracy. Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka are travelling a road to federalism. Institutions and ethnic identity have interacted to privilege some and marginalise others. But when…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Government and Politics in Taiwan

    2nd Edition

    By Dafydd Fell

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this new and revised second edition of Government and Politics in Taiwan introduces students to the big questions concerning change and continuity in Taiwanese politics and governance. Taking a critical approach, Dafydd Fell provides students with the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • China Steps Out

    Beijing's Major Power Engagement with the Developing World

    Edited by Joshua Eisenman, Eric Heginbotham

    What are Beijing’s objectives towards the developing world and how they have evolved and been pursued over time? Featuring contributions by recognized experts, China Steps Out analyses and explains China’s strategies in Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, Latin America, South Asia, and Southeast…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Course in Business Korean

    By Young-Key Kim-Renaud, Miok Pak

    The Routledge Course in Business Korean is a textbook to teach Korean to mid-intermediate to low-advanced students learning the language used in a business context in every-day life in Korea. The authors’ intuitive approach makes it easy for students to follow the units, while the relevant and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge

  • China's Generation Gap

    By Jiaming Sun, Dongmei Cheng

    Based on data collected for the Generation Gap Survey in Shanghai and updated to take into account contemporary trends, this book uses an empirical approach to study the generation gap in China. It covers various aspects of life from professional and family life to political participation and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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