Asian Studies Products

  • Critical Studies of Education in Asia

    Knowledge, Power and the Politics of Curriculum Reforms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leonel Lim, Michael W. Apple

    Critical Studies of Education in Asia features analyses that take seriously the complex postcolonial, historical, and cultural consciousnesses felt across societies in Asia, and that bring these to bear on the changing terrain of knowledge, subjectivities and power relations constructed both within…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24 

  • Beyond Famines

    The Wartime State, Society and Politicization of Food in Colonial India, 1939-1945, 1st Edition

    By Abhijit Sarkar

    The Second World War represents a particularly important moment in the development of the postcolonial Indian state’s welfare policies. Wartime measures regarding state-provisioning of food far outlived the war, and became permanent fixtures of the post-war and post-colonial structure of governance…

    Hardback – 2019-04-20 
    Empires and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • Capturing Caste in Law

    The Legal Regulation of Caste Discrimination, 1st Edition

    By Annapurna Waughray

    This book will examine the legal regulation of caste discrimination in three key legal spheres: in India (the world’s largest caste-affected country and the country with the greatest experience of using law to tackle such discrimination); in international human rights law; and in Britain, the first…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Hybrid Christianity

    Dalit Culture, Identity and Theology, 1st Edition

    By Anderson H.M. Jeremiah

    Commonly known as Dalits, or Untouchables, Paraiyar Christians are a large socially marginalised group living in India within a dynamic and complex social matrix dominated by the caste system. This book presents a detailed exploration of Paraiyar communities, focusing on their religious and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 

  • Sri Lanka’s Remittance Economy

    An Archetype of Migration-Underdevelopment, 1st Edition

    By Matt Withers

    Sri Lanka's integration at the lower tiers of a (re)globalising world economy has entailed the mass migration of low-skilled and domestic workers employed as temporary contract labour throughout the oil economies of West Asia. Dominant policy-level assumptions of a mutually-beneficial ‘triple win’…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Literary and Non-literary Responses Towards 9/11

    South Asia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nukhbah Taj Langah

    This book presents a range of analytical responses towards 9/11 through a critical review of its literary, non-literary and cultural representations. It examines the ways in which this event has shaped and complicated the relationship between various national and religious identities in…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04 
    Routledge India

  • Realizing the Right to Water and Sanitation at the International and National Levels

    The Case of India, 1st Edition

    By Philippe Cullet

    The realisation of the human right to water and sanitation is one of the crucial challenges that many countries face today. This has been recognised in general policy terms with the inclusion of a water and sanitation goal in the Millennium Development Goals, and in legal terms, there has been…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02 

  • Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Moseley

    The Encyclopedia of the World’s Endangered Languages presents expert analysis of the current language policy situation in every multilingual country and on every continent, detailed descriptions of little-known languages from all over the world, and clear alphabetical entries, region by region, of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 

  • The Melanesian World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Hirsch, Will Rollason

    This comprehensive volume captures the diverse range of societies and experiences that form what has come to be known as Melanesia. It covers prehistoric, historic and contemporary issues, and includes work by anthropologists, geographers, political scientists and art historians. The chapters range…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge Worlds

  • Postdevelopment in Practice

    Alternatives, Economies, Ontologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elise Klein, Carlos Eduardo Morreo

    In recent years advocates of postdevelopment and critical development studies have destabilised the concept of development, challenging its assumptions and exposing areas where it has failed in its objectives, and even made the lives of many worse. Postdevelopment in Practice aims to critically…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

  • Decolonised, Developmental Social Work

    A Model from Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Raj Kumar Yadav

    This is the first book to cover existing debates on decolonising social work whilst equipping readers with the understanding of how to translate the idea of decolonisation of social work into practice. Using new empirical data and an extensive detail of social, cultural and political dimensions of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Indigenous and Environmental Social Work

  • Colonial Urban Development in Hong Kong

    Speculative Housing and Segregation in the City, 1st Edition

    By Cecilia L. Chu

    Colonial Urban Development and the Making of Hong Kong, 1880-1950 explores the history of speculative building in Hong Kong. It focuses on the central role played by property speculation to shed light on the ‘Hong Kong economic miracle.’ Aided by 100 illustrations, Chu examines key elements, such…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Planning, History and Environment Series

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