Asian Studies Products

  • Routledge Handbook of the Indian Diaspora

    Edited by Radha S. Hegde, Ajaya Kumar Sahoo

    The geographical diversity of the Indian diaspora has been shaped against the backdrop of the historical forces of colonialism, nationalism and neoliberal globalization. In each of these global moments, the demand for Indian workers has created the multiple global pathways of the Indian diasporas.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
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  • Screening China's Soft Power

    Edited by Paola Voci, Luo Hui

    Promoting China's cultural soft power by disseminating modern Chinese values is a key policy under President Xi Jinping. It is usually understood as a top-down initiative, implemented willingly or unwillingly by writers, filmmakers, artists and other cultural actors, often manifesting itself in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
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    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Women in Soviet Film

    The Thaw and Post-Thaw Periods

    Edited by Marina Rojavin, Tim Harte

    This book illuminates and explores the representation of women in Soviet cinema from the late 1950s, through the 1960s, and into the 1970s, a period when Soviet culture shifted away, to varying degrees, from the well-established conventions of Socialist Realism. Covering films about working…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Monetary Foundations of the Raj

    Edited by Sanjay Garg

    In the administration of colonial finances, the monetary policy of the Imperial power relating to their dependencies has tremendous impact on the colonial economy. The British East India Company, therefore, adopted a policy of gradually subsuming the local currencies of India and replacing them…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
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  • Theravada Buddhist Encounters with Modernity

    Edited by Juliane Schober, Steven Collins

    Although recent scholarship has shown that the term ‘Theravāda’ in the familiar modern sense is a 19-20th century construct, it is now used to refer to the more than 150 million people around the world who practice that form of Buddhism. Buddhist practices such as meditation, amulets, and merit…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • 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 – 2017-10-03 
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    IR Theory and Practice in Asia

  • China and the World Economy

    Transition and Challenges

    Edited by Jin Zhang, Zhang Laiming

    This book brings together leading international scholars and leading scholars from China’s highly prestigious Development Research Centre of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, who all put forward their insights into the current challenges for the Chinese and the world economy. The…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
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    China in the World

  • Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations

    Edited by Pedro Amakasu Raposo, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen

    The Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations is the first handbook aimed at studying the interactions between countries across Africa and Asia in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive way. Providing a balanced discussion of historical and on-going processes which have both shaped and changed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
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  • Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia

    Edited by Akihiro Ogawa

    The Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia is an interdisciplinary resource, covering one of the most dynamically expanding sectors in contemporary Asia. Originally a product of Western thinking, civil society represents a particular set of relationships between the state and either society or…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
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  • Racism and Resistance among the Filipino Diaspora

    Everyday Anti-racism in Australia

    By Kristine Aquino

    Filipino migrants constitute one of the largest global diasporas today. In Australia, Filipino settlement is markedly framed by the country’s on-going nation-building project that continues to racialise immigrants and delineate the possibilities and limits of belonging to the national community.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
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    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • The Evolution of Tiger Management

    Korean companies in global competition, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Hemmert

    The second edition of the highly successful Tiger Management is the definitive guide into Korean management. The book explains the origins, development and effectiveness of Korean management, the challenges which Korean firms currently face, and discusses their ongoing efforts to overhaul their…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
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  • 'When the War Began We Heard of Several Kings'

    South Asian Prisoners in World War I Germany

    Edited by Franziska Roy, Heike Liebau, Ravi Ahuja

    The book is a moving account of  about two thousand South Asians mostly sailors and soldiers from villages in Bengal, Nepal, the Northwest Frontier and Punjab, who were held for years in German prison camps. They attracted the close attention of army officers, diplomats and secret agents, of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
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