Asian Studies (General) Products

  • An Introduction to South Asian Politics

    Edited by Neil DeVotta

    This introductory textbook provides students with a fundamental understanding of the social, political, and economic institutions of six South Asian countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. It adopts a broad theoretical framework and evaluates the opportunities and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Olivia Khoo

    While a decade ago much of the discussion of new media in Asia was couched in Occidental notions of Asia as a "default setting" for technology in the future, today we are seeing a much more complex picture of contesting new media practices and production. As "new media" becomes increasingly an…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05 
    Routledge

  • "Mixed Race" Identities in Asia and the Pacific

    Experiences from Singapore and New Zealand

    By Zarine L. Rocha

    "Mixed race" is becoming an important area for research, and there is a growing body of work in the North American and British contexts. However, understandings and experiences of "mixed race" across different countries and regions are not often explored in significant depth. New Zealand and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • Democratization and Social Movements in Korea

    Defiant Institutionalization

    By Sun-Chul Kim

    This book examines how social movements in previously authoritarian contexts evolve after a democratic transition. It looks into how democratic change shapes the trajectory of social movements, and how social movements affect the pace and direction of democracy in turn, using South Korea as a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Modern Korea

  • Gender and Labour in Contemporary India

    Eroding Citizenship

    By Amrita Chhachhi

    Providing a comprehensive analysis of the electronics industry in India, this book highlights the gendered nature of labour regimes and domestic regimes and also the linkages between households, labour markets, factories and the state, to provide a more comprehensive understanding of the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Engendering the Buddhist State

    Reconstructions of Cambodian History

    By Ashley Thompson

    Drawing from more than a decade of field and archival research, this monograph concerns Cambodian history and historiography, with an ultimate aim to broadening and deepening bases for understanding the Cambodian Theravadin politico-cultural complex. The book takes the form of an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized World

    Accent, Acceptability and Hong Kong English

    By Andrew John Sewell

    This book presents phonological variation as a topic that intersects with and illuminates several interesting and important issues, including accent and identity, variation and language attitudes, decisions about teaching, and the nature of English in the world. It examines how global and local…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Security

    Edited by Christopher W Hughes, Yew Meng Lai

    Since the end of the cold war Japan’s security policy has undergone a huge transformation as the country has become an increasingly active member of the international community. This Handbook is the first major volume to examine the current state of Japanese security from both theoretical and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Multilingualism in the Chinese Diaspora Worldwide

    Transnational Connections and Local Social Realities

    Edited by Li Wei

    In this volume, Li Wei brings together contributions from well-known and emerging scholars in socio- and anthropological linguistics working on different linguistic and communicative aspects of the Chinese diaspora. The project examines the Chinese diasporic experience from a global, comparative…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Regional Contexts and Citizenship Education in Asia and Europe

    Edited by Kerry J. Kennedy, Andreas Brunold

    This book is concerned with the social and political aspects of regional groupings, particularly how citizenship education fares in regional contexts. The European Union (EU) has revolutionised its political and economic aims into more encompassing social and political goals. The Association of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Asia-Europe Education Dialogue

  • Yoga in Jainism

    Edited by Christopher Key Chapple

    Jaina Studies is a relatively new and rapidly expanding field of inquiry for scholars of Indian religion and philosophy. In Jainism, "yoga" carries many meanings, and this book explores the definitions, nuances and applications of the term in relation to Jainism from early times to the present.…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • The Future of English in Asia

    Perspectives on language and literature

    Edited by Michael O'Sullivan, David Huddart, Carmen Lee

    This collection is unique in bringing together key thinkers on language and literature to discuss the future of English in Asia. Many of the contributors are themselves responsible for important sub-genres in English linguistics and literary studies and this collection gives them the opportunity to…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

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