Asian Studies (General) Products

  • The Diffusion of Western Economic Ideas in East Asia

    Edited by Malcolm Warner

    This book examines the diffusion of economic ideas in East Asia, assessing the impact of external ideas on internal theory and practice. It considers economists from Adam Smith onwards, including Marx, Keynes, Hayek and contemporary economists, and covers the subject both historically and also…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Localizing Governance in India

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Participatory governance has a long history in India and this book traces historical-intellectual trajectories of participatory governance and how older Western discourses have influenced Indian policymakers. While colonial rulers devolved power to accommodate dissenting voices, for independent…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • The Authoritarian Public Sphere

    Legitimation and Autocratic Power in North Korea, Burma, and China

    By Alexander Dukalskis

    Authoritarian regimes craft and disseminate reasons, stories, and explanations for why they are entitled to rule. To shield those legitimating messages from criticism, authoritarian regimes also censor information that they find threatening. While committed opponents of the regime may be violently…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Studies on Comparative Asian Politics

  • Introducing Japanese Popular Culture

    Edited by Alisa Freedman, Toby Slade

    Designed for teaching undergraduates,  Introducing Japanese Popular Culture is a comprehensive textbook providing up-to-date and in-depth insights into a wide range of topics, from manga and anime to cinema and fashion, magazines and novels to videogames, food, and contemporary art. Useful as…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01 

  • Architecture and the Landscape of Modernity in China before 1949

    By Edward Denison

    This book explores China’s encounter with architecture and modernity in the tumultuous epoch before Communism – an encounter that was mediated not by a singular notion of modernism emanating from the West, but that was uniquely multifarious, deriving from a variety of sources both from the West and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 

  • Rising India

    Status and Power

    By Rajesh Basrur, Kate Sullivan

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 

  • Gold and International Finance

    The gold market under the internationalization of RMB in Hong Kong

    By Haywood Cheung

    This book describes the history of gold as a financial instrument and discusses gold exchanges in the major markets. It also describes the history of the Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society (CGSES), its current organizational structure and membership registration system. The book also…

    Hardback – 2017-01-26 
    Routledge Advances in Risk Management

  • Social Entrepreneurship and Citizenship in China

    The rise of NGOs in the PRC

    By Carolyn L. Hsu

    Over the last thirty years, social entrepreneurship has boomed in the People’s Republic of China. Today there are hundreds of thousands of legally registered NGOs, and millions more unregistered, working in the areas of the environment, education, women’s issues, disability services, community…

    Hardback – 2017-01-20 
    Routledge Research on the Politics and Sociology of China

  • Economics of Planning Policies in China

    Infrastructure, location and cities

    By Wen-jie Wu

    Decades of fast economic growth and rapid urbanization have significantly changed the "faces" of Chinese cities. Like many fast urbanizing countries, China is investing heavily in targeted regions through planning policies. This is a largely place-based investment process that is of great…

    Hardback – 2017-01-18 
    Regions and Cities

  • The Integral Philosophy of Aurobindo

    Hermeneutics and the Study of Religion

    By Brainerd Prince

    Sri Aurobindo was an Indian nationalist, philosopher, yogi, guru, and poet. This book is an enquiry into the integral philosophy of Aurobindo and its contemporary relevance. It offers a reading of Aurobindo’s key texts by bringing them into conversation with religious studies and the hermeneutical…

    Hardback – 2017-01-16 
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • Doing Business in China

    4th Edition

    By Tim Ambler, Morgen Witzel, Chao Xi

    China has changed dramatically since the first edition of Doing Business in China was published in 2000, but the second, third and now this fourth edition have kept pace with the rapid developments. China is now far more international but the fundamental business culture has not altered greatly.…

    Paperback – 2017-01-12 

  • Of Doubt and Proof

    Ritual and Legal Practices of Judgment

    By Daniela Berti, Anthony Good

    All institutions concerned with the process of judging - whether it be deciding between alternative courses of action, determining a judge’s professional integrity, assigning culpability for an alleged crime, or ruling on the credibility of an asylum claimant - are necessarily directly concerned…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11 
    Juris Diversitas

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