Asian Studies (General) Products

  • Asian Law in Disasters

    Toward a Human-Centered Recovery

    Edited by Yuka KANEKO, Katsumi MATSUOKA, Toshihisa TOYODA

    This book is a critical analysis of several of the most disaster-prone regions in Asia. Its unique focus is on the legal issues in the phase of disaster recovery, the most lengthy and difficult stage of disaster response that follows the conclusion of initial emergency stage of humanitarian aid. In…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • China's Changing Economy

    Trends, Impacts and the Future

    Edited by Curtis Andressen

    One of the most dramatic events in the global economy over the past few decades has been the rise of China as a global economic power. From humble beginnings in the late 1970s, the policy shift in China from a planned to market economy has led to economic growth of tremendous speed. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Social Transformation in Post-conflict Nepal

    A Gender Perspective

    By Punam Yadav

    The concept of social transformation has been increasingly used to study significant political, socio-economic and cultural changes affected by individuals and groups. This book uses a novel approach from the gender perspective and from bottom up to analyse social transformation in Nepal, a country…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Trade, Investment and Economic Development in Asia

    Empirical and policy issues

    Edited by Debashis Chakraborty, Jaydeep Mukherjee

    In an era of globalization, trade in goods and cross-border services and capital flows are playing a key role in determining the economic growth path of countries. Over the last two decades, the countries have embarked upon several alternate tracks (viz., unilateral, bilateral, regional and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Kyoto Visual Culture in the Early Edo and Meiji Periods

    The arts of reinvention

    Edited by Morgan Pitelka, Alice Y. Tseng

    The city of Kyoto has undergone radical shifts in its significance as a political and cultural centre, as a hub of the national bureaucracy, as a symbolic and religious centre, and as a site for the production and display of art. However, the field of Japanese history and culture lacks a book which…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • East Asian Regionalism

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher M. Dent

    East Asia is one of the world's most dynamic and diverse regions and is also becoming an increasingly coherent region through the inter-play of various integrative economic, political and socio-cultural processes. Fully updated and revised throughout, this new edition explores the various ways in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Activist Documentary Film in Pakistan

    The Emergence of a Cinema of Accountability

    By Rahat Imran

    This book, the first academic book on Pakistani documentary cinema, traces the development of activist filmmaking practices in Pakistan which have emerged as a response to the consequences of religious fundamentalism, extremism, and violation of human rights. Beginning with the period of General…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Popular Hindi Cinema

    Aesthetic Formations of the Seen and Unseen

    By Ronie Parciack

    The popular Hindi film industry is the largest in India and the most conspicuous film industry in the non-Western world. This book analyses the pivotal visual and narrative conventions employed in popular Hindi films through the combined prism of film studies and classical Indian philosophy and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Singapore

    Negotiating State and Society, 1965-2015

    Edited by Jason Lim, Terence Lee

    On 9 August 2015, Singapore celebrated its 50th year of national independence, a milestone for the nation as it has overcome major economic, social, cultural and political challenges in a short period of time. Whilst this was a celebratory event to acknowledge the role of the People’s Action Party…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Being Catholic in the Contemporary Philippines

    Young People Reinterpreting Religion

    By Jayeel Serrano Cornelio

    This book, based on extensive original research, examines the nature of Catholicism in the contemporary Philippines. It shows how Catholicism is apparently flourishing, with good attendance at Sunday Masses, impressive religious processions and flourishing charismatic groups, and with interventions…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • The Strong State and Curriculum Reform

    Assessing the politics and possibilities of educational change in Asia

    Edited by Leonel Lim, Michael W. Apple

    As Asian education systems increasingly take on a stronger presence on the global educational landscape, of special interest is an understanding of the ways in which many of these states direct their schools towards higher achievement. What is missing, however, are accounts that take seriously the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Lifestyle Media in Asia

    Consumption, Aspiration and Identity

    Edited by Fran Martin, Tania Lewis

    Across Asia, consumer culture is increasingly shaping everyday life, with neoliberal economic and social policies increasingly adopted by governments who see their citizens as individualised, sovereign consumers with choices about their lifestyles and identities. One aspect of this development has…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

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