Asian Studies (General) Products

  • Fukushima and the Arts

    Negotiating Nuclear Disaster

    Edited by Barbara Geilhorn, Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt

    The natural and man-made cataclysmic events of the 11th March 2011, or 3.11, have dramatically altered the status quo of contemporary Japanese society. While much has been written about social, political, economic, and technical aspects of the disaster, this volume represents one of the first…

    Hardback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Law and Economics in India

    Understanding and practice

    Edited by Bimal N. Patel, Ranita Nagar, Hiteshkumar Thakkar

    This is one of the first volumes that uses economic tools to analyse and evaluate law and policy in India. Applying economic theories such as incentive analysis, cost–benefit studies, and game theory, the essays in the volume negotiate contentious issues in law including property, contracts, torts,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge India

  • Ancient China

    A History

    By John S Major, Constance A Cook

    Ancient China: A History surveys the East Asian Heartland Region – the geographical area that eventually became known as China – from the Neolithic period through the Bronze Age, to the early imperial era of Qin and Han, up to the threshold of the medieval period in the third century CE. For most…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge

  • Buddhist Perspectives on Free Will

    Agentless Agency?

    Edited by Rick Repetti

    Throughout the history of Buddhism, little has been said prior to the Twentieth Century that explicitly raises the question whether we have free will, though the Buddha rejected fatalism and some Buddhists have addressed whether karma is fatalistic. Recently, however, Buddhist and Western…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Translation and Travelling Theory

    Feminist Theory and Praxis in China

    By Dongchao Min

    Research has shown that feminist theory has flowed far more easily from North to South and from West to East, whist travel in other directions has proved almost non-existent. While the hegemony of US feminist theory has been challenged in Europe, for example, there remain many ’invisible’…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    The Feminist Imagination - Europe and Beyond

  • Indonesia and the Politics of Disaster

    Power and Representation in Indonesia’s Mud Volcano

    By Phillip Drake

    Named after Lapindo Brantas, a gas exploration company that was drilling at the eruption site, the Lapindo mudflow initially burst in 2006 and continues to flow today, becoming the most expensive disaster in Indonesia’s history. Using this environmental incident in Indonesia as a case study, this…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Labour in the Clothing Industry in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Vicki Crinis, Adrian Vickers

    The clothing industry provides employment for 60 million workers worldwide. More than a quarter of these workers are employed in the Asia-Pacific region, where the industry is based on subcontracted production on behalf of international buyers. Rapid movements of manufacturing activity from country…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • The Transition to Socialism in China (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Mark Selden, Victor Lippit

    First published in 1982. The dramatic changes in policy and theory following the death of Chairman Mao in 1976 and the publication of the most extensive official and unofficial data on the Chinese economy and society in twenty years both necessitated and made possible a thorough…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gender and Hindu Nationalism

    Understanding masculine hegemony

    By Prem Kumar Vijayan

    Hindu nationalism – as a discourse, a set of organisations, and as a movement – has gained a lot of ground in India, as is evident in the coming to power of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the last general elections in 2014. This book analyses the broader social base of Hindu…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • The Lin Piao Affair (Routledge Revivals)

    Power Politics and Military Coup

    Edited by Michael Y.M. Kau

    First published in 1975, this book is concerned with the facts and implications of the case of Lin Piao and his army, as well as with the broader question of military intervention in the authoritarian polity of developing countries. A wide range of materials is presented, including "top-secret"…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Buddhist Socialisms in Asia

    An Historical Perspective

    Edited by Patrice Ladwig

    The interaction between socialism and Buddhism has usually been perceived as being marked by antagonism, violence and oppression, however, it has often been overlooked that in certain historical periods’ models of ‘Buddhist Socialism’, ‘Dhammic Socialism’ or ‘Buddhist Marxism’ were widespread in…

    Hardback – 2016-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

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