Asian Studies (General) Products

  • Yoga in Modern Hinduism

    Hariharananda Aranya and Samkhyayoga

    By Knut A. Jacobsen

    The Sāṃkhyayoga institution of Kāpil Maṭh is a religious organisation with a small tradition of followers which emerged in the last decade of the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth century in Bengal in India around the renunciant and yogin Hariharānanda Āraṇya. This tradition…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • The Human Right to Development and Freedom from Poverty

    International and Domestic Perspectives

    By Gyan Basnet

    This work presents a new agenda for the struggle against poverty, and adds a new dimension to the right to development in international human rights jurisprudence. It probes the nature of poverty, its roots and extent, and the impact that a human rights approach could have on alleviating it. In…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Danger, Development and Legitimacy in East Asian Maritime Politics

    Securing the Seas Securing the State

    By Christian Wirth

    Grounded in extensive empirical research, Danger, Development and Legitimacy in East Asian Maritime Politics addresses the major issues of geopolitics in the region that have been and will continue to shape the international politics of the Asia-Pacific for years to come. Covering the nation-states…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Sport and Body Cultures in East and South East Asia

    Edited by Friederike Trotier, Alan Bairner

    Despite a widely-held, and not entirely erroneous, view that the cultures of east and south east Asia commonly favour the mind over the body or, at least mental activity rather than physical endeavour, this collection of essays sheds light on the wide range of diverse ways in which sport and body…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Japan’s World Power

    Assessment, Outlook and Vision

    Edited by Guibourg Delamotte

    Since the end of the 1960s, Japan’s power in the world has largely been linked to its economic successes, whilst it has pursued a decidedly pacifist post-war foreign policy. Recently, however, there has been talk of Constitutional reform, especially since the new security legislation of 2016.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • The Sustainability of Higher Education in an Era of Post-Massification

    Edited by Deane E. Neubauer, Ka Ho Mok, Jin Jiang

    This volume examines the sustainability of higher education massification throughout the Asia Pacific region. The massification of higher education has swept across the region over the past three decades in complex and astounding ways in some cases. The book inquires after the many faces that…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • Documentary Film in India

    An Anthropological History

    By Giulia Battaglia

    This book maps hundred years of documentary film practices in India. It demonstrates that in order to study the development of a film practice, it is necessary to go beyond the classic analysis of films and filmmakers and focus on the discourses created around and about the practice in question.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Financial Markets of the Arabian Gulf

    By Jean-Francois Seznec

    Originally published in 1987, The Financial Markets of the Arabian Gulf looks at the importance of finance and the flow of funds to the development of the countries in the Arabian Gulf. Examining in detail the financial markets of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, the book looks at how each of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Financial Markets

  • India’s National Security

    Annual Review 2016-17

    Edited by Satish Kumar

    The global security environment in the last five years has been characterised by a state of ‘no war, no peace’ among major powers, resulting in a state of uncertainty about their national security objectives. For instance, the United States has been concerned about the attitudes of Iran, Russia,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Development

    Edited by Andrew McGregor, Lisa Law, Fiona Miller

    Southeast Asia is one of the most diverse regions in the world - hosting a wide range of languages, ethnicities, religions, economies, ecosystems, and political systems. Amidst this diversity however has been a common desire to develop. This provides a uniting theme across landscapes of difference.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Introducing Japanese Popular Culture

    Edited by Alisa Freedman, Toby Slade

    Specifically designed for use on a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, Introducing Japanese Popular Culture is a comprehensive textbook offering an up-to-date overview of a wide variety of media forms. It uses particular case studies as a way into examining the broader themes in Japanese…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Coaching and Mentoring in the Asia Pacific

    By Anna Blackman, Derrick Kon, David Clutterbuck

    Coaching and mentoring as management approaches have spread rapidly across the Asia Pacific region. Basic concepts of supporting people in their learning, in their career journeys, and in the acquisition of wisdom are deeply rooted in all cultures, yet today, there is little agreement about what…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge

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