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  • Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics

    Edited by Reuel R. Hanks, Dilshod Achilov

    Since achieving independence in 1991, the five states of Central Asia have increasingly gained geopolitical, economic and strategic significance.  There are several reasons for the region’s rise in importance. Geographic location, at the intersection of Russia, South Asia, China and the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 

  • Migration in Post-Colonial Hong Kong

    Edited by Susanne Y.P. Choi, Eric Fong

    Since 1995 most mainland migrants to Hong Kong have been the wives or non-adult children of Hong Kong men of lower socio-economic status. The majority of immigrants are women, who throughout the past two decades have accounted for more than 60% of immigration. The profile of immigrants has been…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Media as Politics in South Asia

    Edited by Sahana Udupa, Stephen D. Mcdowell

    The dramatic expansion of the media and communications sector since the 1990s has brought South Asia on the global scene as a major center for media production and consumption. This book is the first overview of media expansion and its political ramifications in South Asia during these years of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Pacific Basin

    An Introduction

    Edited by Shane J. Barter, Michael Weiner

    The Pacific Basin: An Introduction is a new textbook which provides an interdisciplinary and comparative overview of the emerging Pacific world. Interest in the Pacific Basin has increased markedly in recent years, driven largely by the rise of China as a global rival to the United States and Asian…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11 

  • US-China Relations in the Twenty-First Century

    A Question of Trust

    By Michael Tai

    The relationship between the United States and China will be of critical importance to the world throughout the twenty-first century. In the West China’s rise is often portrayed as a threat and China seen in negative terms. This book explores the dynamics of this crucial relationship. It looks in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Migrant Workers and ASEAN

    A Two Level State and Regional Analysis

    By Anisa Santoso

    ASEAN (The Association of Southeast Asian Nations) has made slow progress in defining a regional policy for the protection of migrant workers. This book examines the normative structures within the institutions at play at both state and regional level of ASEAN, which influence the making of a…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Activism and Agency in India

    Nurturing Resistance in the Tea Plantations

    By Supurna Banerjee

    During the period of 2000 to 2010, the tea plantations in India experienced a crisis and were at the threshold of transformation, framed by conflict and turbulence. This book is an interdisciplinary and intersectional work examining the nature of victimhood and agency among women workers on…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • The Political Economy of the Agri-Food System in Thailand

    Hegemony, Counter-Hegemony, and Co-Optation of Oppositions

    By Prapimphan Chiengkul

    1. An Overview of The Political Economy of the Agri-Food System in Thailand 2. Dynamics of the Global Capitalist Agri-Food System 3. Hegemony in the Agri-Food System in Thailand 4. Counter-Hegemony and Co-optation of Oppositions in the Agri-food System in Thailand 5. The Sustainable…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Government and Politics in Sri Lanka

    Biopolitics and Security

    By Ayshwarya Rajith Sriskanda Rajah

    The island of Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) was one of the few Asian colonies in which the British Empire experimented liberal state-building in the nineteenth century, and where many British colonial officials predicted that the independent state would become a liberal democratic success story. Sri…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05 
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Cyberdualism in China

    The Political Implications of Internet Exposure of Educated Youth

    By Shiru Wang

    Internet usage in China has recently grown exponentially, rising from 59 million users in 2002 to 710 million by mid-2016. One in every two Chinese has currently been exposed to the Internet. This upsurge has made political communication among citizens and between the government and citizens less…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Democratization in East Asia

    Edited by Yun-Han Chu, Tun-Jen Cheng

    This handbook provides an in-depth analysis of the dynamics as well as prospects of democratization in East Asia. 30 leading scholars and experts in the field offer chapter by chapter discussion at both the country and the regional level by examining the interaction between the domestic and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 

  • Rural Policy Implementation in Contemporary China

    New Socialist Countryside

    By Anna Ahlers

    At the turn of the millennium, the disparities between rural and urban livelihoods, underdevelopment and administrative shortcomings in the Chinese countryside were increasingly seen as posing a manifest threat to social harmony and economic and political stability. At that time the term "three…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

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