Asian Politics Products

  • Sri Lanka’s Remittance Economy

    An Archetype of Migration-Underdevelopment, 1st Edition

    By Matt Withers

    Sri Lanka's integration at the lower tiers of a (re)globalising world economy has entailed the mass migration of low-skilled and domestic workers employed as temporary contract labour throughout the oil economies of West Asia. Dominant policy-level assumptions of a mutually-beneficial ‘triple win’…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • The International Politics of the Asia-Pacific

    Fourth and Revised Edition, 4th Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    This fully revised fourth edition of Michael Yahuda's extremely successful textbook brings the region fully up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. As well as assessing the post-cold War uncertainties that challenged balance and power…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew McWilliam, Michael Leach

    Reflecting on the legacies of Timor-Leste's remarkable journey from colonialism to sovereign and democratic Independence, the Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste provides a comprehensive and up-to –date reference work on the politics, economics, cultural and social life in Timor-Leste.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Leong-Salobir

    Throwing new light on how colonisation and globalization have affected the food practices of different communities in Asia, the Routledge Handbook of Food in Asia explores the changes and variations in the region’s dishes, meals and ways of eating. By illustrating the different methodologies and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Power Interconnections in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    By Anthony David Owen, Anton Finenko, Jacqueline Yujia Tao

    Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries are widely diverse in geographical, economic, and cultural terms but, as an entity, the ASEAN religion it is expected to grow rapidly over forthcoming decades to become the world’s fourth-largest economy by 2050. ASEAN member states…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The Politics of Modern India since Independence

    1st Edition

    By Crispin Bates, Subho Basu

    The textbook offers a detailed, jargon-free, chronological survey of Indian political history from 1947 up to the present. It treats political structures as historically determined, induced by economic transformation, state interventions, popular movements and discourses emanating from and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Gender, Development and the State in India

    1st Edition

    By Carole Spary

    This book explores the relationship between the state, development policy, and gender (in)equality in India. It discusses the formation of state policy on gender and development in India in the post-1990 period through three key organising concepts of institutions, discourse and agency. The book …

    Hardback – 2019-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • India and China in Asia

    Between Equilibrium and Equations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jagannath P. Panda

    Accounting for nearly 40 per cent of the world population, India’s and China’s rise as persuasive powers is heavily influencing the balance of global finance, trade, competition over natural resources, technology, foreign investment and intellectual property rights (IPR), not overlooking the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Think Asia

  • Political Transformations in Nepal

    Dalit Inequality and Social Justice, 1st Edition

    By Mom Bishwakarma

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of the interrelationship between long-standing caste discrimination, its vicious circle of impact to the Dalit groups in Nepal and the changes brought by the recent political transformations. It explores the links between identity politics, Dalit struggle and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • From Civil War to Soft Authoritarianism

    Ethnonationalism and Democratic Regression in Sri Lanka, 1st Edition

    By Neil DeVotta

    This book shows how Sri Lanka’s civil war gradually undermined liberal democracy and caused the country to regress toward the current soft authoritarian dispensation. In doing so, it introduces the concept of 'ethnic supererogation,' a governing system built around the notion that a majority ethnic…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • International interventions and the garment industry in Bangladesh

    After Rana-Plaza, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sanchita Saxena

    April 24, 2013 will be known as the day of the deadliest garment factory accident in history. More than 1,100 people died when an eight story building in the outskirts of the capital of Bangladesh, Rana Plaza, collapsed. In the aftermath of the tragedy, Western companies invested in two…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia

    Indonesia and the Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Rommel A. Curaming

    The Sejarah Nasional Indonesia (SNI) and the Tadhana Project are two state-sponsored history-writing projects that took shape in two comparable Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia and the Philippines. These projects germinated at about the same time in the 1970s and under the auspices of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-23 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

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