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  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    Edited by Kevin Latham

    Offers an overview of contemporary Chinese social and cultural issues including gender and family, religion and ethnicity, social stratification, urban life, popular culture and media. Will be of interest to students and scholars of China across a range of disciplines including anthropology,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Medicine

    Edited by Vivienne Lo, Michael Stanley-Baker

    This handbook aims to showcase the latest research on medicine in China as it has developed over 3,000 years. It will identify themes concerned with both history and culture and the significance of Chinese medicine in the modern world, and invite established experts together with some of the most…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Islam

    From Medina to the Maghreb and from the Indies to Istanbul

    By Christopher Tadgell

    The Prophet Muhammad – acknowledged by his followers to have been the hand with which God wrote his definitive Word enshrined in the Koran – was born into the Quraishi tribe at Mecca c. 570 and died in Medina in 632. The great religion founded on that Word, which first claimed the submission (Islam…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Architecture in Context

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • 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
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • In Search of the Folk Daoists of North China

    By Stephen Jones

    The living practice of Daoist ritual is still only a small part of Daoist studies. Most of this work focuses on the southeast, with the vast area of north China often assumed to be a tabula rasa for local lay liturgical traditions. This book, based on fieldwork, challenges this assumption. With…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Society in Contemporary Laos

    Capitalism, Habitus and Belief

    By Boike Rehbein

    Over the past decade, Laos’ exposure to global capitalism has resulted in extensive economic and social transformations. Precapitalist social structures both persist and are transformed into a particular configuration of classes. This entails increasing social inequality, a widening range of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Literature, Gender, and the Trauma of Partition

    The Paradox of Independence

    By Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

    Partition occurring simultaneously with British decolonization of the Indian subcontinent led to the formation of independent India and Pakistan. While the political and communal aspects of the Partition have received some attention, its enormous personal and psychological costs have been mostly…

    Hardback – 2017-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

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