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  • Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations

    Edited by Pedro Amakasu Raposo, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen

    The Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations is the first handbook aimed at studying the interactions between countries across Africa and Asia in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive way. Providing a balanced discussion of historical and on-going processes which have both shaped and changed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
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  • Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia

    Edited by Akihiro Ogawa

    The Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia is an interdisciplinary resource, covering one of the most dynamically expanding sectors in contemporary Asia. Originally a product of Western thinking, civil society represents a particular set of relationships between the state and either society or…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
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  • Racism and Resistance among the Filipino Diaspora

    Everyday Anti-racism in Australia

    By Kristine Aquino

    Filipino migrants constitute one of the largest global diasporas today. In Australia, Filipino settlement is markedly framed by the country’s on-going nation-building project that continues to racialise immigrants and delineate the possibilities and limits of belonging to the national community.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
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    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Hybrid Christianity

    Dalit Culture, Identity and Theology

    By Anderson H.M. Jeremiah

    Commonly known as Dalits, or Untouchables, Paraiyar Christians are a large socially marginalised group living in India within a dynamic and complex social matrix dominated by the caste system. This book presents a detailed exploration of Paraiyar communities, focusing on their religious and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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  • From Sacred Text to Internet

    Volume 1

    Edited by Gwilym Beckerlegge

    This title was first published in 2001: From Sacred Text to Internet addresses two key issues affecting the global spread of religion: first, the impact of new media on the ways in which religious traditions present their messages, and second, the global relocation of religions in novel…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Authority and Meaning in Indian Religions

    Hinduism and the Case of Valmiki

    By Julia Leslie

    This title was first published in 2003. Can a text be used either to validate or to invalidate contemporary understandings? Texts may be deemed 'sacred', but sacred to whom? Do conflicting understandings matter? Is it appropriate to try to offer a resolution? For Hindus and non-Hindus, in India and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Korean Shamanism

    The Cultural Paradox

    By Chongho Kim

    Title first published in 2003. Shamanism has a contradictory position within the Korean cultural system, leading to the periodical suppression of shamanism yet also, paradoxically, ensuring its survival throughout Korean history. This book examines the place of shamans within contemporary society…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Sacred Landscapes and Cultural Politics

    Planting a Tree

    By Philip P. Arnold, Ann Grodzins Gold

    This title was first published in 2001. How do people in different cultural worlds think about relationships with nature? How do religious ideas become formative of landscape? How can indigenous traditions inform current cultural debates? This book explores ways in which religious perceptions and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Global Religious Movements in Regional Context

    Volume 4

    Edited by John Wolffe

    This title was first published in 2002: Global Religious Movements in Regional Context offers a wide-ranging exploration of the adaptation and diversity of religious traditions in various geographical, cultural and ethnic contexts within the contemporary world. The book analyses the complexities of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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  • The Brahma Kumaris as a ‘Reflexive Tradition’

    Responding to Late Modernity

    By John Walliss

    This title was first published  in 2002. Drawing on primary research on the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, a millenarian New Religious Movement of Indian origin, this book examines the status of tradition in the contemporary world through a critical engagement with the recent…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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  • Imperialism and Sikh Migration

    The Komagata Maru Incident

    By Anjali Gera Roy

    In the Punjab, Pakistan, a culture of migration and mobility already emerged in the nineteenth century. Imperial policies produced a category of hypermobile Sikhs, who left their villages in Punjab to seek their fortunes in South East Asia, Australia, America and Canada. The practices of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
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    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Social Protection in East Asian Chinese Societies

    Challenges, Responses and Impacts

    Edited by Peter Saunders, Alex Jingwei He

    Despite its impressive economic growth, East Asia is faces daunting challenges in mitigating its social problems, including chronic poverty and worsening social inequality. The past decade has seen growing scholarly interest in the development of East Asian social policies not only because of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
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