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  • The Occupy Movement in Hong Kong

    Sustaining Decentralised Protest

    By Yongshun Cai

    The Occupy movement in Hong Kong was sustained for about 80 days because of government tolerance, the presence of determined participants, and a weak leadership. The government tolerated the occupation because its initial use of force, in particular teargas, was counterproductive and provoked…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Political Thought

    Edited by Paige Johnson Tan

    Routledge Handbook of Asian Political Thought is a wide-ranging resource covering Asian Thought from classical to contemporary times. The contributions represent the latest debates in scholarship, covering both standard and cutting edge interpretations of the great schools of thoughts as well as…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Foraging and Farming

    The Evolution of Plant Exploitation

    Edited by David R. Harris, Gordon C. Hillman

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia

    Edited by Fernand de Varennes, Christie May Gardiner

    Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia provides a multidisciplinary account of areas of ongoing concern for human rights across Asia. Development pressures, civil conflict, internal unrest and unstable governments contribute to the human rights volatility of the region. Chapters cover rights…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
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  • Islam and Cultural Change in Papua New Guinea

    By Scott Flower

    Scholars of religion and policy makers may be surprised at the changes occurring on the second largest island of the world that straddles one of the most Christianised and least Christianised areas of the world. This book provides an accurate and deeper understanding of the nature of Islam in Papua…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Fukushima and the Arts

    Negotiating Nuclear Disaster

    Edited by Barbara Geilhorn, Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt

    The natural and man-made cataclysmic events of the March 11, 2011, or 3.11, have dramatically altered the status quo of contemporary Japanese society. While much has been written about the social, political, economic, and technical aspects of the disaster, this volume represents one of the first…

    Hardback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Indonesia and the Politics of Disaster

    Power and Representation in Indonesia’s Mud Volcano

    By Phillip Drake

    Named after Lapindo Brantas, a gas exploration company that was drilling at the eruption site, the Lapindo mudflow initially burst in 2006 and continues to flow today, becoming the most expensive disaster in Indonesia’s history. Using this environmental incident in Indonesia as a case study, this…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Women Architects in India

    Histories of Practice in Mumbai and Delhi

    By Mary N. Woods

    As the first inclusive study of how women have shaped the modern Indian built environment from the independence struggle until today, this book reveals a history that is largely unknown, not only in the West, but also in India. Educated in the 1930s and 1940s, the very first women architects…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Power Relations in Indonesia

    Transforming the Margins

    Edited by Michaela Haug, Martin Rössler, Anna-Teresa Grumblies

    Since colonial rule, the island of Java served as Indonesia’s imagined centre and prime example of development, while the Outer Islands were constructed as the state’s marginalised periphery. Recent processes of democratisation and regional autonomy, however, have significantly changed the power…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Sri Lanka’s Global Factory Workers

    (Un) Disciplined Desires and Sexual Struggles in a Post-Colonial Society

    By Sandya Hewamanne

    In Sri Lanka, the Free Trade Zone (FTZ) employs thousands of unmarried rural women, and their migration has aroused deep anxieties over female morality and ideal conduct. This book focuses on the global factory workers based in the FTZ, and analyses social class and intersections of gender, class…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Charities in the Non-Western World

    The Development and Regulation of Indigenous and Islamic Charities

    Edited by Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown, Justin Pierce

    This book looks at the operation of indigenous charities at a regional, localised and global level. Chapters focus on the adaptation, accountability and operation of charities across a wide range of jurisdictions from China to Indonesia, Thailand, Iran, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Lebanon and Turkey.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Charities Studies Series

  • Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500-1900

    Edited by Melia Belli Bose

    Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500–1900 brings women's engagements with art into a pan-Asian dialogue with essays that examine women as artists, commissioners, collectors, and subjects from India, Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan, from the sixteenth to the early twentieth…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27 
    Routledge

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