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  • Social Movements in Taiwan’s Democratic Transition

    Linking Activists to the Changing Political Environment, 1st Edition

    By Yun Fan

    Examining the relationships between activists and the changing political environment, this book analyzes the trajectories of three major social movements in Taiwan during the country’s democratic transition between 1980 and 2000. In doing so, it explores why the labor and environmental movements…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Japan’s Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia 1942-1945

    The Occupiers’ Experience, 1st Edition

    By Nakano Satoshi

    The first-ever attempt to paint a full-scale portrait of the Japanese Occupation of Southeast Asia during the Asia-Pacific War (1942–5). This book draws on the huge body of available narrative—military documents, bureaucratic records and personal accounts of combatants and civilians, including…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Contemporary Literature from Northeast India

    Deathworlds, Terror and Survival, 1st Edition

    By Amit R. Baishya

    The Northeast Indian borderlands, a cultural crossroads between South, Southeast and East Asia, constitute an important post-colonial exception to the narratives of nation, troubling the common perception of India as an ostensibly liberal regime. This book is the first to consider the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Global Health Governance and Commercialisation of Public Health in India

    Actors, Institutions and the Dialectics of Global and Local, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anuj Kapilashrami, Rama V. Baru

    Global health governance has been the subject of wide scholarship, more recently brought to the fore by priorities for global health defined by the Sustainable Development Agenda. The health landscape itself has changed dramatically in the last two decades, shaped by cross-border flows of capital,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Agency and Knowledge in Northeast India

    The Life and Landscapes of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Michael Heneise

    The Nagas of Northeast India give great importance to dreams as sources of divine knowledge, especially knowledge about the future. Although British colonialism, Christian missions, and political conflict have resulted in sweeping cultural and political transformations in the Indo-Myanmar…

    Hardback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Local Community in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kyoko Fukukawa

    The idea of corporations exercising corporate social responsibility has spread from the West and is now firmly embedded in Asian countries and in Asian corporations. The latest trend in corporate social responsibility, evident also in Asia, is for corporations to apply corporate social…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge International Business in Asia

  • Chaste Wives and Prostitute Sisters

    Patriarchy and Prostitution among the Bedias of India, 1st Edition

    By Anuja Agrawal

    This book is an anthropological study of the unusual coincidence of prostitution and patriarchy among an extremely marginalized group in north India, the Bedias, who are also a de-notified community. It is the first detailed account of the implications of a systematic practice of familial…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge India

  • Passionate Modernity

    Sexuality, Class, and Consumption in India, 1st Edition

    By Sanjay Srivastava

    Combining historical and ethnographic analysis, this book deals with the making of the heterosexual imagination from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present in the Indian context. This unique book uses methods from anthropology, cultural studies and history to explore the making of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge India

  • Strolling About on the Roof of the World

    The First Hundred Years of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs, 1st Edition

    By Susan Farrington, Hugh Leach

    This volume covers the first one hundred years of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs, formerly the Royal Central Asian Society. It traces its fons et origo in the Central Asian Question, within the context of the 'Great Game', and continues its fascinating chronology through the two World Wars to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09

  • Negotiating Ethnicity in China

    Citizenship as a Response to the State, 1st Edition

    By Chih-yu Shih

    This challenging study brings together anthropology and political science to examine how ethnic minorities are constructed by the state, and how they respond to such constructions.Disclosing endless mini negotiations between those acting in the name of the Chinese state and those carrying the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Sri Aurobindo

    A Contemporary Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sachidananda Mohanty

    This book compiles some of the finest writings of Sri Aurobindo (1872–1950) — the nationalist, visionary, poet-philosopher. It reflects the range, depth and outreach of the moral, intellectual and spiritual vision of this versatile and multifaceted genius. It aims at providing, at one place, access…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge India

  • Advaita as a Global International Relations Theory

    1st Edition

    By Deepshikha Shahi

    The academic discipline of International Relations strives to attain a ‘global’ spirit to narrow the cognitive gaps between the West and the Rest. On the one hand, there is the hegemonic presence of mainstream universalist Eurocentric IR theories, and on the other the counter-hegemonic presence of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

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