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  • Jakarta

    Claiming spaces and rights in the city, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jorgen Hellman, Marie Thynell, Roanne van Voorst

    Jakarta is being transformed in an unknown speed and manner by new types of urban authorities and drivers of transformation. These actors are moving in a field of opportunity that was created by recent and severe changes in the economic, socio-political and natural environment of Jakarta.…

    Hardback – 2018-03-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Discourse, Gender and Shifting Identities in Japan

    The Longitudinal Study of Kobe Women’s Ethnographic Interviews 1989-2019, Phase One, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Maree, Kaori Okano

    This book is the first in a unique series drawn from an interdisciplinary, longitudinal project entitled ‘Thirty Years of Talk.’ For 30 years, Okano recorded ethnographic interviews and collected data on the language of working class women in Kobe, Japan. This long-range study sketches the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • China's Generation Gap

    1st Edition

    By Jiaming Sun, Dongmei Cheng

    Based on data collected for the Generation Gap Survey in Shanghai and updated to take into account contemporary trends, this book uses an empirical approach to study the generation gap in China. It covers various aspects of life from professional and family life to political participation and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Chinese Transnational Migration in the Age of Global Modernity

    The Case of Oceania, 1st Edition

    By Liangni Sally Liu

    The term ‘circulatory transnational migration’ best describes the unconventional migratory route of many contemporary Chinese migrants – that is an unfinished set of circulatory movements that these migrants engage in between the homeland and various host countries. ‘Return migration’, ‘step…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Diasporas, Migrations and Mobilities

  • Lives of Muslims in India

    Politics, Exclusion and Violence, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Abdul Shaban

    The fast-consolidating identities along religious and ethnic lines in recent years have considerably ‘minoritised’ Muslims in India. The wide-ranging essays in this volume focus on the intensified exclusionary practices against Indian Muslims, highlighting how, amidst a politics of violence,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-16
    Routledge India

  • Power and Water in Central Asia

    1st Edition

    By Filippo Menga

    Water is an irreplaceable and transient resource, which crosses political boundaries in the form of rivers, lakes, and groundwater aquifers. The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, led to the birth of fifteen countries including the five Central Asian republics, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

  • Documentary Film in India

    An Anthropological History, 1st Edition

    By Giulia Battaglia

    This book maps a hundred years of documentary film practices in India. It demonstrates that in order to study the development of a film practice, it is necessary to go beyond the classic analysis of films and filmmakers and focus on the discourses created around and about the practice in question.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • New Chinese Migrations

    Mobility, Home, and Inspirations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuk Wah Chan, Sin Yee Koh

    With the rapid economic development of China and the overall shift in the global political economy, there is now the emergence of new Chinese on the move. These new Chinese migrants and diasporas are pioneers in the establishment of multiple homes in new geographical locations, the development of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Imperialism and Sikh Migration

    The Komagata Maru Incident, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Emerging Adulthood in Hong Kong

    Social Forces and Civic Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Chau-kiu Cheung

    How emerging adults, broadly referring to those aged from 18 to 29 years old, fare in civic engagement, as compared with other adults is the focus of the present work. The work takes civic engagement to comprise prosociality in civil society, sustaining social institutions, and challenging…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Interest Groups and the New Democracy Movement in Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

    A new era in the democracy movement in Hong Kong began on July 1, 2003, when half a million people protested on the streets, and has included the 2012 anti-National Education campaign, the 2014 Occupy Central Movement and the rapid rise of localist groups. The new democracy movement in Hong Kong is…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Citizenship, Identity and Social Movements in the New Hong Kong

    Localism after the Umbrella Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wai-man Lam, Luke Cooper

    Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’ has been widely regarded as a watershed moment in the polity’s post-1997 history. While public protest has long been a routine part of Hong Kong’s political culture, the preparedness of large numbers of citizens to participate in civil disobedience represented a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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