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  • Introducing Japanese Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alisa Freedman, Toby Slade

    Specifically designed for use on a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, Introducing Japanese Popular Culture is a comprehensive textbook offering an up-to-date overview of a wide variety of media forms. It uses particular case studies as a way into examining the broader themes in Japanese…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge

  • The Pacific Basin

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-05-19
    Routledge

  • Asian Nationalisms Reconsidered

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    Nationalism appears to be rising in a renascent Asia and stoking tensions, aspirations, and identity politics while amplifying grievances and raising questions about prospects in what is touted as the Asian century. This book provides a broad overview and introduction to nationalism in Asia.…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge

  • Asian Migrations

    Social and Geographical Mobilities in Southeast, East, and Northeast Asia, 1st Edition

    By Tony Fielding

    This textbook describes and explains the complex reality of contemporary internal and international migrations in East Asia. Taking an interdisciplinary approach; Tony Fielding combines theoretical debate and detailed empirical analysis to provide students with an understanding of the causes and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge

  • Understanding Chinese Society

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Xiaowei Zang

    This second edition of Understanding Chinese Society provides a comprehensive, readable, and well-grounded introduction to the key issues affecting contemporary China. A thorough analysis is undertaken not only of China’s family patterns, education system, status, hierarchy, and ethnic diversity,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-13
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Japan

    Approaches and Applications for the Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Brian J. McVeigh

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this book offers university students a handy "how to" guide for interpreting Japanese society and conducting their own research. Stressing the importance of an interdisciplinary approach, Brian McVeigh lays out practical and understandable research…

    Paperback – 2014-06-27
    Routledge

  • The Modern Anthropology of India

    Ethnography, Themes and Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Berger, Frank Heidemann

    The Modern Anthropology of India is an accessible textbook providing a critical overview of the ethnographic work done in India since 1947. It assesses the history of research in each region and serves as a practical and comprehensive guide to the main themes dealt with by ethnographers. It…

    Paperback – 2013-05-24
    Routledge

  • Bollywood

    A Guidebook to Popular Hindi Cinema, 2nd Edition

    By Tejaswini Ganti

    'Bollywood' is the dominant global term to refer to the prolific Hindi language film industry in Bombay (renamed Mumbai in 1995). Characterised by music, dance routines, melodrama, lavish production values and an emphasis on stars and spectacle, Bollywood films have met with box-office success and…

    Paperback – 2013-02-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Film Guidebooks

  • Ninian Smart on World Religions

    Volume 1: Religious Experience and Philosophical Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by John J. Shepherd

    Ninian Smart came to public prominence as the founding Professor of the first British university Department of Religious Studies in the late 1960s. His pioneering views on education in religion proved hugely influential at all levels, from primary schools to academic teaching and research. An…

    Hardback – 2009-06-23
    Routledge
    Ashgate Contemporary Thinkers on Religion: Collected Works

  • Gender Pluralism

    Southeast Asia Since Early Modern Times, 1st Edition

    By Michael G. Peletz

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009! This book examines three big ideas: difference, legitimacy, and pluralism. Of chief concern is how people construe and deal with variation among fellow human beings. Why under certain circumstances do people embrace even sanctify differences, or at least…

    Paperback – 2009-04-15
    Routledge

  • Popular Culture in a Globalised India

    1st Edition

    Edited by K. Moti Gokulsing, Wimal Dissanayake

    As India celebrated the sixtieth anniversary of its independence, much praise was lavished on its emergence as a major player on the global stage. Its economic transformation and geopolitical significance as a nuclear power are matched by its globally resonant cultural resources.  This book…

    Paperback – 2008-12-17
    Routledge

  • Families in Asia

    Home and Kin, 2nd Edition

    By Stella Quah

    Families in Asia provides a unique sociological analysis of family trends in Asia. Stella R. Quah uses demographic and survey data, personal interviews and case studies from China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam to provide a…

    Paperback – 2008-09-15
    Routledge

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