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  • Migration in Post-Colonial Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Y.P. Choi, Eric Fong

    Since 1995 most mainland migrants to Hong Kong have been the wives or non-adult children of Hong Kong men of lower socio-economic status. The majority of immigrants are women, who throughout the past two decades have accounted for more than 60% of immigration. The profile of immigrants has been…

    Paperback – 2019-05-25
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah S. Hutton, Rebecca M. Brown

    Place plays a fundamental role in the structuring of the discipline of Art History. And yet, place also limits the questions art historians can ask and impairs analysis of objects and locations in the interstices of established, ossified categories. The chapters in this interdisciplinary volume…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Sri Lanka’s Remittance Economy

    A Multiscalar Analysis of Migration-Underdevelopment, 1st Edition

    By Matt Withers

    Employing a multiscalar approach to migration outcomes, spanning individual households, local communities, the macroeconomy and global patterns of capital accumulation, this book demonstrates how cumulatively causal processes at structural, institutional and agency levels have forged a precariously…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Filming the Line of Control

    The Indo–Pak Relationship through the Cinematic Lens, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meenakshi Bharat, Nirmal Kumar

    Filming the Line of Control charts out the history of the relationship between India and Pakistan as represented in cinema, especially in light of the improved political atmosphere between the two countries. It is geared towards arriving at a better understanding of one of the most crucial…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge India

  • The Indian Partition in Literature and Films

    History, Politics, and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

    This book presents an examination of fictional representations, in books and films, of the 1947 Partition that led to the creation of the sovereign nation-states of India and Pakistan. While the process of representing the Partition experience through words and images began in the late 1940s, it is…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Religious Actors and Conflict Transformation in Southeast Asia

    Indonesia and the Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Jürgen Rüland, Christian von Lübke, Marcel M. Baumann

    Drawing on a rich body of multimethod field research, this book examines the ways in which Indonesian and Philippine religious actors have fostered conflict resolution and under what conditions these efforts have been met with success or limited success. The book addresses two central questions: In…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Positioning Taiwan in a Global Context

    Being and Becoming, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bi-yu Chang, Pei-yin Lin

    Positioning Taiwan in a Global Context examines modern Taiwanese culture through the prism of global cultural interactions. Challenging the view of Taiwan as a product of transience and displacement, it highlights Taiwan’s subjectivity, viewing the island as a site of a global development that…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Living With Violence

    An Anthropology of Events and Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Roma Chatterji

    This book gives a detailed account of thecommunal riots between Hindus and Muslims in Mumbai in 1992-93. It departs from the historiography of the riot, which assumes that Hindu-Muslim conflict is independent of the participants of the violence.Speaking to and interacting with the residents of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge India
    Critical Asian Studies

  • Realities and Aspirations for Asian Youth

    Education, Training, Employment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suzanne Naafs, Tracey Skelton

    This comprehensive volume explores the remarkable expansion of higher education systems and institutions in Asia in recent decades, alongside changing forms of consumerism, mobility and global economic conditions. It demonstrates how recent changes in training, education and employment have sparked…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge

  • Space, Utopia and Indian Decolonization

    Literary Pre-Figurations of the Postcolony, 1st Edition

    By Sandeep Banerjee

    The book illuminates the spatial utopianism of South Asian anti-colonial texts by showing how they refuse colonial spatial imaginaries to re-imagine the British Indian colony as the postcolony in diverse and contested ways. Focusing on the literary field of South Asia between, largely, the 1860s…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Fertility, Health and Reproductive Politics

    Re-imagining Rights in India, 1st Edition

    By Maya Unnithan

    Set in the context of the processes and practices of human reproduction and reproductive health in Northern India, this book examines the institutional exercise of power by the state, caste and kin groups. Drawing on ethnographic research over the past eighteen years among poor Hindu and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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