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  • Dalits, Subalternity and Social Change in India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ashok K. Pankaj, Ajit K. Pandey

    The linguistic origin of the term Dalit is Marathi, and pre-dates the militant-intellectual Dalit Panthers movement of the 1970s. It was not in popular use till the last quarter of the 20th century, the origin of the term Dalit, although in the 1930s, it was used as Marathi-Hindi translation of the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
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    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rita Padawangi

    The study of urbanization in Southeast Asia has been a growing field of research over the past decades. The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization in Southeast Asia offers a collection of the major streams and themes in the studies of the cities in the region. A focus on the urbanization process rather…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
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  • Time, Space and Capital in India

    Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland, 1st Edition

    By Atreyee Majumder

    At this western corner of the confluence of the Bay of Bengal and the busy river Hooghly, West Bengal in eastern India lies a geography that has hosted many outsiders – traders, merchants, colonial masters, missionaries and wanderers. This book is fundamentally concerned with the relations among…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
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    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Sovereignty, Space and Civil War in Sri Lanka

    Porous Nation, 1st Edition

    By Anoma Pieris

    Analyses of the Sri Lankan civil war (1983–2009) overwhelmingly represent it as an ethnonationalist contest, prolonging postcolonial arguments on the creation and dissolution of the incipient nation-state since independence in 1948. While colonial divide-and-rule policies, the rise of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
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    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set brings together a collection of classic works on Tibet. In four volumes, they cover the key areas of interest in the country: its religion, development as a nation, and its contact with the West. Drawing on a great depth of knowledge and research, these titles were written by experts in…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
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    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Land-Water Management and Sustainability in Bangladesh

    Indigenous practices in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, 1st Edition

    By Ranjan Datta

    Indigenous sustainability and environmental management cannot be understood apart from a community, its traditions, and ways of practices. Interest in Indigenous environmental sustainability has grown steadily in past years, reflecting traditional cultural perspectives about the environment and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Political Violence in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ali Riaz, Zobaida Nasreen, Fahmida Zaman

    Political violence has remained an integral part of South Asian society for decades. The region has witnessed and continued to encounter violence for achieving political objectives from above and from below. Violence is perpetrated by the state, by non-state actors, and used by the citizens as a…

    Paperback – 2018-10-03
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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
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    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Water Policy and Governance in South Asia

    Empowering Rural Communities, 1st Edition

    By M. Anwar Hossen

    Dr. Hossen carried out an exceptional program of research in Bangladesh which focused on water governance in relation to human rights, international water law and environmental sustainability. His major argument is that eco-agricultural system encounters major disruptions due to a number of factors…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized World

    Accent, Acceptability and Hong Kong English, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Sewell

    This book explores the topics of English accents and pronunciation. It highlights their connections with several important issues in the study of English in the world, including intelligibility, identity, and globalization. The unifying strand is provided by English pronunciation models: what do…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
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  • 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
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    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This 13-volume collection of previously out-of-print titles reissues some key works in the study of Mao Zedong’s huge influence on China – its politics, economics and development into the power that it is today. Foreign policy, the Cultural Revolution, the fate of opponents, Chinese Marxist thought…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

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