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  • Ways of Knowing about Human Rights in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vera Mackie

    This innovative multidisciplinary collection brings together the latest research on human rights issues in the Asian region, by leading scholars with a deep familiarity with the languages and cultures of the region. The contributors bring a range of disciplinary approaches, or ‘ways of knowing’ to…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Foucault, Buddhism and Disciplinary Rules

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm Voyce

    This book suggests that previous critiques of the rules of Buddhist monks (Vinaya) may now be reconsidered in order to deal with some of the assumptions concerning the legal nature of these rules and to provide a focus on how Vinaya texts may have actually operated in practice. Malcolm Voyce…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ming Dong Gu

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature presents a comprehensive overview of Chinese literature from the 1910s to the present day. Featuring detailed studies of selected masterpieces, it adopts a thematic-comparative approach. By developing an innovative conceptual framework predicated…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Kinship, Honour and Money in Rural Pakistan

    Subsistence Economy and the Effects of International Migration, 1st Edition

    By Alain Lefebvre

    International migration is favoured by the governments of many poorer countries despite often well-publicized abuses affecting individual migrant workers. Not only is local unemployment reduced but also it is expected that the migrants will learn new skills, with many even becoming entrepreneurs on…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Migration, Micro-Business and Tourism in Thailand

    Highlanders in the City, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Trupp

    Visitors to Thailand’s urban and beach-sided tourist hotspots notice the presence of colourful and predominantly female vendors offering self-made and mass-manufactured products. A high percentage of these vendors are members of the highland ethnic minority group of Akha who have become…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Diasporas, Migrations and Mobilities

  • 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
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • The Korean Tradition of Religion, Society, and Ethics

    A Comparative and Historical Self-understanding and Looking Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Chai-sik Chung

    By making Korea a central part of comparative history of East Asian religion and society, this book traces the evolution of Korean religion from the oldest representation to that of the current day by utilizing wide-ranging interdisciplinary and comparative resources. This book presents a holistic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Space, Politics, and Cultural Representation in Modern China

    Cartographies of Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Enhua Zhang

    Regarding revolution as a spatial practice, this book explores modes of spatial construction in modern China through a panoramic overview of major Chinese revolutionary events and nuanced analysis of cultural representations. Examining the relationship between revolution, space, and culture in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Taiwan's Social Movements under Ma Ying-jeou

    From the Wild Strawberries to the Sunflowers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dafydd Fell

    In the spring of 2014, the Sunflower Movement’s three-week occupation of the Legislative Yuan brought Taiwan back to international media attention. It was the culmination of a series of social movements that had been growing in strength since 2008 and have become even more salient since the spring…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Reconfiguring Class, Gender, Ethnicity and Ethics in Chinese Internet Culture

    1st Edition

    By Haomin Gong, Xin Yang

    New information technologies have, to an unprecedented degree, come to reshape human relations, identities and communities both online and offline. As Internet narratives including online fiction, poetry and films reflect and represent ambivalent politics in China, the Chinese state wishes to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Orientalism, Eroticism and Modern Visuality in Global Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joan DelPlato, Julie Codell

    In Orientalism, Eroticism and Modern Visuality in Global Cultures scholars look afresh at representations of nineteenth-century ’oriental’ bodies, inquiring deeply into their erotic dimensions, tracing their global dissemination at cross-cultural intersections of the visual and the political.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

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