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  • Writing the City in British Asian Diasporas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sean McLoughlin, William Gould, Ananya Jahanara Kabir, Emma Tomalin

    In 1962, the Commonwealth Immigrants Act hastened the process of South Asian migration to postcolonial Britain. Half a decade later, now is an opportune moment to revisit the accumulated writing about the diasporas formed through subsequent settlement, and to probe the ways in which the South Asian…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
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    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Democratic Transformation and the Vernacular Public Arena in India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Taberez Ahmed Neyazi, Akio Tanabe, Shinya Ishizaka

    Since the structural change in Indian society that began in the 1990s - the result of the liberalisation of the economy, devolution of power, and decentralisation of the government–an unprecedented, democratic transformation has been taking place. This has caused the emergence of unexpected…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
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    Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

  • Kinship, population and social reproduction in the 'new Indonesia'

    A study of Nuaulu cultural resilience, 1st Edition

    By Roy Ellen

    Nuaulu people on the Indonesian island of Seram have displayed remarkable linguistic and cultural resilience over a period of 50 years. In 1970 their language and traditional culture was widely considered ‘endangered.’ Despite this, Nuaulu have not only maintained their animist identity and shown a…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
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    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Memory and Reconciliation in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mikyoung Kim

    Decades after the end of the World War II East Asia continues to struggle with lingering animosities and unresolved historical grievances in domestic, bilateral and regional memory landscapes. China, Japan and the Korea share a history of inter- and intra-violence, self-other identity construction…

    Paperback – 2018-05-29
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  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Malaysia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meredith L. Weiss

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Malaysia offers a broad, analytical survey of Malaysia. It provides a comprehensive survey of significant topics in Malaysian politics, economy, and society today, focussing on issues, institutions, and trends. It is divided into four thematic sections, which…

    Paperback – 2018-05-29
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  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    India is the second largest country in the world with regard to population, the world’s largest democracy and by far the largest country in South Asia, and one of the most diverse and pluralistic nations in the world in terms of official languages, cultures, religions and social identities. Indians…

    Paperback – 2018-05-29
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  • Routledge Handbook of Gender in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leela Fernandes

    Providing a comprehensive overview of the study of gender in South Asia, this Handbook covers the central contributions that have defined this area and captures innovative and emerging paradigms that are shaping the future of the field. It offers a wide range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23
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  • Routledge Handbook of Indian Cinemas

    1st Edition

    Edited by K. Moti Gokulsing, Wimal Dissanayake

    India is the largest film producing country in the world and its output has a global reach. After years of marginalization by academics in the Western world, Indian cinemas have moved from the periphery to the center of the world cinema in a comparatively short space of time. Bringing together…

    Paperback – 2018-05-22
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  • Routledge Handbook of the South Asian Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joya Chatterji, David Washbrook

    South Asia’s diaspora is among the world’s largest and most widespread, and it is growing exponentially. It is estimated that over 25 million persons of Indian descent live abroad; and many more millions have roots in other countries of the subcontinent, in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. There…

    Paperback – 2018-05-15
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  • Fukushima and the Arts

    Negotiating Nuclear Disaster, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Geilhorn, Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt

    The natural and man-made cataclysmic events of the 11 March 2011 disaster, or 3.11, have dramatically altered the status quo of contemporary Japanese society. While much has been written about the social, political, economic, and technical aspects of the disaster, this volume represents one of the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
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  • Dalit Women's Education in Modern India

    Double Discrimination, 1st Edition

    By Shailaja Paik

    Inspired by egalitarian doctrines, the Dalit communities in India have been fighting for basic human and civic rights since the middle of the nineteenth century. In this book, Shailaja Paik focuses on the struggle of Dalit women in one arena - the realm of formal education – and examines a range of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Martial Arts in Asia

    History, Culture and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fan Hong, Gwang Ok

    The reawakening of Asian martial arts is a distinct example of cultural hybridity in a global setting. This book deals with history of Asian martial arts in the contexts of tradition, religion, philosophy, politics and culture. It attempts to deepen the study of martial arts studies in their…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

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