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  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Borderlands

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander Horstmann, Martin Saxer, Alessandro Rippa

    In Asia, where authoritarian-developmental states have proliferated, statehood and social control are heavily contested in borderland spaces. As a result, in the post-Cold War world, borders have not only redefined Asian incomes and mobilities, they have also rekindled neighbouring relations and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-08
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  • New Perspectives on India and Turkey

    Connections and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Smita Tewari Jassal, Halil Turan

    India and Turkey, Asia Minor and the Subcontinent of Hindustan, and the Ottomans and Mughals have had shared histories of contact, engagement, and dialogue over the centuries. Much of northern India was under the control of rulers from Central Asia since at least the thirteenth century. Startling…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
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    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of the Contemporary Philippines

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark R. Thompson, Eric Vincent C. Batalla

    The Philippines is a fascinating example of a "poor country democracy" where issues of economic development and poverty, political participation and stability, as well as ethnicity and migration are crucial. The Routledge Handbook of the Contemporary Philippines provides a comprehensive overview of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-05
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  • Jakarta

    Claiming spaces and rights in the city, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jorgen Hellman, Marie Thynell, Roanne van Voorst

    Jakarta is being transformed in an unknown speed and manner by new types of urban authorities and drivers of transformation. These actors are moving in a field of opportunity that was created by recent and severe changes in the economic, socio-political and natural environment of Jakarta.…

    Hardback – 2018-03-02
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    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set brings together a collection of key works about the International Relations of Japan. Written by a range of international experts, the titles cover the essential aspects of Japan’s postwar relationship to the outside world: its changing notion of its role in the international community,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Japan's International Relations

  • Tourism in East and Southeast Asia CC 4V

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Harrison, Victor T. King, J. S. Eades

    This new 4 volume collection brings together publications from journals and book chapters that the editors consider to be the key contributions in the scholarly literature on tourism in East and South-east Asia. The volumes will cover the historical development of tourism, and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20
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    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • Mixed Race Identities in Asia and the Pacific

    Experiences from Singapore and New Zealand, 1st Edition

    By Zarine L. Rocha

    "Mixed race" is becoming an important area for research, and there is a growing body of work in the North American and British contexts. However, understandings and experiences of "mixed race" across different countries and regions are not often explored in significant depth. New Zealand and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
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  • Categorisation in Indian Philosophy

    Thinking Inside the Box, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Frazier

    It is by fitting the world into neatly defined boxes that Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain philosophers were able to gain unparalleled insights into the nature of reality, God, language and thought itself. Such categories aimed to encompass the universe, the mind and the divine within an all-encompassing…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
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    Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature and History

  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fabienne Darling-Wolf

    The Routledge Handbook of Japanese Media is a comprehensive study of the key contemporary issues and scholarly discussions around Japanese media. Covering a wide variety of forms and types from newspapers, television and fi lm, to music, manga and social media, this book examines the role of the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07
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  • Asian Cinema and the Use of Space

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lilian Chee, Edna Lim

    Asian cinemas are connected to global networks and participate in producing international film history while at the same time influenced and engaged by spatial, cultural, social and political transformations. This interdisciplinary study forwards a productive pairing of Asian cinemas and space,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
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  • Language, Education and Uyghur Identity in Urban Xinjiang

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joanne Smith Finley, Xiaowei Zang

    As the regional lingua franca, the Uyghur language long underpinned Uyghur national identity in Xinjiang. However, since the ‘bilingual education’ policy was introduced in 2002, Chinese has been rapidly institutionalised as the sole medium of instruction in the region’s institutes of education. As…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
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  • Suicide in Sri Lanka

    The Anthropology of an Epidemic, 1st Edition

    By Tom Widger

    Why people kill themselves remains an enduring and unanswered question. With a focus on Sri Lanka, a country that for several decades has reported ‘epidemic’ levels of suicidal behaviour, this book develops a unique perspective linking the causes and meanings of suicidal practices to social…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
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    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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