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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Indonesia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert W. Hefner

    Few countries as culturally rich, politically pivotal, and naturally beautiful as Indonesia are as often misrepresented in global media and conversation. Stretching 3,400 miles east to west along the equator, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world and home to more than four…

    Hardback – 2018-01-09
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  • Routledge Handbook of Asian Demography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zhongwei Zhao, Adrian C. Hayes

    Home to close to 60 per cent of the world’s population, Asia is the largest and by far the most populous continent. It is also extremely diverse, physically and culturally. Asian countries and regions have their own distinctive histories, cultural traditions, religious beliefs and political systems…

    Hardback – 2017-12-28
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  • Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chee-Beng Tan

    With around 40 million people worldwide, the ethnic Chinese and the Chinese in diaspora form the largest diaspora in the world. The economic reform of China which began in the late 1970s marked a huge phase of migration from China, and the new migrants, many of whom were well educated, have had a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
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  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Simpson, Nicholas Farrelly, Ian Holliday

    After decades of mismanagement and direct military rule, Myanmar’s contested transition to a more democratic government has rapidly shifted the outlook in this significant Southeast Asian nation. Since 2011, the removal of Western sanctions and new foreign investments have resulted in high rates of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08
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