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  • Evolution, Race and Public Spheres in India

    Vernacular Concepts and Sciences (1860-1930), 1st Edition

    By Luzia Savary

    This book provides an in-depth exploration of South Asian readaptations of race in vernacular languages. The focus is on a diverse set of printed texts, periodicals and books in Hindi and Urdu, two of the major print languages of British North India, written between 1860 and 1930. Imperial…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • Inherited Responsibility and Historical Reconciliation in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Melissa Nobles

    Contemporary East Asian societies are still struggling with complex legacies of colonialism, war and domination. Years of Japanese imperial occupation followed by the Cold War have entrenched competing historical understandings of responsibility for past crimes in Korea, China, Japan and elsewhere…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption

    Embodiment and Emotion, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Walton

    This book investigates the experiences of South Koreans adopted into Western families and the complexity of what it means to "feel identity" beyond what is written in official adoption files. Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption is based on ethnographic fieldwork in South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Chinese Fans of Japanese and Korean Pop Culture

    Nationalistic Narratives and International Fandom, 1st Edition

    By Lu Chen

    How can Japanese popular culture gain numerous fans in China, despite pervasive anti-Japanese sentiment? How is it that there’s such a strong anti-Korean sentiment in Chinese online fan communities when the official Sino-Korean relationship is quite stable before 2016? Avid fans in China are…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Changing Taiwanese Identities

    1st Edition

    Edited by J. Bruce Jacobs, Peter Kang

    The peoples of Taiwan have been influenced by many different cultures and migrations throughout the island’s history. In the 20th and early 21st centuries especially it has been a stage for cultural and ethnic conflict, not least because of the arrival of mainland Chinese fleeing the Chinese…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Emerging Adulthood in Hong Kong

    Social Forces and Civic Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Chau-kiu Cheung

    How emerging adults, broadly referring to those aged from 18 to 29 years old, fare in civic engagement, as compared with other adults is the focus of the present work. The work takes civic engagement to comprise prosociality in civil society, sustaining social institutions, and challenging…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Interest Groups and the New Democracy Movement in Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

    A new era in the democracy movement in Hong Kong began on July 1, 2003, when half a million people protested on the streets, and has included the 2012 anti-National Education campaign, the 2014 Occupy Central Movement and the rapid rise of localist groups. The new democracy movement in Hong Kong is…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Japanese Studies

    Eurocentrism and the Asia-Pacific Region, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kaori Okano, Yoshio Sugimoto

    Japanese Studies has provided a fertile space for non-Eurocentric analysis for a number of reasons. It has been embroiled in the long-running internal debate over the so-called Nihonjinron, revolving around the extent to which the effective interpretation of Japanese society and culture requires…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Citizenship, Identity and Social Movements in the New Hong Kong

    Localism after the Umbrella Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wai-man Lam, Luke Cooper

    Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’ has been widely regarded as a watershed moment in the polity’s post-1997 history. While public protest has long been a routine part of Hong Kong’s political culture, the preparedness of large numbers of citizens to participate in civil disobedience represented a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew McWilliam, Michael Leach

    Reflecting on the legacies of Timor-Leste's remarkable journey from colonialism to sovereign and democratic Independence, the Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Timor-Leste provides a comprehensive and up-to-date reference work on all aspects of life in Timor-Leste. Following an introduction and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-13
    Routledge

  • Asylum-Seeking Journeys in Asia

    Refugees in Hong Kong and Bangkok, 1st Edition

    By Terence Chun Tat Shum

    This book looks in detail at the journeys to asylum in Asia which are largely neglected in the media and academic analyses, despite Asia becoming the most essential region for asylum, receiving refugees from both within and outside of the continent.  Treating asylum-seeking journeys as a…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Political Transformations in Nepal

    Dalit Inequality and Social Justice, 1st Edition

    By Mom Bishwakarma

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of the interrelationship between long-standing caste discrimination in Nepal, its vicious circle of impact upon the Dalit groups and the changes brought by the recent political transformations. It explores the links between identity politics, Dalit struggle and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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