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  • Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jieyu Liu, Junko Yamashita

    The Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies presents up-to-date theoretical and conceptual developments in key areas of the field, taking a multi-disciplinary and comparative approach. Featuring contributions by leading scholars of Gender Studies to provide a cutting-edge overview of the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11
    Routledge

  • Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Domination, Resistance, Accommodation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gyozo Molnar, Sara N. Amin, Yoko Kanemasu

    Although socio-cultural issues in relation to women within the fields of sport and exercise have been extensively researched, this research has tended to concentrate on the Western world. Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region moves the conversation away entirely from Western contexts…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • The Cold War and Asian Cinemas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Poshek Fu, Man-Fung Yip

    This book offers an interdisciplinary, historically grounded study of Asian cinemas’ complex responses to the Cold War conflict.  It situates the global ideological rivalry within regional and local political, social, and cultural processes, while offering a transnational and cross-regional focus.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Made in Taiwan

    Studies in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Tsai, Tung-Hung Ho, Miaoju Jian

    Made in Taiwan: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of contemporary Taiwanese popular music. Each essay, written by a leading scholar of Taiwanese music, covers the major figures, styles, and social contexts of pop music in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Social Cohesion in Asia

    Historical Origins, Contemporary Shapes and Future Dynamics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aurel Croissant, Peter Walkenhorst

    This book explores the historical origins, contemporary dynamics and future challenges of social cohesion in South, Southeast and East Asia—one of the most dynamic and at the same time heterogeneous regions in the world, in terms of economic, political and human development. The comparative case…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Comparative Asian Politics

  • Modernity and Spirit Worship in India

    An Anthropology of the Umwelt, 1st Edition

    By Miho Ishii

    This book investigates the entangled relations between people’s daily worship practices and their umwelt in South India. Focusing on the practices of spirit (būta) worship in the coastal area of Karnataka, it examines the relationship between people and deities. Based on extensive fieldwork, this…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

  • Locating Heisei in Japanese Fiction and Film

    The Historical Imagination of the Lost Decades, 1st Edition

    By Marc Yamada

    This book provides the first interdisciplinary examination of the popular fiction and film of the “lost decades” of Japan’s Heisei period (1989–2019). Presenting original analysis of major Heisei writers, filmmakers, and manga artists, the chapters examine the work of Urasawa Naoki, Kurosawa…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Migrant Health Professionals and the Global Labour Market

    The Dreams and Traps of Nepali Nurses, 1st Edition

    By Radha Adhikari

    This book offers a fresh perspective on gender debates in Nepal and analyses how the international migration of the first generation of professional female Nepali nurses has been a catalyst for social change. With unprecedented access to study participants in Nepal (the source country),…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Power and Knowledge in Southeast Asia

    State and Scholars in Indonesia and the Philippines, 1st Edition

    By Rommel A. Curaming

    Examining two state-sponsored history writing projects in Indonesia and the Philippines in the 1970s, this book illuminates the contents and contexts of the two projects and, more importantly, provides a nuanced characterization of the relationship between embodiments of power (state, dictators,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Public Participation and State Building in China

    Case Studies from Zhejiang, 1st Edition

    By Dragan Pavlićević

    This book explores non-electoral means of public participation in contemporary China, both as an outcome of and a key contributor to the party-state’s efforts to improve its governing capacity. Examining consultative meetings, public hearings, and the use of surveys and questionnaires in Zhejiang…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Chinese Transnational Migration in the Age of Global Modernity

    The Case of Oceania, 1st Edition

    By Liangni Sally Liu

    The term ‘circulatory transnational migration’ best describes the unconventional migratory route of many contemporary Chinese migrants – that is an unfinished set of circulatory movements that these migrants engage in between the homeland and various host countries. ‘Return migration’, ‘step…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Criminal Legalities in the Global South

    Cultural Dynamics, Political Tensions, and Institutional Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pablo Ciocchini, George Radics

    This edited volume presents the work of academics from the Global South and explores, from local and regional settings, how the legal order and people’s perceptions of it translates into an understanding of what constitutes "criminal" behaviors or activities. This book aims to address the gap…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

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