Asian Development Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations

    Edited by Pedro Amakasu Raposo, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen

    The Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations is the first handbook aimed at studying the interactions between countries across Africa and Asia in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive way. Providing a balanced discussion of historical and on-going processes which have both shaped and changed…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Capability Approach

    By Krushil Watene, Mandy Yap, Erika Bockstael

    Despite some achievements gained during the indigenous struggle for rights and recognition, many indigenous groups continue to fight against unjust social, political, environmental, and historical conditions. Ideas which engage with the lived experiences of communities themselves, such as the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

  • Sustainable Land Management in Greater Central Asia

    An Integrated and Regional Perspective

    Edited by Victor R. Squires, Qi Lu

    Greater Central Asia encompasses a vast area that includes deserts, natural grasslands, steppes, shrublands and alpine regions. Many of these land types are degraded and productivity is falling at a time when human populations and livestock inventories are on the rise. Ecosystem stability and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Social Protection in East Asian Chinese Societies

    Challenges, Responses and Impacts

    Edited by Peter Saunders, Alex Jingwei He

    Despite its impressive economic growth, East Asia is faces daunting challenges in mitigating its social problems, including chronic poverty and worsening social inequality. The past decade has seen growing scholarly interest in the development of East Asian social policies not only because of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Democratization in East Asia

    Edited by Tun-Jen Cheng, Yun-Han Chu

    This handbook provides a comprehensive analysis of the dynamics and prospects of democratization in East Asia. A team of leading experts in the field offers discussion at both the country and regional level, including analysis of democratic attitudes and movements in China, Japan, South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Cities in Asia

    Edited by Federico Caprotti, Li Yu

    With Asia’s cities undergoing unprecedented growth in the 21st century, lauded the ‘urban century’ by many, Sustainable Cities in Asia provides a timely examination of the challenges facing cities across the continent including some of the projects, approaches and solutions that are currently being…

    Paperback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Dalit Women of Nepal

    Strategies of Resistance

    By Jung H. Lee

    This book examines the strategies of resistance among the Dalit women of Nepal in their struggle against the social injustice of the caste system and related practices of "untouchability", particularly in regard to the ways in which these injustices lead to capability failures that diminish human…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Land Grabs in Asia

    What Role for the Law?

    Edited by Connie Carter, Andrew Harding

    Although there is no universally accepted definition of the term "land grabbing", ordinary people whose livelihoods are adversely affected by land grabbing know exactly what it is. It involves the physical capture and control of land and homes, including the usurpation of the power to decide how…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Japan and the shaping of post-Vietnam War Southeast Asia

    Japanese diplomacy and the Cambodian conflict, 1978-1993

    By Andrea Pressello

    The Vietnamese invasion of Cambodia in 1978 and the consequent outbreak of the Cambodian conflict brought Southeast Asia into instability and deteriorated relations between Vietnam and the subsequently established Vietnam-backed government in Cambodia on the one hand and the ASEAN countries on the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Politics and Governance in Bangladesh

    Uncertain Landscapes

    Edited by Ipshita Basu, Joe Devine, Geof Wood

    Since its Independence in 1971, Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in terms of reducing poverty levels, achieving high levels of economic growth over a sustained period of time, and meeting its Millennium Development Goals (MDG) targets set by the United Nations. With some justification,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Financialisation and Development in Asia

    Edited by Toby Carroll, Darryl Jarvis

    Multilateral development agencies have increasingly focused on underdeveloped Asian countries as potential new sites for financial capital. Often referred to as ‘emerging markets’, these economies are seen as ripe for private sector investment and, at the same time, in need of foreign capital to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Development and Gender Capital in India

    Change, Continuity and Conflict in Kerala

    By Shoba Arun

    The Indian state of Kerala has invoked much attention within development and gender debates, specifically in relation to its female capital- an outcome of interrelated historical, cultural and social practices. On the one hand, Kerala has been romanticised, with its citizenry, particularly women,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

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