Asian Social Policy Products

  • People's Republic of China, Volumes I and II

    I: Natural Resources, Population and Social Life; II: Policies and Implications of Structural Reform

    Edited by Frank N. Pieke

    This title was first published in 2002. This two volume set collects in a conveniently accessible form the most influential articles by leading authorities in the study of China. It provides an international reference work, combined with an authoritative introduction by the editor.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Globalizing Chinese Migration

    Trends in Europe and Asia

    By Pál Nyíri, Igor Saveliev

    This title was first published in 2003. Globalizing Chinese Migration is the first volume to deal comprehensively with the most recent wave of the migration from the People's Republic of China to Europe and Asia. By analyzing the Chinese state’s role in this migration, the authors dismiss as…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Democratization and Welfare State Development in Taiwan

    By Christian Aspalter

    This title was first published in 2002: Since the bloodless transition from authoritarian state to fully-fledged democracy, Taiwan has undergone a period of dramatic social and political change. In a political culture increasingly dominated by platforms built on social policy issues, this book…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Restorative Justice in Asia Pacific

    Development, Implementation and Implications

    Edited by Lennon Chao-Yang Chang, Dennis Sing-Wing Wong, Brian Steels

    Restorative justice is an approach to understanding and managing crime that has gained popularity since the 1980s. It has not only been widely adopted in the criminal justice systems of western countries, but it also strongly influences the traditional Retributive Justice systems used throughout…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Punishment in Contemporary China

    Its Evolution, Development and Change

    By Enshen Li

    Punishment in contemporary China has experienced dramatic shifts over the last seven decades or so. This book focuses on the evolution, development and change of punishment in the Maoist (1949-1977), reform (1978-2001) and post-reform eras (2002-) of China to understand the shaping and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • Health Insurance Reforms in Asia

    By Sabrina Ching Yuen Luk

    This book empirically examines health care financing reforms and popular responses in three major cities in East Asia: Shanghai, Singapore, and Hong Kong. It adopts a new revised version of the theory of historical institutionalism to compare and explain the divergent reform paths in these three…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Globalization and Transnational Capitalism in Asia and Oceania

    Edited by Jeb Sprague

    News headlines warn of rivalries and competing nations across Asia and the Pacific, even as powerful new cross-border relations form as never before. This book looks behind the Asia-Pacific curtain: at the new forms of social, economic, and political integration taking place through a global…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Strengthening Social Protection in East Asia

    Edited by Mukul G. Asher, Fukunari Kimura

    This book focuses on relatively unexplored areas in pension and health care arrangements, including financing, in East Asia. The book aims to fill the literature gap on social protection in East Asia by covering issues such as pension and health care arrangements in the depopulating high income…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Translation and Travelling Theory

    Feminist Theory and Praxis in China

    By Dongchao Min

    Research has shown that feminist theory has flowed far more easily from North to South and from West to East, wheras travel in other directions has proved almost non-existent. While the hegemony of US feminist theory has been challenged in Europe, for example, there remain many ‘invisible’…

    Paperback – 2018-06-26 
    Routledge
    The Feminist Imagination - Europe and Beyond

  • Midwifery in China

    By Ngai Fen Cheung, Rosemary Mander

    The first book to present the history, ideas, life and works of Chinese midwives and birth attendants, this volume seeks to encapsulate and explain the changing ideas about the practice of midwifery in China. Using participant observations and interviews, it examines each phase of the development…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Employment, Poverty and Rights in India

    By Dayabati Roy

    In comparison to other social groups, India’s rural poor – and particularly Adivasis and Dalits - have seen little benefit from the country’s economic growth over the last three decades. Though economists and statisticians are able to model the form and extent of this inequality, their work is…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Ageing in Asia-Pacific

    Interdisciplinary and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Thomas R. Klassen, Masa Higo, Nopraenue S. Dhirathiti, Theresa W. Devasahayam

    In the coming decades, challenges and risks associated with rapid population ageing will be paramount in Asia-Pacific. Examining key trends, dilemmas and developments with reference to specific nations, the book draws conclusions and policy recommendations that apply to Asia-Pacific as a whole.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-14
    Routledge

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