Asian Social Policy Products

  • Compensated Dating Girls in Hong Kong

    Scripts, Voices and Views, 1st Edition

    By Jessica C.M. Li

    Compensated dating or commercial sex involving young girls has emerged as a global concern over the past decades and since the turn of the twenty-first century, has created a panic among parents in Hong Kong. Nevertheless, there is no consensus on whether compensated dating is an offence, an…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • 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 – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • 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 to the Dalit groups and the changes brought by the recent political transformations. It explores the links between identity politics, Dalit struggle and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Democratization and Welfare State Development in Taiwan

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Restorative Justice in Asia Pacific

    Development, Implementation and Implications, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Climate Change Policy in Japan

    From the 1980s to 2015, 1st Edition

    By Yasuko Kameyama

    Amidst growing environmental concerns worldwide, Japan is seen as particularly vulnerable to the effects of changing climate. This book considers Japan’s response to the climate change problem from the late 1980s up to the present day, assessing how the Japanese government’s policy-making…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

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

    I: Natural Resources, Population and Social Life; II: Policies and Implications of Structural Reform, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Faces of Homelessness in the Asia Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carole Zufferey, Nilan Yu

    Across the Asia Pacific, there are a vast range of experiences of homelessness and an equally diverse range of responses from state systems. Since understandings of homelessness are also heavily dependent on geographical, cultural, and historical contexts, attitudes towards it as a ‘social problem’…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11

  • Development and Social Policy

    The Win-Win Strategies of Developmental Social Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christian Aspalter, Kenny Teguh Pribadi

    In recent years, government and policymakers around the world have shifted their attention away from money-oriented, supply-side economics to institutional economics and people-oriented social and economic development. Issues such as poverty reduction, win-win solutions and strategies in social…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05

  • Globalizing Chinese Migration

    Trends in Europe and Asia, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31
    Routledge Revivals

  • Re-engineering Affordable Care Policy in China

    Is Marketization a Solution?, 1st Edition

    By Peter Nan-shong Lee

    Presenting a comprehensive examination of China’s medical care system, this book tackles issues of policymaking, organization, management and financing in the context of the provision of affordable care in China. Making use of extensive field investigations, interviews and a thorough analysis of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Dalits, Subalternity and Social Change in India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ashok K. Pankaj, Ajit K. Pandey

    The linguistic origin of the term Dalit is Marathi, and pre-dates the militant-intellectual Dalit Panthers movement of the 1970s. It was not in popular use till the last quarter of the 20th century, the origin of the term Dalit, although in the 1930s, it was used as Marathi-Hindi translation of the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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