Asian Social Policy Products

  • Climate Change Policy in Japan

    From the 1980's to 2015

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • The Chinese Family Today

    Edited by Anqi XU, John DeFrain, Wenrong LIU

    The Chinese economy is undergoing dramatic changes and the world is watching and changing along with it. The Chinese family is also changing in many ways in response to the economic transformation that is moving the world’s most populous nation from an agrarian economy to a global superpower. This…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • British Untouchables

    A Study of Dalit Identity and Education

    By Paul Ghuman

    Dalits, formerly called 'untouchables', remain the most oppressed community in India, and indeed in South Asia and have, until recently, been denied human and civic rights. On emigration to the UK and other Western countries they faced a double disadvantage: caste discrimination and racial…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Everyday Life in Asia

    Social Perspectives on the Senses

    By Devorah Kalekin-Fishman

    Edited by Kelvin E.Y. Low

    Everyday Life in Asia offers a range of detailed case studies which present social perspectives on sensory experiences in Asia. Thematically organized around the notions of the experience of space and place, tradition and the senses, cross-border sensory experiences, and habitus and the senses -…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • The Anthropology of Morality in Melanesia and Beyond

    Edited by John Barker

    The Anthropology of Morality in Melanesia and Beyond examines how Melanesians experience and deal with moral dilemmas and challenges. Taking Kenelm Burridge’s seminal work as their starting point, the contributors focus upon public situations and types of people that exemplify key ethical…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Anthropology and Cultural History in Asia and the Indo-Pacific

  • Situating the Uyghurs Between China and Central Asia

    By Ildikó Bellér-Hann, M. Cristina Cesàro, Joanne Smith Finley

    Drawing together distinguished international scholars, this volume offers a unique insight into the social and cultural hybridity of the Uyghurs. It bridges a gap in our understanding of this group, an officially recognized minority mainly inhabiting the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Anthropology and Cultural History in Asia and the Indo-Pacific

  • Risk and Public Policy in East Asia

    By Mutsuko Takahashi

    Edited by Raymond K.H. Chan

    Contemporary Asian society is marked by social processes associated with the loss of stable economic growth and high employment; family structures capable of caring for family members in need; and governmental economic and political competence. Post-financial crisis job uncertainty and income and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Modern Chinese Real Estate Law

    Property Development in an Evolving Legal System

    By Gregory M. Stein

    With massive growth taking place in the real estate industry, how can China develop a free market and private ownership of land while still officially subscribing to Communist ideology? This study uses fieldwork interviews to establish how the Chinese real estate market operates in practice from…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Law, Property and Society

  • Writing Diaspora

    South Asian Women, Culture and Ethnicity

    By Yasmin Hussain

    Issues of cultural hybridity, diaspora and identity are central to debates on ethnicity and race and, over the past decade, have framed many theoretical debates in sociology, cultural studies and literary studies. However, these ideas are all too often considered at a purely theoretical level. In…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • British-Indian Adult Children of Divorce

    Context, Impact and Coping

    By Chaitali Das

    Divorce has become a form of family change in contemporary western societies, spawning much research to investigate its causes and consequences. Such research has promoted a sociological understanding of divorce, impact on families and individuals as well as implications for public policy. However,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • The Ethnic Penalty

    Immigration, Education and the Labour Market

    By Reza Hasmath

    Populations of visible ethnic minorities have steadily increased over the past few decades in immigrant-receptive societies. While a complex calculus of push and pull factors has motivated this increase, one of the main impetuses for this migration has been the search for employment, better wages…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Marx and Weber on Oriental Societies

    In the Shadow of Western Modernity

    By Lutfi Sunar

    The Orient was central to the work of Marx and Weber, both figures building their theories around the question of why modernity appeared to emerge only in the West. While Marx’s account focused on the accumulation of capital in the West, Weber’s explanation for this phenomenon centred on Western…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

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