Asian Studies (General) Products

  • Coaching and Mentoring in the Asia Pacific

    By Anna Blackman, Derrick Kon, David Clutterbuck

    Coaching and mentoring as management approaches have spread rapidly across the Asia Pacific region. Basic concepts of supporting people in their learning, in their career journeys, and in the acquisition of wisdom are deeply rooted in all cultures, yet today, there is little agreement about what…

    Paperback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Festivals and Songs of Ancient China

    By Marcel Granet

    Granet’s original work delves deep into the religious and spiritual customs of ancient China by analysing their festivals and songs from the Book of Odes including the original Chinese script. This translation, originally published in 1932, aimed to present Granet’s observations to a wider English…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sustainable Development and Corporate Social Responsibility

    By Dongyong Zhang, Stephen Morse, Uma Kambhampati

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become an important concept in the last few decades. Although it originated in the developed countries of the West, the concept has been embraced and adapted by corporations and policy-making agencies in many developing countries. Not surprisingly, given…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13 
    Routledge

  • Leadership and Authority in Central Asia

    The Ismaili Community in Tajikistan

    By Otambek Mastibekov

    This book explores the unfolding of world history in a remote corner of Central Asia: the region of Badakhshan. The history of this region has commonly been explored through the lens of the major superpowers who competed over its territory in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Imagining Muslims in South Asia and the Diaspora

    Secularism, Religion, Representations

    Edited by Claire Chambers, Caroline Herbert

    Literary, cinematic and media representations of the disputed category of the ‘South Asian Muslim’ have undergone substantial change in the last few decades and particularly since the events of September 11, 2001. Here we find the first book-length critical analysis of these representations of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Power, Networks and Violent Conflict in Central Asia

    A Comparison of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

    By Idil Tunçer-Kılavuz

    When the five Central Asian republics gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, expectations of violent conflict were widespread. Indeed, the country of Tajikistan suffered a five-year civil war from 1992 to 1997. The factors that the literature on civil wars in general and on the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge

  • The Education of Migrant Children and China's Future

    The Urban Left Behind

    By Holly H. Ming

    There are more than 225 million rural-to-urban migrant workers, and some 20 million migrant children in Chinese cities. Because of policies related to the household registration (hukou) system, migrant students are not allowed a public high school education in the cities, so their urban education…

    Paperback – 2017-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

  • The US Versus the North Korean Nuclear Threat

    Mitigating the Nuclear Security Dilemma

    By Er-Win Tan

    Although the current world order is still dominated by the US, there is increasing international concern over the possibility of regional security dilemmas arising from smaller powers’ attempts to develop Weapons of Mass Destruction. A study of US-North Korean interaction using the security dilemma…

    Paperback – 2017-11-04 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • The China Model and Global Political Economy

    Comparison, Impact, and Interaction

    By Ming Wan

    Since the beginning of China's phenomenal rise in the international system, our knowledge of the country has grown rapidly. But those who have debated the China issue in policy circles mostly focus on the implications of China’s rise, often without a firm understanding of why the country is rising…

    Paperback – 2017-11-04 
    Routledge

  • Islam in Modern Thailand

    Faith, Philanthropy and Politics

    By Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown

    This book addresses the complexity of Islam in Thailand, by focusing on Islamic charities and institutions affiliated to the mosque. By extrapolating through Islam and the waqf (Islamic charity) in different regions of Thailand the diversity in races and institutions, it demonstrates the regional…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Religious Pluralism, State and Society in Asia

    Edited by Chiara Formichi

    Taking a critical approach to the concept of ‘religious pluralism’, this book examines the dynamics of religious co-existence in Asia as they are directly addressed by governments, or indirectly managed by groups and individuals. It looks at the quality of relations that emerge in encounters among…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Politics and Governance in Indonesia

    The Police in the Era of Reformasi

    By Muradi

    How does an authoritarian state reform its police force following a transition to democracy? In 1998, Indonesia, the third largest country in the world, faced just such a challenge. Policing had long been managed under the jurisdiction of the military, as an instrument of the Suharto regime – and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

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