Asian Studies (General) Products

  • Grandparents in Cultural Context

    Edited by David W. Shwalb, Ziarat Hossain

    Grandparents in Cultural Context gives a long overdue global view of the changing roles of grandparents. The eleven main chapters are by experts in the Americas, Europe and Russia, Asia, and Africa and the Middle East, and the editors integrate their chapters with previous writings on…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Contestations Over Gender in Asia

    Edited by Lyn Parker, Laura Dales, Chie Ikeya

    This book brings together the work of scholars from around the world in a consideration of how gender is contested in various parts of Asia – in China, India, Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines. Part I of this collection explores notions of agency in relation to women’s domestic and…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • The Visual Turn

    South Asia Across the Disciplines

    Edited by Sandria Freitag

    The Visual Turn: South Asia Across the Disciplines explores new perspectives made possible by the evidence drawn from visual culture. This evidence is utilized by historians, literary analysts, anthropologists and, in a new way, art historians. Focusing on built environments within their…

    Paperback – 2017-07-16 
    Routledge

  • Constructing Modern Asian Citizenship

    Edited by Edward Vickers, Krishna Kumar

    In many non-Western contexts, modernization has tended to be equated with Westernization, and hence with an abandonment of authentic indigenous identities and values. This is evident in the recent history of many Asian societies, where efforts to modernize – spurred on by the spectre of foreign…

    Paperback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

  • East Asian Development Model

    Twenty-first century perspectives

    Edited by Shiping Hua, Ruihua Hu

    Given the impressive growth in East Asia after World War II, initially led by Japan, the region's development models have been scrutinized since the 1980s. The shared Confucian cultural heritage, strong government guidance, and export led economies were often cited as contributors to the impressive…

    Paperback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Business Models and People Management in the Indian IT Industry

    From People to Profits

    Edited by Ashish Malik, Chris Rowley

    The global impact of so-called ‘offshoring’, including of information technology (IT) and related services, continues to be a topic of great interest to academics, practitioners and policy makers. The Indian IT industry has sustained high levels of growth in revenues and employment since the late…

    Paperback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Working in Asia

  • Chinese Business Enterprise

    An Introduction

    By Hans Hendrischke

    Chinese Business Enterprise examines practical business and management issues in the context of China's changing institutional framework and the internationalization of China's economy. The author explains the general operating environment for business enterprises in China and examines issues…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asia

    By Bui Ngoc Son

    Western liberal constitutionalism has expanded recently, with, in East Asia, the constitutional systems of Japan, South Korea and Taiwan based on Western principles, and with even the socialist polities of China and Vietnam having some regard to such principles. Despite the alleged universal…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Law in Asia

  • Media Power in Hong Kong

    Hyper-Marketized Media and Cultural Resistance

    By Charles Chi-wai Cheung

    Studies of Hong Kong media primarily examine whether China will crush Hong Kong’s media freedom. This book however traces the root problem of Hong Kong media back to the colonial era, demonstrating that before the resumption of Chinese sovereignty there already existed a uniquely Hong Kong brand of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Social Attitudes in Contemporary China

    By Chen Yu, Fang Wei, Liqing Li, Paul Morrissey, Nie Chen

    Unlike many studies of social attitudes, which are based on large scale quantitative surveys, or which focus on the attitude of elites, this book considers the views of ordinary people, and is based on in-depth, qualitative interviews. This approach results in rich, nuanced data, and is especially…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Reassessing Orientalism

    Interlocking Orientologies during the Cold War

    Edited by Michael Kemper, Artemy M. Kalinovsky

    Orientalism as a concept was first applied to Western colonial views of the East. Subsequently, different types of orientalism were discovered but the premise was that these took their lead from Western-style orientalism, applying it in different circumstances. This book, on the other hand, argues…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • China's Assertive Nuclear Posture

    State Security in an Anarchic International Order

    By Baohui Zhang

    China’s nuclear capability is crucial for the balance of power in East Asia and the world. As this book reveals, there have been important changes recently in China’s nuclear posture: the movement from a minimum deterrence posture toward a medium nuclear power posture; the pursuit of space warfare…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

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