Asian Studies (General) Products

  • Denying the Comfort Women

    The Japanese State's Assault on Historical Truth

    Edited by Rumiko Nishino, Puja Kim, Akane Onozawa

    Planned, instituted and run by the Japanese Imperial Military during the Asia-Pacific War, the ‘comfort women’ system remains hugely controversial. Although political leaders often contest the role of coercion, many argue that the ‘comfort women’ were mobilized forcibly, through processes of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Asia's Transformations

  • Routledge Handbook of the Environment in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Philip Hirsch

    The environment is one of the defining issues of our times, and it is closely linked to questions and dilemmas surrounding economic development. Southeast Asia is one of the world’s most economically and demographically dynamic regions, and it is also one in which a host of environmental issues…

    Paperback – 2018-01-25

  • Financial Management Practices in India

    By Sandeep Goel

    Efficient financial management is the essence of business. This book analyses and evaluates core financial management practices of corporate enterprises in India across diverse sectors including realty, FMCG, pharmaceutical, automobile, IT, chemical and BPO sectors. It emphasizes the importance of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge India

  • Democracy and Transparency in the Indian State

    The Making of the Right to Information Act

    By Prashant Sharma

    The enactment of the national Right to Information (RTI) Act in 2005 has been produced, consumed, and celebrated as an important event of democratic deepening in India both in terms of the process that led to its enactment (arising from a grassroots movement) and its outcome (fundamentally altering…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Cultural Encounters and Homoeroticism in Sri Lanka

    Sex and Serendipity

    By Robert Aldrich

    Ceylon, or Sri Lanka, was long known to travellers for its luxuriant landscapes, colourful temples and friendly inhabitants – the island once named Serendip. This book explores the sojourns of gay visitors from the late 1800s to the modern day, providing a history of homosexuality, travel and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Indian Capitalism in Development

    Edited by Barbara Harriss-White, Judith Heyer

    Recognising the different ways that capitalism is theorised, this book explores various aspects of contemporary capitalism in India. Using field research at a local level to engage with larger issues, it raises questions about the varieties and processes of capitalism, and about the different roles…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Women and the Politics of Representation in Southeast Asia

    Engendering discourse in Singapore and Malaysia

    By Adeline Koh, Yu-Mei Balasingamchow

    Singapore and Malaysia are rapidly modernising, globalising Asian states which, although being distinct nations since 1965, share common elements in the on-going struggle over the meaning of gender and sexuality in their societies. This is the first book to discuss a range of discourses around…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Left Radicalism in India

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Left radicalism in India was rooted in the nationalist movement and was set in motion in the 1920s with the formation of the communist party. The communist movement manifested itself differently in each phase of India’s political history and Communism continues to remain a meaningful alternative…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Reshaping City Governance

    London, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad

    By Nirmala Rao

    India’s cities are in the midst of an unprecedented urban expansion. While India is acknowledged as a rising power, poised to emerge into the front rank of global economies, the pace and scale of its urbanisation calls for more effective metropolitan management if that growth is not to be…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Local Governance in Timor-Leste

    Lessons in postcolonial state-building

    By Deborah Cummins

    Across many parts of the postcolonial world, it is everyday reality for people to cross regularly between state-based and customary governance, institutions and norms. This book examines this phenomenon in the context of the villages of Timor-Leste, and the state-building efforts that have been…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Language, Education and Uyghur Identity in Urban Xinjiang

    Edited by Joanne Smith Finley, Xiaowei Zang

    As the regional lingua franca, the Uyghur language long underpinned Uyghur national identity in Xinjiang. However, since the ‘bilingual education’ policy was introduced in 2002, Chinese has been rapidly institutionalised as the sole medium of instruction in the region’s institutes of education. As…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24

  • Government and Politics in Taiwan

    2nd Edition

    By Dafydd Fell

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar, this new and revised second edition of Government and Politics in Taiwan introduces students to the big questions concerning change and continuity in Taiwanese politics and governance. Taking a critical approach, Dafydd Fell provides students with the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

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