Asian Studies (General) Products

  • Indian Philosophy and Meditation

    Perspectives on Consciousness

    By Rahul Banerjee, Amita Chatterjee

    India has a rich tradition of meditative practices designed to study the phenomenon of consciousness. From the distant past to the present, India has evolved a unique psychological culture with grand unifying themes and universal modes of meditative practice. This book provides a detailed analysis…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • 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

  • Torture and Peacebuilding in Indonesia

    The Case of Papua

    By Budi Hernawan

    State-sponsored torture and peacebuilding encapsulate the essence of many of the current conflicts in Indonesia. Papua in particular provides a thought-provoking example of the intricacy and complexity of building peace amidst enduring conflict and violence. This book examines the complex power…

    Hardback – 2017-11-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • 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

  • 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

  • E-Governance in India

    Interlocking politics, technology and culture

    By Bidisha Chaudhuri

    E-Governance has been one of the strategic sectors of reform in India since late 1990s under the rubric of ‘good governance’ agenda promoted by International Organizations. As India’s policy focus changed towards economic liberalization, deregulation and privatization proliferating domestic and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Democracy, Corruption and the Politics of Spirits in Contemporary Indonesia

    By Nils Bubandt

    Indonesia has been an electoral democracy for more than a decade, and yet the political landscape of the world’s third-largest democracy is as complex and enigmatic as ever. The country has achieved a successful transition to democracy and yet Indonesian democracy continues to be flawed, illiberal,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations

    Edited by Pedro Amakasu Raposo, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen

    The Routledge Handbook of Africa–Asia Relations is the first handbook aimed at studying the interactions between countries across Africa and Asia in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive way. Providing a balanced discussion of historical and on-going processes which have both shaped and changed…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge

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