Asian Studies (General) Products

  • Development and Gender Capital in India

    Change, Continuity and Conflict in Kerala

    By Shoba Arun

    The Indian state of Kerala has invoked much attention within development and gender debates, specifically in relation to its female capital- an outcome of interrelated historical, cultural and social practices. On the one hand, Kerala has been romanticised, with its citizenry, particularly women,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Financialisation and Development in Asia

    Edited by Toby Carroll, Darryl Jarvis

    Multilateral development agencies have increasingly focused on underdeveloped Asian countries as potential new sites for financial capital. Often referred to as ‘emerging markets’, these economies are seen as ripe for private sector investment and, at the same time, in need of foreign capital to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Media Globalization and Digital Journalism in Malaysia

    Network Newswork

    By Amira Firdaus

    The media ecology within which conventional mainstream journalism currently operates has undergone major transformations since the advent of social media. These transformations arise from the disruption brought upon by the emergence of networked, interactive platforms and user-driven online…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
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    Routledge Research on Media in Asia

  • Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Global Dam-Building

    Edited by Giuseppina Siciliano, Frauke Urban

    In recent years, both Chinese overseas investment and hydropower development have been topics of increasing interest and research, with Chinese actors acting as financiers, developers, builders and sub-contractors. Chinese Hydropower Development in Africa and Asia explores the governance and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Migration in Post-Colonial Hong Kong

    Edited by Susanne Y.P. Choi, Eric Fong

    Since 1995 most mainland migrants to Hong Kong have been the wives or non-adult children of Hong Kong men of lower socio-economic status. The majority of immigrants are women, who throughout the past two decades have accounted for more than 60% of immigration. The profile of immigrants has been…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Introduction to Japanese Politics

    6th Edition

    By Louis D. Hayes

    Introduction to Japanese Politics, now in its fully updated sixth edition, is a comprehensive and current review of political and public policy developments in Japan. Since the previous edition, Japan’s economic policy has undergone significant change with a prolonged period of deflation having…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Communist Party

    Edited by Willy Wo-Lap Lam

    Whilst the Chinese Communist Party is one of the most powerful political institutions in the world, it is also one of the least understood, due to the party’s secrecy and tight control over the archives, the press and the Internet. Having governed the People’s Republic of China for nearly 70 years…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23 
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  • Citizenship, Identity and Social Movements in the New Hong Kong

    Localism after the Umbrella Movement

    Edited by Wai-man Lam, Luke Cooper

    Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’ has been widely regarded as a watershed moment in the polity’s post-1997 history. While public protest has long been a routine part of Hong Kong’s political culture, the preparedness of large numbers of citizens to participate in civil disobedience represented a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Routledge Handbook of Accounting in Asia

    Edited by Zhijun Lin

    As the centre of world economic development has shifted towards Asia over the last two decades, many Asian countries have witnessed rapid growth in economic and business operations. In light of these recent changes, accounting has played a significant role in assisting economic transition and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
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  • Emerging Adulthood in Hong Kong

    Social Forces and Civic Engagement

    By Chau-kiu Cheung

    How emerging adults, broadly referring to those aged from 18 to 29 years old, fare in civic engagement, as compared with other adults is the focus of the present work. The work takes civic engagement to comprise prosociality in civil society, sustaining social institutions, and challenging…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Eurasia and India

    Regional Perspectives

    Edited by K. Warikoo

    Eurasia has assumed importance in the post-Soviet period and the peoples of Siberia have distinctive historico-cultural similarities with the Indian Himalayas due to common traditions and Buddhist culture. The Eurasianism of Russia brings it closer to India in historico-cultural, political and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Pakistan

    Edited by Aparna Pande

    With a population of 190 million, Pakistan is strategically located at the crossroads of the Middle East, Central and South Asia, and has the second largest Muslim population in the world. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Pakistan provides an in-depth and comprehensive coverage of issues from…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
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