Asian Studies (General) Products

  • Political Participation in Asia

    Defining and Deploying Political Space

    Edited by Eva Louise Hansson, Meredith L. Weiss

    A combination of economic transformation, political transitions and changes in media have substantially, if incrementally, altered the terrain for political participation globally, particularly in Asia, home to several of the most dramatic such shifts over the past two decades. This book explores…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese History

    Edited by Sven Saaler, Christopher W. A. Szpilman

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese History is a concise overview of modern Japanese history from the middle of the nineteenth century until the end of the twentieth century. Written by a group of international historians, each an authority in his or her field, the book covers modern Japanese…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Imperialism and Sikh Migration

    The Komagata Maru Incident

    By Anjali Gera Roy

    Punjab, a region divided between India and Pakistan, has witnessed multiple nomadic, mendicant, trading and pastoral mobilities for centuries. Imperial assisted mobilities in the 19th century produced a category of hypermobile Sikhs, who left their villages in Punjab to seek their fortunes in South…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • World War Two Legacies in East Asia

    China Remembers the War

    By Chan Yang

    How to remember World War Two in East Asia is a huge source of friction between China and Japan, causing major diplomatic and political difficulties right up to the present. As this book shows, however, there is also disagreement within these countries as to how to remember the war, which in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Judicial Review of Elections in Asia

    Edited by Po Jen Yap

    In the past century, Asian nations have experienced a wave of democratisation as countries in the region have gained independence or transitioned from authoritarian military rule towards more participatory politics. At the same time, there has been an expansion of judicial power in Asia, whereby…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Pakistani Connections

    Marrying ‘Back Home’

    By Katharine Charsley

    Since restrictions on commonwealth labour immigration to Britain in the 1960s, marriage has been the dominant form of migration between Pakistan and the UK. Most transnational Pakistani marriages are between cousins or other more distant relatives, lending a particular texture to this transnational…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Reform and Productivity Growth in India

    Issues and Trends in the Labour Markets

    By Dibyendu Maiti

    During the last two decades, India has experienced a high growth rate, but the contribution from productivity growth and technological progress has been very low. This has resulted in a poor performance in the employment generation in the formal sector, and this book examines this phenomenon and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Reason and Experience in Tibetan Buddhism

    Mabja Jangchub Tsöndrü and the Traditions of the Middle Way

    By Thomas Doctor

    Based on newly discovered texts, this book explores the barely known but tremendously influential thought of the Tibetan Buddhist teacher, Mabja Jangchub Tsöndrü (d. 1185).This Tibetan Buddhist master exercised significant influence on the interpretation of Madhyamaka thinking in Tibet during the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Growing Up in the North Caucasus

    Society, Family, Religion and Education

    By Irina Molodikova, Alan Watt

    Investigating changes in upbringing in the North Caucasus, a region notorious for violent conflict, this book explores the lives of the generation born after the dissolution of the USSR who grew up under conditions of turmoil and rapid social change. It avoids the ‘traditional’ presentation of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • The New Global Politics of the Asia-Pacific

    Conflict and Cooperation in the Asian Century, 3rd Edition

    By Michael K. Connors, Rémy Davison, Jörn Dosch

    Now in its new and fully updated third edition, The New Global Politics of the Asia-Pacific continues to provide a compelling analysis of a region undergoing dramatic changes. Based on new research and offering fresh interpretation, this edition evaluates the prospects for continuing US dominance…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Deciphering Chinese School Leadership

    Conceptualisation, Context and Complexities

    By Allan Walker, Haiyan Qian

    With existing educational leadership models and theories being predominantly western influenced, this book aims to provide more insight into school leadership in China. It pioneers building research- and practice-informed knowledge and unravels the complexities that characterize the scholarship,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

  • 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 – 2017-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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