Asia Pacific Studies Products

  • Routledge Handbook of New Media in Asia

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Olivia Khoo

    While a decade ago much of the discussion of new media in Asia was couched in Occidental notions of Asia as a "default setting" for technology in the future, today we are seeing a much more complex picture of contesting new media practices and production. As "new media" becomes increasingly an…

    Hardback – 2015-11-20 
    Routledge

  • China-Taiwan Rapprochement

    The Political Economy of Cross-Straits Relations

    By Min-Hua Chiang

    This book examines how since about 2008 the economy of Taiwan has become ever more deeply integrated into the economy of China. It goes beyond a consideration of trade and investment flows, and discusses also the large population flows, the growing integration of the two financial systems and the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • The Far East and Australasia 2016

    47th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region. Calendar of Political Events A calendar of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Dialectics and Dynamics

    The Legacy of Robert Tonkinson’s Anthropological Work in Australia and the Pacific

    Edited by Greg Acciaioli

    This volume focuses on the ways in which Robert Tonkinson’s research has inspired further explorations of issues in the study of kinship, migration, the transformation of tradition, and other contemporary scholarship in the Pacific and Aboriginal Australia. In the Pacific context these influences…

    Hardback – 2015-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Pacific

    By Donald B. Freeman

    In this fascinating and exciting overview, Donald B. Freeman explores the role of the Pacific Ocean in human history. Covering over one third of the globe, the Pacific Ocean plays a vital role in the lives and fortunes of more than two billion people who live on its rim-lands and islands. It…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge
    Seas in History

  • Art in the Asia-Pacific

    Intimate Publics

    Edited by Larissa Hjorth, Natalie King, Mami Kataoka

    As social, locative, and mobile media render the intimate public and the public intimate, this volume interrogates how this phenomenon impacts art practice and politics. Contributors bring together the worlds of art and media culture to rethink their intersections in light of participatory social…

    Paperback – 2015-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Contested Rescaling of Economic Governance in East Asia

    Edited by Shahar Hameiri, Jeffrey D. Wilson

    One of the apparent contradictions which has puzzled observers of East Asian politics is why, despite the region's considerable economic integration, economic governance institutions remain largely underdeveloped. This book stems from the observation that the study of actual forms of economic…

    Hardback – 2015-09-03 
    Routledge

  • Public Management and Governance in Malaysia

    Trends and Transformations

    Edited by Noore Alam Siddiquee

    The past two and a half decades have seen major transformations in public sector management and governance across the globe. This book examines the ways public sector management and governance in Malaysia has changed and is changing under contemporary reform models. Chapters are written by…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge/City University of Hong Kong Southeast Asia Series

  • China's Strategic Interests in the South China Sea

    Power and Resources

    By Sigfrido Burgos Cáceres

    This title will explore China’s strategic interests in the South China Sea, with a specific emphasis on power projection and resource security. China’s regional actions and reactions are reshaping the power dynamics in East and South-East Asia, while economic and geopolitical futures depend on…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge

  • Changing Marriage Patterns in Southeast Asia

    Economic and Socio-Cultural Dimensions

    Edited by Gavin W. Jones, Terence H. Hull, Maznah Mohamad

    Various forms of partnering – such as officially registered marriages, cohabiting relationships, and other kinds of relatively stable relationships - are crucial in the formation of families throughout the world. Although, today, forms of partnering in the region are not restricted to formal…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Globalization, Industrialization and Labour Markets in East and South Asia

    Edited by Rajah Rasiah, Bruce McFarlane, Sarosh Kuruvilla

    Among the key debates fought in developing economies is whether globalization through liberalization is the means by which economies can industrialize and provide their labour forces with tangible improvements in the material conditions of living. This book addresses this issue head on, using…

    Hardback – 2015-07-24
    Routledge

  • The Languages of the Kimberley, Western Australia

    By William B. McGregor

    The Kimberley, the far north-west of Australia, is one of the most linguistically diverse regions of the continent. Some fifty-five Aboriginal languages belonging to five different families are spoken within its borders. Few of these languages are currently being passed on to children, most of whom…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

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