Asia Pacific Studies Products

  • Indo-Australian Relations

    Encounters beyond the State

    Edited by Philip Darby

    This book explores a range of connections between India and Australia that fall outside the formal diplomacy of the two states. It examines how race, class and gender shape conceptions of the two nations, whose voices are heard and whose are not, and the politics that emerge from sport, culture,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Labour in the Clothing Industry in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Vicki Crinis, Adrian Vickers

    The clothing industry provides employment for 60 million workers worldwide. More than a quarter of these workers are employed in the Asia-Pacific region, where the industry is based on subcontracted production on behalf of international buyers. Rapid movements of manufacturing activity from country…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Heteroglossic Asia

    The Transformation of Urban Taiwan

    By Francis Chia-Hui Lin

    Heteroglossic Asia presents an analysis of geographic, historical, cultural, economic, spatial and political factors underlying Taiwan’s maritime urbanity by means of case studies based on Taipei and Kaohsiung; two cities which represent the multi-accentual character of Taiwan’s urban environment…

    Paperback – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Development and Large-scale mining in the Asia-Pacific

    Unearthing Development

    By Glenn Banks

    Large-scale mining is one of the most controversial contemporary development enterprises in the Asia-Pacific. Despite a number of high-profile social, environmental and human rights controversies connected with the mining industry, it continues to be an integral part of the economies and…

    Hardback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

  • Russia and East Asia

    Informal and Gradual Integration

    Edited by Tsuneo Akaha, Anna Vassilieva

    Russia has generally been neglected in the academic and policy discourse on regional integration in East Asia. This book fills this gap, with particular attention to the role of Pacific Russia in the deepening regional integration in East Asia. It examines the increasingly diverse foreign policy…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Defence Planning and Uncertainty

    Preparing for the Next Asia-Pacific War

    By Stephan Frühling

    How can countries decide what kind of military forces they need, if threats are uncertain and history is full of strategic surprises? This is a question that is more pertinent than ever, as countries across the Asia-Pacific are faced with the military and economic rise of China. Uncertainty is…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Legal Transplantation in Early Twentieth-Century China

    Practicing law in Republican Beijing (1910s-1930s)

    By Michael H. K. Ng

    "Practicing law" has a dual meaning in this book. It refers to both the occupational practice of law and the practicing of transplanted laws and institutions to perfect them. The book constitutes the first monographic work on the legal history of Republican Beijing, and provides an in-depth and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Asian Law in Disasters

    Toward a Human-Centered Recovery

    Edited by Yuka KANEKO, Katsumi MATSUOKA, Toshihisa TOYODA

    This book is a critical analysis of several of the most disaster-prone regions in Asia. Its unique focus is on the legal issues in the phase of disaster recovery, the most lengthy and difficult stage of disaster response that follows the conclusion of initial emergency stage of humanitarian aid. In…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • New Regional Geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific

    Drivers, Dynamics and Consequences

    Edited by Priya Chacko

    During the last twenty years, a process of proliferating transnational trade, investment and production linkages has emerged in the area between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The emergence of this area of interdependence and interaction and its potential impact on global order has captured the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Narrowing the Development Gap in ASEAN

    Drivers and Policy Options

    Edited by Mark McGillivray, David Carpenter

    An important part of the vision of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is to ensure that the benefits of development and economic integration are equitably shared by all member states and their citizens. ASEAN’s work therefore aims to narrow the development gap between ASEAN member…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Justice in Developing Countries

    Perspectives from Africa and Asia-Pacific

    By Rhuks Ako

    The evolving environmental justice paradigm is conceptualized differently based on political, economic and historical factors. In developed countries, emphasis is placed on the role of individuals in environmental decision-making and the protection of their access to the prerequisite environmental…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Human Security and Natural Disasters

    Edited by Christopher Hobson, Paul Bacon, Robin Cameron

    "Human security" is an approach that rejects the traditional prioritization of state security, and instead identifies the individual as the primary referent of security. It offers a way of broadening our perspective, and recognizing that the most pressing threats to individuals do not come from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

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