Asia Pacific Studies Products

  • Internet Media and Online Political Participation in Malaysia

    By Sara Chinnasamy

    This book analyses the importance of the exponential growth of independent news portals (INPs) in Malaysia and in particular the readership of Malaysiakini.com during Malaysia’s 12th and 13th general elections. The mainstream media in Malaysia has for decades been controlled by draconian laws such…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • The Pacific Basin

    An Introduction

    Edited by Shane J. Barter, Michael Weiner

    The Pacific Basin: An Introduction is a new textbook which provides an interdisciplinary and comparative overview of the emerging Pacific world. Interest in the Pacific Basin has increased markedly in recent years, driven largely by the rise of China as a global rival to the United States and Asian…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Emergent Masculinities in the Pacific

    Edited by Aletta Biersack, Martha Macintyre

    Emergent Masculinities in the Pacific focuses on the plasticity and contingent nature of Pacific Island masculinities over the course of colonial and postcolonial histories. The several case histories concern the use of sport to recuperate but also refashion past masculinities in the name of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24 
    Routledge

  • The King and the Making of Modern Thailand

    By Antonio L. Rappa

    The making of modern Thailand is grounded in specific political institutions, Brahmanical tropes, sacred Buddhist traditions stylized with Hindu rituals. Over and above these mysterious practices and ancient customs, modern Thailand is a product of the late Great Rama IX Bhumibol Adulyadej. For…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Populist Threats and Democracy’s Fate in Southeast Asia

    Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia

    By William Case

    Democracy in Southeast Asia has been explained using a number of factors including historical legacies, social structures, developmental levels, transitional processes, and institutional designs while other elements, such as elite-level relations and social coalitions, have been overlooked. This…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Chinese Foreign Policy Under Xi

    Edited by Tiang Boon Hoo

    There has been a discernable calibration of Chinese foreign policy since the ascension of Xi Jinping to the top leadership positions in China. The operative term here is adjustment rather than renovation because there has not been a fundamental transformation of Chinese foreign policy or "setting…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Australians in Shanghai

    Race, Rights and Nation in Treaty Port China

    By Sophie Loy-Wilson

    In the first half of the twentieth century, a diverse community of Australians settled in Shanghai. There they forged a ‘China trade’, circulating goods, people and ideas across the South China Sea, from Shanghai and Hong Kong to Sydney and Melbourne. This trade has been largely forgotten in…

    Hardback – 2017-01-25
    Routledge

  • Women, Work and Care in the Asia-Pacific

    Edited by Marian Baird, Michele Ford, Elizabeth Hill

    This book provides a comparative analysis of the social, economic, industrial and migration dynamics that structure women’s paid work and unpaid care work experience in the Asia-Pacific region. Each country-focused chapter examines the formal and informal ways in which work and care are managed,…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • Mixed Race Identities in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

    Edited by Farida Fozdar, Kirsten McGavin

    This volume offers a "southern," Pacific Ocean perspective on the topic of racial hybridity, exploring it through a series of case studies from around the Australo-Pacific region, a region unique as a result of its very particular colonial histories. Focusing on the interaction between "race" and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Arming Asia

    Technonationalism and its Impact on Local Defense Industries

    By Richard Bitzinger

    Bitzinger examines the phenomenon of attempted self-reliance in arms production within Asia, and assesses the extent of success in balancing this independence with the growing requirements of next-generation weapons systems. He analyzes China, India, Japan, South Korea, and Southeast Asia. The…

    Hardback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • Rethinking South China Sea Disputes

    The Untold Dimensions and Great Expectations

    By Katherine Hui-Yi Tseng

    The proposed book draws on the on-going South China Sea dispute, and the multifaceted challenges wrought by the South China Sea issue that requires an inter-disciplinary perspective. It employs legal-analytical methods, to emphasize the nuances of the role and interpretation of international law…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • The Capability Approach

    Development Practice and Public Policy in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Edited by Francesca Panzironi, Katharine Gelber

    This book provides a unique laboratory of ‘capabilities in practice’ in the Asia-Pacific region. It explores the application of the capability approach in development practice and public policy from a multidisciplinary perspective by bringing together scholars and practitioners from a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

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