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  • 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 – 2016-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Democracy’s Mixed Fortunes in Southeast Asia

    By William Case

    This book offers a new explanation for democracy’s collapse or persistence in Southeast Asia today. Focusing on the cases of Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines — the only three countries in Southeast Asia with any serious experience with democracy — the author explains that most customary…

    Hardback – 2016-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Food Consumption in the City

    Practices and patterns in urban Asia and the Pacific

    Edited by Marlyne Sahakian, Czarina Saloma, Suren Erkman

    Food consumption patterns and practices are rapidly changing in Asia and the Pacific, and nowhere are these changes more striking than in urban areas. This book brings together scholars from anthropology, development studies, environmental science, sociology, marketing, management and industrial…

    Hardback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Regional Community Building in East Asia

    Countries in Focus

    Edited by Lee Lai To, Zarina Othman

    This volume is a collection of papers written by nationals or former nationals of the respective country in ASEAN and Northeast Asia. Unlike other works written by scholars outside ASEAN or East Asia, it offers an insider’s point of view of the 10 ASEAN states, China, Japan and South Korea on…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Islam and Cultural Change in Papua New Guinea

    By Scott Flower

    Scholars of religion and policy makers may be surprised at the changes occurring on the second largest island of the world that straddles one of the most Christianised and least Christianised areas of the world. This book provides an accurate and deeper understanding of the nature of Islam in Papua…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-07-27 
    Routledge

  • Equality in Asia-Pacific

    Reality or a Contradiction in Terms?

    Edited by Phil C.W. Chan

    In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, stating every human being’s right of equality in dignity and right. However, notwithstanding recognition by the international community of its importance and codification in numerous national and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Defence Planning and Uncertainty

    Preparing for the Next Asia-Pacific War

    By Stephan Fruhling

    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 – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Tuvaluan

    A Polynesian Language of the Central Pacific.

    By Niko Besnier

    Tuvaluan is a Polynesian language spoken by the 9,000 inhabitants of the nine atolls of Tuvalu in the Central Pacific, as well as small and growing Tuvaluan communities in Fiji, New Zealand, and Australia. This grammar is the first detailed description of the structure of Tuvaluan, one of the least…

    Paperback – 2016-07-10
    Routledge
    Descriptive Grammars

  • 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

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