Area Studies Products

  • Asia-Pacific Film Co-productions

    Theory, Industry and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dal Yong Jin, Wendy Su

    This book examines cross-regional film collaboration within the Asia-Pacific region. Through a mixed methods approach of political economy, industry and market, as well as textual analysis, the book contributes to the understanding of the global fusion of cultural products and the reconfiguration…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media and Cultural Industries

  • Community Welfare Organisations in Rural Myanmar

    Precarity and Parahita, 1st Edition

    By Michael P Griffiths

    This book provides an in-depth study of the moral economies emerging from within conditions of precarity in rural communities in contemporary Myanmar. James C. Scott’s seminal work on ‘The Moral Economy of the Peasant’ argued that peasant notions of subsistence and expectations of reciprocity…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Social Stratification and Social Movements

    Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives on an Ambivalent Relationship, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sabrina Zajak, Sebastian Haunss

    This volume addresses the contested relationship between social stratification and social movements in three different ways: First, the authors address the relationship between social stratification and the emergence of protest mobilization. Second, the texts look at social stratification and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • Africa’s Elite Football

    Structure, Politics, and Everyday Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chuka Onwumechili

    This book explores various aspects of intranational elite football in Africa, drawing on the expertise of notable scholars from across the world. Africa’s Elite Football focuses on an area largely ignored by current scholarship on African football, where interest has focused on international…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Gandhi

    An Impossible Possibility, 2nd Edition

    By Sudhir Chandra

    Gandhi was perhaps the most influential yet misunderstood figure of the twentieth century. Drawing close attention to his last years, this book explores the marked change in his understanding of the acceptance of non-violence by Indians. It points to a startling discovery Gandhi made in the years…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26
    Routledge India

  • In Search of Indian English

    History, Politics and Indigenisation, 1st Edition

    By Ranjan Kumar Auddy

    This book presents a historical account of the development of an acrolectal variety of the English language in colonial India. It highlights the phenomenon of Indianization of the English language and its significance in the articulation of the Indian identity in pre-Independence India. This volume…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26
    Routledge India

  • Historic Power Europe

    A Post-Hegelian Interpretation of European Integration, 1st Edition

    By Davide Barile

    This book proposes a new theoretical framework to move beyond the traditional tenets of modern international relations theory to investigate European integration and shed light on current events. Based on contemporary analyses, Hegel’s political philosophy, and the fundamental role of historical…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26
    Routledge
    Critical European Studies

  • Civilian Participants in the Cultural Revolution

    Being Vulnerable and Being Responsible, 1st Edition

    By Francis K. T. Mok

    In the ten years of the Cultural Revolution, political persecutions, violation of rights, deprivation of freedom, violence and brutality were daily occurrences. Especially striking is the huge number of ordinary civilians who were involved in inflicting pain and suffering on their comrades,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • From Teach For America to Teach For China

    Global Teacher Education Reform and Equity in Education, 1st Edition

    By Sara Lam

    This book examines the role of Teach For China in addressing educational equity and expanding public participation in education. The author uses the case of Teach For China to explore the broader theme of the mobility of education models between contexts characterized by neoliberalism and those…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Politics of Education in Asia

  • Freedom of Expression in Russia's New Mediasphere

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mariëlle Wijermars, Katja Lehtisaari

    In recent years, the Russian government has dramatically expanded its restrictions on the internet, while simultaneously consolidating its grip on traditional media. The internet, however, because of its transnational configuration, continues to evade comprehensive state control and offers ever new…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Member State Interests and European Union Law

    Revisiting The Foundations Of Member State Obligations, 1st Edition

    By Marton Varju

    This book re-examines the law governing the obligations of the Member States in the European Union from the perspective of the interests formulated and pursued by national governments in the EU. Member States’ interests provide the source as well as the limitations of the obligations undertaken by…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • Religion and Religious Practices in Rural China

    1st Edition

    By Mu Peng

    This book explores how, unlike in the West, the daily religious life of most Chinese people spreads without institutional propagation. Based upon more than a decade of field research in rural China, the book demonstrates the decisive role of rites of passage and yearly festival rituals held in…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

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