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  • Press Freedom in Contemporary Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tina Burrett, Jeffrey Kingston

    This book analyzes the constraints on press freedom and the ways in which independent reporting and reporters are at risk in contemporary Asia to provide a barometer of democratic development in the region. Based on in-depth country case studies written by academics and journalists, and some who…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge

  • New Futures for South Asia

    Commerce and Connectivity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adluri Subramanyam Raju

    This book is a comprehensive examination of the society, polity and economy of South Asian countries and their future trajectories. The chapters included in the volume present key insights into the geopolitical dynamics of the region. New Futures for South Asia: draws on case studies from the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge India

  • The Sociology of Central Asian Youth

    Choice, Constraint, Risk, 1st Edition

    By Mohd.Aslam Bhat

    At the onset of the twenty-first century, ‘youth studies’ emerged as a distinct field of inquisition. Discourses and debates in the field have since become more sophisticated, and the spectrum of analysis has likewise broadened. However, it is striking to note how little reference is made to young…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Queer in Africa

    LGBTQI Identities, Citizenship, and Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zethu Matebeni, Surya Monro, Vasu Reddy

    African sexualities are dynamic, multi-faceted and resilient. However, people with non-heterosexual sexualities and gender variant identities are often involved in struggles for survival, self-definition, and erotic rights. Queer in Africa forms an entry point for understanding the vulnerabilities…

    Paperback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Violence in South Asia

    Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pavan Kumar Malreddy, Anindya Sekhar Purakayastha, Birte Heidemann

    This volume explores new perspectives on contemporary forms of violence in South Asia. Drawing on extensive fieldwork and case studies, it examines the infiltration of violence at the societal level and affords a comparative regional analysis of its historical, cultural and geopolitical origins in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-26 
    Routledge India

  • Towards a Segmented European Political Order

    The European Union's Post-crises Conundrum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jozef Bátora, John Erik Fossum

    This book makes a distinctive contribution to the crucial debate on the European Union (EU)’s present and future development. It systematically examines how the range of crises and challenges over the last decade have transformed the EU and relates those findings to the discussion of an…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Democratising Europe

  • Arjuna–Odysseus

    Shared Heritage in Indian and Greek Epic, 1st Edition

    By N. J. Allen

    Bringing together the study of the Greek classics and Indology, Arjuna–Odysseus provides a comparative analysis of the shared heritage of the Mahābhārata and early Greek traditions presented in the texts of Homer and Hesiod. Building on the ethnographic theories of Durkheim, Mauss, and Dumont,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge India

  • Reading Japan

    1st Edition

    By Teresa Castelvetere, Lidia Tanaka

    Reading Japan offers the student readings on geopolitics, education, language, Japanese-ness and ethnicity, gender and history, with the dual aims of broadening students’ understanding of Japan and of providing opportunities to read authentic Japanese texts. Each chapter contains an essay in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-28 
    Routledge

  • India and Myanmar Borderlands

    Ethnicity, Security and Connectivity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pahi Saikia, Anasua Basu Ray Chaudhury

    This book explores the India–Myanmar relationship in terms of ethnicity, security and connectivity. With the process of democratic transition in Myanmar since 2011 and the ongoing Rohingya crisis, issues related to cross-border insurgency are one of the most important factors that determine…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge India

  • Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Domination, Resistance, Accommodation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gyozo Molnar, Sara N. Amin, Yoko Kanemasu

    Although socio-cultural issues in relation to women within the fields of sport and exercise have been extensively researched, this research has tended to concentrate on the Western world. Women, Sport and Exercise in the Asia-Pacific Region moves the conversation away entirely from Western contexts…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Sport in the African World

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Nauright, Mahfoud Amara

    Sport has been a component of African cultural life for several hundred years. In today’s globalized world, Africans and Africa have become a vital part of the international sporting landscape. This is the first book to attempt to survey the historical, contemporary and geographical breadth of that…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts

    1st Edition

    By Lu Zhouxiang

    Chinese martial arts is considered by many to symbolise the strength of the Chinese and their pride in their history, and has long been regarded as an important element of Chinese culture and national identity. Politics and Identity in Chinese Martial Arts comprehensively examines the development…

    Paperback – 2019-11-29 
    Routledge

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