Area Studies Products

  • Innovations in Asian Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zhou Zhong, Hamish Coates, Shi Jinghuan

    This Asian Higher Education Outlook (AHEO) series is produced in collaboration with the Asian Universities Alliance (AUA), a network of 15 leading universities. This book focuses on education innovation in the world’s biggest higher education region. With contributions from every AUA university,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Asian Higher Education Outlook

  • Africana Womanism

    Reclaiming Ourselves, 5th Edition

    By Clenora Hudson-Weems

    First published in 1993, this is a new edition of the classic text in which Clenora Hudson-Weems sets out a paradigm for women of African descent. Examining the status, struggles and experiences of the Africana woman forced into exile in Europe, Latin America, the United States or at Home in Africa…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge

  • Agrarian Distress and Farmer Suicides in North India

    2nd Edition

    By Lakhwinder Singh, Kesar Singh Bhangoo, Rakesh Sharma

    This volume provides a comprehensive and detailed socio-economic overview of agrarian distress in India which has manifested in the suicides of farmers and agricultural labourers. Using empirical research and field data from rural India, especially Punjab, this book examines the underlying causes…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge India

  • Emigration, Employability and Higher Education in the Philippines

    1st Edition

    By Yasmin Y. Ortiga

    This book investigates the dilemma of educating students for future work in the context of the Philippines, one of the top sources of migrant labor in the world. Here, colleges and universities are expected to not only educate students for jobs within the country, but for potential employers beyond…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Articulating Asia in Japanese Higher Education

    Policy, Partnership and Mobility, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Breaden

    This book is a study of cross-border activity in and around Japanese universities, employing ‘Asia’ as the cornerstone of inquiry. It offers qualitative, case-based analysis of Asia-oriented student mobility and partnership projects, framed by critical evaluation of discourses and texts concerning…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • The Evolution of English Language Learners in Japan

    Crossing Japan, the West, and South East Asia, 1st Edition

    By Yoko Kobayashi

    This book seeks a better understanding of the sociocultural and ideological factors that influence English study in Japan and study-abroad contexts such as university-bound high schools, female-dominant English classes at college, ESL schools in Canada, and private or university-affiliated ESL…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • China’s Financial Opening

    Coalition Politics and Policy Changes, 1st Edition

    By Yu Wai Vic Li

    The twenty-first century has not only seen China become one of the world’s largest trading nations, but also its gradual integration into the global financial system. Chinese-sponsored project financing schemes, such as the Belt-and-Road Initiative and the Asian Infrastructure Investment…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China

    Power, Politics, Participation, and Education, 1st Edition

    By Guanglun Michael Mu

    The past two decades have seen exponential growth of urbanisation and migration in China. Emerging from this growth is a population of floating and left-behind children which is estimated to be approaching 100 million. Due to their increasing risks of undesirable educational and social, as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • The Road to Federalism in Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka

    Finding the Middle Ground, 1st Edition

    By Michael G Breen

    Nations built on exclusion and assimilation, decades of civil war, widespread poverty, authoritarianism and the decline of democracy. Nepal, Myanmar and Sri Lanka are travelling a road to federalism. Institutions and ethnic identity have interacted to privilege some and marginalise others. But when…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • What Is at Stake in Building “Non-Western” International Relations Theory?

    1st Edition

    By Yong-Soo Eun

    International Relations (IR) as a discipline is often deemed to be “too Western” centric. It has been argued that much of mainstream IR theory is “simply an abstraction of Western history.” In this respect, many IR scholars have called for “broadening” the theoretical horizon of IR while…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • China and Transboundary Water Politics in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hongzhou Zhang, Mingjiang Li

    Water-related conflicts have a long history and will continue to be a global and regional problem. Asia, with 1.5 billion of its people living in shared river basins, and with very few transboundary rivers governed by treaties, is especially prone to such conflicts. The key to mitigating…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • English Medium Instruction Programmes

    Perspectives from South East Asian Universities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Barnard, Zuwati Hasim

    This book is an exploration of the desirability and feasibility of English Medium Instruction (EMI) in specific university settings in South East Asia. There is an increasing trend in many universities in Asia, as elsewhere in the world, to introduce ‘international’ academic programmes taught…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

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