Area Studies Products

  • The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sin-wai Chan

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture offers an in-depth discussion of cultural aspects of China from the ancient period to the pre-modern era, lasting over five thousand years, comprised of 7000 word pieces by over 20 world-leading academics and experts. Addressing areas such…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Cooperation Networks and Economic Development

    Cuba’s High-Tech Potential, 1st Edition

    By Andrés Cárdenas O´Farrill

    For most Western audiences, Cuba is a touristic paradise stuck in time and virtually detached from world technology networks by the US embargo – anything but a hub of industrial innovation and high value-added biotechnology. However, a closer look reveals more subtle but equally powerful stories…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora

    Living in the End of Days, 1st Edition

    By Marzia Balzani

    This book is an ethnography of the UK-based Ahmadiyya Muslim community, a religious community that has its origins in late-nineteenth-century Punjab, in the context of the twentieth-century South Asian diaspora. This book presents a series of case studies of Ahmadi life within the diaspora, each…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Gandhi and the Contemporary World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sanjeev Kumar

    This book develops a critical understanding of Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy and practice in the context of contemporary challenges and engages with some of his key work and ideas. It highlights the relevance of Gandhi’s legacy in the quest towards peace-building, equity and global justice. The…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge India

  • Israel Under Netanyahu

    Domestic and Foreign Affairs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert O Freedman

    Examining Benjamin Netanyahu’s more than a decade-long period as Israel’s Prime Minister, this important book evaluates the domestic politics and foreign policy of Israel from 2009-2019. This comprehensive study assesses Israel’s main political parties, highlights the special position in Israel of…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Social Cohesion in Asia

    Origins, Contemporary Shapes and Future Dynamics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aurel Croissant, Peter Walkenhorst

    This book explores the historical origins, contemporary dynamics and future challenges of social cohesion in South, Southeast and East Asia—one of the most dynamic and at the same time heterogeneous regions in the world, in terms of economic, political and human development. The comparative case…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Between Deontology and Justice

    Chinese and Western Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Genyou Wu

    In China, political philosophy is still a comparatively new academic discipline. While there is no such phrase as “political philosophy” in ancient Chinese texts, there are elements within them that could be considered part of that field. Central questions of Chinese ancient political philosophy…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • The Geography of Mobility, Wellbeing and Development in China

    Understanding Transformations Through Big Data, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wenjie Wu, Yiming Wang

    Big data is increasingly regarded as a new approach for understanding urban informatics and complex systems. Today, there is unprecedented data availability, with detailed remote-sensed data on the built environment, and rich mineable web-based sources in the form of social media, web mapping,…

    Hardback – 2020-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Social Mobilization Beyond Ethnicity

    Civic Activism and Grassroots Movements in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1st Edition

    By Chiara Milan

    This book offers an in-depth investigation of the emergence and spread of social mobilizations that transcend ethnicity in societies violently divided along ethno-national lines. Using Bosnia Herzegovina as a case study, the book explores episodes of mobilization which have superseded…

    Hardback – 2020-01-15 
    Routledge
    Southeast European Studies

  • Hindu Nationalism in India

    Ideology and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty, Bhuwan Kumar Jha

    This book offers an in-depth study of right-wing politics in India by analysing the shifting ideologies of Hindu nationalism and its evolution in the late nineteenth century through to the twenty-first century. The authors provide a thorough overview of the chronological evolution of Hindu…

    Hardback – 2020-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • The Arab Uprisings and Malaysia’s Islamist Movements

    Influence, Impact and Lessons, 1st Edition

    By Mohd Irwan Syazli Saidin

    This book examines the attitude of Malaysia’s Islamist movements – The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS); The National Trust Party (AMANAH); The Muslim Youth Movement of Malaysia (ABIM) and the Malaysian Muslim Solidarity Front (ISMA) – towards the Arab Uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa…

    Hardback – 2020-01-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Afghanistan

    Politics and Economics in a Globalising State, 1st Edition

    By Niamatullah Ibrahimi, William Maley

    This book offers an overview of the formation of the Afghan state, and of the politics, economic challenges and international relations of contemporary Afghanistan. It opens with an account of some of the key features that make Afghanistan unique, and proceeds to discuss how the Afghan state…

    Paperback – 2020-01-06 
    Routledge
    The Contemporary Middle East

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