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  • Gender, Development and the State in India

    By Carole Spary

    Gender, Development and the State in India offers an original contribution in two ways: firstly as an explicitly gender-focused study of the politics of development policy-making in India, and secondly, as an empirical study of the Indian case which rarely finds mention in the gender mainstreaming…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Africa-Asia Relations

    Edited by Pedro Amakasu Raposo Carvalho, David Arase, Scarlett Cornelissen

    This volume is the first Handbook aimed at studying Africa-Asia and Asia-Africa Relations in a multi-disciplinary and comprehensive way. It provides insights into the nature of interaction between the African continent and a wide range of Asian countries, and how those interactions are being…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Politics of Development in Pakistan

    Living Village

    By Haider Nizamani

    Pakistan, sixth most populous country in the world, has not gone through systematic and effective land or agrarian reforms in sixty-three years of its existence. Almost 67 per cent of its 167 million inhabitants still live in rural areas and directly or indirectly rely on agriculture for their…

    Hardback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Press Freedom in Contemporary Japan

    Edited by Jeff Kingston

    In twenty-first century Japan there are numerous instances of media harassment, intimidation, censorship and self-censorship that undermine the freedom of the press and influence how the news is reported. Since Abe returned to power in 2012, the recrudescence of nationalism under his leadership has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-26 
    Routledge

  • Superhuman Japan

    Knowledge, Nation and Culture in US-Japan Relations

    By Marie Thorsten

    This book examines the imaginative narratives that shaped the attitudes of Americans (and others) toward Japan. Focusing on cultural aspects of economic nationalism and US-Japan relations during the trade war Marie Thorsten uses examples from public discourse, film, documentaries, novels, acts of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Sino-U.S. Energy Triangles

    Resource Diplomacy Under Hegemony

    Edited by David Zweig, Yufan Hao

    The remarkable performance of the Chinese economy in the last three decades has placed China at the centre of the world stage. In 1993, China became a net importer of energy, although it was not until the early 2000s that the world began to pay more attention to China’s energy needs and its…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Governing Insecurity in Japan

    The Domestic Discourse and Policy Response

    Edited by Wilhelm Vosse, Reinhard Drifte, Verena Blechinger-Talcott

    Since the end of the Cold War, Japan's security environment has changed significantly. While, on the global level, the United States is still Japan's most important security partner, the nature of the partnership has changed as a result of shifting demands from the United States, new international…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

  • Revolution and Rebellion in the Early Modern World

    Population Change and State Breakdown in England, France, Turkey and China,1600-1850, 25th Anniversary Edition

    By Jack A. Goldstone

    What can the great crises of the past teach us about contemporary revolutions? Paying attention to state, elite, and popular concerns, Jack Goldstone suggests that great revolutions were the product of multidimensional crises that occurred when inflexible political, economic, and social…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Nation-building and National Identity in Timor-Leste

    By Michael Leach

    Timor-Leste’s long journey to nationhood spans 450 years of colonial rule by Portugal, a short-lived independence in 1975, and a 24-year occupation by Indonesia. This book examines the history of nation-building and national identity in Timor-Leste, and the evolution of a collective identity…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Rethinking South China Sea Disputes

    The Untold Dimensions and Great Expectations

    By Katherine Hui-Yi Tseng

    The proposed book draws on the on-going South China Sea dispute, and the multifaceted challenges wrought by the South China Sea issue that requires an inter-disciplinary perspective. It employs legal-analytical methods, to emphasize the nuances of the role and interpretation of international law…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Gender, Nation and Popular Film in India

    Globalizing Muscular Nationalism

    By Sikata Banerjee

    Interpretations of manhood have unfolded in India within a middle class cultural milieu shaped by an assertive self-confidence fuelled by liberalisation, a process by which India has been integrated into the global political economy and the prominence of Hindutva or Hindu nationalist politics.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Mediation of International Conflicts

    A Rational Model

    By Lesley G. Terris

    This book examines the use of third-party mediation as a conflict resolution method. In an attempt to explain why some, but not all, conflicts are mediated, this work argues that diverse conflict structures are inherently different in their susceptibility to mediation attempts. By offering a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

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