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  • Gender in Japan

    Power and Public Policy

    Edited by Vera Mackie

    Adding a new dimension to current discussions of politics in contemporary Japan, this collection of essays examines the gendered nature of the Japanese State. Incorporating new material arising from recent research on gender and power in Japan, Gender in Japan explores issues including:…

    Hardback – 2015-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

  • Gender, Governance and Empowerment in India

    By Sreevidya Kalaramadam

    Since the mid-1980s, women have become a major marker of democracy, their presence an index of "good governance" in global and national discourses on the democratization of society. A large and diverse set of nation-states have legislatively mandated "gender quotas" to ensure the presence of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-14 
    Routledge

  • The Far East and Australasia 2016

    47th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region. Calendar of Political Events A calendar of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Democratic Transition and Security in Pakistan

    Edited by Shaun Gregory

    This volume examines the trajectory of Pakistan’s democratic transition and the implications of this change for its security. In May 2013, for the first time in its 66-year history, Pakistan saw an elected government complete a full term in office and transfer power through the ballot box to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • An Introduction to South Asian Politics

    Edited by Neil DeVotta

    This introductory textbook provides students with a fundamental understanding of the social, political, and economic institutions of six South Asian countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. It adopts a broad theoretical framework and evaluates the opportunities and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Foreign Relations with Weak Peripheral States

    Asymmetrical Economic Power and Insecurity

    By Jeffrey Reeves

    This book examines China’s relations with its weak peripheral states through the theoretical lens of structural power and structural violence. China’s foreign policy concepts toward its weak neighbouring states, such as the ‘One Belt, One Road’ strategy, are premised on the assumption that…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05 
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Colonialism and Resistance

    Society and State in Manipur

    Edited by Arambam Noni, Kangujam Sanatomba

    Part of the ‘Transition in Northeastern India’ series, this volume critically explores how Northeast India, especially Manipuri society, responded to colonial rule. It studies the interplay between colonialism and resistance to provide an alternative understanding of colonialism on the one hand,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge India
    Transition in Northeastern India

  • Gandhi and Tagore

    Politics, Truth and Conscience

    By Gangeya Mukherji

    This book brings together the political thought of Gandhi and Tagore to examine the relationship between politics, truth and conscience. It explores truth and conscience as viable public virtues with regard to two exemplars of ethical politics, addressing in turn the concerns of an evolving modern…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge India

  • State of Subversion

    Radical Politics in Punjab in the 20th Century

    Edited by Virinder S. Kalra, Shalini Sharma

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge India
    South Asian History and Culture

  • Democratization and Social Movements in Korea

    Defiant Institutionalization

    By Sun-Chul Kim

    This book examines how social movements in previously authoritarian contexts evolve after a democratic transition. It looks into how democratic change shapes the trajectory of social movements, and how social movements affect the pace and direction of democracy in turn, using South Korea as a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Modern Korea

  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Security

    Edited by Christopher W Hughes, Yew Meng Lai

    Since the end of the cold war Japan’s security policy has undergone a huge transformation as the country has become an increasingly active member of the international community. This Handbook is the first major volume to examine the current state of Japanese security from both theoretical and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Politics, Landlords and Islam in Pakistan

    By Nicolas Martin

    This book offers unique insights into the changing nature of power and hierarchy in rural Pakistan from colonial times to present day. It shows how electoral politics and the erosion of traditional patron–client ties have not empowered the lower classes. The monograph highlights the persistence of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge India
    Exploring the Political in South Asia

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