Asian Politics Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics

    Edited by Reuel R. Hanks, Dilshod Achilov

    Since achieving independence in 1991, the five states of Central Asia have increasingly gained geopolitical, economic and strategic significance.  There are several reasons for the region’s rise in importance. Geographic location, at the intersection of Russia, South Asia, China and the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Internet Media and Online Political Participation in Malaysia

    By Sara Chinnasamy

    This book analyses the importance of the exponential growth of independent news portals (INPs) in Malaysia and in particular the readership of Malaysiakini.com during Malaysia’s 12th and 13th general elections. The mainstream media in Malaysia has for decades been controlled by draconian laws such…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Women, Peace and Security in Nepal

    From Civil War to Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    Edited by Ashild Kolas

    This book sheds new light on the important but diverse roles of women in the decade-long civil war in Nepal (1996-2006), and the equally long post-conflict reconstruction period (2006-2016). Engaging critically with the Women, Peace and Security literature, the contributors to this volume question…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Emerging Powers in International Politics

    The BRICS and Soft Power

    Edited by Mathilde Chatin, Giulio Gallarotti

    The rise of large and rapidly growing nations is having a significant impact on the global order, as their expanding influence reshapes the structure of power in the international system. These emerging powers are increasingly asserting themselves as major actors on the global scene. Leading this…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Dalit Women

    Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India

    Edited by S. Anandhi, Karin Kapadia

    Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in ways that are neither fixed nor predictable. It brings together ethnographies from across…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge India

  • China and EU

    Reform and Governance

    Edited by Jing Men, Annika Linck

    Reform and governance are of vital interest to both the People’s Republic of China and the European Union (EU). China is facing demographic and environmental challenges and has been experiencing a rapid economic transition. The social tensions arising from these challenges call for a governance…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • China's Aid to Africa

    Does Friendship Really Matter?

    By Zhangxi Cheng, Ian Taylor

    Although China has rapidly increased foreign aid to Africa and is now a relatively major player in the developmental assistance regime, little is still known regarding how China delivers its foreign aid, and even less about how this foreign aid actually works in the recipient countries. This book,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • Media as Politics in South Asia

    Edited by Sahana Udupa, Stephen D. Mcdowell

    The dramatic expansion of the media and communications sector since the 1990s has brought South Asia on the global scene as a major center for media production and consumption. This book is the first overview of media expansion and its political ramifications in South Asia during these years of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Anti-genocide Activists and the Responsibility to Protect

    By Annette Jansen

    Although the Genocide Convention was already adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1945, it was only in the late 1990s that groups of activists emerged calling for military interventions to halt mass atrocities. The question of who these anti- genocide activists are and what motivates them to call…

    Hardback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Assessing Maritime Disputes in East Asia

    Political and Legal Perspectives

    Edited by Barthelemy Courmont, Frederic Lasserre, Eric Mottet

    Combining practical and theoretical approaches, this book addresses the political, legal and economic implications of maritime disputes in East Asia. The maritime disputes in East Asia have multiplied over the past few years, in parallel with the economic growth of the countries in the region, the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in the South China Sea

  • The Pacific Basin

    An Introduction

    Edited by Shane J. Barter, Michael Weiner

    The Pacific Basin: An Introduction is a new textbook which provides an interdisciplinary and comparative overview of the emerging Pacific world. Interest in the Pacific Basin has increased markedly in recent years, driven largely by the rise of China as a global rival to the United States and Asian…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Internationalising Japan

    Discourse and Practice

    Edited by Jeremy Breaden, Stacey Steele, Carolyn S. Stevens

    In the twenty-first century, the concept of internationalisation remains a crucial tool for understanding the dynamics of globalising processes. It draws attention to the dimensions of conscious action in inter- and trans-national phenomena, connecting globalisation with individuals’ experience of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

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