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  • Populism and Power

    Farmers’ Movement in Western India — 1980--2014

    By D. N. Dhanagare

    This book traces the entire trajectory of the farmers’ movement in Western India, especially Maharashtra, from the 1980s to the present day. It reveals the fundamental contradictions between populism as an ideology and as political power within the democratic state structure. The volume highlights…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21 
    Routledge India

  • Democratisation of Myanmar

    By Nehginpao Kipgen

    This topical book studies the process of democratic transition in Myanmar. It outlines the factors that contributed to the political transition in the country and the circumstances in which the transition from military rule of nearly five decades to democracy took place. The author shows how…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21 
    Routledge India

  • Chinese Foreign Policy

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Marc Lanteigne

    This updated and expanded 3rd edition of Chinese Foreign Policy seeks to explain the processes, actors and current history behind China’s international relations, as well as offering an in-depth look at the key areas of China’s modern global relations. Among the key issues are: The expansion of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14 

  • Claiming India from Below

    Activism and Democratic Transformation

    Edited by Vipul Mudgal

    Going beyond electoral politics and government, this volume broadens the scope of the functioning of democracy in India, and explores citizens’ role in the implementation of public policy. It looks at the ways in which extra-parliamentary power monitoring devices such as public institutions,…

    Hardback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge India

  • Foreign Aid and Emerging Powers

    Asian Perspectives on Official Development Assistance

    By Iain Watson

    Current debates on emerging powers as foreign aid donors often fail to examine the myriad geopolitical, geoeconomic and geocultural tensions that influence policies of Official Development Assistance (ODA). This book advocates a regional geopolitical approach to explaining donor-donor…

    Paperback – 2016-01-07 
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Police-Building and the Responsibility to Protect

    Civil society, gender and human rights culture in Oceania

    By Charles Hawksley, Nichole Georgeou

    This book examines how the UN and states provide assistance for the police services of developing states to help them meet their human rights obligations to their citizens, under the responsibility to protect (R2P) provisions. It examines police-capacity building ("police-building")…

    Hardback – 2015-12-31 
    Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

  • Japan - A State Strategy for the Twenty-First Century

    By Yasuhiro Nakasone

    In this important, thought-provoking, and wide-ranging study, Yasuhiro Nakasone, one of the most highly regarded former prime ministers of Japan, considers what should be Japan's strategic direction in the twenty-first century. Japan is often accused of lacking a vision, being slow to respond to…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Japan

    By Prof J A A Stockwin, J. A. A. Stockwin

    The politics of Japan are less widely reported than its economics. Most people are aware of the economic 'miracle' following the Second World War, whereby Japan became the second largest economy in the world after the United States, and the economic stagnation of the early 1990s is also well known.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Social Movements in Malaysia

    From Moral Communities to NGOs

    Edited by Saliha Hassan, Meredith Weiss

    This book considers the proliferation in Malaysia over the past two decades of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) associated with various social movements, both to provide basic information about the NGOs and social movements, and to discuss their role in the development of civil society…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • E-Government in China

    Technology, Power and Local Government Reform

    By Jesper Schlæger

    This book looks at how information and communication technology and e-government influences power relations in public administration in China. It highlights the role of technology in combating corruption, and clarifies the interplay between ideas, institutions and technologies in shaping the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-28 
    China Policy Series

  • Workers and Workplaces in Revolutionary China

    Edited by Stephen Andors

    Workers and Workplaces in Revolutionary China collates documents detailing the conflict and politics of Chinese industrial development in the 1970s. Originally published in 1974, issues discussed in this volume include socialism, the harbour docks in china and tobacco factory workers. This title…

    Hardback – 2015-12-26 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Transnational Islamic Actors and Indonesia’s Foreign Policy

    Transcending the State

    By Delphine Alles

    The past fifteen years have seen Indonesia move away from authoritarianism to a thriving yet imperfect democracy. During this time, the archipelago attracted international attention as the most-populated Muslim-majority country in the world. As religious issues and actors have been increasingly…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

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