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  • External Powers and the Arab Gulf Monarchies

    Edited by Li-Chen Sim, Jonathan Fulton

    Following the Arab Spring the Persian Gulf Monarchies, generally perceived as status quo actors reliant on the USA for their security, pursued more activist foreign policies, allowing other international powers to play a larger role in the area. This book analyses the changing dynamic in the region…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • US-India Relations


    By Atul Bhardwaj

    This book examines India-America relations during the period 1942-1962 and critically examines the orthodoxy that assigns a limited role to America in shaping the imagination of post-colonial India. Integrating the security, political and economic elements of the Indo-American relationship it…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • The Politics of Modern India since Independence

    By Crispin Bates, Subho Basu

    The textbook offers a detailed, jargon-free, chronological survey of Indian political history from 1947 up to the present. It treats political structures as historically determined, induced by economic transformation, state interventions, popular movements and discourses emanating from and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Dalit Women of Nepal

    Strategies of Resistance

    By Jung H. Lee

    This book examines the strategies of resistance among the Dalit women of Nepal in their struggle against the social injustice of the caste system and related practices of "untouchability", particularly in regard to the ways in which these injustices lead to capability failures that diminish human…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Appeal of the Philippines

    Spain, Cultural Representation and Politics.

    By Jose Diaz-Rodriguez

    This book examines the different means through which Spain has revisited its ex-colony - the Philippines - in recent years. Focusing on seven major exhibitions organized in the period 1998-2012, the ‘poetics’ and ‘politics’ of Spanish representations of the Philippines are critically examined. Even…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Chinese Politics and Government

    Power, Ideology and Organization, 2nd Edition

    By Sujian Guo, Sujian Guo

    Over the past two decades, China’s political reforms, open-door policy, dramatic economic growth, and increasingly assertive foreign policy have had an unprecedented regional and global impact. The up-to-date 2nd edition of this introductory textbook provides students with a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • On the Persistence of the Japanese ‘History Problem’

    Historicism and the International Politics of History

    By Hitomi Koyama

    August 15, 1945 marks both the end of the war in Japan and a day of liberation in Asia. More than half a century later, the contestation over how the history of World War II should be written continues and is referred to as Japan’s "history problem." How should Japan’s past as an imperial power be…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 

  • Ending the Postwar in Japan

    Structure, Actors, Norms and Challenges

    Edited by Hiroko Takeda, Glenn D. Hook

    The 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in 2005 was a fundamental watershed in modern Japanese history. Inspired by this, much discourse has been produced on the ‘end’ of the postwar period itself. Yet, the question of ‘endings’ is perennial, and has occurred on numerous occasions…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

  • Making China Urban

    Geographical Aspects of Development and Disparity

    By Hyun Bang Shin

    This book provides a comprehensive account of the global, regional and urban dimensions of China’s development, and the resulting socio-economic and political outcomes. Shin begins by documenting and analysing China’s changing position in the world economy before turning to the development…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 

  • Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia

    Edited by Fernand de Varennes, Christie May Gardiner

    Routledge Handbook of Human Rights in Asia provides a multidisciplinary account of areas of ongoing concern for human rights across Asia. Development pressures, civil conflict, internal unrest and unstable governments contribute to the human rights volatility of the region. Chapters cover rights…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 

  • Writing Southeast Asian Security

    The 'War On Terror' in Asia

    By Jennifer Mustapha

    This book explores the security effects that the US-led 'War on Terror' (WOT) has had on both state and non-state actors in East and Southeast Asia.    Utilizing a “weak ontological” critical-security approach , which demands a historically and geographically contingent method…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • The United States and Southeast Asian Regionalism

    Collaborative Defence and Economic Security, 1945-75

    By Sue Thompson

    The Nixon or Guam Doctrine of 1969 stressed the importance of progress towards regional cooperation and Asian collective security, indicating that Asian countries themselves should take the initiative in creating programs in which the United States could participate. This book analyses the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 

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