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  • Routledge Handbook of Urban South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henrike Donner

    Research on urban South Asia, the history, material and cultural aspects of South Asian cities, has become an established scholarly concern over the last decades. Of particular importance is the role of the city in wider processes of globalization, and the transformation of urban space and urban…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Pakistan's Security

    The Insecure State, 1st Edition

    By Shaun Gregory

    Pakistan: Securing the Insecure State is an in-depth analysis of the contemporary security of Pakistan - now one of the most important states in the world in terms of international security. The book attempts to identify and examine the means by which Pakistan might make progress towards…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Asian Societies: An introduction

    1st Edition

    By Bryan S. Turner

    This textbook provides an ambitious overview of Asia from the perspective of the comparative sociology of culture and social structure. Starting with the history of colonialism and empire, the study examines major dimensions of modern social change from population and migration, the growth of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights in South Asia

    Kashmir and the Policies of India and Pakistan, 1st Edition

    By Piotr Balcerowicz, Agnieszka Kuszewska

    The unresolved India-Pakistan conflict remains one of the major challenges in contemporary international relations. This book analyses the conflict between India and Pakistan. It examines the India–Pakistan complexity by focusing on the problems of human rights violations perpetrated by state and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • Japan's Future and a New Meiji Transformation

    International Reflections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Coates, Kimie Hara, Carin Holroyd, Marie Soderberg

    In the late 19th century, Japan faced an uncertain future. Engagement with the West, rapid economic transition, the introduction of new technologies, and widespread social evolution presented the country with both wide-open opportunities for global engagement and the prospect of political crisis…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Political Representation in Indonesia

    The Emergence of the Innovative Technocrats, 1st Edition

    By Michael Hatherell

    Almost 20 years after the beginning of Indonesia’s transition to democracy (or reformasi), debate continues regarding the institutional and structural realities of contemporary Indonesian politics. Amidst longer term trends in institutional development and political competition, new leaders have…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

  • Transitions in Indian Nationalism

    1st Edition

    By Shail Mayaram

    Using historical and ethnographic methods, this book explores transitions in popular Indian nationalism. It highlights the shifts and transitions from the Pax Britannica to the Pax Americana over the last two centuries, and examines new sources of the self as the local intersects, collides and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Vietnam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan D. London

    Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia’s most dynamic but least understood countries, and interest in the country has surged in recent years. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Vietnam is a comprehensive resource that looks at the social, political, economic and cultural aspects of Vietnam today.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Central Asian Politics

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Dalit Women of Nepal

    Strategies of Resistance, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Chinese Grand Strategy in the 21st Century

    According to Plan?, 1st Edition

    By Thomas M. Kane

    This book examines the state of China’s grand strategy in the 21st century, including political, military and economic factors. Over the past two decades, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has attained the second highest gross domestic product in the world, taken a leadership role in East Asian…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • China and International Theory

    The Balance of Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Chih-Yu Shih et Al.

    Major IR theories, which stress that actors will inevitably only seek to enhance their own interests, tend to contrive binaries of self and other and ‘inside’ and ‘outside’. By contrast, this book recognizes the general need of all to relate, which they do through various imagined resemblances…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

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