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  • The Politics and International Relations of Modern Korea

    Edited by John Swenson-Wright

    As the locus of Great Power rivalry in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the battleground for the first ‘hot’ conflict of the early Cold War, and—in the case of the contemporary challenge of a nuclear North Korea—one of the most potentially destabilizing threats to regional security,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Issues in Modern Politics

  • Sri Lanka’s Global Factory Workers

    (Un) Disciplined Desires....

    By Sandya Hewamanne

    This book is concerned with Sri Lanka’s global factory workers based in the Free Trade Zone (FTZ). These FTZs employ thousands of unmarried rural women, and their migration has aroused deep anxieties over female morality and ideal conduct. The book analyses social class and intersections of gender…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Women and Conflict in India

    By Sanghamitra Choudhury

    This book analyses the impact that prolonged socio-political conflict in India has had on political and social spaces for women. Focusing in particular on Assam in the North East of India, it looks at how the conflict can be restricting, and yet can also have the potential to expand these spaces…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • The Northeast Question

    Conflicts and Frontiers

    By Pradip Phanjoubam

    This book explores the idea, psychology and political geography of Northeast India as forged by two interrelated but autonomous meta-narratives. First, the politics of conflict inherent in, and therefore predetermined by physical geography, and second, the larger geopolitics that was unfolding…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge India

  • Everyday Energy Politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus

    Citizens’ Needs, Entitlements and Struggles for Access

    Edited by David Gullette, Jeanne Féaux de la Croix

    The perception of Central Asia and its place in the world has come to be shaped by its large oil and gas reserves. Literature on energy in the region has thus largely focused on related geopolitical issues and national policies. However, little is known about citizens’ needs within this broader…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • Right to Education in India

    Resources, Institutions and Public Policy

    Edited by Praveen Jha, P. Geetha Rani

    This is one of the first volumes to comprehensively discuss resource constraints and institutional challenges in realizing the Fundamental Right to Education (RTE) in India. It looks at various aspects of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), the primary vehicle to implement RTE and a flagship programme…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge India

  • Identity, Contestation and Development in Northeast India

    Edited by Komol Singha, M. Amarjeet Singh

    India’s Northeast has long been riven by protracted armed conflicts for secession and movements for other forms of autonomy. This book shows how the conflicts in the region have gradually shifted towards inter-ethnic feuds, rendered more vicious by the ongoing multiplication of ethnicities in an…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge India

  • Land Rights in India

    Policies, Movements and Challenges

    Edited by Varsha Bhagat-Ganguly

    This volume engages with the topical issue of land rights in neoliberal India. It examines government policies, laws, land governance and land reforms from the perspective of social justice and people’s response to dispossession of land. Looking beyond the dominant discourse of land acquisition…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge India

  • The Politics of Controlling Organized Crime in Greater China

    By Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

    In China, the central government has the political will to control organized crime, which is seen as a national security threat. The crux of the problem is how to control local governments that have demonstrated lax enforcement without sufficient regulation from the provincial governments. The…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Taiwan and The ‘China Impact’

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Gunter Schubert

    There can be no doubt that China’s economic and political rise is having a stronger effect on Taiwan than on any other country, given the Chinese government’s claim to sovereignty over Taiwan, and Taiwan’s quest to maintain its democratic achievements and political identity as a sovereign state.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • International Mobility, Global Capitalism, and Changing Structures of Accumulation

    Transforming the Japan-India IT Relationship

    By Anthony P. D'Costa

    International mobility is not a new concept as people have moved throughout history, voluntarily and forcibly, for personal, familial, economic, political, and professional reasons. Yet, the mobility of technical talent in the global economy is relatively new, largely voluntary, structurally…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

  • Reporting Thailand's Southern Conflict

    Mediating Political Dissent

    By Phansasiri Kularb

    Since 2004, Thailand’s southern border provinces have been plagued by violence. There are a wide array of explanations for this violence, from the revival of Malay nationalist movements and the influence from the global trend of radical Islam, to the power play among the regional underground crime…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Southeast Asia

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