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  • The Far East and Australasia 2017

    48th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region. Calendar of Political Events A calendar of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Subjects, Citizens and Law

    Colonial and independent India

    Edited by Gunnel Cederlof, Sanjukta Das Gupta

    This volume investigates how, where and when subjects and citizens come into being, assert themselves, and exercise subjecthood or citizenship in the formation of modern India. It argues for the importance of understanding legal practice—how rights are performed in dispute and negotiation—from the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Routledge India

  • One Korea

    Visions of Korean Unification

    Edited by Tae-Hwan Kwak, Seung-Ho Joo

    On the Korean peninsula, there exist two sovereign states - the Republic of Korea (ROK or South Korea) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea) – both of whom hold a separate membership at the United Nations. This book discusses the construction of "one Korea" and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Indigenous Identity in South Asia

    Making Claims in the Colonial Chittagong Hill Tracts

    By Tamina Mahmud Chowdhury

    In the immediate aftermath of the creation of Bangladesh in 1971, an armed struggle ensued in its remote south-eastern corner. The hill people in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, more commonly referred to as paharis, demanded official recognition, and autonomy, as the indigenous people of the Tracts.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

  • Security Sector Reform in Conflict-Affected Countries

    The Evolution of a Model

    By Mark Sedra

    This book examines the evolution, impact, and future prospects of the Security Sector Reform (SSR) model in conflict-affected countries in the context of the wider debate over the liberal peace project. Since its emergence as a concept in the late 1990s, SSR has represented a paradigm shift in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Development

  • Ceasefire Agreements and Peace Processes

    A Comparative Study

    By Malin Akebo

    This book analyses and compares ceasefire agreements as part of peace processes in intrastate armed conflicts. Research repeatedly underscores the importance of ceasefire agreements in peace processes but suggests that they can influence such processes in fundamentally different ways. However,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Taiwan's Social Movements under Ma Ying-jeou

    From the Wild Strawberries to the Sunflowers

    Edited by Dafydd Fell

    In the spring of 2014, the Sunflower Movement’s occupation of the Legislative Yuan brought Taiwan back into international media attention. It was the culmination of a series of social movements that had been growing in strength since 2008 and have become even more salient since the spring of 2014.…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Indian Ocean and Maritime Security

    Competition, cooperation and threat

    Edited by Bimal N. Patel, Aruna Kumar Malik, William Nunes

    This book provides a synoptic view of the Indian Ocean and maritime security in its contested waters. Using a historical approach, it reveals vital links to events in present day. The volume: Highlights the competition between major Asian powers to control the ‘string of pearls’ — a reference to…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge India

  • The Idea of Nation and its Future in India

    By Shibani Kinkar Chaube

    This volume is a theoretico-empirical study of nations and nationalism on a global scale. It enquires if the idea of the nation, by its own logic, is feasible and whether India fulfils the requirement of nationhood with a reasonable prospect of survival. The monograph engages with the theories of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Security

    Edited by Lowell Dittmer, Maochun Yu

    Paperback – 2016-10-21 
    Routledge

  • China’s Human Rights Lawyers

    Advocacy and Resistance

    By Eva Pils

    This book offers a unique insight into the role of human rights lawyers in Chinese law and politics. In her extensive account, Eva Pils shows how these practitioners are important as legal advocates for victims of injustice and how bureaucratic systems of control operate to subdue and marginalise…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Japan’s Environmental Politics and Governance

    From Trading Nation to EcoNation

    By Yasuo Takao

    Environmental issues stretch across scales of geographic space and require action at multiple levels of jurisdiction, including the individual level, community level, national level, and global level. Much of the scholarly work surrounding new approaches to environmental governance tends to…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

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