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  • Routledge Handbook of Corruption in Asia

    Edited by Ting Gong, Ian Scott

    Corruption in Asia ranges from the venal rent-seeking of local officials to the million-dollar bribes received by corrupt politicians; from excessive position-related consumption to future job offers in the private sector for compliant public servants; from money-laundering to ‘white elephant’…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Piracy in Southeast Asia

    Trends, Hotspots and Responses

    Edited by Carolin Liss, Ted Biggs

    This book combines multi-disciplinary ethnographic and theoretical approaches to examine piracy in Southeast Asia and the regional and international responses to this threat. During the piracy boom of the early to mid-2000s, the issue of piracy in Southeast Asia received substantial academic…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Reinventing Regional Security Institutions in Asia and Africa

    Power shifts, ideas, and institutional change

    By Kei Koga

    Regional security institutions play a significant role in shaping the behavior of existing and rising regional powers by nurturing security norms and rules, monitoring state activities, and sometimes imposing sanctions, thereby formulating the configuration of regional security dynamics. Yet, their…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Climate Change Policy in Japan

    From the 1980's to 2015

    By Yasuko Kameyama

    Amidst growing environmental concerns worldwide, Japan is seen as particularly vulnerable to the effects of a changing climate, with a large coastal population and frequent extreme weather events. This book analyses Japan’s response to the climate change problem from the late 1980s up to the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Refugees and the Politics of the Everyday State in Pakistan

    Resettlement in Punjab, 1947-1962

    By Elisabetta Iob

    This book is a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the resettlement and the rehabilitation of Partition refugees in Pakistani Punjab between 1947 and 1962. It weaves a chronological and thematic plot into a single narrative, and focuses on the Punjabi refugee middle and upper-middle class.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar

    Edited by Adam Simpson, Nicholas Farrelly, Ian Holliday

    Few countries in the world have experienced the extraordinary path taken by Myanmar (Burma) over the past few years. After five decades of military rule, national elections in 2010 reinstated legislative influence and ushered in an era of political and economic reforms that are having far reaching…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

  • An Alternative Philosophy of Development

    From Economism to Human Well-being

    By B. P. Mathur

    While development has been the foremost agenda before successive governments in India, it has been viewed narrowly — from the perspective of economic development and particularly in terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). This book questions such an approach. It breaks from the conventional wisdom…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge India

  • Gandhi

    An Impossible Possibility

    By Sudhir Chandra

    For a man who made such a powerful intervention in the history of the 20th century, many of Mahatma Gandhi’s ideas were misunderstood or obfuscated during his lifetime. This book draws our attention to Gandhi’s last years, particularly the marked change in his understanding of the acceptance of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge India

  • Political Agency and Gender in India

    By Manuela Ciotti

    This book explores the distinctive forms of women’s political engagement in democratic politics in contemporary India. It focuses on women from historically marginalised strata of society whose spaces for political participation opened up as a result of the explosion of low-caste identity politics…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Torture and Peacebuilding in Indonesia

    By Budi Hernawan

    This book analyses state-sponsored torture and peacebuilding in Indonesia. It focuses on the case study of Papua, which provides a thought-provoking example of the intricacy and complexity of building peace amidst enduring conflict and violence. The author examines complex power relations that have…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Kyrgyzstan - Regime Security and Foreign Policy

    By Kemel Toktomushev

    Kyrgyzstan is an interesting example of a relatively weak state, but one where the regime has remained intact despite the fact that its military is scrupulously neutral, rather than pro-regime, and despite ethnic conflict between Uzbeks and Kyrgyz. This book explores this apparent paradox and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23 
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • India and China in Africa

    A comparative perspective of the oil industry

    By Raj Verma

    With their phenomenal growth rates, India and China are surging ahead as world economic powers. Due to increasing instability in the Middle East, they have turned to Africa to procure oil to fuel their industrialisation process. Africa’s economy stands to be impacted in various ways due to the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

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