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  • Routledge Handbook of Democratization in East Asia

    Edited by Tun-Jen Cheng, Yun-Han Chu

    This handbook provides a comprehensive analysis of the dynamics and prospects of democratization in East Asia. A team of leading experts in the field offers discussion at both the country and regional level, including analysis of democratic attitudes and movements in China, Japan, South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 

  • Chinese Fans of Japanese and Korean Pop Culture

    Nationalistic Narratives and International Fandom

    By Lu Chen

    How can Japanese popular culture gain numerous fans in China, despite pervasive anti-Japanese sentiment? How is it that there’s such a strong anti-Korean sentiment in Chinese online fan communities when the official Sino-Korean relationship is quite stable before 2016? Avid fans in China are…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge Contemporary China 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 – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • China, Africa and Responsible International Engagement

    By Xu Yanzhou

    China’s increasing involvement in Africa over the last decade is a controversial and hotly debated issue, On the one hand, China has brought significant economic and political opportunities to the continent with large amounts of investment and infrastructure. While on the other hand, China’s…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Governing HIV in China

    Commercial Sex, Homosexuality and Rural-to-Urban Migration

    By Elaine Jeffreys, Gang Su

    HIV and AIDS have long been problematized in the People’s Republic of China as objects of governance in political frameworks and institutions. The state’s attitudes towards health programs have, nevertheless, changed significantly during the 21st century. Pilot programs at the beginning of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Japan and the shaping of post-Vietnam War Southeast Asia

    Japanese diplomacy and the Cambodian conflict, 1978-1993

    By Andrea Pressello

    The Vietnamese invasion of Cambodia in 1978 and the consequent outbreak of the Cambodian conflict brought Southeast Asia into instability and deteriorated relations between Vietnam and the subsequently established Vietnam-backed government in Cambodia on the one hand and the ASEAN countries on the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Politics in Asia

  • China's Relations with Central and Eastern Europe

    From "Old Comrades" to New Partners

    Edited by Weiqing Song

    As China rises as an economic and an international power, new relationships are being forged with all areas of the world including Central and Eastern Europe. This book explores how this relationship is developing. It considers how China’s links with Central and Eastern Europe fit in to China’s…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Politics and Governance in Bangladesh

    Uncertain Landscapes

    Edited by Ipshita Basu, Joe Devine, Geof Wood

    Since its Independence in 1971, Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in terms of reducing poverty levels, achieving high levels of economic growth over a sustained period of time, and meeting its Millennium Development Goals (MDG) targets set by the United Nations. With some justification,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

  • The Politics of Protestant Churches and the Party-State in China

    God Above Party?

    By Carsten T. Vala

    Among China’s restive religious and social groups, Protestants have arguably created the most sustained structural challenges to the Chinese Communist Party’s ordering of society. By drawing on grassroots fieldwork conducted across the country, this book therefore charts the ambition of the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge Research on the Politics and Sociology of China

  • The Impact of WTO Membership

    A Comparative Analysis of China, Russia and Ukraine

    By Anastasia S. Loginova, Irina V. Mikheeva

    What lessons can be learnt from the accession to the WTO of Russia, China and Ukraine? Were there any peculiarities in the adaptation of their economies to the rules and norms of the organisation and what impact did it have on the world trade system? This detailed, systematic and comparative…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Global Governance

  • Malaysia’s New Ethnoscapes and Ways of Belonging

    Edited by Gaik Cheng Khoo, Julian C.H. Lee

    This book provides a picture of a globalized Malaysia where its conventionally-conceived multi-ethnic composition of Malays, Chinese, Indians and Others rub shoulders with or interact more intimately on a daily basis with transnational ethnoscapes of migrant workers, asylum seekers, international…

    Paperback – 2017-08-28 

  • Emerging Adulthood in Hong Kong

    Social Forces and Civic Engagement

    By Chau-kiu Cheung

    How emerging adults, broadly referring to those aged from 18 to 29 years old, fare in civic engagement, as compared with other adults is the focus of the present work. The work takes civic engagement to comprise prosociality in civil society, sustaining social institutions, and challenging…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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