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  • Health Insurance Reforms in Asia

    1st Edition

    By Sabrina Ching Yuen Luk

    This book empirically examines health care financing reforms and popular responses in three major cities in East Asia: Shanghai, Singapore, and Hong Kong. It adopts a new revised version of the theory of historical institutionalism to compare and explain the divergent reform paths in these three…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Globalization and Transnational Capitalism in Asia and Oceania

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeb Sprague

    News headlines warn of rivalries and competing nations across Asia and the Pacific, even as powerful new cross-border relations form as never before. This book looks behind the Asia-Pacific curtain: at the new forms of social, economic, and political integration taking place through a global…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    The Fukushima disaster continues to appear in national newspapers when there is another leakage of radiation-contaminated water, evacuation designations are changed, or major compensation issues arise and so remains far from over. However, after five years, attention and research towards the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Non-Mainstream Dimensions of Global Political Economy

    Essays in Honour of Sunanda Sen, 1st Edition

    Edited by Byasdeb Dasgupta

    The book is a collection of essays written by scholars of global repute in honour of Professor Sunanda Sen. Each paper is well-researched and offers some new dimension to the understanding of the current global crisis, finance and labour including the epistemological viewpoints regarding the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Intangible Cultural Heritage in Contemporary China

    The participation of local communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Khun Eng Kuah, Zhaohui Liu

    This edited book examines the significance of intangible cultural heritage to local communities and the state in Hong Kong and China. Through ethnographic studies, the various chapters in this edited book argue for the role of the local community in the creation and conservation of the intangible…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11
    Routledge

  • Social Memory Technology

    Theory, Practice, Action, 1st Edition

    By Karen Worcman, Joanne Garde-Hansen

    Memory is a fundamental aspect of being and becoming, intimately entwined with space, time, place, landscape, emotion, imagination and identity. Memory studies is a burgeoning field of enquiry drawing from a range of social science, arts and humanities disciplines including human geography,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27
    Routledge

  • Political Ecology of Tourism

    Community, power and the environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Mostafanezhad, Roger Norum, Eric J. Shelton, Anna Thompson-Carr

    Why has political ecology been assigned so little attention in tourism studies, despite its broad and critical interrogation of environment and politics? As the first full-length treatment of a political ecology of tourism, the collection addresses this lacuna and calls for the further…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Eastern Westerns

    Film and Genre Outside and Inside Hollywood, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Teo

    The western, one of Hollywood’s great film genres, has, surprisingly, enjoyed a revival recently in Asia and in other parts of the world, whilst at the same time declining in America. Although the western is often seen as an example of American cultural dominance, this book challenges this view. It…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • China's Great Urbanization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zheng Yongnian, Zhao Litao, Sarah Y. Tong

    China’s extraordinary economic boom since the late 1970s has been accompanied by massive urbanization, with the proportion of the population living in cities rising from 18% in 1978 to 54% in 2014.  Currently the Chinese government has amongst its objectives the target to increase this to 60% by…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Food Security, Gender and Resilience

    Improving Smallholder and Subsistence Farming, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leigh Brownhill, Esther Njuguna, Kimberly L. Bothi, Bernard Pelletier, Lutta Muhammad, Gordon M. Hickey

    Through the integration of gender analysis into resilience thinking, this book shares field-based research insights from a collaborative, integrated project aimed at improving food security in subsistence and smallholder agricultural systems. The scope of the book is both local and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Cultural Politics of Translation

    East Africa in a Global Context, 1st Edition

    By Alamin M. Mazrui

    This book is the first full-length examination of the cultural politics at work in the act of translation in East Africa, providing close critical analyses of a variety of texts that demonstrate the myriad connections between translation and larger socio-political forces. Looking specifically at…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Memory, Place and Identity

    Commemoration and remembrance of war and conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by Danielle Drozdzewski, Sarah De Nardi, Emma Waterton

    This book bridges theoretical gaps that exist between the meta-concepts of memory, place and identity by positioning its lens on the emplaced practices of commemoration and the remembrance of war and conflict. This book examines how diverse publics relate to their wartime histories through…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

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