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  • Memories and Postmemories of the Partition of India

    1st Edition

    By Anjali Gera Roy

    This book examines the afterlife of Partition as imprinted on the memories and postmemories of survivors and their children to show how they script their life stories to reinscribe tragic tales of violence and abjection into triumphalist sagas of fortitude, resilience, industry, enterprise and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • The Baghdadi Jews in India

    Maintaining Communities, Negotiating Identities, and Creating Super-Diversity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shalva Weil

    This book explores the extraordinary differentiation of the Baghdadi Jewish community over time during their sojourn in India from the end of the eighteenth century until their dispersion to Indian diasporas in Israel and English-speaking countries throughout the world after India gained…

    Hardback – 2019-07-14 
    Routledge

  • Sri Lanka’s Remittance Economy

    A Multiscalar Analysis of Migration-Underdevelopment, 1st Edition

    By Matt Withers

    Employing a multiscalar approach to migration outcomes, spanning individual households, local communities, the macro-economy and global patterns of capital accumulation, this book demonstrates how cumulatively causal processes at structural, institutional and agency levels have forged a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Internet Video Culture in China

    YouTube, Youku, and the Space in Between, 1st Edition

    By Marc L Moskowitz

    Examining internet culture in the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the US, this book analyses videos which entertain both English and Chinese-speaking viewers to gain a better understanding of cultural similarities and differences. Each of the chapters in the volume studies…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Upanisads

    A Complete Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Signe Cohen

    The Upaniṣads are among the most sacred foundational scriptures in the Hindu religion. Composed from 800 BCE onwards and making up part of the larger Vedic corpus, they offer the reader "knowledge lessons" on life, death, and immortality. While they are essential to understanding Hinduism and Asian…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Policy in Japan

    From the 1980s to 2015, 1st Edition

    By Yasuko Kameyama

    Amidst growing environmental concerns worldwide, Japan is seen as particularly vulnerable to the effects of changing climate. This book considers Japan’s response to the climate change problem from the late 1980s up to the present day, assessing how the Japanese government’s policy-making…

    Paperback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

  • Interpreting the Chinese Diaspora

    Identity, Socialisation, and Resilience According to Pierre Bourdieu, 1st Edition

    By Guanglun Michael Mu, Bonnie Pang

    Globalisation and migration have created a vibrant yet dysphoric world fraught with different, and sometimes competing, practices and discourses. The emergent properties of the modern world inevitably complicate the being, doing, and thinking of Chinese diasporic populations living in predominantly…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • National Identity, Language and Education in Malaysia

    Search for a Middle Ground between Malay Hegemony and Equality, 1st Edition

    By Noriyuki Segawa

    This book explores the ways in which language and education policies have contributed to the development of national integration in Malaysia, by examining whether and how policies have succeeded in forming a middle ground. Considered through the lenses of policy-making structure and achievement,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Political Transformations in Nepal

    Dalit Inequality and Social Justice, 1st Edition

    By Mom Bishwakarma

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of the interrelationship between long-standing caste discrimination in Nepal, its vicious circle of impact upon the Dalit groups and the changes brought by the recent political transformations. It explores the links between identity politics, Dalit struggle and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Asylum-Seeking Journeys in Asia

    Refugees in Hong Kong and Bangkok, 1st Edition

    By Terence Chun Tat Shum

    This book looks in detail at the journeys to asylum in Asia which are largely neglected in the media and academic analyses, despite Asia becoming the most essential region for asylum, receiving refugees from both within and outside of the continent.  Treating asylum-seeking journeys as a…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Islamophobia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irene Zempi, Imran Awan

    Islamophobic hate crimes have increased significantly following the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and 7/7. More recently, the rhetoric surrounding Trump’s election and presidency, Brexit, the rise of far-right groups and ISIS-inspired terrorist attacks worldwide have promoted a climate where…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The International People’s Tribunal for 1965 and the Indonesian Genocide

    1st Edition

    Edited by Saskia E. Wieringa, Jess Melvin, Annie Pohlman

    The International People’s Tribunal addressed the many forms of violence during the period of the massacres of 1965–1966 in Indonesia. It was held in The Hague, The Netherlands, in November 2015, to commemorate fifty years since the killings began. The Tribunal, as a people’s court, holds no…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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