Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia
Edited by Shiping Hua
Routledge – 2017 – 400 pages
The Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia is designed to serve as a comprehensive reference guide to scholarship about politics in Asia from a comparative perspective. Covering East, Southeast South and Central Asia, this Handbook brings together the work of leading international academics to cover the political histories, political institutions and systems, political economy and political culture of the region.
This is an invaluable and comprehensive resource for students, scholars, researchers and practitioners of the Asian politics and comparative politics.
1. The Comparative Study of Asian Politics, Shiping Hua, The University of Louisville, USA.
Part 1: A Comprehensive Introduction to Comparative Asian Politics
Democratization: Political Institutions and Processes.
2. East Asia – Brian Woodall, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.
3. Southeast Asia – Ehito Kimura, University of Hawaii, USA
4. South Asia - Maya Chadda, William Paterson University, USA
5. Central Asia – Mariya Omelicheva, University of Kansas, USA
Foreign Policy: Asia and the World
6. East Asia – Dennis Hickey, Missouri State University, USA.
7. Southeast Asia – Shane Barter, Soka University , USA.
8. South Asia - Arndt Michael University of Freiburg, Germany.
9. Central Asia – Roger Kangas, National Defense University, USA
The Developmental State: Political Economic Considerations
10. East Asia - Linjun Wu, Pacific Lutheran University, USA
11. Southeast Asia – Yueting Tong, National University of Singapore, coming.
12. South Asia - Amita Batra, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India, coming.
13. Central Asia - Luca Anceschi, University of Glasgow, UK.
The Asian Way: Political Culture and Tradition
14. East Asia – Yun-han Chu, National Taiwan University, Taiwan.
15. Southeast Asia - Bridget Welsh, Ipek University, Turkey, and Kai-ping Huang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan.
16. South Asia - Subrata Kumar Mitra, and La Toya Waha, Heidelberg University, Germany.
17. Central Asia, Nalin Kumar Mohapatra, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India, coming.
Part 2: Introducing the Major Powers in Asia: China, India and Japan
18. China’s Post-Mao Reforms, - Chunlong Lu, Chinese University of Political Science and Law, China.
19. China’s Foreign Policy, - Baohui Zhang, Lingnan University, Hong Kong.
20. Huaxiaism – China’s New World View, Zicheng Ye and Xiaole Zhu, Peking University, China.
21. China’s Energy Strategy, Qinhua Xu, Renmin University, China. Coming.
22. Japan’s Foreign Policy, - Sebastian Maslow, Tohoku University, Japan.
23. The Adaptation of Democracy: India, - Ajay K. Mehra, University of Delhi, India.
24. India’s Foreign Policy, - Shibashis Chatterjee, Yale University, India.
Part 3: Issues and Problems
25. Institutional Development in Asia – Yong Deng, US Naval Academy, USA.
Chapter 26. Human Rights in Asia – Thio Li-ann, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
27. Politics of the Internet in Asia, - Jason P. Abbott, The University of Louisville, USA.
28. Military and Politics in Asia, - Aurel Croissant and David Kuehn, Heidelberg, University, Germany.
29. The State of Democracy in Asia, - Amy L. Freedman, Long Island University/Columbia University, USA.
30. Security in Asian States, - Kenneth Boutin, Deakin University, Australia.
31. Nationalism in Asia-Pacific , - Kam-yee Law, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong.
32. Geopolitics and Geo-economics in the Asia-Pacific, Peter J. Rimmer AM, Australian National University, Australia.
33. "Surviving and Thriving: The ROC’s Use of Soft Power and Moral Suasion and Taiwan’s Evolving Effort to Be Seen as Relevant, Pragmatic, and Prophetic in a Hostile World." Murray Rubinstein, Columbia University, USA.
34. The Politics of Ethnicity in Southeast Asia, Joel Selway, Brigham Young University, USA.
Part 4: Explaining Asia: Theories.
35. Confucianism and the Rise of East Asia – Jinghao Zhou, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, USA.
36. Is Confucian Culture Compatible with Democracy? – John Fuh-sheng Hsieh, University of South Carolina, USA.
37. Hinduism and Democracy – Rina Williams, University of Cincinnati, Nandini Deo, Lehigh University, USA.
38.Islam and Democratization – Naveed Sheikh, Keele University, UK. Coming.
39. Socialist Constitutionalism, - Yuxin Ma, The University of Louisville, USA.
40. Gender and Politics in South Asia, Vidyamali Samarasinghe, American University, USA.
41. Prospect of Comparative Asian Political Developments, Peter Moody, Notre Dame University, USA.
Shiping Hua is the Calvin and Helen Lang Distinguished Chair in Asian Studies at the University of Louisville, USA.