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New and Published Books

  1. Development and Gender Capital in India

    Change, Continuity and Conflict in Kerala

    By Shoba Arun

    Series: Routledge Research on Asian Development

    The Indian state of Kerala has invoked much attention within development and gender debates, specifically in relation to its female capital- an outcome of interrelated historical, cultural and social practices. On the one hand, Kerala has been romanticised, with its citizenry, particularly women,...

    To Be Published August 18th 2017 by Routledge

  2. Population Theory in China

    Edited by H. Yuan Tien

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Professor Ma Yinchu’s New Population Theory was widely criticised and discredited in the early years of the People’s Republic of China. However, in 1979, the Chinese government began to accept his hypothesis that the country could not afford more than a 2% increase in population and agreed that the...

    Published August 16th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Colonial Policing and the Transnational Legacy

    The Global Dynamics of Policing Across the Lusophone Community

    Edited by Conor O'Reilly

    This compilation represents the first study to examine the historical evolution and shifting global dynamics of policing across the Lusophone community. With contributions from a multi-disciplinary range of experts, it traces the role of policing within and across settings that are connected by the...

    Published August 15th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Idolatry and the Colonial Idea of India

    Visions of Horror, Allegories of Enlightenment

    By Swagato Ganguly

    Series: South Asian History and Culture

    This book explores literary and scholarly representations of India from the 18th to the early 20th centuries in South Asia and the West with idolatry as a point of entry. It charts the intellectual horizon within which the colonial idea of India was framed, tracing sources and genealogies which...

    Published August 15th 2017 by Routledge India

  5. Changing Taiwanese Identities

    Edited by J. Bruce Jacobs, Peter Kang

    Series: Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

    The peoples of Taiwan have been influenced by many different cultures and migrations throughout the island’s history. In the 20th and early 21st centuries especially it has been a stage for cultural and ethnic conflict, not least because of the arrival of mainland Chinese fleeing the Chinese...

    Published August 15th 2017 by Routledge

  6. John Leighton Stuart's Missionary-Educator's Career in China

    By Hao Ping

    Series: China Perspectives

    In China, John Leighton Stuart (1876-1962) is a controversial figure occupying an important position in the history of modern China and Sino-U.S. relations. As a scholar and educator, Stuart loved Chinese culture and contributed much to the development of Chinese education. While as a missionary,...

    Published August 14th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking Social Exclusion in India

    Castes, Communities and the State

    Edited by Minoru Mio, Abhijit Dasgupta

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    In recent years exclusionary policies of the Indian state have raised questions concerning social harmony and economic progress. During the last few decades the emergence of identity politics has given new lease of life to exclusionary practices in the country. Castes, communities and ethnic groups...

    Published August 10th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Lu Hsün and his Predecessors

    By V. I. Semanov

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Originally published in 1980, Alber’s translation of Semanov’s study aimed to contribute to the studies of Chinese literature and the knowledge of Lu Hsün’s work to an English-speaking reader. Lu Hsün was an influential democrat and humanist in early twentieth Century China and his work had a great...

    Published August 9th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Global Poverty

    Causes, Capabilities and Human Development

    By Serena Cosgrove, Benjamin Curtis

    Understanding Global Poverty introduces students to the study and analysis of poverty, helping them to understand why it is pervasive across human societies, and how it can be reduced through proven policy solutions. Using the capabilities and human development approach, the book foregrounds the...

    Published August 8th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Managing Social Purpose Driven Organizations

    Looking at the Third Sector

    By Wee Beng Geok

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    The book examines the management of social purpose driven organizations in an Asian context, using the case study approach. It looks at these organizations during a period of major changes in the regulatory and governance environment for charities in Singapore. The focus is on how these changes...

    Published August 8th 2017 by Routledge