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New and Published Books

  1. Social Protection in East Asian Chinese Societies

    Challenges, Responses and Impacts

    Edited by Peter Saunders, Alex Jingwei He

    Despite its impressive economic growth, East Asia is facing daunting challenges in mitigating its social problems, including chronic poverty and worsening social inequality. The past decade has seen growing scholarly interest in the development of East Asian social policies not only because of the...

    Published October 23rd 2017 by Routledge

  2. World War Two Legacies in East Asia

    China Remembers the War

    By Chan Yang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    How to remember World War Two in East Asia is a huge source of friction between China and Japan, causing major diplomatic and political difficulties right up to the present. As this book shows, however, there is also disagreement within these countries as to how to remember the war, which in the...

    Published October 23rd 2017 by Routledge

  3. Political Participation in Asia

    Defining and Deploying Political Space

    Edited by Eva Louise Hansson, Meredith L. Weiss

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    A combination of economic transformation, political transitions and changes in media have substantially, if incrementally, altered the terrain for political participation globally, particularly in Asia, home to several of the most dramatic such shifts over the past two decades. This book explores...

    Published October 19th 2017 by Routledge

  4. The China-Japan Conflict over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands

    Useful Rivalry

    By Anna Costa

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Series

    This book examines the foreign and security policies adopted by China and Japan since the 1970s in their competition over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea.  It charts the development of a dispute that has become a potential flashpoint for conflict between the two countries. The book...

    Published October 16th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Human Trafficking in Cambodia

    By Chenda Keo

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Reporting the findings of a comprehensive study of human trafficking in Cambodia, this book focuses on the characteristics and operations of the traffickers. It provides a theoretical framework that explains the emergence of the phenomenon, and the role of moral panic and western hegemony in the...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  6. China–India Relations

    Cooperation and conflict

    Edited by Kanti Bajpai, Jing Huang, Kishore Mahbubani

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    The question of whether China and India can cooperate is at the core of global geopolitics. As the two countries grow their economies, the potential for conflict is no longer simply a geopolitical one based on relative power, influence and traditional quarrels over land boundaries. This book...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Human Trafficking in Colonial Vietnam

    By Micheline Lessard

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Examining the widespread phenomenon of human trafficking in Vietnam during the period of French colonial rule, this book focuses on the practice of kidnapping or stealing Vietnamese women and children for sale in Chinese markets from the 1870s through to the 1940s. The book brings to light the...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Cities in South Asia

    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    Globalisation has long historical roots in South Asia, but economic liberalisation has led to uniquely rapid urban growth in South Asia during the past decade. This book brings together a multidisciplinary collection of chapters on contemporary and historical themes explaining this recent explosive...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Parliaments in Asia

    Institution Building and Political Development

    Edited by Zheng Yongnian, Lye Liang Fook, Wilhelm Hofmeister

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Much writing on politics in Asia revolves around the themes of democracy and democratisation with a particular focus on political systems and political parties. This book, on the other hand, examines the role that parliaments – a key institution of democracy – play in East, Southeast and South Asia...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Water, Democracy and Neoliberalism in India

    The Power to Reform

    By Vicky Walters

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Since the early 1990s, the achievement of ‘good governance’ has been a dominant discourse in the pursuit of social and economic development. This book presents a critical challenge to the contemporary development paradigm of good governance. Based on original ethnographic fieldwork on urban water...

    Published October 12th 2017 by Routledge