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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 651 new and published books in the subject of Asian Politics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Identity and the State in Malaysia

    By Fausto Barlocco

    Series: The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

    Using the case study of the Kadazan of Sabah, a region in the Malaysian section of Borneo, this book examines national, ethnic and local identities in post-colonial states. It shows the importance of the connection between lived experience and identity and belonging, and by doing so, provides a...

    Published July 25th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Chongqing’s Red Culture Campaign

    Simulation and its Social Implications

    By Xiao Mei

    Series: Routledge Research on the Politics and Sociology of China

    Between 2009 and 2012, the city of Chongqing came into the national, and even international spotlight, as it became the geographical centre of the ‘Singing Red, Smashing Black’ campaign, and later the political storm that swept China. Chongqing’s Red Culture Campaign drew an incredible amount of...

    Published July 21st 2017 by Routledge

  5. The Abe Administration and the Rise of the Prime Ministerial Executive

    By Aurelia George Mulgan

    Series: Routledge Focus on Asia

    With the advent of the second Abe administration, the question of ‘who leads’ in Japan has become much easier to answer - the Prime Minister and his executive office, backed by a substantial policy support apparatus. This rise of the ‘prime ministerial executive’ is therefore one of the most...

    Published July 13th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Public Administration and Policy in Korea

    Its Evolution and Challenges

    Edited by Keun Namkoong, Kyung-ho Cho, Sangmook Kim

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    The present Korean public administration and policy system has shown very significant differences compared to the system in 1970s. This book provides a comprehensive and holistic view on the development of Korean public policy and administration. Instead of dichotomizing the policy and...

    Published July 11th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Japan's Security and Economic Dependence on China and the United States

    Cool Politics, Lukewarm Economics

    By Keisuke Iida

    Series: Politics in Asia

    With the rise of China, Japan and many East Asian countries are caught between maximizing profit from economic ties with her, and strengthening alliances with the United States to prevent China from overpowering them. Liberals and realists thus debate over the likelihood of either security tensions...

    Published July 10th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan

    Moving to cleaner energy in a resource-rich country

    Edited by Yelena Kalyuzhnova, Richard Pomfret

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Kazakhstan is rich in natural resources including coal, oil, natural gas and uranium and has significant renewable potential from wind, solar, hydro and biomass. In spite of this, the country is currently dependent upon fossil fuels with coal-fired plants accounting for 75% of total power...

    Published July 10th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Political Mobility of Chinese Regional Leaders

    Performance, Preference, Promotion

    By Liang Qiao

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    A monarch is usually born, a member of parliament or a president is usually elected, but a regional leader in China is usually orchestrated to replace his or her predecessor through an opaque process and for reasons not normally made public. The professional trajectories of Chinese regional leaders...

    Published June 26th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Legal Pluralism in Indonesia

    Bridging the Unbridgeable

    By Ratno Lukito

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    With the revival of Islamic law and adat (customary) law in the country, this book investigates the history and phenomenon of legal pluralism in Indonesia. It looks at how the ideal of modernity in Indonesia has been characterized by a state-driven effort in the post-colonial era to make the...

    Published June 16th 2017 by Routledge