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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. An East Asian Challenge to Western Neoliberalism

    Critical Perspectives on the ‘China Model’

    By Niv Horesh, Kean Fan Lim

    Series: Routledge Studies on Comparative Asian Politics

    Analysts generally agree that, in the long term, the biggest challenge to American hegemony is not military, but rather China’s economic rise. This perception is spread in no small measure because Xi Jinping has – in the face of patent military inferiority – conducted himself much more boldly on...

    Published August 15th 2017 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Origins of the North Korean Garrison State

    The People’s Army and the Korean War

    By Youngjun Kim

    Series: Cold War History

    This book investigates the origins of the North Korean garrison state by examining the development of the Korean People’s Army and the legacies of the Korean War. Despite its significance, there are very few books on the Korean People’s Army with North Korean primary sources being difficult to...

    Published August 8th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Decentralised Democracy in India

    Gandhi's Vision and Reality

    By M. V. Nadkarni, N. Sivanna, Lavanya Suresh

    This book provides a vantage point of comparison, of the actual reality of decentralisation in India with Gandhi’s vision of decentralised democracy, or what he referred to as Gram Swaraj. It looks at the historical evolution of panchayats from ancient times to India’s independence, and critically...

    Published August 8th 2017 by Routledge India

  8. Imagining India as a Global Power

    Prospects and Challenges

    Edited by Sangit K. Ragi, Sunil Sondhi, Vidhan Pathak

    This book provides a comprehensive understanding of the various dimensions of India’s international positioning and foreign relations. Already a dominant player in South Asian politics, India has gained a strong footing in the international pecking order with the signing of the Indo-US nuclear...

    Published August 2nd 2017 by Routledge

  9. A Research Guide to Central Party and Government Meetings in China


    By Kenneth Lieberthal

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Originally published in 1976, Lieberthal collated notes from Central Party, government and military meetings on a national level in China between 1949 and 1975 to create this guide to Chinese policymaking. This guide provides insight into issues such as the representation of important meetings in...

    Published August 1st 2017 by Routledge

  10. Afghanistan – Challenges and Prospects

    Edited by Srinjoy Bose, Nishank Motwani, William Maley

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    After decades of turmoil a new phase is opening up for Afghanistan, in which a new generation comes to the fore as many of the key players from earlier phases, including foreign interventionist powers, leave the scene. Although this new phase offers new possibilities and increased hope for...

    Published July 27th 2017 by Routledge