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  1. New Title - Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Democratization

    This interdisciplinary reference work addresses topics including the impact of belief systems, historical records, regional and global contexts, civil society, ethnicity, women, Islam, and social media. The performance of political institutions is also assessed, and the volume offers a series of in-depth case studies, evaluating the country records of particular democratic, hybrid, and authoritarian regimes from a democratization perspective. Bringing together nearly 30 key international experts in the field, this cutting-edge Handbook offers a comprehensive and fresh investigation into democracy in the region. Find out more.

  2. New Title - Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics

    This Handbook offers a timely and comprehensive overview of Southeast Asian economic development. Organized according to the logic of chronological and thematic unity and written by experts in their fields, is unique in the breadth and depth of its coverage. Its forward-looking perspective renders it relevant both now and in the future. This advanced level reference work will be essential reading for students, researchers and scholars of Asian Studies, Economics and Southeast Asian studies. Find out more

  3. Now in Paperback - Clouds above the Hill

    "Shiba Ryotaro is Japan’s best-loved author, and Clouds above the Hill is his most popular and influential work. In it he celebrates the transformative spirit of Meiji Japan and examines Japan’s unexpected victory in the Russo-Japanese War, providing a thoughtful and thought-provoking perspective on those dramatic times and the people at their center. This distinguished translation of a modern classic is a landmark event." - Donald Keene, University Professor Emeritus, Columbia University, USA.

  4. Now Available: Language and Masculinities

    Edited by Tommaso M. Milani, this volume showcases cutting-edge research in the linguistic and discursive study of masculinities, comprising the first significant edited collection on language and masculinities since Johnson and Meinhof’s 1997 volume. Overall, the chapters are linked together by a critical analytical perspective that seeks to understand the relationships between discourse, masculinities, and power. Purchase your copy today or recommend this book to a librarian

  5. Now Available: Metonymy and Language

    Metonymy and Language presents a new theory of language and communication in which the central focus is on the concept of metonymy, the recognition of partial matches and overlaps. Through the use of original data sets and rigorous primary research, Denroche characterizes metonymy as key to understanding why language is so ‘fit for purpose’ and how it achieves such great subtlety and flexibility. 

    This book is now available to purchase and recommend to a librarian

  6. New Edition - Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia

    "This 4th edition of the Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia by Joseph Liow builds impressively on previous editions by the late Michael Leifer. With hundreds of new entries and substantial revisions of the old, Liow has taken the art of dictionary writing to new heights: it continues to be a critical resource and reference work for those interested in the modern politics of Southeast Asia. Scholars of the region will also find the dictionary indispensable as they try to make sense of the events, personalities, and institutions of one of the world’s most vibrant, but not untroubled, regions." - Yuen Foong Khong, University of Oxford, UK.

  7. Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development

    NEW    Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development was the first volume to analyze minority child development by comparing minority children to children in their ancestral countries, rather than to children in the host culture. It was a ground-breaking volume that not only offered an historical reconstruction of the cross-cultural roots of minority child development, but a new cultural-historical approach to developmental psychology as well.

  8. Gabriele Koehler and Deepta Chopra discuss ‘Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia’

    Gabriele Koehler and Deepta Chopra discuss their book, Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia. This book sheds light on social policies in six South Asian countries introduced between 2003 and 2013, examining the ways in which these policies have come about, and what this reflects about the nature of the state in each of these countries.

  9. Co-Author of ‘Food, Globalization and Sustainability’ featured in FOODPOLIS

    FOODPOLIS reached out to Dr. Peter Oosterveer, co-author of Food, Globalization and Sustainability, to discuss the many challenges of food safety around the world.  You can read the Q&A here.  Learn more about the book here

  10. Women, Science, and Technology

    A Reader in Feminist Science Studies, 3rd Edition
    Edited by Mary Wyer, Mary Barbercheck, Donna Cookmeyer, Hatice Ozturk and Marta Wayne

    Women, Science, and Technology is an ideal reader for courses in feminist science studies. This third edition fully updates its predecessor with a new introduction and twenty-eight new readings that explore social constructions mediated by technologies, expand the scope of feminist technoscience studies, and move beyond the nature/culture paradigm... Read more...

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