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Browse all of the latest news and updates from Routledge Asian Studies. We regularly publish helpful information and news within the area of Asian Studies to celebrate our publishing program and the individuals that make it possible.

Recent News Articles

  1. Spotlight On: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    We are pleased to showcase our Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series. This series puts forward important new work on key security issues in the region. To explore the entire series visit here.

  2. Deborah Mayersen & Annie Pohlman Interview

    Deborah Mayersen and Annie Pohlman, editors of Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia, talk about their interest in genocide studies and their book.

    To listen to the entire interview visit here.

  3. SPOTLIGHT ON:  Asia’s Transformations

    Routledge are pleased to showcase our Asia's Transformations series. The books in this series explore the political, social, economic and cultural consequences of Asia's twenty-first century transformations. To find out more click here.

  4. Truth, History and Politics in Mongolia - Cover

    Asian Studies - Routledge Paperback Direct Books

    Have you taken a few minutes to browse our ever growing collection of Routledge Paperback Direct titles on Asian Studies? This initiative provides the opportunity to buy topical books that represent the best of our cutting-edge hardback publishing in a paperback format and price.

    This is an ever-evolving program with new books being added to the program each month, so check back regularly! Take a look at our collection here!

  5. Museum in China harboring thousands of fake artefacts

    The 60 million yuan Jibaozhai Museum opened in China in 2010 in the midst of a culture boom that sees many new museums opening every year. However, the ticket offices were shut this week amid claims that “many of the 40,000 exhibits were in fact knock-offs which had been bought for between 100 yuan and 2,000 yuan” (Tom Philips, The Telegraph). This has caused a media storm, with satirical comments and criticisms reaching the attention of journalists worldwide.

  6. Sociology of Japanese Youth

    As ‘hikikomori’ hits the news, are we any closer to helping the withdrawn youth of Japan?

    Over the past thirty years, whilst Japan has produced a diverse set of youth cultures which have had a major impact on popular culture across the globe, it has also developed a succession of youth problems which have led to major concerns within the country itself. Hikikomori, a collective term defining the young people who withdraw, is a word that everyone knows in Japan.

    In the last week the problem has been widely reported by the media (notably in this viral article on the BBC News website). But are we any closer to helping sufferers?

  7. Islam Malaysia

    Area Studies Paperbacks

    Have you taken a few minutes to browse our vast array of paperbacks? We currently have 7,039 new and published and 1,002 upcoming paperbacks in the Area Studies collection!

    Competitively priced, our range of paperbacks is not one to be overlooked. Take a look here.

  8. Israel

    Books of the Month

    Taylor and Francis publish hundreds of journals and thousands of new books each year, from offices all over the world. Every month, a selection of books from Routledge, Psychology Press, Focal Press, and Informa Law are picked as part of our Books of the Month campaign.

    Jeremy North, Managing Director of Routledge Books, says: "The Books of the Month selection is individual and quirky. The books are chosen to display the wonderful range of our publishing; to highlight interesting design and production challenges; and to reflect recent acquisitions. Or just because they catch the eye in some way."

  9. Holi

    Holi 2013: A Festival of Colour

    Every year, thousands participate in the festival Holi to celebrate the beginning of spring.

    Holi was originally a festival that celebrated fertile land and a good harvest. It is a time to enjoy spring's abundant colors and to say farewell to winter. 

    The main day, Holi, also known as Dhuli in Sanskrit, or Dhulheti, Dhulandi or Dhulendi, is commemorated by people showering each other in scented powder.

  10. IWD

    International Women’s Day: March 8th 2013

    Every year on March 8th people all over the world celebrate Women's Day (originally known as International Working Women's Day).

    Why not take a look at our Routledge Research on Gender in Asia series?

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