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Routledge has an illustrious history in research and reference publishing. You can explore this area of the site to learn more about our featured research, reference, monographs, handbooks and major works in Asian Studies. In addition, you can visit one of following areas for broad representation of our reference publishing program:

Recent Research & Reference Articles

  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. Featured Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan

    We are pleased to highlight the Routledge Contemporary Japan series! Until the end of November we are offering 20% discount on all titles in this series!

    Take a look at all titles here.

     *Discount available only from Routledge.com, cannot be used in conjunction with other offers. Enter code RCJS14 at checkout to claim discount. Valid until 30th November 2014.

  4. Featured Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

    Read our Q&A with series editor Edward Vickers as he talks to us about this fascinating Routledge series.
    Explore the series and enjoy a special 20% discount on all titles! Simply enter the code RESA14 at the checkout.*

  5. Featured Author: Emma Fulu

    Author Emma Fulu discusses her book Domestic Violence in Asia and what led her to write the book.

  6. New & Key Asian Health Titles

    We are pleased to present a selection of new and key Asian Health books! Browse the titles below and click on the links to find out more, buy a copy, or recommend to a librarian.

  7. Sport and Body Politics in Japan

    By Wolfram Manzenreiter

    This study of social sport in Japan pursues a comprehensive approach towards sport as a distinctive cultural sphere at the intersection of body culture, political economy, and cultural globalization. Click here to read more.

  8. New Major Work - Asia Pacific Security

    This new title from Routledge, edited by Professor Leszek Buszynski, includes the key literature on Asia Pacific Security. Arranged across four volumes, the collection covers the great powers (China and the US), Japan, South Korea and the peripheral players (Australia and India), explores trouble spots and potential flashpoints, for example Taiwan, or the Korean Peninsula, and examines the regional security architecture and non-traditional Security.

  9. New Major Work - Gender in Chinese Society

    A new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Asian Studies, this is a four-volume collection of cutting-edge and canonical research on gender and Chinese society.
     

  10. New Title - Religion and Ecological Sustainability in China

    This book sheds light on the social imagination of nature and environment in contemporary China. It demonstrates how the urgent debate on how to create an ecologically sustainable future for the world’s most populous country is shaped by its complex engagement with religious traditions, competing visions of modernity and globalization, and by engagement with minority nationalities who live in areas of outstanding natural beauty on China’s physical and social margins.
     

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