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1-10 of 32 results in Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations
Elena Barabantseva looks at the close relationship between state-led nationalism and modernisation, with specific reference to discourses on the overseas Chinese and minority nationalities. The interplay between modernisation programmes and nationalist discourses has shaped China’s national project...
Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge
State Formation and Radical Democracy in India analyzes one of the most important cases of developmental change in the twentieth century, namely, Kerala in southern India and begs the question of whether insurgency among the marginalized poor can use formal representative democracy to create...
Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge
Untying the Kurillian Knot
This volume is the fruit of an international collaborative study, which considers the Åland islands settlement in northern Europe as a resolution model for the major Asia-Pacific regional conflicts that derived from the post-World War II disposition of Japan, with particular focus on the...
Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge
Inheritance of Loss
This book explores the history, structure and current operations of the World Bank, which despite being the largest development organisation and the largest development research body in the world with tremendous direct and indirect influence on developing economies, has rarely received the critical...
Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge
China On Video is the first in-depth study that examines smaller-screen realities and the important role they play not only in the fast-changing Chinese mediascape, but also more broadly in the practice of experimental and non-mainstream cinema. At the crossroads of several disciplines—film, media,...
Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge
Narrative acts of identity and resistance
Writing Okinawa is the first comprehensive study in English of Okinawan fiction, from it’s emergence in the early twentieth-century through its most recent permutations. It provides readings of major authors and texts set against a carefully researched presentation of the region’s political and...
Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge
This volume examines the relations between popular culture production and export and the state in East and Southeast Asia including the urban centres and middle-classes of Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, China, Thailand, and the Philippines. It addresses the shift in...
Published October 13th 2011 by Routledge
Grassroots agency for peace
Indonesia has been torn by massive internal conflicts over the last decade. The absence of functioning national tools of reconciliation and the often limited success of an internationally established ‘reconciliation toolkit’ of truth commissions and law enforcement, justice and human rights,...
Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge
Tourism, Politics and Development at Angkor
Angkor, Cambodia’s only World Heritage Site, is enduring one of the most crucial, turbulent periods in its twelve hundred year history. Given Cambodia’s need to restore its shattered social and physical infrastructures after decades of violent conflict, and with tourism to Angkor increasing by a...
Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge
The Education of Migrant Children and China's Future: The Urban Left Behind
To Be Published December 23rd 2013
Popular Culture and the State in East and Southeast Asia
To Be Published February 14th 2014
The Politics of Visual Culture in Japan
To Be Published June 29th 2014