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Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

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  1. Overseas Chinese, Ethnic Minorities and Nationalism

    De-Centering China

    By Elena Barabantseva

    Series: 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 September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Popular Culture and the State in East and Southeast Asia

    Edited by Nissim Otmazgin, Eyal Ben-Ari

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    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 January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Education of Migrant Children and China's Future

    The Urban Left Behind

    By Holly H. Ming

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    There are more than 225 million rural-to-urban migrant workers, and some 20 million migrant children in Chinese cities. Because of policies related to the household registration (hukou) system, migrant students are not allowed a public high school education in the cities, so their urban education...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. State Formation and Radical Democracy in India

    By Manali Desai

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    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

  5. Northern Territories, Asia-Pacific Regional Conflicts and the Aland Experience

    Untying the Kurillian Knot

    Edited by Kimie Hara, Geoffrey Jukes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    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

  6. The World Bank and the post-Washington Consensus in Vietnam and Indonesia

    Inheritance of Loss

    By Susan Engel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    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

  7. Japanese Industrial Governance

    Protectionism and the Licensing State

    Edited by Yul Sohn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    This book uses a wide range of original Japanese sources to trace important aspects of the history of Japanese economic ideas, in particular, the development of Japan's industrial policy. In contrast to most others who begin their story within the 1930s or after 1945, Sohn goes back to the Meiji...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge

  8. China on Video

    Smaller-Screen Realities

    By Paola Voci

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    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

  9. Writing Okinawa

    Narrative acts of identity and resistance

    By Davinder L. Bhowmik

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    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

  10. Reconciling Indonesia

    Grassroots agency for peace

    Edited by Birgit Bräuchler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    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

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