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Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

The aim of this series is to publish original, high-quality work by both new and established scholars on all aspects of contemporary Asia.

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11-20 of 49 results in Routledge Contemporary Asia Series
  1. Vietnamese-Chinese Relationships at the Borderlands

    Trade, Tourism and Cultural Politics

    By Yuk Wah Chan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Ever since China and Vietnam resumed diplomatic contacts and reopened the border in 1991, the borderland region has become part of the vibrant growing economies of both countries and drawn many from the interior provinces to the borderland for new economic adventures. This book examines...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Asianism and the Politics of Regional Consciousness in Singapore

    By Leong Yew

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Over the last two decades, Singapore has undergone a substantial degree of ‘Asianization’. Apart from participating in the Asian values debate of the 1990s, re-visioning itself as ‘New Asia’ and a global-Asian hub, and establishing Asian identities for the commodities it consumes and produces,...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Child Security in Asia

    The Impact of Armed Conflict in Cambodia and Myanmar

    By Cecilia Jacob

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Millions of children around the world are affected by conflict, and the enduring aftermath of war in post-conflict societies. This book reflects on the implications of children’s insecurity for governments and the international humanitarian community by drawing on original field research in...

    Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Asia

    Legacies and Prevention

    Edited by Deborah Mayersen, Annie Pohlman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    The twentieth century has been labelled the ‘century of genocide’, and according to estimates, more than 250 million civilians were victims of genocide and mass atrocities during this period. This book provides one of the first regional perspectives on mass atrocities in Asia, by exploring the...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Asia and Latin America

    Political, Economic and Multilateral Relations

    Edited by Jörn Dosch, Olaf Jacob

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Until the late 1980s, Japan was the only country in Asia with notable political and economic relations. Since then, however, several Asian nations have perceived growing links with the Latin American region as a means of diversifying their political and particularly economic relations while...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Asian Cities, Migrant Labor and Contested Spaces

    Edited by Tai-Chee Wong, Jonathan Rigg

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    This volume explores how migration is playing a central role in the renewing and reworking of urban spaces in the fast growing and rapidly changing cities of Asia. Migration trends in Asia entered a new phase in the 1990s following the end of the Cold War which marked the advent of a renewed phase...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. De-Westernizing Communication Research

    Altering Questions and Changing Frameworks

    Edited by Georgette Wang

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    The rise of postmodern theories and pluralist thinking has paved the way for multicultural approaches to communication studies and now is the time for decentralization, de-Westernization, and differentiation. This trend is reflected in the increasing number of communication journals with a national...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Soft Power in Japan-China Relations

    State, sub-state and non-state relations

    By Utpal Vyas

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Soft power has tended to be overlooked in the field of international relations, often dismissed as lacking relevance or robustness as a theoretical concept. This book seeks to expand upon the idea of ‘soft power’ in international relations and to investigate how it actually functions by looking at...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Asian Heritage Management

    Contexts, Concerns, and Prospects

    Edited by Kapila D. Silva, Neel Kamal Chapagain

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    The prevalent global heritage discourse has been primarily Euro-centric in its origin, premise, and praxis. Diverse cultural, historical, and geographical contexts, such as that of Asia, call for more context-specific approaches to heritage management. This book explores this complexity of managing...

    Published February 27th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Inter-Ethnic Dynamics in Asia

    Considering the Other through Ethnonyms, Territories and Rituals

    Edited by Christian Culas, François Robinne

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    South-East Asia is one of the most complex regions in the world as far as ethnic, linguistic and cultural diversity is concerned with an extremely rich ancient and contemporary history. Because of this, it offers an exceptionally rich field of study for inter-ethnic relations. This book examines...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge