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  1. Chinese Overseas Labour and Globalisation in the Early Twentieth Century

    Migrant Workers, Globalisation and the Sino-French Connection

    By Paul Bailey

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Chinese labourers were contracted in large numbers – over 140,000 of them – by the French and British governments for war-related work on the Western front. This book examines how this came about; and it explores the experiences of the Chinese workers involved. It discusses the wider extent of the...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Mao's Prey

    The History of Chen Renbing, Liberal Intellectual

    By Jeanette Ford Fernandez

    Series: East Asia

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. China's Governance Model

    Improvement without Democracy and the Durability of the Party-State

    By Hongyi Lai

    Series: China Policy Series

    Many books on government in China either simply describe the political institutions or else focus, critically, on the weaknesses of the system, such as corruption or the absence of Western-style democracy. This book, on the other hand, takes a more balanced, more positive view. It argues that,...

    Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Memory, Conflict and New Media

    Web Wars in Post-Socialist States

    Edited by Ellen Rutten, Julie Fedor, Vera Zvereva

    Series: Media, War and Security

    This book examines the online memory wars in post-Soviet states – where political conflicts take the shape of heated debates about the recent past, and especially World War II and Soviet socialism. To this day, former socialist states face the challenge of constructing national identities,...

    Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Latin America in the World

    Edited by Jorge I Dominguez, Ana Covarrubias

    The Handbook of Latin America in the World explains how the Latin American countries have both reacted and contributed to changing international dynamics over the last 30 years. It provides a comprehensive picture of Latin America’s global engagement by looking at specific processes and issues that...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Politics, Landlords and Islam in Pakistan

    By Nicolas Martin

    Series: Exploring the Political in South Asia

    Politics, Landlords and Islam in Pakistan explores the linkages between politics, religion, class, and caste in politics in rural Pakistan. It documents how landlords continue to wield arbitrary and despotic power over much of Pakistan’s rural population in the 21st century, and how participatory...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge India

  7. The Promise of the New and Genealogies of Education Reform

    Edited by Julie McLeod, Katie Wright

    This volume explores questions about hope, optimism and the possibilities of the ‘new’ as expressed in educational thinking on the nature and problem of adolescence. One focus is on the interwar years in Australian education, and the proliferation of educational reports and programs directed to...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Internet, Social Networks and Civic Engagement in Chinese Societies

    Edited by Wenhong Chen

    The Internet in China reflects many contradictions and complexities of the society in which it is embedded. Despite the growing significance of digital media and communication technologies, research on their contingent, non-linear, and sometimes paradoxical impact on civic engagement remains...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Malaysia

    Edited by Meredith L. Weiss

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Malaysia offers a broad, analytical survey of Malaysia. It provides a comprehensive survey of significant topics in Malaysian politics, economy, and society today, focussing on issues, institutions, and trends. It is divided into four thematic sections, which...

    Published October 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Conflict, Negotiations and Natural Resource Management

    A legal pluralism perspective from India

    Edited by Maarten Bavinck, Amalendu Jyotishi

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Conflicts over natural resources abound in India, where much of the population is dependent on these resources for their livelihoods. Issues of governance and management are complicated by the competing claims of parallel legal systems, including state, customary, religious, project and local laws....

    Published October 27th 2014 by Routledge