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Forthcoming Books

  1. Irregular Migration and Human Security in East Asia

    Edited by Jiyoung Song, Alistair D. B. Cook

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Across East Asia, intra-regional migration is more prevalent than inter-regional movements, and the region’s diverse histories, geopolitics, economic development, ethnic communities, and natural environments make it an excellent case study for examining the relationship between irregular migration...

    To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Remaking China's Great Cities

    Space and Culture in Urban Housing, Renewal, and Expansion

    By Samuel Y. Liang

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    China’s rapid urbanization has restructured the great socialist cities Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou into mega cities that embrace global capitalism. This book focuses on the urban transformations of these three cities: Beijing is the nation’s political and cultural capital; Shanghai is the...

    To Be Published August 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Public Health and National Reconstruction in Post-War Asia

    International Influences, Local Transformations

    Edited by Liping Bu, Ka-che Yip

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book, based on extensive original research, considers the transformation of public health systems in major East, South and Southeast Asian countries in the period following the Second World War. It examines how public health concepts, policies, institutions and practices were improved, shows...

    To Be Published August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Rural Politics in Contemporary China

    Edited by Emily T. Yeh, Kevin J. O'Brien, Jingzhong Ye

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    This collection provides an overview of China’s rural politics, bringing scholarship on agrarian politics from various social science disciplines together in one place. The twelve contributions, spanning history, anthropology, sociology, environmental studies, political science, and geography,...

    To Be Published August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Efficiency of Social Sector Expenditure in India

    By Brijesh C Purohit

    Government investments in social sector has always played an important role in tackling social issues and facilitated in the alleviation of poverty. Hence, budgetary expenditure to be mobilized for such investments needs to be efficiently allocated and utilized to maximize the greatest good. This...

    To Be Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Critical Security and Chinese Politics

    The Anti-Falungong Campaign

    By Juha A. Vuori

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This book examines how critical approaches to security developed in Europe can be used to investigate a Chinese security issue - the case of the Falungong. The past few decades have produced a rich field of theoretical approaches to ‘security’ in Europe. In this book, the security-specific notions...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Japanese Buddhism

    By Sir Charles Eliot

    Written as a companion to Eliot's 3-volume Hinduism and Buddhism this text begins with an overview of Buddhism as practiced in India and China before presenting an in depth account of the history of Buddhism in Japan. It follows the development of the Buddhist movement...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Japanese Science Fiction

    A View of a Changing Society

    By Robert Matthew

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    After the Meiji Restoration of 1868 Japan modernized rapidly, transforming itself perhaps more quickly than any other country in history. However, the change was not without its conflicts, many of them still unresolved as the pleasures of modern society vie with a respect for the traditional...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Buddhist Tantras

    By Wayman

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Napoleon and Persia

    Franco-Persian Relations under the First Empire

    By Iradj Amini

    The first book on this subject since 1904. It examines the growing interest of Napoleon in India, the genesis of Franco-Persian relations, Napoleon in Egypt, the British and French missions to Persia, the Franco-Persian Treaty of Finkenstein, the Persian mission to Paris, Russia's hostility to...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge