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  1. Democratic Transformation and the Vernacular Public Arena in India

    Edited by Taberez Ahmed Neyazi, Akio Tanabe, Shinya Ishizaka

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    Since the structural change in Indian society that began in the 1990s - the result of the liberalisation of the economy, devolution of power, and decentralisation of the government–an unprecedented, democratic transformation has been taking place. This has caused the emergence of unexpected...

    Published June 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Left Radicalism in India

    By Bidyut Chakrabarty

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian Politics

    Left radicalism in India was rooted in the nationalist movement and was set in motion in the 1920s with the formation of the communist party. The communist movement manifested itself differently in each phase of India’s political history and Communism continues to remain a meaningful alternative...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Low Carbon Transitions for Developing Countries

    By Frauke Urban

    Series: Routledge Studies in Low Carbon Development

    Global climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our times and in order to tackle this carbon emissions need to be mitigated. China and India have recently become some of the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters. Transitions to low carbon energy, for reducing emissions that lead to...

    Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Leadership and Authority in Central Asia

    The Ismaili Community in Tajikistan

    By Otambek Mastibekov

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    This book explores the unfolding of world history in a remote corner of Central Asia: the region of Badakhshan. The history of this region has commonly been explored through the lens of the major superpowers who competed over its territory in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Philosophy and Psychology of Character and Happiness

    Edited by Nancy E. Snow, Franco V. Trivigno

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Since ancient times, character, virtue, and happiness have been central to thinking about how to live well. Yet until recently, philosophers have thought about these topics in an empirical vacuum. Taking up the general challenge of situationism – that philosophers should pay attention to empirical...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Human Rights in Asia and the Pacific

    Edited by Ben Saul, Catherine Renshaw

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    While the Asia Pacific region is one of the world’s largest by population size, it has long been known for having the least developed regional and national institutional mechanisms for protecting human rights, particularly compared to the well-developed systems in Europe, the Americas, and...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Macroeconomics of Global Imbalances

    European and Asian Perspectives

    Edited by Marc Uzan

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    This book is the result of a workshop on the effects of globalization on Asian and European countries, organized by Marc Uzan and the Austrian Ministry of Finance in April 2006. Bringing together key academics, policy makers and private market participants, these chapters cover the current debate...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Language Planning for Medium of Instruction in Asia

    Edited by M. Obaidul Hamid, Hoa T.M. Nguyen, Richard B. Baldauf

    This volume investigates the policy and practice of medium of instruction at different levels of education in Asian polities including Bangladesh, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Maldives, Nepal, Timor-Leste and Vietnam. The chapters provide an informed understanding of the...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Democracy, Corruption and the Politics of Spirits in Contemporary Indonesia

    By Nils Bubandt

    Series: The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

    Indonesia has been an electoral democracy for more than a decade, and yet the political landscape of the world’s third-largest democracy is as complex and enigmatic as ever. The country has achieved a successful transition to democracy and yet Indonesian democracy continues to be flawed, illiberal,...

    Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. E-Governance in India

    Interlocking politics, technology and culture

    By Bidisha Chaudhuri

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    E-Governance has been one of the strategic sectors of reform in India since late 1990s under the rubric of ‘good governance’ agenda promoted by International Organizations. As India’s policy focus changed towards economic liberalization, deregulation and privatization proliferating domestic and...

    Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge