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Forthcoming Asian Culture & Society Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Philosophy and the Martial Arts

    Engagement

    Edited by Graham Priest, Damon Young

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    This is the first substantial academic book to lay out the philosophical terrain within the study of the martial arts and to explore the significance of this fascinating subject for contemporary philosophy. The book is divided into three sections. The first section concerns what philosophical...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Bangladesh Cinema and National Identity

    In Search of the Modern?

    By Zakir Hossain Raju

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Throughout the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, cinema has been adopted as a popular cultural institution in Bangladesh. At the same time, this has been the period for the articulation of modern nationhood and cultural identity of Bengali Muslims in Bangladesh. This book analyses the...

    To Be Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Re-figuring the Ramayana as Theology

    A History of Reception in Premodern India

    By Ajay K. Rao

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    The Ramayana of Valmiki is considered by many contemporary Hindus to be a foundational religious text. But this understanding is in part the result of a transformation of the epic’s receptive history, a hermeneutic project which challenged one characterization of the genre of the text, as a work of...

    To Be Published October 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Foraging and Farming

    The Evolution of Plant Exploitation

    Edited by David R. Harris, Gordon C. Hillman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from...

    To Be Published October 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Love and Marriage in Globalising China

    By Wang Pan

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    As China globalises the number of marriages between Chinese people and foreigners is increasing. These Chinese-foreign marriages have profound implications for China’s cultural identity. This book, based on extensive original research, outlines the different types of Chinese-foreign marriage, and...

    To Be Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Languages of the Kimberley, Western Australia

    By William B. McGregor

    The Kimberley, the far north-west of Australia, is one of the most linguistically diverse regions of the continent. Some fifty-five Aboriginal languages belonging to five different families are spoken within its borders. Few of these languages are currently being passed on to children, most of whom...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Chinese Intellectuals Between State and Market

    Edited by Merle Goldman, Edward Gu

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    This edited volume describes the intellectual world that developed in China in the last decade of the twentieth century. How, as China's economy changed from a centrally planned to a market one, and as China opened up to the outside world and was influenced by the outside world, Chinese...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Chinese and Japanese Films on the Second World War

    Edited by King-fai Tam, Timothy Y. Tsu, Sandra Wilson

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book examines representations of the Second World War in postwar Chinese and Japanese cinema. Drawing on a wide range of scholarly disciplines, and analysing a wide range of films, it demonstrates the potential of war movies for understanding contemporary China and Japan. It shows how the war...

    To Be Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Migration and Integration in Singapore

    Policies and Practice

    Edited by Yap Mui Teng, Gillian Koh, Debbie Soon

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    Between 2000 and 2010, Singapore witnessed a huge influx of foreign migrants. The proportion of permanent residents in the total population increased from 7% to 11%, while the share of non-resident foreigners has risen from 19% to 25%. This was as much the result of the spontaneous movement of...

    To Be Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge