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  1. Justice and Governance in East Timor

    Indigenous Approaches and the 'New Subsistence State'

    By Rod Nixon

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Focusing on the case study of Timor Leste, this book presents the New Subsistence State as a conceptual tool for understanding governance challenges in countries characterised by subsistence economic and social relations. It examines the ways in which Timor Leste conforms to the typology of the New...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Korean Wave

    Korean Media Go Global

    Edited by Youna Kim

    Series: Internationalizing Media Studies

    Since the late 1990s South Korea has emerged as a new center for the production of transnational popular culture - the first instance of a major global circulation of Korean popular culture in history. Why popular (or not)? Why now? What does it mean socially, culturally and politically in a global...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Rethinking Transnational Chinese Cinemas

    The Amoy-Dialect Film Industry in Cold War Asia

    By Jeremy E. Taylor

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    The Amoy-dialect film industry emerged in the 1950s, producing cheap, b-grade films in Hong Kong for direct export to the theatres of Manila Chinatown, southern Taiwan and Singapore. Films made in Amoy dialect - a dialect of Chinese - reflected a particular period in the history of the Chinese...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. War, Culture and Society in Early Modern South Asia, 1740-1849

    By Kaushik Roy

    Series: Asian States and Empires

    This book argues that the role of the British East India Company in transforming warfare in South Asia has been overestimated. Although it agrees with conventional wisdom that, before the British, the nature of Indian society made it difficult for central authorities to establish themselves fully...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Muslim Architecture of South India

    The Sultanate of Ma'bar and the Traditions of Maritime Settlers on the Malabar and Coromandel Coasts (Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Goa)

    By Mehrdad Shokoohy

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asia

    This book reinterprets the Muslim architecture and urban planning of South India, looking beyond the Deccan to the regions of Tamil Nadu and Kerala - the historic coasts of Coromandel and Malabar. For the first time a detailed survey of the Muslim monuments of the historic ports and towns...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Social and Cultural Change in Central Asia

    The Soviet Legacy

    Edited by Sevket Akyildiz, Richard Carlson

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    Focusing on Soviet culture and its social ramifications both during the Soviet period and in the post-Soviet era, this book addresses important themes associated with Sovietisation and socialisation in the Central Asian states of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan....

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Emergent Knowledge Society and the Future of Higher Education

    Asian Perspectives

    Edited by Deane E. Neubauer

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    The nature of higher education is by no means fixed: it has evolved over time; different models of higher education co-exist alongside each other at present; and, worldwide, there are demands for higher education to change to better help support economic growth and to better fit chagning social and...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Law and Development in Asia

    Edited by Gerald Paul McAlinn, Caslav Pejovic

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    This book fills a gap in the literature by presenting a comprehensive overview of the key issues relating to law and development in Asia. Over recent decades, experts in law and development have produced multiple theories on law and development, none of which were derived from close study of Asian...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge