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New and Published Books

  1. Urban Development in India

    Global Indians in the Remaking of Kolkata

    By Pablo Shiladitya Bose

    Series: Routledge Series on Urban South Asia

    Indian diaspora has had a complex and multifaceted role in catalyzing, justifying and promoting a transformed urban landscape in India. Focussing on Kolkata/ Calcutta, this book analyses the changing landscapes over the past two decades of one of the world’s most fascinating and iconic cities....

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Environmental Challenges and Governance

    Diverse perspectives from Asia

    Edited by Sacchidananda Mukherjee, Debashis Chakraborty

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    The economies located in East, South and Southeast Asia have witnessed an interesting growth-sustainability trade-off over the last decades. While growth considerations have paved ways for deepened ties with growing trade-investment waves and increasing population pressure necessitated exploitation...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. State, Society and the Market in Contemporary Vietnam

    Property, Power and Values

    Edited by Hue-Tam Ho Tai, Mark Sidel

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    Lively debates around property, access to resources, legal rights, and the protection of livelihoods have unfolded in Vietnam since the economic reforms of 1986. Known as Doi Moi (changing to the new), these have gradually transformed the country from a socialist state to a society in which a...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Dynamics of Social Capital and Civic Engagement in Asia

    Edited by Amrita Daniere, Hy Van Luong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    The purpose of this volume is to highlight the impacts on civic engagement of social capital, and its various component parts (trust, norms, networks and associations), in diverse parts of Asia. Addressing the pressing need for improved governance within the spatial, political and cultural...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. China's Assertive Nuclear Posture

    State Security in an Anarchic International Order

    By Baohui Zhang

    Series: China Policy Series

    China’s nuclear capability is crucial for the balance of power in East Asia and the world. As this book reveals, there have been important changes recently in China’s nuclear posture: the movement from a minimum deterrence posture toward a medium nuclear power posture; the pursuit of space warfare...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Asian and Pacific Cities

    Development Patterns

    Edited by Ian Shirley, Carol Neill

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    The cities of Asia and the Pacific are at the epicentre of development in what is arguably, the most populous, culturally distinctive, and economically powerful region in the world. 16 major cities such as Tokyo, Shanghai, Manila, Jakarta, Bangkok, Singapore, Auckland, Kuala Lumpur and Santiago,...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Women and Climate Change in Bangladesh

    By Margaret Alston

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Bangladesh is by no means a high emitter of carbon, but it is nevertheless one of the countries most critically affected. There is a significant risk of damage to lives and livelihoods due to climate change in the form of cyclones, flooding and storm surges, and slow-onset impacts such as droughts,...

    Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. The New US Strategy towards Asia

    Adapting to the American Pivot

    Edited by William T Tow, Douglas Stuart

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    Barack Obama’s "rebalancing" or "pivot" strategy, intended to demonstrate continued US commitment to the Asia-Pacific region in a variety of military, economic, and diplomatic contexts, was launched with much fanfare in 2011. Implicit in the new strategy is both a focus on China – engagement with,...

    Published January 5th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics

    Edited by Ian Coxhead

    The Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Economics offers new insights into the rapidly-developing economies of Southeast Asia. Despite widespread initial deprivation, Southeast Asia has achieved and sustained a remarkable rate of growth, in the course of which tens of millions have successfully...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Development, Poverty and Power in Pakistan

    The impact of state and donor interventions on farmers

    By Syed Mohammad Ali

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Rural development remains a major challenge for governments of developing countries such as Pakistan. While a broad range of state and donor interventions impact the lives of poor farmers -who provide a significant proportion of the labour force - comprehensive consideration of these combined...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge