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Forthcoming Asian Social Policy Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 18 forthcoming new books in the subject of Asian Social Policy — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. China's Governance Model

    Improvement without Democracy and the Durability of the Party-State

    By Hongyi Lai

    Series: China Policy Series

    Many books on government in China either simply describe the political institutions or else focus, critically, on the weaknesses of the system, such as corruption or the absence of Western-style democracy. This book, on the other hand, takes a more balanced, more positive view. It argues that,...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Singapore Malays

    Being Ethnic Minority and Muslim in a Global City-State

    By Hussin Mutalib

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    The Malay population makes up Singapore's three largest ethnic groups. This book presents holistic and extensive analysis of the 'Malay Muslim story' in Singapore. Comprehensively and convincingly argued, the author examines their challenging circumstances in the fields of politics, education,...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Climate Change Governance in Chinese Cities

    By Qianqing Mai, Maria Francesch-Huidobro

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

    In the last 30 years, China has experienced rapid economic development and urbanisation which has resulted in high levels of environmental degradation and has put considerable pressure on the country’s infrastructure and natural resources. As China commits to considerably lower the carbon intensity...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Asset-Building Policies and Innovations in Asia

    Edited by Michael Sherraden, Li Zou, Ben Hok-bun Ku, Suo Deng, Sibin Wang

    Series: Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

    Asia has long been a testing ground for efforts to augment financial and social security by developing assets that may support individuals and households and contribute to long-term social development. Rapid growth in the number and breadth of asset-based social policies has prompted Asian scholars...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Active Ageing in Asia

    Edited by Alan Walker, Christian Aspalter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

    East Asian societies are changing rapidly, and one of the most important facets of this transformation is population the ageing. of society. "Active ageing" is one of the few concepts available today to effectively address the problems arising from a highly-aged and, particularly in East Asia,...

    To Be Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Constructing Modern Asian Citizenship

    Edited by Edward Vickers, Krishna Kumar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

    In many non-Western contexts, modernization has tended to be equated with Westernization, and hence with an abandonment of authentic indigenous identities and values. This is evident in the recent history of many Asian societies, where efforts to modernize – spurred on by the spectre of foreign...

    To Be Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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,...

    To Be Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Families in Asia

    Edited by Stella R. Quah

    Research on the family has expanded considerably across Asia but studies tend to be fragmented, focusing on narrow issues within limited areas (cities, towns, small communities) and may not be accessible to international readers. These limitations make it difficult for researchers, students, policy...

    To Be Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge