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Forthcoming Asian Social Policy Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 16 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. Chinese Higher Education Reform and Social Justice

    Edited by Bin Wu, John Morgan

    Series: China Policy Series

    In place of a distributive justice perspective which focuses simply on equal access to universities, this book presents a broader understanding of the relationship between Chinese higher education and economic and social change. The necessity for research on the place of universities in...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Economy in China and the World

    Edited by Ngai Pun, Ben Hok-bun Ku, Hairong Yan, Anita Koo

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

    Thirty-years of economic transformation has turned China into one of the major players in the global capitalist economy. However, its economic growth has generated rising problems in inequality, alienation, and sustainability with the agrarian crises of the 1990s giving rise to real social outcry...

    To Be Published August 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Globalization and Transnational Capitalism in Asia and Oceania

    Edited by Jeb Sprague

    News headlines warn of rivalries and competing nations across Asia and the Pacific, even as powerful new cross-border relations form as never before. This book looks behind the Asia-Pacific curtain: at the new forms of social, economic, and political integration taking place through a global...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Transforming Urban Water Supplies in India

    The Role of Reform and Partnerships in Globalization

    By Govind Gopakumar

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The absence of water supply infrastructure is a critical issue that affects the sustainability of cities in the developing world and the quality of life of millions of people living in these cities. Urban India has probably the largest concentration of people in the world lacking safe access to...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asia

    Identity Politics, Schooling and Popular Culture

    Edited by Paul Morris, Naoko Shimazu, Edward Vickers

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

    In the decades since her defeat in the Second World War, Japan has continued to loom large in the national imagination of many of her East Asian neighbours. While for many, Japan still conjures up images of rampant military brutality, at different times and in different communities, alternative...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Deliberating Environmental Policy in India

    Participation and the Role of Advocacy

    By Sunayana Ganguly

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia and the Environment

    As one of the world’s largest and most bio-diverse countries, India’s approach to environmental policy will be very significant in tackling global environmental challenges. This book explores the transformations that have taken place in the making of environmental policy in India since the economic...

    To Be Published November 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Disability Policy in China

    Child and Family Experiences

    By Xiaoyuan Shang, Karen R. Fisher

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Without access to a public social welfare system in parts of China, some families face invidious decisions about the lives of their children with disabilities. In other places, children with disabilities can now expect to participate in their families and communities with the same aspirations as...

    To Be Published December 18th 2015 by Routledge

  8. New Life Courses, Social Risks and Social Policy in East Asia

    Edited by Raymond K. H. Chan, Jens Zinn, Lih-Rong Wang

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    Social policy in modern industrialised societies is increasingly challenged by new social risks. These include insecure employment resulting from ever more volatile labour markets, new family and gender relationships resulting from the growing participation of women in the labour market, and the...

    To Be Published December 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Trends in Chinese Education

    Edited by Chen Hongjie, W. James Jacob

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    This book considers a wide range of key developments and key areas of debate in China’s education system. Marketization, quality assurance, and issues of inequality and gender are all discussed, as are expansion in the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors, the impact of globalization, and the...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Social Attitudes in Contemporary China

    By Chen Yu, Fang Wei, Liqing Li, Paul Morrissey, Nie Chen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Unlike many studies of social attitudes, which are based on large scale quantitative surveys, or which focus on the attitude of elites, this book considers the views of ordinary people, and is based on in-depth, qualitative interviews. This approach results in rich, nuanced data, and is especially...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge