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Forthcoming Asian Politics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Labour and Development in East Asia

    Social Forces and Passive Revolution

    By Kevin Gray

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    The Chinese Communist Party’s response to the wave of factory strikes in the early summer of 2010 has raised important questions about the role that labour plays in the transformation of world orders. In contrast to previous policies of repression towards labour unrest, these recent disputes...

    To Be Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights in Asia

    By Robert J. Hanlon

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    As globalization has brought about new concerns and responsibilities for business, particularly in the realm of human rights, many multinational corporations (MNC) operating in Asia have argued that such rights are the responsibility of government. However, as globalization continues to improve...

    To Be Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Social Movements

    Transformative Shifts and Turning Points

    Edited by Savyasaachi, Ravi Kumar

    Series: Social Movements and Transformative Dissent

    Mapping the development of social movements in South Asia, this book offers a penetrating study of the nature and modes of protest and dissent as manifest in people’s struggles in securing equity, justice and security in labour, gender, human and environmental rights. Amid significant changes in...

    To Be Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge India

  4. Migration and Integration in Singapore

    Edited by Mui Teng Yap, Gillian Koh

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    Taking a multi-disciplinary approach, this book examines the social, economic, and political issues that have arisen with the influx of foreigners in Singapore since the turn of the 21st century. From 2000 to 2010, the proportion of permanent residents in the total population of Singapore has...

    To Be Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Fragile Frontiers

    The Secret History of Mumbai Terror Attacks

    By Saroj Kumar Rath

    This book is a hitherto neglected, intriguing and analytical description of terrorism in South Asia, centering on the diabolic Mumbai Attacks conspiracy of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence; the duplicitous terror policy of the United States; and the lackadaisically self-inflicted capitulation...

    To Be Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge India

  6. Peacebuilding and NGOs

    State-Civil Society Interactions

    By Ryerson Christie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    Analysing the relationship between civil society and the state, this book lays bare the assumptions informing peacebuilding practices and demonstrates through empirical research how such practices have led to new dynamics of conflict. The drive to establish a sustainable liberal peace largely...

    To Be Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Changing Policy-Making Process in Greater China

    Case research from Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

    Edited by Bennis Wai Yip So, Yuang-kuang Kao

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    This book explores how the policy-making process is changing in the very volatile conditions of present day mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. It considers the overall background conditions – the need to rebalance in mainland China after years of hectic economic growth; governance transition and...

    To Be Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Citizenship After Orientalism

    An Unfinished Project

    Edited by Engin F Isin

    This collection offers a postcolonial critique of the ostensible superiority or originality of ‘Western’ political theory and one of its fundamental concepts, ‘citizenship’. The chapters analyse the undoing, uncovering, and reinventing of citizenship as a way of investigating citizenship as...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Japan's Relations with North Korea and the Recalibration of Risk

    By Ra Mason

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    North Korea’s contemporary relations with Japan have been fraught with tension. Tactics employed by Pyongyang have included abductions of Japanese citizens, missile launches over Japanese territory, intrusions into Japanese sovereign waters, and nuclear tests in defiance of Japanese and...

    To Be Published May 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of War Memory in Japan

    Progressive Civil Society Groups and Contestation of Memory of the Asia-Pacific War

    By Kamila Szczepanska

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Since the 1990s, questions of Japanese wartime conduct, apologies for aggression, and compensation to former victims of the country’s imperial policies, have been brought to the fore of national and regional politics. The state is undoubtedly the most important actor in the process of memory...

    To Be Published May 11th 2014 by Routledge