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Forthcoming Cultural Asian Studies Books

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  1. Transnational Feminism and Global Advocacy in South Asia

    Edited by Gita Rajan, Jigna Desai

    Transnational feminism has been critical to feminist theorizing in the global North over the last few decades. Perhaps due to its broad terminology, transnational feminism can become vague and dislocated, losing its ability to name specific critiques of and responses to empire, race, and...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Calligraphy and Power in Contemporary Chinese Society

    By Yuehping Yen

    Series: Anthropology of Asia

    This unusual and interesting book is a fascinating account of the world of Chinese writing. It examines Chinese space and the political and social use of writing as propaganda, a publicity booster and as a ladder for social climbing....

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. K-pop – The International Rise of the Korean Music Industry

    Edited by JungBong Choi, Roald Maliangkay

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    K-pop, described by Time Magazine in 2012 as "South Korea’s greatest export", has rapidly achieved a large worldwide audience of devoted fans largely through distribution over the Internet. This book examines the phenomenon, and discusses the reasons for its success. It considers the national and...

    To Be Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Eurasian Integration – The View from Within

    Edited by Piotr Dutkiewicz, Richard Sakwa

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    As Eurasia and the adjacent territories become more important to the world, there is increasing interest from international powers, accompanied by attempts to give institutional form to traditional economic and security links within the region. This book includes a range of substantive work from...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Soviet Orientalism and the Creation of Central Asian Nations

    By Alfrid K. Bustanov

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    Orientalism – the idea that the standpoint of Western writers on the East greatly affected what they wrote about the East, the "Other" – applied also in Russia and the Soviet Union, where the study of the many exotic peoples incorporated into the Russian Empire, often in quite late imperial times,...

    To Be Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. China's Leftover Women

    Late Marriage Among Professional Women and its Consequences

    By Sandy To

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    The term "sheng nu" ("leftover women") has been recently coined in China to describe the increasing number of women, especially intelligent professional women aged thirty and over who have not married. This book explores this phenomenon, reporting on extensive research among "leftover women",...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Water Politics and Spiritual Ecology

    Custom, environmental governance and development

    By Lisa Palmer

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    This book addresses a critical need for a sustained geographical and anthropological inquiry into the social issues of water governance. It traces local uses, beliefs and rituals associated with water in East Timor and draws on detailed ethnographic research to explore the degree to which these...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Climate Change and the Anthropos

    Planet, People and Places

    By Linda Connor

    Series: Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

    Anthropos, in the sense of species as well as cultures and ethics, locates humans as part of much larger orders of existence – fundamental when thinking about climate change. This book offers a new way of thinking about the significance of locality and everyday life in relation to climate change....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

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