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New and Published Books

  1. The Rise of Asian Donors

    Japan's Impact on the Evolution of Emerging Donors

    Edited by Jin Sato, Yasutami Shimomura

    Series: Routledge-GRIPS Development Forum Studies

    Why do poor countries give aid to others? This book critically examines how aspirations for providing aid have coexisted with experiences of receiving aid and have transformed the practice of giving aid, with particular reference to the experiences of Japan and China. It highlights...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Japan's Ainu Minority in Tokyo

    Diasporic Indigeneity and Urban Politics

    By Mark K. Watson

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    This book is about the Ainu, the indigenous people of Japan, living in and around Tokyo; it is, therefore, about what has been pushed to the margins of history. Customarily, anthropologists and public officials have represented Ainu issues and political affairs as limited to rural pockets of...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Institutional Dynamics of China's Great Transformation

    Edited by Xiaoming Huang

    Series: China Policy Series

    This book examines the role of institutions in China’s recent large-scale economic, social and political transformation. The book argues that, although the importance of institutions in China’s rapid economic growth and social development over the past 30 years is widely acknowledged, exactly how...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka

    By Roshan de Silva Wijeyeratne

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Nation, Constitutionalism and Buddhism in Sri Lanka offers a new perspective on contemporary debates about Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism in Sri Lanka. In this book de Silva Wijeyeratne argues forcefully that ‘Sinhalese Buddhism’ in the period prior to its engagement with the British colonial State...

    Published August 1st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Grassroots Social Security in Asia

    Mutual Aid, Microinsurance and Social Welfare

    Edited by James Midgley, Mitsuhiko Hosaka

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    Grassroots Social Security in Asia investigates the role of mutual associations in providing income protection to low-income people in Asia and in particular the region's developing countries. Historically, these associations have consisted of small groups of people with common interests who save...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. China as the World Factory

    Edited by Kevin H. Zhang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Few countries have integrated into the world economy as fast – or as dramatically – as China has since 1978. The world’s most populous country is emerging as a world workshop and export machine: a visit to a department store in any country will unearth a plethora of goods manufactured in the People...

    Published January 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. China and Globalization

    The Social, Economic and Political Transformation of Chinese Society, 3rd Edition

    By Doug Guthrie

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009! In its quarter-century-long shift from communism to capitalism, China has transformed itself from a desperately poor nation into a country with one of the fastest-growing and largest economies in the world. Doug Guthrie examines the reforms driving the...

    Published April 5th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Non-Governmental Organisations in China

    By Yiyi Lu

    Series: China Policy Series

    As Chinese society becomes more open, and hopes rise that control by the Communist Party may become more relaxed, a great deal is expected from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the formation of civil society. This book, based on extensive original research including detailed interview...

    Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Local Organizations and Urban Governance in East and Southeast Asia

    Straddling state and society

    Edited by Benjamin L. Read, Robert Pekkanen

    Series: Routledge Studies on Civil Society in Asia

    This edited collection brings together enterprising pieces of new research on the many forms of organization in East and Southeast Asia that are sponsored or mandated by government, but engage widespread participation at the grassroots level. Straddling the state-society divide, these organizations...

    Published December 30th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Chinese Economists on Economic Reform - Collected Works of Guo Shuqing

    By Guo Shuqing

    Edited by China Development Research Foundation

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    China Development Research Foundation is one the leading economic think tanks in China, providing a base where many leading Chinese economists have developed the details of Chinese economic reform. This book is the second of a series which makes available to an English-speaking audience the work of...

    Published July 28th 2011 by Routledge