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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Future of Singapore

    Population, Society and the Nature of the State

    By Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir, Bryan S. Turner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Singapore, like many other advanced economies, has a relatively low, and declining, birth-rate. One consequence of this, and a consequence also of the successful economy, is that migrants are being drawn in, and are becoming an increasing proportion of the overall population. This book examines...

    To Be Published May 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Chinese Immigrant Adaptation in Western Societies

    A Cross-National Comparison

    By Sin Yi Cheung

    Series: Routledge Studies of Diasporic Peoples

    This volume aims to provide a comprehensive analysis of the social and economic positions of recent Chinese immigrants and their children in four western developed countries: Australia, Britain, Canada and USA. It will be the first attempt to systematically compare the experiences of overseas...

    To Be Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Writing the City in British Asian Diasporas

    Edited by Sean McLoughlin, William Gould, Ananya Jahanara Kabir, Emma Tomalin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In 1962, the Commonwealth Immigrants Act hastened the process of South Asian migration to postcolonial Britain. Half a decade later, now is an opportune moment to revisit the accumulated writing about the diasporas formed through subsequent settlement, and to probe the ways in which the South Asian...

    To Be Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Democratic Transformation and the Vernacular Public Arena in India

    Edited by Taberez Ahmed Neyazi, Akio Tanabe, Shinya Ishizaka

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    Since the structural change in Indian society that began in the 1990s - the result of the liberalization of the economy, devolution of power, and decentralization of the government - an unprecedented, democratic transformation has been taking place. This has caused the emergence of unexpected...

    To Be Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. "Nation-state" and Minority Rights in India

    Comparative Perspectives on Muslim and Sikh Identities

    By Tanweer Fazal

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The blood-laden birth-pangs of the Indian "nation-state" undoubtedly had a bearing on the contentious issue of group rights for cultural minorities. Indeed, the trajectory of the concept ‘minority rights’ evolved amidst multiple conceptualizations, political posturing and violent mobilizations and...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Environment and Society in Asia

    Edited by Paul G. Harris, Graeme Lang

    Nowhere is the connection between society and the environment more evident and potentially more harmful for the future of the world than in Asia. In recent decades, rapid development of Asian countries with very large populations has led to an unprecedented increase in environmental problems such...

    To Be Published July 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Women and Sex Work in Cambodia

    Blood, sweat and tears

    By Larissa Sandy

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Prostitution is strongly embedded in local cultural practices in Cambodia. Based on extensive original research, this book explores the nature of prostitution in Cambodia, providing explanations of why the phenomenon is so widely tolerated. It outlines the background of the French colonial period,...

    To Be Published August 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. South Asian Transnationalisms

    Cultural Exchange in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Babli Sinha

    Series: Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

    South Asian Transnationalisms explores encounters in twentieth century South Asia beyond the conventional categories of center and periphery, colonizer and colonized. Considering the cultural and political exchanges between artists and intellectuals of South Asia with counterparts in the United...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Growing up Female in Multi-Ethnic Malaysia

    By Cynthia Joseph

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book provides a rich, detailed analysis of the experiences of young women growing up in post-colonial, rapidly modernizing Malaysia. It considers the impact of ethnicity, socio-economic status, and school experiences and achievement. It discusses the effects of Malaysia’s ethnic affirmative...

    To Be Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. K Pop – The International Rise of the Korean Music Industry

    Edited by Jung-Bong 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 September 29th 2014 by Routledge