Asian Research

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Contacts

Editorial Inquiries
  1. Dorothea Schaefter (on leave)
    Senior Editor, Central, South and Southeast Asia
    Jillian Morrison, Acting Associate Editor

  2. Stephanie Rogers
    Publisher, East Asia

  3. Peter Sowden
    Editor, Asia

Other Inquiries

Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

  1. Higher Education in Southeast Asia

    Blurring Borders, Changing Balance

    By Anthony Welch

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    This is the first book to systematically chart and comparatively assess the trend towards private higher education in South East Asia. Caught between conflicting imperatives of spiralling demand, and limited resources, the balance between public and private higher education systems in South East,...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 February 1st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Social Policy and Poverty in East Asia

    The Role of Social Security

    Edited by James Midgley, Kwong Leung Tang

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    This book looks at the role of social policy and particularly social security in addressing the ongoing challenge of poverty in East Asia despite the region’s spectacular experience of economic growth in decent decades. The East Asian miracle resulted over the last four decades in a...

    Published August 10th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Transforming Asian Governance

    Rethinking assumptions, challenging practices

    Edited by M Ramesh, Scott Fritzen

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    There are a multitude of hazards that confront attempts to change institutional or political orders in pursuit of good governance. Even seemingly technical prescriptions run up against local political and social realities which make their adoption difficult and, if adopted, require significant...

    Published December 21st 2008 by Routledge

  5. Ultra-Low Fertility in Pacific Asia

    Trends, causes and policy issues

    Edited by Paulin Straughan, Angelique Chan, Gavin Jones

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea and Hong Kong SAR are among the very lowest-fertility countries in the whole world, and even China has reached fertility levels lower than those in many European countries. If these levels continue over long periods East Asia will soon face accelerating...

    Published September 18th 2008 by Routledge