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New and Published Books

  1. The Microfinance Impact

    By Ranjula Bali Swain

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Financial inclusion through microfinance has become a powerful force in improving the living conditions of poor farmers, rural non-farm enterprises and other vulnerable groups. In its unique ability to link the existing extensive network of India’s rural bank branches with the Self Help Groups (SHG...

    Published July 8th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Chinese Indonesians Reassessed

    History, Religion and Belonging

    Edited by Siew-Min Sai, Chang-Yau Hoon

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    The Chinese in Indonesia form a significant minority of about three percent of the population, and have played a disproportionately important role in the country. Given that Chinese Indonesians are not seen as indigenous to the country and are consistently defined against Indonesian nationalism,...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Death and Dying in Contemporary Japan

    Edited by Hikaru Suzuki

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    This book, based on extensive original research, explores the various ways in which Japanese people think about death and how they approach the process of dying and death. It shows how new forms of funeral ceremonies have been developed by the funeral industry, how traditional grave burial is being...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Law and Fair Work in China

    By Sean Cooney, Sarah Biddulph, Ying Zhu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s economic reforms have brought the country both major international clout and widespread domestic prosperity. At the same time, the reforms have led to significant social upheaval, particularly manifest in labour relations. Each year, several thousand disputes break out over working...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Malaysia and the Developing World

    The Asian Tiger on the Cinnamon Road

    By Jan Stark

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    As Malaysia’s economy grows and flourishes, strong new links are being forged with other developing countries in the region and beyond. This book traces the ways in which age-old organizational, political, religious and trade networks between Nusantara, the Malay World, and Central Asia, East...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. New Models of Human Resource Management in China and India

    By Alan R. Nankervis, Fang Lee Cooke, Samir R. Chatterjee, Malcolm Warner

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the similarities and differences of contemporary human resource management systems, processes and practices in the two increasingly important economic great powers in Asia. It covers the full range of human resource management activities, including...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Nuclear Power and Energy Security in Asia

    Edited by Rajesh Basrur, Koh Swee Lean Collin

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    The rising demand for energy, the higher costs of oil and gas, and the association of fossil fuels with adverse climate change have all brought a renewed interest in nuclear energy. Nuclear power, however, is itself controversial, because of its costs, its environmental effects and the security...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Human Security and Climate Change in Southeast Asia

    Managing Risk and Resilience

    Edited by Lorraine Elliott, Mely Caballero-Anthony

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    This book makes an important and timely contribution to debates about the relationship between climate change and security in Southeast Asia. It does so through a human security lens, drawing on local and regional expertise to discuss the threats that climate change poses to human security in...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Labour Migration, Human Trafficking and Multinational Corporations

    The Commodification of Illicit Flows

    Edited by Ato Quayson, Antonela Arhin

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    Although much literature on human trafficking focuses on sex trafficking, a great deal of human trafficking results from migrant workers, compelled - by economic deprivation in their home countries - to seek better life opportunities abroad, especially in agriculture, construction and domestic work...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Labour Migration and Human Trafficking in Southeast Asia

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by Michele Ford, Lenore Lyons, Willem van Schendel

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Since the signing of the UN Trafficking Protocol, anti-trafficking laws, policies and other initiatives have been implemented at the local, national and regional levels. These activities have received little scholarly attention. This volume aims to begin to fill this gap by documenting the...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge