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  1. Maritime Issues in the South China Sea

    Troubled Waters or A Sea of Opportunity

    Edited by Nien-Tsu Alfred Hu, Ted L. McDorman

    South China Sea (SCS) issues are complex and dynamic, ranging from historic claims to present day military occupation, from military security to regional stability, from rhetorical appeasements to national interests, from intraregional competition to extraregional involvement. The submissions...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature

    Edited by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    Across the world, ecosystems are for sale. ‘Green grabbing’ – the appropriation of land and resources for environmental ends – is an emerging process of deep and growing significance. A vigorous debate on ‘land grabbing’ already highlights instances where ‘green’ credentials are called...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Water Quality Policy and Management in Asia

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Asia's 48 countries have an estimated 1.757 billion urban population and 2.4 billion people in rural areas (or approximately 60 per cent of the global population). Divided into central, eastern, southern, south-eastern and western regions, the continent is also extremely heterogeneous in terms of...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Diaspora and Identity

    Perspectives on South Asian Diaspora

    Edited by Ajaya Kumar Sahoo, Gabriel Sheffer

    This book investigates the identity issues of South Asians in the diaspora. It engages the theoretical and methodological debates concerning processes of culture and identity in the contemporary context of globalisation and transnationalism. It analyses the South Asian diaspora - a perfect route to...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Socialist China, Capitalist China

    Social tension and political adaptation under economic globalization

    Edited by Guoguang Wu, Helen Lansdowne

    Series: China Policy Series

    China is currently encountering increasing social problems, together with the rise of mass discontent and public protest, despite having achieved enormous economic growth after nearly thirty years of market socialism and embracing globalization. The future of China thus depends not only on the...

    Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Origins of Himalayan Studies

    Brian Houghton Hodgson in Nepal and Darjeeling

    By David Waterhouse

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    Brian Hodgson lived in Nepal from 1820 to 1843 during which time he wrote and published extensively on Nepalese culture, religion, natural history, architecture, ethnography and linguistics. Contributors from leading historians of Nepal and South Asia and from specialists in Buddhist studies, art...

    Published December 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Academic Nations in China and Japan

    Framed by Concepts of Nature, Culture and the Universal

    By Margaret Sleeboom

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    The descriptions Chinese and Japanese people attribute to themselves and to each other differ vastly and stand in stark contrast to Western perceptions that usually identify a 'similar disposition' between the two nations. Academic Nationals in China and Japan explores human categories, how...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Essence of Japanese Cuisine

    An Essay on Food and Culture

    By Michael Ashkenazi, Jeanne Jacob

    The past few years have shown a growing interest in cooking and food, as a result of international food issues such as BSE, world trade and mass foreign travel, and at the same time there has been growing interest in Japanese Studies since the 1970s. This volume brings together the two interests of...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. History of Japanese Policies in Education Aid to Developing Countries, 1950s-1990s

    The Role of the Subgovernmental Processes

    By Takao Kamibeppu

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Mao's Prey

    The History of Chen Renbing, Liberal Intellectual

    By Jeanette Ford Fernandez

    Series: East Asia

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge