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Forthcoming Books

  1. Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia

    Edited by Gabriele Koehler, Deepta Chopra

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    This book sheds light on social policies in six South Asian countries introduced between 2003 and 2013, examining the ways in which these policies have come about, and what this reflects about the nature of the state in each of these countries. It offers a detailed analysis of the nature of these...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Languages of the Kimberley, Western Australia

    By William B. McGregor

    The Kimberley, the far north-west of Australia, is one of the most linguistically diverse regions of the continent. Some fifty-five Aboriginal languages belonging to five different families are spoken within its borders. Few of these languages are currently being passed on to children, most of whom...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Japanese Science Fiction

    A View of a Changing Society

    By Robert Matthew

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    After the Meiji Restoration of 1868 Japan modernized rapidly, transforming itself perhaps more quickly than any other country in history. However, the change was not without its conflicts, many of them still unresolved as the pleasures of modern society vie with a respect for the traditional...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. The History of Women's Mosques in Chinese Islam

    By Maria Jaschok, Shui Jingjun Shui

    This is a study of Chinese Hui Muslim women's historic and unrelenting spiritual, educational, political and gendered drive for an institutional presence in Islamic worship and leadership: 'a mosque of one's own' as a unique feature of Chinese Muslim culture. The authors place the historical origin...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Pacific

    By Donald B. Freeman

    Series: Seas in History

    In this fascinating and exciting overview, Donald B. Freeman explores the role of the Pacific Ocean in human history. Covering over one third of the globe, the Pacific Ocean plays a vital role in the lives and fortunes of more than two billion people who live on its rim-lands and islands. It...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Chinese Intellectuals Between State and Market

    Edited by Merle Goldman, Edward Gu

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    This edited volume describes the intellectual world that developed in China in the last decade of the twentieth century. How, as China's economy changed from a centrally planned to a market one, and as China opened up to the outside world and was influenced by the outside world, Chinese...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Language Change in East Asia

    By T. E. McAuley

    This book adopts a wide focus on the range of East Asian languages, in both their pre-modern and modern forms, within the specific topic area of language change. It contains sections on dialect studies, contact linguistics, socio-linguistics and syntax/phonology and deals with all three major...

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Mandate of Heaven

    Hidden History in the Book of Changes

    By S J Marshall, S. J. Marshall

    The Mandate of Heaven was originally given to King Wen in the 11th century BC. King Wen is credited with founding the Zhou dynasty after he received the Mandate from Heaven to attack and overthrow the Shang dynasty. King Wen is also credited with creating the ancient oracle known as the Yijing or...

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Crises of Global Economies and the Future of Capitalism

    Reviving Marxian Crisis Theory

    Edited by Kiichiro Yagi, Nobuharu Yokokawa, Hagiwara Shinjiro, Gary Dymski

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Recent events in the global financial markets and macro economies have served as a strong reminder for a need of a coherent theory of capitalist crisis and analysis. This book helps to fill the gap with well-grounded alternative articulations of the forces which move today's economic dynamics, how...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Financial History of the Bank for International Settlements

    By Kazuhiko Yago

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), founded in 1930, works as the "Bank for Central Banks". The BIS is an international forum where central bankers and officials gather to cope with international financial issues, and a bank which invests the funds of the member countries. This...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge