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Forthcoming Books

  1. Rural Tax Reform in China

    Policy Processes and Institutional Change

    By Linda Chelan Li

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    This book examines questions of change and inertia in the context of the longstanding grievances over excessive taxation in rural China. How can some changes be sustained, whilst others cannot? How can a longstanding administrative practice be changed or even terminated, especially when previous...

    To Be Published June 20th 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 June 29th 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Japanese Bankers in the City of London

    Language, Culture and Identity in the Japanese Diaspora

    By Junko Sakai

    The globalisation of the present day world economy means that more and more people are experiencing different cultures through their work. Focusing on the real experiences of workers in Japanese transnational finance companies, this book not only throws light on this specific case, but at the same...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Language Planning and Language Policy

    East Asian Perspectives

    By Ping Chen, Nanette Gottlieb

    Examines the major issues of language planning and policy in Japan, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Vietnam, particularly those relating to the selection of official language, script, and written language....

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Tibetan Independence Movement

    Political, Religious and Gandhian Perspectives

    By Jane Ardley

    Tibet has been occupied for over fifty years, yet no progress has been made in solving the Tibetan problem. The first serious analysis of the Tibetan independence movement, this book is also the first to view the struggle from a comparative perspective, making an overt comparison with the Indian...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Reading Asia

    New Research in Asian Studies

    By Frans Husken Huskin, Dick van der Meij

    This volume presents a wide variety of articles in the broad field of Asian Studies, covering the latest results of research within the social sciences and the humanities, reflecting the rich diversity within these areas of research.The contributions stem from research carried out by scholars who...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Java and Modern Europe

    Ambiguous Encounters

    By Ann Kumar

    This book presents a case study of Europe's impact on an old and distinctive non-European civilisation. Part One deals with the elements in Europe's strength, technological, political and intellectual. It also uses Wallerstein's world-systems perspective to give an economic dimension to this...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Mencius on the Mind

    Experiments in Multiple Definition

    By I. A. Richards

    Long out of print, I. A. Richards's extraordinary 1932 foray into Chinese philosophy is worth reviving for its detached interpretation of the Chinese classics....

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge