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  1. Human Security and the Chinese State

    Historical Transformations and the Modern Quest for Sovereignty

    By Robert Bedeski

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Offering a fresh and unique approach to surveying the historical transformations of the Chinese state, Human Security and the Chinese State focuses on human security in contrast with the twenty-first century obsession with national security. Building upon Hobbes' Leviathan, Robert Bedeski...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Perversion and Modern Japan

    Psychoanalysis, Literature, Culture

    Edited by Nina Cornyetz, J. Keith Vincent

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    How did nerves and neuroses take the place of ghosts and spirits in Meiji Japan? How does Natsume Soseki’s canonical novel Kokoro pervert the Freudian teleology of sexual development? What do we make of Jacques Lacan’s infamous claim that because of the nature of their language the Japanese people...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Labor, Democratization and Development in India and Pakistan

    By Christopher Candland

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In this first comparative study of organized labor in India and Pakistan, the author analyses the impact and role of organized labor in democratization and development. The study provides a unique comparative history of Indian and Pakistani labor politics. It begins in the early twentieth century,...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Subalternity and Religion

    The Prehistory of Dalit Empowerment in South Asia

    By Milind Wakankar

    Series: Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

    This book explores the relationship between mainstream and marginal or subaltern religious practice in the Indian subcontinent, and its entanglement with ideas of nationhood, democracy and equality. With detailed readings of texts from Marathi and Hindi literature and criticism, the book brings...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Ethno-Religious Violence in Indonesia

    From Soil to God

    By Chris Wilson

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Ethno-religious violence in Indonesia illustrates in detail how and why previously peaceful religious communities can descend into violent conflict. From 1999 until 2000, the conflict in North Maluku, Indonesia, saw the most intense communal violence of Indonesia’s period of democratization. For...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Deconstruction and the Ethical in Asian Thought

    Edited by Youru Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    The striking parallels between Derrida’s deconstruction and certain strategies eschewing oppositional hierarchies in Asian thought, especially in Buddhism and Daoism, have attracted much attention from scholars of both Western and Asian philosophy. This book contributes to this discussion by...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  7. An Introduction to Daoist Thought

    Action, Language, and Ethics in Zhuangzi

    By Eske Møllgaard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    This is the first work available in English which addresses Zhuangzi’s thought as a whole. It presents an interpretation of the Zhuangzi, a book in thirty-three chapters that is the most important collection of Daoist texts in early China. The author introduces a complex reading that shows the...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  8. India’s Energy Security

    Edited by Ligia Noronha, Anant Sudarshan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book explores the multifaceted aspects of India’s energy security concerns. Bringing together a set of opinions and analysis from experts and policymakers, it sheds light on the context of India’s energy insecurity and explores its various dimensions, its nature and extent. Contributors...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Dislocation and Resettlement in Development

    From Third World to the World of the Third

    By Anjan Chakrabarti, Anup Kumar Dhar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Challenging the more conventional approaches to dislocation and resettlement that are the usual focus of discussion on the topic, this book offers a unique theory of dislocation in the form of primitive accumulation. Interrogating the ‘reformist-managerial’ and ‘radical-movementist’ approaches, it...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Rise of Ethnic Politics in Nepal

    Democracy in the Margins

    By Susan I. Hangen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The relationship between ethnic politics and democracy presents a paradox for scholars and policy makers: ethnic politics frequently emerge in new democracies, and yet are often presumed to threaten these new democracies. As ethnic politics is becoming increasingly central to Nepali politics, this...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge