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Surviving Twice

by Trin Yarborough

Inspiring and sometimes tragic personal stories of five Amerasian children left behind after the Vietnam War


Advances in Biographical Methods: Creative Applications

by Maggie O'Neill, Brian Roberts & Andrew Sparkes

Rooted in a long and diverse genealogy, biographical approaches have developed from a focus upon a single story, a 'life story' and personal documents (e.g. diaries), to encompass (more routinely) autobiographical...


Colonization and Domestic Service: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

by Victoria K. Haskins & Claire Lowrie

This groundbreaking book brings together two key themes that have not been addressed together previously in any sustained way: domestic service and colonization. Colonization offers a rich and exciting new paradigm...


The East Asian War, 1592-1598: International Relations, Violence and Memory: International Relations, Violence and Memory

by James B. Lewis

As East Asia regains its historical position as a world centre, information on the history of regional relations becomes ever more critical. Astonishingly, Northeast Asia enjoyed five centuries of international...


Language and Masculinities: Performances, Intersections, Dislocations: Performances, Intersections, Dislocations

by Tommaso M. Milani

This volume showcases cutting-edge research in the linguistic and discursive study of masculinities, comprising the first significant edited collection on language and masculinities since Johnson and Meinhof's...


Footbinding and Women's Labor in Sichuan

by Hill Gates

When Chinese women bound their daughters' feet, many consequences ensued, some beyond the imagination of the binders and the bound. The most obvious of these consequences was to impress upon a small child's...


Constructing Modern Asian Citizenship

by Edward Vickers & Krishna Kumar

In many non-Western contexts, modernization has tended to be equated with Westernization, and hence with an abandonment of authentic indigenous identities and values. This is evident in the recent history of...


Rural Development and Poverty in Pakistan: The impact of state and donor interventions on farmers

by Syed Mohammad Ali

Rural development remains a major challenge for governments of developing countries such as Pakistan. While a broad range of state and donor interventions impact the lives of poor farmers -who provide a significant...


The Promiscuity of Network Culture: Queer Theory and Digital Media: Queer Theory and Digital Media

by Robert Payne

Liking, sharing, friending, going viral: what would it mean to recognize these current modes of media interaction as promiscuous? In a contemporary network culture characterized by a proliferation of new forms...


China\'s Exchange Rate Regime

by China Development Research Foundation

The imbalance between China's currency, the RMB, and those of other countries is widely regarded as a major problem for the world economy. There was a reform of China's exchange rate mechanism in 2005, following...


Ancient Chinese Encyclopedia of Technology: Translation and Annotation of Kaogong ji, The Artificers' Record

by Jun Wenren

This book presents the first translation into English of the full text of the Kaogong ji. This classic work, described by the great scholar of the history of Chinese science and technology Joseph Needham as...


The Routledge Companion to Bourdieu's 'Distinction'

by Philippe Coulangeon & Julien Duval

This edited collection explores the genesis of Bourdieu's classical book Distinction and its international career in contemporary Social Sciences. It includes contributions from contemporary sociologists from...


Textual Authority in Classical Indian Thought: Ramanuja and the Vishnu Purana

by Sucharita Adluri

Theistic Vedānta originated with Rāmānuja (1077-1157), who was one of the foremost theologians of Viśiṣṭādvaita Vedānta and also an initiate of the Śrīvaiṣṇava sectarian tradition in South India....


A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World: a philosophy for success through education

by Matthew L.N. Wilkinson

A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World provides a comprehensively theorised and practical approach to thinking systematically and deeply about Islam and Muslims in a multi-faith world. It makes the case...


Asian American Interethnic Relations and Politics

by Franklin Ng

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The World of the Indigenous Americas

by Robert Warrior

The World of Indigenous North America is a comprehensive look at issues that concern indigenous people in North America. Though no single volume can cover every tribe and every issue around this fertile area...


Global Knowledge Production in the Social Sciences: Made in Circulation

by Wiebke Keim, Ercüment Çelik & Christian Ersche

An innovative contribution to debates on the internationalization and globalization of the social sciences, this book pays particular attention to their theoretical and epistemological reconfiguration in the...


Genomics and the Reimagining of Personalized Medicine

by Richard Tutton

A rigorous, critical examination of the promises of genomics to transform the economics and delivery of medicine, Genomics and the Reimagining of Personalized Medicine examines the consequences of the shift...


Gentrification: A Working-Class Perspective

by Kirsteen Paton

This book reconnects class and the urban through an ethnographically detailed analysis of a neighbourhood undergoing gentrification which historicises class formation, critiques policy processes and offers a...


Armenian Christianity Today: Identity Politics and Popular Practice

by Alexander Agadjanian

Armenian Christianity Today examines contemporary religious life and the social, political, and cultural functions of religion in the post-Soviet Republic of Armenia and in the Armenian Diaspora worldwide. Scholars...