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  1. Government and Politics in Taiwan

    By Dafydd Fell

    Series: Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

    Written by an experienced teacher and scholar this new textbook introduces the reader to the big questions that concern change and continuity in how politics operates and how Taiwan is governed. Taking a critical approach, Dafydd Fell provides students with the essential background to the history...

    Published November 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific

    2nd Edition

    By Michael K. Connors, Rémy Davison, Jörn Dosch

    The new, fully updated second edition of The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific builds on its coherent framework for understanding the complex international and global politics of the Asia Pacific. The textbook provides an introductory guide for the main frameworks needed to understand the...

    Published July 13th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The International Politics of the Asia Pacific

    Third and Revised Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This fully revised third edition of Michael Yahuda's extremely successful textbook brings the region fully up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. As well as assessing the post-Cold War uncertainties that challenged the balance and power...

    Published January 27th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Women's Movements in Asia

    Feminisms and Transnational Activism

    Edited by Mina Roces, Louise Edwards

    Women's Movements in Asia is a comprehensive study of women’s activism across Asia. With chapters written by leading international experts, it provides a full overview of the history of feminism, as well as the current context of the women’s movement in 12 countries: the Philippines, China,...

    Published May 19th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Sanctions as Grand Strategy

    By Brendan Taylor

    Series: Adelphi series

    Economic sanctions are becoming increasingly central to shaping strategic outcomes in the twenty-first century. They afford great powers a means by which to seek to influence the behaviour of states, to demonstrate international leadership and to express common values for the benefit of the...

    Published May 5th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Towards Nuclear Zero

    By Raimo Väyrynen, David Cortright

    Series: Adelphi series

    Rarely in the atomic age have hopes been raised as high as they are now for genuine progress toward disarmament. The new receptivity reflected in the policy declarations of many governments was sparked by a wave of private initiatives led by former senior policy leaders in many countries. This...

    Published April 27th 2010 by Routledge

  7. East Asia’s New Democracies

    Deepening, Reversal, Non-liberal Alternatives

    Edited by Yin-wah Chu, Siu-lun Wong

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This collection brings us up-to-date on the contemporary situations in the new democracies of East Asia, and debates on the prospect of introducing liberal democracy to this part of the world. The chapters cover a wide range of cases, including in-depth examination of China, Korea, Taiwan, the...

    Published April 5th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Building Asia’s Security

    By Nick Bisley

    Series: Adelphi series

    This book provides a systematic analysis of the current state and future trajectory of security cooperation in the world’s most economically dynamic and strategically uncertain region. It explains the rapid rise of a complex array of security mechanisms in Asia and argues that their limited...

    Published January 6th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Strategic Partnerships in Asia

    Balancing without alliances

    By Vidya Nadkarni

    This book examines the nature and implications of the increasing interaction among three secondary powers in the world: China, Russia and India. It provides an in-depth analysis of the complex and often contradictory goals underlying their emerging strategic partnerships along with an assessment of...

    Published January 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Non-Western International Relations Theory

    Perspectives On and Beyond Asia

    Edited by Amitav Acharya, Barry Buzan

    Given that the world has moved well beyond the period of Western colonialism, and clearly into a durable period in which non-Western cultures have gained their political autonomy, it is long past time that non-Western voices had a higher profile in debates about international relations, not just as...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  11. Human Security

    Concepts and implications

    By Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh, Anuradha Chenoy

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book, now available in paperback, traces the key evolutions in the development of the concept of human security, the various definitions and critiques, how it relates to other concepts, and what it implies for polities, politics, and policy. Human security is an important subject for the...

    Published October 27th 2008 by Routledge

  12. Institutions of the Asia-Pacific

    ASEAN, APEC and beyond

    By Mark Beeson

    Series: Global Institutions

    The Asia-Pacific is arguably the most important, but also the most complex and contested, region on the planet. Containing three of the world’s largest economies and some of its most important strategic relationships, the region’s capacity of regional elites to promote continuing economic...

    Published August 11th 2008 by Routledge

  13. East Asian Regionalism

    By Christopher M. Dent

    East Asia is a region that holds much fascination for many people. It is one of the world's most dynamic and diverse regions and is also becoming an increasingly coherent region through the inter-play of various integrative economic, political and socio-cultural processes. Such a development is...

    Published January 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  14. Critical Issues in Contemporary China

    Edited by Czeslaw Tubilewicz

    This informative and up-to-date text takes a multidisciplinary approach in examining contemporary China. It provides students with a comprehensive analysis of a number of the social, political and economic problems that China faces as it enters the twenty-first century. The chapters cover key...

    Published August 30th 2006 by Routledge

  15. Human Rights in Asia

    A Comparative Legal Study of Twelve Asian Jurisdictions, France and the USA

    Edited by Randall Peerenboom, Carole J. Petersen, Albert H.Y. Chen

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Human Rights in Asia considers how human rights are viewed and implemented in Asia. It covers not just civil and political rights, but also social, economic and cultural rights. This study discusses the problems arising from the fact that ideas of human rights have evolved in Western...

    Published June 9th 2006 by Routledge

  16. Reassessing ASEAN

    By Jeannie Henderson

    Series: Adelphi series

    With the accession of Cambodia in April 1999, the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) finally achieved its founding vision: the incorporation of all ten South-east Asian states. However, ASEAN-10 faces an unprecedented series of challenges, stemming from the organization's rapid...

    Published February 15th 2005 by Routledge

  17. Human Rights and Asian Values

    Contesting National Identities and Cultural Representations in Asia

    By Ole Bruun, Michael Jacobsen

    The Asian challenge to the universality of human rights has sparked off intense debate. This volume takes a clear stand for universal rights, both theoretically and empirically, by analysing social and political processes in a number of East and Southeast Asian countries. On the national arenas,...

    Published October 25th 2000 by Routledge