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  1. Aquinas on Being, Goodness, and God

    By Christopher Hughes

    Thomas Aquinas was the most influential philosopher of the Middle Ages, and one of the most famous Christian theologians of all time. His philosophy is a powerful synthesis of Aristotle and Plato presented within a Christian framework. His "five ways" to prove the existence of God are studied by...

    To Be Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Taiwan and Chinese Nationalism

    National Identity and Status in International Society

    By Christopher Hughes

    For China, Taiwan is next in line to be unified with the People's Republic after Hong Kong in 1997. China's claim on Taiwan is of great importance to the politics of Chinese Nationalism, and is central to the dynamics of power in this most volatile of regions. The democratic challenge from Taiwan...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Liberal Democracy as the End of History

    Fukuyama and Postmodern Challenges

    By Christopher Hughes

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Francis Fukuyama claims that liberal democracy is the end of history. This book provides a theoretical re-examination of this claim through postmodernist ideas. The book argues that postmodern ideas provide a valuable critique to Fukuyama’s thesis, and poses the questions: can we talk about a...

    Published September 30th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Japan's International Relations

    Politics, Economics and Security, 3rd Edition

    By Glenn D. Hook, Julie Gilson, Christopher W. Hughes, Hugo Dobson

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    The latest edition of this comprehensive and user-friendly textbook provides a single volume resource for all those studying Japan's international relations. It offers a clear and concise introduction to the most important aspects of Japan's role in the globalized economy of the twenty-first...

    Published August 30th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Security Studies

    A Reader

    Edited by Christopher W. Hughes, Yew Meng Lai

    This reader brings together key contributions from many of the leading scholars in the field, offering students an informed overview of the most significant work in security studies. The editors chart the development of the key theoretical and empirical debates in security studies in the Cold War...

    Published February 18th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Japan's Remilitarisation

    By Christopher W. Hughes

    Series: Adelphi series

    Is Japan on a path towards assuming a greater military role internationally, or has the recent military normalisation ground to a halt since the premiership of Junichiro Koizumi? In this book, Christopher W. Hughes assesses developments in defence expenditure, civil–military relations, domestic and...

    Published April 17th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Regionalisation and Global Governance

    The Taming of Globalisation?

    Edited by Andrew F. Cooper, Christopher W. Hughes, Philippe De Lombaerde

    Series: Routledge/Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    The relationship between global governance and regionalization is fraught with ambiguity. Understanding regionalization in this context requires an understanding of its relationship, and reactive condition, with both the constellations of global governance and globalization. This book presents an...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Routledge

  8. The Globalization of Political Violence

    Globalization's Shadow

    Edited by Richard Devetak, Christopher W. Hughes

    Series: Warwick Studies in Globalisation

    The events of the 11th of September 2001 revealed most dramatically that globalization has a shadow. While large sections of the world’s population enjoy the perceived benefits of globalization, others seek to utilize globalization for their own politically violent purposes. If 9/11 demonstrated...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Chinese Nationalism in the Global Era

    By Christopher R. Hughes

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Presenting an analysis of the tension between nationalism and globalization in China since the beginning of the ‘reform and opening’ period in the late 1970s to the present day, this book makes a unique contribution to the on-going debate on the nature of Chinese nationalism. It shows how...

    Published March 2nd 2006 by Routledge

  10. Fluid Dynamics and Dynamos in Astrophysics and Geophysics

    Edited by Andrew M. Soward, Christopher A. Jones, David W. Hughes, Nigel O. Weiss

    Series: The Fluid Mechanics of Astrophysics and Geophysics

    The increasing power of computer resources along with great improvements in observational data in recent years have led to some remarkable and rapid advances in astrophysical fluid dynamics. The subject spans three distinct but overlapping communities whose interests focus on (1) accretion discs...

    Published March 16th 2005 by CRC Press

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