Building Urban Communities
This book explores how and why civic spaces are used by different communities in Asia and what role urban governance and public participation play in the support or demise of communities. Using case studies of contemporary city life throughout, the contributors provide insights into the importance...
Published April 17th 2012 by Routledge
The Social Production of Civic Spaces
Series: Rethinking Globalizations
Globalization, the City and Civil Society in Pacific Asia presents a detailed examination of the underlying issues of urban life in the Far East. Leading authorities on globalization and politics in the region cover key themes of continuity and change: relationships between civil society and the...
Published July 30th 2010 by Routledge
Foreign Workers and the Advent of a Multicultural Society
Japan and Global Migration brings together current research on foreign workers and households from a variety of different perspectives. This influx has had a substantial impact on Japan's economic, social and political landscape. The book asks three major questions: whether the recent wave of...
Published September 16th 1999 by Routledge