Hegemony or community?
Series: Politics in Asia
With featuring far-reaching diversities and disparities among the regional states in their political, economic and social systems and cultural and religious orientations, East Asia is a microcosm of international society at large. Nevertheless, there are unique dynamics unfolding in East Asia at...
Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge
The purpose of this book is to describe the intellectual process by which Real Business Cycle models were developed. The approach taken focuses on the core elements in the development of RBC models: (i) building blocks, (ii) catalysts, and (iii) meta-syntheses. This is done by detailed examination...
Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge
A Guide for System Designers and Installers (FB 59)
Low-temperature systems can improve energy efficiency and hence reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. There is growing interest in low-temperature hydronic central heating systems, ie those where water is used as the medium to distribute heat around the building, and in which the water leaving...
Published December 12th 2013 by IHS BRE Press
Interviews and Commentaries
This collection of interviews offers unprecedented insight into the plays and creative works of Suzan-Lori Parks, as well as being an important commentary on contemporary theater and playwriting, from jazz and opera to politics and cultural memory. Suzan-Lori Parks in Person contains 18...
Published November 26th 2013 by Routledge
This book offers a strong contribution to the growing field of institutional economics, going beyond the question of why institutions matter and examines the ways in which different types of institutions are conducive to the enhancement of competitiveness and economic development. Adopting a...
Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge
An uncomfortable observation in the Shift Logs and Process Control records of most aluminum smelting plants is that process control failures, large and small, happen every day. Although only a small fraction of these failures give rise to catastrophic events, the difference between a disaster we...
Published October 23rd 2013 by CRC Press
Facts and Analytics
The ongoing global financial crisis has manifested a remarkable degree of global financial integration—and its implications—for emerging Asian financial markets. The current crisis will not and should not deter the progress that the region has made toward financial openness and integration. However...
Published September 13th 2013 by Routledge
A History of the German Language Through Texts examines the evolution of German, from the Early Medieval period to the present day.Written in a lively and accessible style, the book looks at the history of German through a wide range of texts, from medical, legal and scientific writing to...
Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge