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Politics in Asia

Politics in Asia

Politics in Asia has long been established as a source of distinctive and authoritative studies on the political life of Asia. The series covers a broad range of countries and aspects of politics, and includes volumes from some of the leading scholars working in the field.

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  1. Foreign Policy Making in Taiwan

    From Principle to Pragmatism

    By Dennis V. Hickey

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Following President Chen Sui-bian’s victory in the controversial 2004 presidential election, this book examines the future direction of Taiwan’s foreign policy, focusing on the internal and external forces that influence and shape the countries foreign policy decisions today. The author suggests...

    Published March 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Chinese Diplomacy and the UN Security Council

    Beyond the Veto

    By Joel Wuthnow

    Series: Politics in Asia

    China has emerged in the 21st century as a sophisticated, and sometimes contentious, actor in the United Nations Security Council. This is evident in a range of issues, from negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program to efforts to bring peace to Darfur. Yet China’s role as a veto-holding member of the...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Economy-Security Nexus in Northeast Asia

    Edited by T.J. Pempel

    Series: Politics in Asia

    The dynamics of Northeast Asia have traditionally been considered primarily in military and hard security terms or alternatively along their economic dimensions. This book argues that relations among the states of Northeast Asia are far more comprehensible when the mutually shaping interactions...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Secessionism and Separatism in Europe and Asia

    To Have a State of One’s Own

    Edited by Jean-Pierre Cabestan, Aleksandar Pavković

    Series: Politics in Asia

    The boundaries between secessionism and separatism are often blurred, and in many cases study of secessionism encompasses that of separatism and vice versa. Recognising this inherent relationship, this book provides a comparative survey of recent attempts at secession and separatist movements from...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Party Politics in Taiwan

    Party Change and the Democratic Evolution of Taiwan, 1991-2004

    By Dafydd Fell

    Series: Politics in Asia

    In 1991 Taiwan held its first fully democratic election. This first single volume of party politics in Taiwan analyzes the evolution of party competition in the country, looking at how Taiwan’s parties have adjusted to their new multi-party election environment. It features key chapters on: the...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Indonesia's War over Aceh

    Last Stand on Mecca's Porch

    By Matt Davies

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Since 2001, Indonesia’s military commitment to Aceh province resulted in one of Southeast Asia’s largest wars for decades. Indonesia's War over Aceh presents the background and history of this war, investigating its domestic and international implications, at a time when the recent tsunami...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Japan's Relations with Southeast Asia

    The Fukuda Doctrine and Beyond

    Edited by Peng Er Lam

    Series: Politics in Asia

    The Fukuda Doctrine has been the official blueprint to Japan’s foreign policy towards Southeast Asia since 1977. This book examines the Fukuda Doctrine in the context of Japan-Southeast Asia relations, and discusses the possibility of a non-realist approach in the imagining and conduct of...

    Published August 31st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Japan and Germany as Regional Actors

    Evaluating Change and Continuity after the Cold War

    By Alexandra Sakaki

    Series: Politics in Asia

    The end of the Cold War and the bipolar era constituted a significant change in Germany's and Japan's foreign policy settings, granting both countries greater leeway to pursue policies divergent from Washington's strategy. This important book fills a gap in the existing literature by employing an...

    Published August 20th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Domestic Politics, International Bargaining and China's Territorial Disputes

    By Chien-peng Chung

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This is a groundbreaking analysis of China's territorial disputes, exploring the successes and failures of negotiations that have taken place between its three neighbours, namely India, Japan and Russia. By using Roberts Putnam's two level game framework, Chung relates the outcome of these disputes...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia

    Architecture and Beyond

    Edited by T.J. Pempel, Chung-Min Lee

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Defining and conceptualizing Northeast Asia’s security complex poses unique quandaries. The security architecture in Northeast Asia to date has been predominately U.S.-dominated bilateral alliances, weak institutional structures and the current Six Party Talks dealing with the North Korean nuclear...

    Published June 7th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. New Dynamics in US-China Relations: Contending for the Asia Pacific
    Edited by Mingjiang Li, Kalyan M. Kemburi
    To Be Published September 19th 2014
  2. Democratic Development in East Asia
    By Becky Shelley
    To Be Published November 1st 2014
  3. Illiberal Democracy in Indonesia: The Ideology of the Family-State
    By David Bourchier
    To Be Published November 6th 2014
  4. China's Power and Asian Security
    Edited by Mingjiang Li, Kalyan M. Kemburi
    To Be Published November 19th 2014
  5. Governance and Democracy in the Asia Pacific: Political and Civil Society
    Edited by William Case, Stephen McCarthy
    To Be Published February 15th 2015
  6. Sino-U.S. Energy Triangles: Resource Diplomacy Under Hegemony
    Edited by David Zweig, Yufan Hao
    To Be Published February 15th 2015

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