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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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41-50 of 92 results in Politics in Asia
  1. South Korean Engagement Policies and North Korea

    Identities, Norms and the Sunshine Policy

    By Key-young Son

    Series: Politics in Asia

    A fresh historical and theoretical exploration of the much-debated, but still elusive, question of the Korean divide. In contrast to much of the literature on the divide, which deals with state-building on the two sides of the Demilitarized Zone, this book sheds light on the slow, but steady...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Balance of Power in Asia-Pacific Security

    US-China Policies on Regional Order

    By Liselotte Odgaard

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Investigating the dynamics of balancing patterns in the Asia-Pacific, this book focuses particularly on the contribution of great powers and middle powers to regional stability. Taking the US and China as great powers, and using ASEAN, Russia, Australia and South Korea as example of middle powers,...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  3. US-China Relations in the 21st Century

    Power Transition and Peace

    By Zhiqun Zhu

    Series: Politics in Asia

    US-China Relations in the 21st Century addresses the bilateral relations of these two nations on international, domestic, societal and individual levels between 1990 and 2005. Peaceful power shifts remain a central dilemma in world politics, since historically power transition from a dominant...

    Published March 9th 2009 by Routledge

  4. A Rising China and Security in East Asia

    Identity Construction and Security Discourse

    By Rex Li

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This volume provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the security discourse of Chinese policy elites on the major powers in East Asia in relation to China’s self-perception as a rising power. It is the first book-length study that utilizes International Relations theories systematically to...

    Published November 18th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Rethinking Historical Injustice and Reconciliation in Northeast Asia

    The Korean Experience

    Edited by Gi-Wook Shin, Soon-Won Park, Daqing Yang

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Despite witnessing phenomenal economic growth and the spread of democratization in recent decades, as well as impressive intra-regional exchanges and interactions in the economic and cultural spheres, the Northeast Asian region still experience wounds from past wrongs that were committed in times...

    Published April 1st 2008 by Routledge

  6. Empire and Neoliberalism in Asia

    Edited by Vedi R. Hadiz

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This book analyzes the overall effect of American primacy on social and political conflicts in Asia, discussing how the post-Cold War American agenda does not promote democratization in the region, in contradiction to one of the major proclaimed aims of the proponents of the Pax Americana. This...

    Published April 17th 2006 by Routledge

  7. 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 1st 2006 by Routledge

  8. Order and Security in Southeast Asia

    Essays in Memory of Michael Leifer

    Edited by Ralf Emmers, Joseph Liow

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Michael Leifer, who died in 2001, was one of the leading scholars of Southeast Asian international relations. He was hugely influential through his extensive writings and his contacts with people in government and business in the region. In this book, many of Leifer’s students, colleagues and...

    Published December 5th 2005 by Routledge

  9. State Terrorism and Political Identity in Indonesia

    Fatally Belonging

    By Ariel Heryanto

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Approximately one million innocent Indonesians were killed by their fellow nationals, neighbours and kin at the height of an anti-communist campaign in the mid-1960s. This book investigates the profound political consequences of these mass killings in Indonesia upon public life, highlighting the...

    Published October 19th 2005 by Routledge

  10. China's Rise, Taiwan's Dilemma's and International Peace

    Edited by Edward Friedman

    Series: Politics in Asia

    If we are to believe the media then a war between China and Taiwan is inevitable. Incorporating interviews, archives and original research, this book examines the troubled relationship between China, Taiwan and the US, bringing Taiwanese views on identity politics to the forefront of the discussion...

    Published October 19th 2005 by Routledge