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Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

The Asia Pacific has seen great social, environmental and economic change. The region is now the focus of considerable attention by the academic community. This series brings together the best of the current research from right across the social sciences and humanities.

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11-17 of 17 results in Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies
  1. Sino-Japanese Relations

    Facing the Past, Looking to the Future?

    By Caroline Rose

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Over recent years, there has been increasing interest in the relationship between China and Japan, particularly as a way of understanding contemporary political, economic and security developments within the whole East Asia region. Caroline Rose presents a thorough, balanced and objective...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Human Rights in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan

    By Ian Neary

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Ian Neary looks in detail at the history of the introduction of human rights ideas into Japan, South Korea and Taiwan and examines how, and to what effect, state and society have incorporated the specific international standards on childrens' and patients' rights into legal systems and social...

    Published April 30th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Directors of Urban Change in Asia

    Edited by Peter J.M. Nas

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Bringing together a group of international scholars, Directors of Urban Change in Asia examines who the 'directors' for urban change are in an eclectic mix of Asian cities. The books discusses how, in the majority of cases, urban change has come about primarily as the result of visionary leaders,...

    Published March 8th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Cultural Politics and Asian Values

    The Tepid War

    By Michael D. Barr

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Cultural Politics and Asian Values looks at the political, cultural and religious background of East and Southeast Asian societies and those of 'the West', with a view to seeing how they are affecting contemporary national and international politics: democratization, the international human rights...

    Published August 28th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Issues, Policies and Future Trends

    Edited by David R. Phillips

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 9th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Human Rights and Gender Politics

    Asia-Pacific Perspectives

    Edited by Anne-Marie Hilsdon, Martha Macintyre, Vera Mackie, Maila Stivens

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    In recent years, the slogan "women's rights are human rights" has become a central claim of the of the global women's movement. Human Rights and Gender Politics: Asia-Pacific Perspectives examines the critical issues raised by this embracing and expansion of the human rights discourse by feminists...

    Published June 21st 2000 by Routledge

  7. Environment, Education and Society in the Asia-Pacific

    Local Traditions and Global Discourses

    Edited by John Fien, Helen Sykes, David Yencken

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    This important book explores the interaction of global environmental discourses and local traditions and practices in twelve countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Based upon two parallel groups of studies, reviewing cultural influences in individual countries, and the attitudes of young people...

    Published February 16th 2000 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Diminishing Conflicts in Asia and the Pacific: Why Some Subside and Others Don’t
    Edited by Edward Aspinall, Robin Jeffrey, Anthony Regan
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  2. Eurasia's Regional Powers Compared – China, India, Russia
    Edited by Shinichiro Tabata
    To Be Published January 16th 2015
  3. Arts and Cultural Leadership in Asia
    Edited by Jo Caust
    To Be Published March 31st 2015
  4. Asian Worlds in Latin America
    By Stefania Paladini
    To Be Published May 31st 2015

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