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Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

Series Editor: Morris Low, Tessa Morris Suzuki

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11-14 of 14 results in Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series
  1. Technology and the Culture of Progress in Meiji Japan

    By David G. Wittner

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

    In this book David Wittner situates Japan’s Meiji Era experience of technology transfer and industrial modernization within the realm of culture, politics, and symbolism, examining how nineteenth century beliefs in civilization and enlightenment influenced the process of technological choice....

    Published July 24th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Postmodern, Feminist and Postcolonial Currents in Contemporary Japanese Culture

    A Reading of Murakami Haruki, Yoshimoto Banana, Yoshimoto Takaaki and Karatani Kojin

    By Fuminobu Murakami

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

    Using the Euro-American theoretical framework of postmodernism, feminism and post-colonialism, this book analyses the fictional and critical work of four contemporary Japanese writers; Murakami Haruki, Yoshimoto Banana, Yoshimoto Takaaki and Karatani Kojin. In addition the author reconsiders this...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Japan and National Anthropology: A Critique

    By Sonia Ryang

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

    Japan and National Anthropology: A Critique is an empirically rich and theoretically sophisticated study which challenges the conventional view of Japanese studies in general and the Anglophone anthropological writings on Japan in particular. Sonia Ryang explores the process by which the postwar...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  4. The Cheabol and Labour in Korea

    The Development of Management Strategy in Hyundai

    By Seung Ho Kwon, Michael O'Donnell

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

    This important new study argues that an historical analysis of the labour-management policies of the Korean family conglomerates, or chaebol, is essential for a complete understanding of the dynamics of South Korean industrial relations. Focusing on the labour-management strategies of the Hyundai...

    Published April 26th 2001 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Defending Rights in Contemporary China
    By Jonathan Benney
    To Be Published March 31st 2015
  2. Gender in Japan: Power and Public Policy
    Edited by Vera Mackie
    To Be Published April 14th 2015

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