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  1. Liberal Rights and Political Culture

    Envisioning Democracy in China

    By Zhenghuan Zhou

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    This book argues that the liberal concept of rights presupposes and is grounded in an individualistic culture or shared way of relating, and that this particular shared way of relating emerged only in the wake of the Reformation in the modern West....

    Published March 17th 2010 by Routledge

  2. We Are Not Garbage!

    The Homeless Movement in Tokyo, 1994-2002

    By Miki Hasegawa

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    This book offers a full history of a homeless movement in Tokyo that lasted nearly a decade. It shows how homeless people and their external supporters in the city combined their scarce resources to generate and sustain the movement. The study advocates a more nuanced analysis of movement gains to...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  3. A Nation of a Hundred Million Idiots

    A Social History of Japanese Television, 1953 - 1973

    By Jayson Makoto Chun

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    This book offers a history of Japanese television audiences and the popular media culture that television helped to spawn. In a comparatively short period, the television industry helped to reconstruct not only postwar Japanese popular culture, but also the Japanese social and political landscape....

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Postsocialist Cinema in Post-Mao China

    The Cultural Revolution after the Cultural Revolution

    By Chris Berry

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    This book argues that the fundamental shift in Chinese Cinema away from Socialism and towards Post-Socialism can be located earlier than the emergence of the "Fifth Generation" in the mid-eighties when it is usually assumed to have occured. By close analysis of films from the 1949-1976 Maoist era...

    Published November 5th 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Prospects for a Regional Human Rights Mechanism in East Asia

    By Hidetoshi Hashimoto

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    Regional inter-governmental human rights organizations have been in operation for sometime in Europe, the Americas and Africa. These regional human rights mechanisms have proven to be useful and effective in comparison to the global human rights mechanisms available at the United Nations. The...

    Published October 30th 2003 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Locality

    Making a Nation of Communities in Taiwan

    By Hsin-Yi Lu

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 29th 2002 by Routledge

  7. A Political Economy Analysis of China's Civil Aviation Industry

    By Mark Dougan

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 29th 2002 by Routledge

  8. History of Japanese Policies in Education Aid to Developing Countries, 1950s-1990s

    The Role of the Subgovernmental Processes

    By Takao Kamibeppu

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 15th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Engineering the State

    The Huai River and Reconstruction in Nationalist China, 1927–37

    By David Pietz

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 27th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Village, Market and Well-Being

    By Tamara Perkins

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 6th 2002 by Routledge