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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. Japanese Governance

    Beyond Japan Inc.

    Edited by Jennifer Amyx, Peter Drysdale

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Japan Inc was once used to describe the powerful political and economic system that delivers Japan's transformation to an industrial power. This book is about the breakdown and failure of policy coherence in Japan in the 1990s and how the political economy of Japan has changed in response. The...

    Published November 28th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Media and Politics in Pacific Asia

    By Duncan McCargo

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Media and Politics in Pacific Asia is the first book to provide a detailed account of the political influences exerted by both domestic and international media in Pacific Asia. Duncan McCargo argues that the media are political actors and institutions in their own right, and that as such they can...

    Published November 21st 2002 by Routledge

  3. Singapore Politics Under the People's Action Party

    By Diane K. Mauzy, R. S. Milne

    Series: Politics in Asia

    A comprehensive overview of politics in Singapore since self-governance. The authors examine how this tiny island has developed into a global financial centre and an economic and social success under the leadership of the People's Action Party which has ruled continuously since 1959. The authors...

    Published June 27th 2002 by Routledge

  4. The Future of North Korea

    Edited by Tsuneo Akaha

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This volume explores the possibility of North Korea's'soft-landing' as the most desirable outcome on the Korean Peninsula. The collection of essays by noted students of Asian security examines the perspectives and interests of North and South Korea, the United States, China, Russia and Japan...

    Published December 6th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Political Business in East Asia

    By Edmund Gomez

    Series: Politics in Asia

    The relationship between government and business has become a central issue in East Asia since the financial crisis of 1997. As the Asian economies try to advance the reform process, recent scandals involving corruption and cronyism have demonstrated the ongoing significance of the issue. This...

    Published December 6th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Politics of Human Rights in Southeast Asia

    By Philip J. Eldridge

    Series: Politics in Asia

    The divide between the West and Southeast Asia seems to be nowhere more apparent than in debates about human rights. Within these diverse geographical, political and cultural climates, human rights seem to have become relative, and the quest for absolutes seems unattainable. In this new book...

    Published November 22nd 2001 by Routledge

  7. Power and Change in Central Asia

    Edited by Sally Cummings

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This volume offers the first systematic comparison of political change, leadership style and stability in Central Asia. The contributors, all leading international specialists on the region, offer focused case-studies of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, comparing...

    Published November 15th 2001 by Routledge

  8. The International Relations of Japan and South East Asia

    Forging a New Regionalism

    By Sueo Sudo

    Series: Politics in Asia

    The International Relations of Japan and South East Asia asks three main questions: how and when has a new South East Asian regionalism been set in motion? what is the nature of Japanese leadership and networking in maintaining and promoting that new regionalism?; and, given the current economic...

    Published October 18th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Korea after the Crash

    The Politics of Economic Recovery

    By Brian Bridges

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Brian Bridges examines the impact on South Korea of the financial crisis of 1997. Covering events up to and including the recent parliamentary elections in South Korea, the book considers the socio-economic and political implications of the financial crisis. It is invaluable reading for students of...

    Published July 19th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Monarchy in South East Asia

    The Faces of Tradition in Transition

    By Roger Kershaw

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This title is the first study to relate the history and contemporary role of the South East Asian monarchy to the politics of the region today. Comprehensive & up-to-date, Monarchy in South East Asia features an historical and political overview of *Cambodia *Thailand *Malaysia *Brunei *Indonesia...

    Published November 23rd 2000 by Routledge