Skip to Content

Book Series

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.

New and Published Books

61-70 of 91 results in Politics in Asia
  1. 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 26th 2002 by Routledge

  2. 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 5th 2001 by Routledge

  3. 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 5th 2001 by Routledge

  4. 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 21st 2001 by Routledge

  5. 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 14th 2001 by Routledge

  6. 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 17th 2001 by Routledge

  7. 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 18th 2001 by Routledge

  8. 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 22nd 2000 by Routledge

  9. Philippine Politics and Society in the Twentieth Century

    Colonial Legacies, Post-Colonial Trajectories

    Edited by Eva-Lotta Hedman, John Sidel

    Series: Politics in Asia

    The only book length study to cover the Philippines after Marco's downfall, this key title thematically explores issues affecting this fascinating country, throughout the last century. Appealing to both the academic and non academic reader, topics covered include:national level electoral...

    Published November 8th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia

    ASEAN and the Problem of Regional Order

    By Amitav Acharya

    Series: Politics in Asia

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 18th 2000 by Routledge