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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. Engaging China

    The Management of an Emerging Power

    Edited by Alastair Iain Johnston, Robert S. Ross

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Engaging China is one of the first books to look at the responses of major international powers to the recent economic growth of China. Anyone interested in the financial fortunes of the Asia-Pacific region cannot afford to ignore the rise of China as an economic power since the 1970s. Economic...

    Published August 25th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Indonesia and China

    The Politics of a Troubled Relationship

    By Rizal Sukma

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Indonesia broke off relations with China in 1967 and resumed them only in 1990. Rizal Sukma asks why. His answers shed light on Indonesia's foreign policy, the nature of the New Order's domestic politics, the mixed functions of diplomatic ties, the legitimacy of the new regime, and the role of...

    Published June 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  3. Arming the Two Koreas

    State, Capital and Military Power

    By Taik-Young Hamm

    Series: Politics in Asia

    North Korea has traditionally been seen as militarily superior to South Korea in the long feud between the two nations. This brilliantly argued book taps into a great deal of news interest in North Korea at the moment in the wake of recent hostility against Japan. Hamm controversially shows that...

    Published June 23rd 1999 by Routledge

  4. Malaysian Politics Under Mahathir

    By Diane K. Mauzy, R. S. Milne

    Series: Politics in Asia

    A hard-hitting and readable book which examines Mahathir's character, his ideas and policies and relates them to the social, economic and political setting inside Malaysia. Up until recently, high rates of economic growth and a striking reduction in poverty have been the hallmarks of this vibrant...

    Published March 10th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Indonesian Politics Under Suharto

    The Rise and Fall of the New Order

    By Michael R J Vatikiotis

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This revised third edition provides an analysis of Suharto's New Order from its inception to the emergence of B.J. Habibie as President. The author reassesses the New Order's origins and its military roots and evaluates the considerable economic changes that have taken place since the 1960s. He...

    Published October 14th 1998 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of NGOs in Southeast Asia

    Participation and Protest in the Philippines

    By Gerard Clarke

    Series: Politics in Asia

    The Politics of NGOs in Southeast Asia traces the history of the emergence of NGOs in the Philippines and southeast Asia and the political factors which encouraged this. The main focus is on the period from the mid-1990s when NGOs first became a notable force in the region. It documents the complex...

    Published April 22nd 1998 by Routledge

  7. Politics in Indonesia

    Democracy, Islam and the Ideology of Tolerance

    By Douglas E. Ramage

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Politics in Indonesia describes the attitudes, aspirations and frustrations of the key players in Indonesian politics as they struggle to shape the future. The book focuses on the role of political Islam; Douglas E. Ramage shows that the state has been remarkably successful in maintaining secular...

    Published October 8th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Political Change in Thailand

    Democracy and Participation

    Edited by Kevin Hewison

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This book provides an assessment of approaches to studying Thai politics, the various forces reshaping the forms of political activity and their roles in the fluid contemporary political environment. This volume will be of particular interest to those who require an understanding of the complex and...

    Published October 8th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Islam in Malaysian Foreign Policy

    By Shanti Nair

    Series: Politics in Asia

    A case study of a multi-ethnic Muslim state and a contribution to the study of the domestic functions of foreign policy. The book also addresses the real and imagined significance of Islam as a force in contemporary global politics....

    Published July 2nd 1997 by Routledge

  10. Taiwan and Chinese Nationalism

    National Identity and Status in International Society

    By Christopher Hughes

    Series: Politics in Asia

    For China, Taiwan is next in line to be unified with the People's Republic after Hong Kong in 1997. China's claim on Taiwan is of great importance to the politics of Chinese Nationalism, and is central to the dynamics of power in this most volatile of regions. The democratic challenge from Taiwan...

    Published June 18th 1997 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. New Dynamics in US-China Relations: Contending for the Asia Pacific
    Edited by Mingjiang Li, Kalyan M. Kemburi
    To Be Published September 19th 2014
  2. Democratic Development in East Asia
    By Becky Shelley
    To Be Published November 1st 2014
  3. Illiberal Democracy in Indonesia: The Ideology of the Family-State
    By David Bourchier
    To Be Published November 6th 2014
  4. China's Power and Asian Security
    Edited by Mingjiang Li, Kalyan M. Kemburi
    To Be Published November 19th 2014
  5. Governance and Democracy in the Asia Pacific: Political and Civil Society
    Edited by William Case, Stephen McCarthy
    To Be Published February 15th 2015
  6. Sino-U.S. Energy Triangles: Resource Diplomacy Under Hegemony
    Edited by David Zweig, Yufan Hao
    To Be Published February 15th 2015

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