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Forthcoming Books

  1. The New European Industrial Policy

    Global Competitiveness and the Manufacturing Renaissance

    By Franco Mosconi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the European Economy

    The years since the global financial crisis have seen something of a renaissance in the manufacturing industry. The United States has launched its Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, and China owes much of its spectacular economic boom in the last decades to its being the 'world's factory'. Is...

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Drivers of Integration and Regionalism in Europe and Asia

    Comparative perspectives

    Edited by Louis Brennan, Philomena Murray

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book examines the drivers of regionalism and integration in both Europe and Asia and seeks to forge comparative perspectives between the two regions. Comprising contributions from scholars, analysts and policymakers, this volume explores and debates how and why regional bodies such as the...

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Asia and the Future of Football

    The Role of the Asian Football Confederation

    By Ben Weinberg

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Football is the most popular sport in the world. Globalisation and commercialisation of the game, however, have created new conflicts and challenges. This book explores the role of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) within the rising significance of football in Asia, drawing on three key...

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Value and Prices in Russian Economic Thought

    A journey inside the Russian synthesis, 1890–1920

    By François Allisson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book explores Russian synthesis that occurred in Russian economic thought between 1890 and 1920. This includes all the attempts at synthesis between classical political economy and marginalism; the labour theory of value and marginal utility; and value and prices. The various ways in which...

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Decision-Making Reform in Japan

    The DPJ’s Failed Attempt at a Politician-Led Government

    By Karol Zakowski

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    In the election to the House of Representatives in 2009, the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) almost tripled the number of its lower house members by winning 308 seats. It subsequently formed a coalition government with the Social Democratic Party and the People’s New Party. The new ruling party...

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. ASEAN and Regional Free Trade Agreements

    Edited by Christopher Findlay

    Series: Routledge-ERIA Studies in Development Economics

    Efforts to use existing trade agreements to build a larger regional agreement face many challenges. This book considers this problem with reference to ASEAN’s current agreements with key partners and the interest to build the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). The analysis of the...

    To Be Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The War Against Japan, 1941-1945

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By John J. Sbrega

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    With over 5,200 entries, this volume remains one of the most extensive annotated bibliographies on the USA’s fight against Japan in the Second World War. Including books, articles, and de-classified documents up to the end of 1987, the book is organized into six categories: Part 1 presents...

    To Be Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Thailand's International Meditation Centers

    Tourism and the Global Commodification of Religious Practices

    By Brooke Schedneck

    Series: Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

    This book explores contemporary practices within the new institution of international meditation centers in Thailand. It discusses the development of the lay vipassana meditation movement in Thailand and relates Thai Buddhism to contemporary processes of commodification and globalisation. Through...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook of Chinese Security

    Edited by Lowell Dittmer, Maochun Yu

    Located in the center of Asia with one of the largest land frontiers in the world and 14 neighbors whose dispositions could not easily be predicted, China has long been obsessed with security. In this Handbook, an internationally renowned team of contributors provide a comprehensive and systematic...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Myths of the Origin of Fire

    By Sir James G. Frazer

    Sir James G. Frazer (1854-1941) is famous as the author of The Golden Bough, but his work ranged widely across classics, cultural history, folklore and literary criticism as well as anthropology. A Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, for 62 years, Sir James G. Frazer devoted his life to research....

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge