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  1. China's Military Faces the Future

    By James Lilley, David L. Shambaugh

    This is the most up-to-date assessment of all aspects of the People's Liberation Army. Leading specialists on the Chinese military cover military leadership, defense doctrine and military readiness, preparations for high-tech warfare, military expenditure, military logistics, the scientific and...

    Published August 30th 1999 by Routledge

  2. The Model of Tatarstan

    Under Mintimer Shaimiev

    By Ravil Bukharaev

    The Republic of Tatarstan, the ancient Muslim country located in the heartland of the Russian Federation, has been travelling the same unknown path in the minefield of post-Communist market transition as the rest of the former Soviet Union. Yet Tatarstan, under the leadership of its democratically...

    Published August 25th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Embassies in the East

    The Story of the British and Their Embassies in China, Japan and Korea from 1859 to the Present

    By J E Hoare, J. E. Hoare

    This text traces the history of three Far Eastern embassies through the vicissitudes of war and revolution against the background of an apparent steady decline of Western influence in Asia. Dr Hoare tracks the key events and people shaping the British view of Asia.Key 'dramatis personae' are...

    Published August 25th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Japanese Bosses, Chinese Workers

    Power and Control in a Hongkong Megastore

    By Wong Heung Wah Wong

    Series: Anthropology of Asia

    Examines the ways in of organising work, rank, compensation, and promotion inside a large Japanese company in Hong Kong, and its spiritual training, to reveal the socio-economic base of managerial control. A must for anthropologists and Japanologists....

    Published August 24th 1999 by Routledge

  5. Cold War in the High Himalayas

    The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s

    By S Mahmud Ali, S. Mahmud Ali

    This text examines elite-insecurity perceptions in India, Pakistan and the USA in the 1950s. The book highlights the consequent linkages in alliance-building efforts and the subsequent triangular covert collaboration against Communist China, especially along Tibet's Himalayan frontiers. This...

    Published August 24th 1999 by Routledge

  6. French and Japanese Economic Relations with Vietnam Since 1975

    By Henrich Dahm

    This study compares the strategies of France and Japan in trying to win economic and political influence in the newly emerging Vietnam. With the end of the Cold War, the fight for power in the world has changed from the political-military field to a race for economic power. Nations worldwide are...

    Published August 24th 1999 by Routledge

  7. Tradition and Liberation

    The Hindu Tradition in the Indian Women's Movement

    By Catherine A Robinson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion

    The text examines the role of the Hindu tradition in the ideology and methodology of the Indian women's movement. By showing how leaders of the movement have restated aspects of the tradition, it provides insight into the ways in which a women's movement can restate a religious tradition....

    Published August 24th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Macho Love

    Sex Behind Bars in Central America

    By John Dececco, Phd

    Macho Love: Sex Behind Bars in Central America is the first in-depth study of sexual culture and AIDS in Latin prisons. Psychologists, social workers, criminologists, and AIDS specialists will discover how the interplay of sexual ideals, prostitution, manipulation, resistance, and power...

    Published August 24th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Rebuilding Communities

    Challenges for Group Work

    By Harvey Bertcher, Alice E Lamont, Linda Farris Kurtz

    Rebuilding Communities: Challenges for Group Work is a collection of research and information presented at the 18th Annual Symposium of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups. Social workers, students, educators, and practitioners will examine how group work can improve...

    Published August 17th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Human Behavior in the Social Environment from an African American Perspective

    By Letha A See

    In Human Behavior in the Social Environment from an African American Perspective, leading black scholars come together to discuss complex human behavior problems faced by African Americans and to force the abandonment of conceptualization theories made without consideration of the Black experience....

    Published August 17th 1999 by Routledge