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  1. Belonging to the Nation

    Generational Change, Identity and the Chinese Diaspora

    Edited by Edmund Terence Gomez, Gregor Benton

    This study reviews developments in the ethnic and national identity of the descendants of migrants, taking ethnic Chinese as a case study. Our core question is why, in spite of debates worldwide about identity, exclusion and rights, do minority communities continue to suffer discrimination and...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Central Asia and the New Global Economy: Critical Problems, Critical Choices

    Critical Problems, Critical Choices

    By Boris Z. Rumer

    Central Asia's new states have been buffeted by financial ill winds from East Asia and Russia and by Islamic revolutionary movements from the south. In the context of widespread and deepening impoverishment, endemic corruption, gaping inequalities, and external pressures to undertake difficult...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Republicanism in Northeast Asia

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Leigh Jenco

    Series: Political Theories in East Asian Context

    As rapid economic development brings increasing uncertainty in East Asia, interest in a new version of republicanism, termed iscalled neo-Roman republicanism, is growing across the region. Conceptualized as liberty as non-domination, this new form of republicanism has inspired not only Western but...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Parties and Political Change in South Asia

    Edited by James Chiriyankandath

    Over the past seven decades and more, political parties have become an essential feature of the political landscape of the South Asian subcontinent, serving both as a conduit and product of the tumultuous change the region has experienced. Yet they have not been the focus of sustained scholarly...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Mao's Road to Power: Revolutionary Writings, 1912-49: v. 3: From the Jinggangshan to the Establishment of the Jiangxi Soviets, July 1927-December 1930

    Revolutionary Writings, 1912-49

    By Zedong Mao, Nancy J. Hodes

    This projected ten-volume edition of Mao Zedong's writings provides abundant documentation in his own words regarding his life and thought. It has been compiled from all available Chinese sources, including the many new texts that appeared in 1993, Mao's centenary....

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Labour Market Deregulation in Japan and Italy

    Worker Protection under Neoliberal Globalisation

    By Hiroaki Richard Watanabe

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Japan and Italy encountered severe economic problems in the early 1990s, and the governments had to deal with those issues effectively under the increasing neoliberal pressures of globalisation. In this context, labour market deregulation was considered an effective tool to cope with those economic...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Industrial Innovation, Networks, and Economic Development

    Informal Information Sharing in Low-Technology Clusters in India

    By Anant Kamath

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This book offers an innovative examination of how ‘low–technology’ industries operate. Based on extensive fieldwork in India, the book fuses economic and sociological perspectives on information sharing by means of informal interaction in a low-technology cluster in a developing country. In doing...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. China's Leadership in the Twenty-First Century: The Rise of the Fourth Generation

    The Rise of the Fourth Generation

    By David M. Finkelstein, Maryanne Kivlehan

    Between Fall 2002 and Spring 2003, most of the national leadership of China's party, state, and military organs will be replaced by a new generation of officials. The accession to power of this "Fourth Generation" leadership, and the "Fifth Generation" officials who will rise to positions of...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Japan: The Basics

    By Christopher P. Hood

    Series: The Basics

    Japan: The Basics, is an engaging introduction to the culture, society and the global positioning of Japan. Taking a fresh look at stereotypes associated with Japan, it provides a well-rounded introduction to a constantly evolving country. It addresses such questions as: • How do we go about...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Language, Politics and Identity in Taiwan

    Naming China

    By Hui-Ching Chang, Richard Holt

    Series: Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

    Following the move by Chiang Kai-shek and the Chinese Nationalist Party Kuomingtang (KMT) to Taiwan after losing the Chinese civil war to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the late 1940s, and Chiang’s subsequent lifelong vow to reclaim the mainland, "China " has occupied—if not monopolized—the...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge