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  1. Sufi Ritual

    The Parallel Universe

    By Ian Richard Netton

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    This study reveals the world of Sufi ritual with particular reference to two major Sufi orders. It examines the ritual and practices of these orders and surveys their organisation and hierarchy, initiation ceremonies, and aspects of their liturgy such as dhikr (litany) and sama (mystical concert)....

    Published June 7th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Asian Values

    Encounter with Diversity

    By Josiane Cauquelin, Paul Lim, Birgit Mayer-Koenig

    This book opens with an examination of values themselves, grappling with western assertions of individual human rights and the eastern emphasis on duties, and analysing selected Asian philosophical and religious traditions. Several case studies follow, on countries the Philippines, Japan, China,...

    Published June 5th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Asia Pacific Dynamism 1550-2000

    Edited by Heita Kawakatsu, A. J. H. Latham

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 1st 2000 by Routledge

  4. Consumption in Asia

    Lifestyle and Identities

    Edited by Beng-Huat Chua

    Series: The New Rich in Asia

    The essays in this collection challenge conventional ideas about consumption and consumerism: they consider if the inundation of Western consumer goods have created identity confusions among the affluent in Asia, and if the expansion of consumer culture really does threaten the stability of...

    Published June 1st 2000 by Routledge

  5. Singapore's Foreign Policy

    Coping with Vulnerability

    By Michael Leifer

    Series: Politics in Asia

    In the years following its traumatic separation from Malaysia, Singapore has risen to become one of the leading economic powers in Southeast Asia. This economic strength has carried it through the recent East Asian economic crisis, as well as providing the resources for an excellent defence...

    Published June 1st 2000 by Routledge

  6. Legacies of the Comfort Women of World War II

    By Margaret D. Stetz, Bonnie B. C. Oh

    The stories of the former comfort women have galvanized both Asian and non-Asian intellectuals working in a variety of fields. Scholars of Asian history and politics, feminists, human rights activists, documentary filmmakers, visual artists, and novelists have begun to address the subject of the...

    Published May 31st 2000 by Routledge

  7. China Briefing

    1997-1999: A Century of Transformation, 2nd Edition

    By Jay D White, William A. Joseph

    The chapters in this latest edition of China Briefing reflect broadly on China's transformation in the twentieth century. The authors not only examine developments in China over the 1997-1999 period, but also place these events in a wider historical perspective by addressing the following questions...

    Published May 31st 2000 by Routledge

  8. China Briefing

    1997-1999: A Century of Transformation, 2nd Edition

    By Jay D White

    Reflections on China's 20th-century transformation. Contributors explore developments over the 1997-1999 period and place them in a wider historical perspective by examining: where China has travelled; what has changed and how much; the century's enduring themes; and prospects for the future....

    Published May 31st 2000 by Routledge

  9. Managed in Hong Kong

    Adaptive Systems, Entrepreneurship and Human Resources

    Edited by Robert Fitzgerald, Chris Rowley

    Hong Kong faces a new, or renewed, set of challenges linked to the up-grading of human resources, shifts in industrial structure, and emerging market demands. The contributors examine and analyse aspects of business and management in Hong Kong....

    Published May 30th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Historical Anthology of Kazan Tatar Verse

    By Ravil Bukharaev, David Matthews

    This anthology expounds the rich history of Kazan Tatar poetry, which has its beginnings in the early 12th century. Poets bear witness to the cultural, political as well as spiritual history of their nations, and in this sense, the history of poetry is the history of the nation. The authors try to...

    Published May 23rd 2000 by Routledge