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  1. Endangered Daughters

    Discrimination and Development in Asia

    By Elizabeth Croll

    This unique and groundbreaking book seeks to re-focus gender debate onto the issue of daughter discrimination - a phenomenon still hidden and unacknowledged across the world.It asks the controversial question of why millions of girls do not appear to be surviving to adulthood in contemporary Asia....

    Published December 29th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Politics and the Press in Thailand

    Media Machinations

    By Duncan McCargo

    Series: Rethinking Southeast Asia

    This is the first book in the English language to examine the tangled web of relationships linking newspaper owners, editors and reporters, with leading politicians and power-holders. Duncan McCargo has been granted unique access to the editorial meetings of Thailand's leading newspapers, and...

    Published December 21st 2000 by Routledge

  3. Korean Multinationals in Europe

    By Judith Cherry

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    Explores Korean foreign direct investment, putting forward a theoretical framework to explain why the Korean conglomerates felt compelled to invest in western, central and eastern Europe....

    Published December 21st 2000 by Routledge

  4. The Poetics of Devotion

    The Gujarati Lyrics of Dayaram

    By Rachel Dwyer

    This book introduces a major poet scarcely known to scholars outside Gujarat in India: Kavi Dayarambhai (1777-1852), one of the greatest writers in the Gujarati language. His death brought to an end not only the age of the great bhakta (devotional) poets, but also that of Gujarati medieval...

    Published December 15th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Propaganda and Information in Eastern India 1939-45

    A Necessary Weapon of War

    By Sanjoy Bhattacharya

    This is a study of the social, political, economic and public health aspects of the Second World War in South Asia, with particular attention being accorded to colonial Eastern India, which was treated as a single administrative unit during the course of the conflict for strategic purposes. The...

    Published December 15th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Ideology and Revolution in Southeast Asia 1900-75

    By Clive J Christie, Clive J. Christie

    The concept of 'Asian Values' has recently been emphasized by East and South East Asian political leaders. These leaders have argued that European political values have exercised an unhealthy hegemony over the international system, not only because of global influence exercised by European ideas...

    Published December 15th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Brahman

    A Comparative Theology

    By Michael Myers

    This book is a critique of western systematic theology. It borrows insights from India and other traditions; it is not a synthesis of religious traditions. The book includes two parts, method and systematics. It examines the traditional topics of systematic theology '- topics such as the existence...

    Published December 15th 2000 by Routledge

  8. The Mandate of Heaven

    Hidden History in the Book of Changes

    By S J Marshall, S. J. Marshall

    The Mandate of Heaven was originally given to King Wen in the 11th century BC. King Wen is credited with founding the Zhou dynasty after he received the Mandate from Heaven to attack and overthrow the Shang dynasty. King Wen is also credited with creating the ancient oracle known as the Yijing or...

    Published December 15th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia

    3rd Edition

    By The late Michael Leifer

    This comprehensive Dictionary provides descriptive and analytical coverage of the turbulent political history and striking changes which have occurred both regionally and in key countries since the end of the Second World War. Substantially rewritten to take into account the dramatic political...

    Published December 14th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Islamic Interpretations of Christianity

    By Lloyd Ridgeon

    Many books about Islam and Christianity are comparative however this book examines Christianity from an Islamic perspective. Each chapter focuses upon theological, philosophical and mystical issues, which are as relevant today as they always have been in the Muslim-Christian dialogue. The...

    Published December 8th 2000 by Routledge