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  1. Archaeology of Psychotherapy in Korea

    A study of Korean therapeutic work and professional growth

    By Haeyoung Jeong

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

    This is the first English book dedicated solely to the historical development of psychotherapy in Korea. It is an archaeological research of literature relating to the care and treatment of mind in Korean history in dialogue with spiritual, philosophical, cultural, social, and medical perspectives....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Government-Linked Companies and Sustainable, Equitable Development

    Edited by Terence Gomez, François Bafoil, Kee-Cheok Cheong

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    The debate over how far governments should intervene in economies in order to promote economic growth, a debate which from the 1980s seemed settled in favour of the neo-liberal, non-interventionist consensus, has taken on new vigour since the financial crisis of 2008 and after. Some countries, most...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Pilgrimage in the Hindu Tradition

    Salvific Space

    By Knut A. Jacobsen

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    Salvific space is one of the central ideas in the Hindu traditions of pilgrimage, and concerns the ability of space, especially sites associated with bodies of water such as rivers and lakes, to grant salvific rewards. Focusing on religious, historical and sociological questions about the...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. China's Centralized Industrial Order

    Industrial Reform and the Rise of Centrally Controlled Big Business

    By Chen Li

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book is about the political economy of China’s industrial reform and the rise of a group of Chinese big businesses under the Communist Party and the central state’s control. It examines the origins, evolution and institutional configuration of this centralized system in governing the ‘...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Re-Imagining North Korea in International Politics

    Problems and alternatives

    By Shine Choi

    Series: Interventions

    The global consensus in academic, specialist and public realms is that North Korea is a problem: its nuclear ambitions pose a threat to international security, its levels of poverty indicate a humanitarian crisis and its political repression signals a failed state. This book examines the cultural...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Right to Life in Japan

    By Noel Williams

    The Right to Life in Japan is a study that brings new perspectives to bear on an extremely important topic for all those facing the moral dilemmas of such issues as abortion and the death penalty. It also helps to fill a gap in life, in social science and law studies of contemporary Japan.Noel...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Nature of the Japanese State

    Rationality and Rituality

    By Brian J. McVeigh

    Brian J. McVeigh uses a unique anthropological approach to step outside flawed stereotypes of Japanese society and really engage in the current debate over the role of bureaucracy in Japanese politics.To many in the West, Japan appears as a paradox: a rational, high-tech economic superpower and yet...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Worlding Multiculturalisms

    The Politics of Inter-Asian Dwelling

    Edited by Daniel P. S. Goh

    Series: Political Theories in East Asian Context

    Worlding multiculturalisms are practices that infuse our arbitrary cultural lives with new things from other cultures in poetic ways to enable us to dwell and be at home with the complexity of the world. In the context of the crisis of multiculturalism in the West and the growing obsolescence of...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Economics of Urban Migration in India

    By Vegard Iversen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    Presenting new research on rural-urban migration in developing countries, this book combines novel economic theories with empirics, and focuses on the social dimensions of such movement. Centering on the movement from villages to cities in South Asia, and in India in particular, the book argues the...

    Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Football in Asia

    History, Culture and Business

    Edited by Younghan Cho

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This book is the first comprehensive study on history, culture, and business of football in Asia. Football has been a symbol of the modern invention, a catalyst of local, national and regional identities, all time favourite among kids and youths, and even a harbinger for cultural globalization and...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge