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  1. Rethinking Japanese Security

    Internal and External Dimensions

    By Peter J. Katzenstein

    Series: Security and Governance

    Since the unexpected end of the Cold War, standard arguments about power politics can no longer be adopted uncritically. This has led to a renewed interest in Japan’s unusually peaceful security policy. Japan’s championing of "comprehensive security" is central to this collection. Peter J....

    Published March 19th 2008 by Routledge

  2. The Puzzle of India's Governance

    Culture, Context and Comparative Theory

    By Subrata K. Mitra

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    India no longer gets an easy ride as the world's largest democracy. Spectacular terrorist attacks on its Parliament and places of worship, communal riots of unprecedented ferocity, lingering separatist insurgency and violent caste conflict in impoverished regions have combined to cause a closer...

    Published February 20th 2008 by Routledge

  3. East Asian Regionalism

    By Christopher M. Dent

    East Asia is a region that holds much fascination for many people. It is one of the world's most dynamic and diverse regions and is also becoming an increasingly coherent region through the inter-play of various integrative economic, political and socio-cultural processes. Such a development is...

    Published January 24th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Ageing in Asia

    Asia’s Position in the New Global Demography

    Edited by Roger Goodman, Sarah Harper

    The volume takes four key themes related to ageing – the experience of old age; intergenerational relations; economics of and social policy for ageing; longevity and the culture of ageing - and examines how these issues are emerging in different regions of Asia, specifically, the former Soviet...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Corporate Governance, Finance and the Technological Advantage of Nations

    By Andrew Tylecote, Francesca Visintin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Winner of the 2010 Myrdal Prize There is much debate regarding which countries’ economies have the best economic systems to encourage economic growth and technological change. This book is a major contribution to this discussion, connecting the fields of corporate governance and finance with the...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Making of Modern Korea

    2nd Edition

    By Adrian Buzo

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    This fully updated second edition of The Making of Modern Korea provides a thorough, balanced and engaging history of Korea from 1910 to the present day. The text is unique in placing emphasis on Korea’s regional and geographical context, through which Buzo analyzes the influence of bigger and more...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Chicago Korean-Americans

    Identity and Politics in a Transnational Community

    By Jung-Sun Park

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    Based on a Chicago Korean-American case, this dissertation examines the transformation of identity and politics in a transnational immigrant community in the late 1980s and early 1990s....

    Published December 15th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Reconstructing Post-Saddam Iraq

    By Sultan Barakat

    Previously published as a special issue of Third World Quarterly, this volume seeks to analyze to what extent the controversial US policy of democratizing the Middle East with pre-emptive invasions was justified or effective. Post 9/11 the US developed a policy of War on Terror, taking the...

    Published December 15th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Entertainment Media in Indonesia

    Edited by Mark Hobart, Richard Fox

    Entertainment media now comprise one of the world’s largest industries, yet they remain one of the least studied aspects of contemporary mass media. Every day hundreds of millions of people watch television programs that might broadly be described as ‘entertainment’, notably in the rapidly...

    Published November 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  10. Japanese Economic Development

    Markets, Norms, Structures

    By Carl Mosk

    Japanese Economic Development presents three distinct approaches to understanding how and why Japan made the transition from a relatively low-income country mainly focused on agriculture to a high-income nation centered on manufacturing and services. In offering an eclectic account of Japan’s...

    Published November 22nd 2007 by Routledge