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  1. Remaking Citizenship in Hong Kong

    Community, nation and the global city

    Edited by Agnes S. Ku, Ngai Pun

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Hong Kong has been undergoing considerable changes since its postcolonial independence. This book provides a detailed comparative account of the development of citizenship and civil society in Hong Kong from its time as a British colony to its current status as a special autonomous region of China....

    Published August 9th 2006 by Routledge

  2. The Theory of Citrasutras in Indian Painting

    A Critical Re-evaluation of their Uses and Interpretations

    By Isabella Nardi

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    The study of technical treatises in Indian art has increasingly attracted much interest. This work puts forward a critical re-examination of the key Indian concepts of painting described in the Sanskrit treatises, called citrasutras. In an in-depth and systematic analysis of the texts on the theory...

    Published July 13th 2006 by Routledge

  3. The Left in the Shaping of Japanese Democracy

    Essays in Honour of J.A.A. Stockwin

    Edited by David Williams, Rikki Kersten

    Series: Routledge/Leiden Series in Modern East Asian Politics, History and Media

    Leftist thought and activism stands as a defining force in the articulation of political culture and policy in modern Japan. Operating from the periphery of formal political power for the most part, the Japanese Left has had an impact that extends far beyond its limited success at the ballot box....

    Published June 14th 2006 by Routledge

  4. The Post-Soviet Decline of Central Asia

    Sustainable Development and Comprehensive Capital

    By Eric W. Sievers

    Sievers draws on his experience of Central Asia to take on the task of explaining the remarkable economic declines of the post-Soviet Central Asian states (Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) in the past decade, and the turn of these states towards despotism....

    Published June 13th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Cultural Governance and Resistance in Pacific Asia

    By William A. Callahan

    This text examines the politics of culture and the culture of politics in Pacific Asia through case studies on the South Pacific, China, South Korea, Thailand and Southeast Asia. The contexts and cultures of the chapters are wide-ranging and Callahan skilfully ties them together with the...

    Published May 9th 2006 by Routledge

  6. The Future of US-Korean Relations

    The Imbalance of Power

    Edited by John Feffer

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    US relations with North and South Korea have been characterized by profound asymmetries of power and perception which in recent years have led to increased tensions among the three countries. Bringing together twelve prominent experts on US-Korean and US-Pacific relations, this book explores the...

    Published May 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  7. Daghestan

    Tradition and Survival

    By Robert Chenciner

    Daghestan is home to more than 30 distinct peoples. Each has their own language yet they share a surprisingly homogeneous culture that has both withstood and absorbed centuries of external influences. A fascinating account of change and adaptation in the villages of this area....

    Published May 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  8. Japan's Foreign Aid

    Old Continuities and New Directions

    Edited by David Arase

    Filling a gap in the existing literature, this book analyzes the distinctive features of Japan’s development aid, especially technical co-operation, in comparison with other donors’ aid. Incorporating a wealth of research, it discusses whether Japan is behind other leading donor countries...

    Published April 17th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Perception, Politics and Security in South Asia

    The Compound Crisis of 1990

    By P. R. Chari, Pervias Iqbal Cheema, Stephen Philip Cohen

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This book provides a detailed examination of the compound crisis between India and Pakistan that brought the region to the brink of a nuclear war in 1990. Placing the crisis in the context of concurrent international events such as the fall of the Soviet Union, the authors draw out the lesson for...

    Published April 17th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Indian Buddhist Theories of Persons

    Vasubandhu's Refutation of the Theory of a Self

    By James Duerlinger

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    In this book, Vasubandhu's classic work Refutation of the Theory of a Self is translated and provided with an introduction and commentary. The translation, the first into a modern Western language from the Sanskrit text, is intended for use by those who wish to begin a careful philosophical study...

    Published April 17th 2006 by Routledge