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  1. Filming the Line of Control

    The Indo–Pak Relationship through the Cinematic Lens

    Edited by Meenakshi Bharat, Nirmal Kumar

    Filming the Line of Control charts out the history of the relationship between India and Pakistan as represented in cinema, especially in light of the improved political atmosphere between the two countries. It is geared towards arriving at a better understanding of one of the most crucial...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge India

  2. Criminal Justice in Hong Kong

    By Carol Jones, Jon Vagg

    Containing a wealth of archival material and statistical data on crime and criminal justice, Criminal Justice in Hong Kong presents a detailed evaluation of Hong Kong’s criminal justice system, both past and present. Exploring the justice system and the perceptions of popular culture, this book...

    Published October 3rd 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. Water Conflicts in India

    A Million Revolts in the Making

    Edited by K.J. Joy, Suhas Paranjape, Biksham Gujja, Vinod Goud, Shruti Vispute

    Water conflicts in India have now percolated to every level. They are aggravated by the relative paucity of frameworks, policies and mechanisms to govern the use of water resources. Based on the premise that understanding and documenting different types of water conflict cases in all their...

    Published September 14th 2007 by Routledge India

  4. China, the US and the Power-Transition Theory

    A Critique

    By Steve Chan

    China’s recent growth has called attention to the power-transition theory, which contends that the danger of a major war is the greatest when a rising dissatisfied challenger threatens to overtake a declining satisfied hegemon. Steve Chan questions this prevailing view by analyzing the extent of...

    Published September 11th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Locating Asian Australian Cultures

    Edited by Tseen Khoo

    Locating Asian Australian Cultures is a timely and challenging interdisciplinary compilation that sets a contemporary benchmark for Asian Australian studies and its future directions. In the dynamic field of diasporic Asian studies, Asian Australian Studies is an emerging and contentious area....

    Published September 4th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Support for Victims of Crime in Asia

    Edited by Wing-Cheong Chan

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Giving victims of crime a greater role in the criminal justice system is a relatively recent development, a trend likely to continue and increase in the foreseeable future. In many jurisdictions it has led to compensation schemes funded by the state, support for victims of crime to help them...

    Published September 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  7. Civil Life, Globalization and Political Change in Asia

    Organizing between Family and State

    Edited by Robert P Weller

    Academics and policy makers have grown increasingly interested in the ways that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) may encourage better governance, democratic politics, and perhaps ultimately a global civil society. In Civil Life, Globalization and Political Change in Asia, Robert Weller...

    Published August 31st 2007 by Routledge

  8. Muslims, Mongols and Crusaders

    Edited by Dr Gerald Hawting

    The period from about 1100 to 1350 in the Middle East was marked by continued interaction between the local Muslim rulers and two groups of non-Muslim invaders: the Frankish crusaders from Western Europe and the Mongols from northeastern Asia. In deflecting the threat those invaders presented, a...

    Published June 30th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Israel's History and the History of Israel

    By Mario Liverani

    In 'Israel's History and the History of Israel' one of the world's foremost experts on antiquity addresses the birth of Israel and its historic reality. Many stories have been told of the founding of ancient Israel, all rely on the biblical story in its narrative scheme, despite its historic...

    Published June 30th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Developing the Mekong

    Regionalism and Regional Security in China–Southeast Asian Relations

    By Evelyn Goh

    Series: Adelphi series

    In Southeast Asia, China’s growing economic and political strength has been accompanied by adept diplomacy and active promotion of regional cooperation, institutions and integration. Southeast Asian states and China engage in ‘strategic regionalism’: they seek regional membership for regime...

    Published June 20th 2007 by Routledge