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  1. Self, Reality and Reason in Tibetan Philosophy

    Tsongkhapa's Quest for the Middle Way

    By Thupten Jinpa

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    The work explores the historical and intellectual context of Tsongkhapa's philosophy and addresses the critical issues related to questions of development and originality in Tsongkhapa's thought. It also deals extensively with one of Tsongkhapa's primary concerns, namely his attempts to demonstrate...

    Published January 19th 2006 by Routledge

  2. State Terrorism and Political Identity in Indonesia

    Fatally Belonging

    By Ariel Heryanto

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Approximately one million innocent Indonesians were killed by their fellow nationals, neighbours and kin at the height of an anti-communist campaign in the mid-1960s. This book investigates the profound political consequences of these mass killings in Indonesia upon public life, highlighting the...

    Published October 19th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Interpreting the Qur'an

    Towards a Contemporary Approach

    By Abdullah Saeed

    How is the Qur'an - central to all Muslim societies - to be understood today in order to meet the needs of these societies? Abdullah Saeed, a distinguished Muslim scholar, explores the interpretation of the ethico-legal content of the Qur'an, whilst taking into consideration the changing nature of...

    Published September 28th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Japan at Play

    By Joy Hendry

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    This book explores the myth, so abused by the mass media, that the Japanese are a grey, anonymous mass of efficient, obedient workers. The articles shed light on a Japan outside officialdom, a lively Japan of tumultuous and independent thought, inefficient and aesthetic, pleasure-loving, aggressive...

    Published August 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  5. The Indo-Aryan Controversy

    Evidence and Inference in Indian History

    Edited by Edwin Bryant, Laurie Patton

    For the first time in a single volume, this book presents the various arguments in the Indo-Aryan controversy. It also provides a template for the basic issues addressing four major areas: archaeological research, linguistic issues, the interpretation of Vedic texts in their historical contexts,...

    Published July 25th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Realism and Interdependence in Singapore's Foreign Policy

    By Narayanan Ganesan

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Singapore’s existence and success derive in part from its achievements in the domestic political arena and in part from the skilful management of a well-defined foreign policy with clearly identifiable goals and issues. A visible core of realist self-reliance is layered with the demands...

    Published July 13th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Locating China

    Space, Place, and Popular Culture

    Edited by Jing Wang

    Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this volume examines the relationship between space and the production of local popular culture in contemporary China. The international team of contributors examine the inter-relationship between the cultural imaginary of a given place and China’s continuing...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  8. Human Resource Management in China Revisited

    Edited by Malcolm Warner

    This edited volume first considers the economic background of the recent changes in HRM in the People's Republic of China from 1978 to the present day, exploring the change from a command economy to a more market-led one. It then goes on to look at the demise of so-called 'iron rice bowl' policy...

    Published May 4th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Koreans in Japan

    Critical Voices from the Margin

    Edited by Sonia Ryang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Koreans in Japan are a barely known minority, not only in the West but also within Japan itself. This pioneering study analyses these relations in the context of the particular conditions and constraints that Koreans face in Japanese society. The contributors cover a wide range of topics, including...

    Published April 27th 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Geopolitics of East Asia

    The Search for Equilibrium

    By Robyn Lim

    Since the Cold War ended, East Asia has become the global focus of unresolved strategic tensions among the great powers. These tensions focus on the Korean peninsula, the Taiwan Strait and the South China Sea, and have an important maritime dimension. This book presents a comprehensive overview of...

    Published April 14th 2005 by Routledge