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  1. Christianity, Islam and Nationalism in Indonesia

    By Charles E. Farhadian

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Although over eighty percent of the country is Muslim, Indonesia is marked by an extraordinary diversity in language, ancestry, culture, religion and ways of life. This book focuses on the Christian Dani of West Papua, providing a social and ethnographic history of the most important indigenous...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Transnational Migration and Work in Asia

    Edited by Kevin Hewison, Ken Young

    Series: Routledge/City University of Hong Kong Southeast Asia Series

    Focusing on the issues associated with migrating for work both in and from the Asian region, this book sheds light on the debate over migration and trafficking. With contributions from an international team of well-known scholars, the book sets labour migration firmly within the context...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  3. South Korean Engagement Policies and North Korea

    Identities, Norms and the Sunshine Policy

    By Key-young Son

    Series: Politics in Asia

    A fresh historical and theoretical exploration of the much-debated, but still elusive, question of the Korean divide. In contrast to much of the literature on the divide, which deals with state-building on the two sides of the Demilitarized Zone, this book sheds light on the slow, but steady...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Nationalisms in Japan

    Edited by Naoko Shimazu

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Nationalisms in Japan brings together leading specialists in the field to discuss how notions of ‘nationalism’ in modern Japan impinges on all aspects of social, political and cultural understanding of the Japanese nation or the Japanese state. This book is clearly presented and jargon-free, and...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Culture of Secrecy in Japanese Religion

    Edited by Bernhard Scheid, Mark Teeuwen

    The Japanese Middle Ages were a period when forms of secrecy dominated religious practice. This fascinating collection traces out the secret characteristics and practices in Japanese religion, as well as analyzing the decline of religious esotericism in Japan. The essays in this impressive work...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Intra-Asian Trade and the World Market

    Edited by A.J.H. Latham, Heita Kawakatsu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Intra-Asian trade is a major theme of recent writing on Asian economic history. From the second half of the nineteenth century, intra-Asian trade flows linked Asia into an integrated economic system, with reciprocal benefits for all participants. But although this was a network from which all...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Transformations in Twentieth Century Korea

    Edited by Yun-shik Chang, Steven Hugh Lee

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    This edited collection traces the social, economic, political, and cultural dimensions of Korea’s dramatic transformation since the late nineteenth century. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the chapters examine the internal and external forces which facilitated the transition towards...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  8. The Balance of Power in Asia-Pacific Security

    US-China Policies on Regional Order

    By Liselotte Odgaard

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Investigating the dynamics of balancing patterns in the Asia-Pacific, this book focuses particularly on the contribution of great powers and middle powers to regional stability. Taking the US and China as great powers, and using ASEAN, Russia, Australia and South Korea as example of middle powers,...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Food and Foodways in Asia

    Resource, Tradition and Cooking

    Edited by Sidney Cheung, Chee-Beng Tan

    Series: Anthropology of Asia

    Food is an important cultural marker of identity in contemporary Asian societies, and can provide a medium for the understanding of social relations, family and kinship, class and consumption, gender ideology, and cultural symbolism. However, a truly comprehensive view of food cannot neglect the...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Korean Developmental State

    From dirigisme to neo-liberalism

    By Iain Pirie

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The Korean Developmental State is a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of processes of state and economic restructuring in South Korea since the 1997 crisis. The book distinguishes itself from previous studies by consistently arguing that structural changes in the global political economy have...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge