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  1. Religion and Politics in Turkey

    Edited by Barry Rubin, Ali Carkoglu

    Over the last decade the once marginal extreme right of the Turkish ideological spectrum has grown in size as well as in influence and has effectively reshaped party competition in Turkey. Policy mandates and electoral bases of the rising extreme right rely on potentially explosive social cleavages...

    Published October 13th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Globalization and Competitiveness

    Big Business in Asia

    Edited by Chris Rowley, Malcolm Warner

    This book evaluates the evolution of 'Big Business in Asia', as we enter the new millennium. It focuses on recent issues affecting large corporations, both indigenous and foreign owned, such as multinational companies and international joint ventures, as well as on key events such as the Asian...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Zainichi Korean Identity and Ethnicity

    By David Chapman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Shedding light on contemporary Japanese society in an international context, Japanese-Korean relations and modern day notions of a multicultural Japan, this book addresses the broad notions and questions of citizenship, identity, ethnicity and belonging through investigation of Japan’s Korean...

    Published September 17th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Labour, Globalization and the State

    Workers, Women and Migrants Confront Neoliberalism

    Edited by Debdas Banerjee, Michael Goldfield

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book explores the impact of neoliberal globalization on labour markets and the state in the developed and developing world. It focuses especially on the United States and the economies of Asia – in particular, India. Liberalized trade and investment are thought by neoliberals to be the best...

    Published September 7th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Asian Anthropology

    Edited by Jan Van Bremen, Eyal Ben-Ari, Syed Farid Alatas

    Series: Anthropology of Asia

    Asian Anthropology raises important questions regarding the nature of anthropology and particularly the production and consumption of anthropological knowledge in Asia. Instead of assuming a universal standard or trajectory for the development of anthropology in Asia, the contributors to this...

    Published August 21st 2009 by Routledge

  6. Revolution, Reform and Regionalism in Southeast Asia

    Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam

    By Ronald Bruce St John

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Based on research carried out over the three decades, this book compares the post-war political economies of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam in the context of their individual and collective impact on contemporary efforts at regional integration. The author highlights the different paths to reform taken...

    Published August 13th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Contemporary North Korea

    A guide to economic and political developments

    By Ian Jeffries

    Series: Guides to Economic and Political Developments in Asia

    This book provides full details of contemporary economic and political developments in North Korea since late 2005, continuing the overview of developments which were covered in the author’s North Korea: A Guide to Economic and Political Developments (Routledge 2006). Key topics covered...

    Published August 7th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Maritime Security in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Kwa Chong Guan, John Skogan

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Series

    This book confronts both the maritime security challenges and responses. In Southeast Asia, maritime security has, over the last twenty years, taken on a much greater importance, due to the Law of the Sea convention, which has resulted in a 200 nautical mile Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs). As well...

    Published August 6th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Elections as Popular Culture in Asia

    Edited by Beng Huat Chua

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Conventional political science depicts legitimate elections as rational affairs in which informed voters select candidates for office according to how their coherently presented aims, ideologies and policies appeal to the self-interest of the electorate. In reality elections, whether in first world...

    Published August 5th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Turkestan and the Fate of the Russian Empire

    By Daniel Brower

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    The central argument of this book is that the half-century of Russian rule in Central Asia was shaped by traditions of authoritarian rule, by Russian national interests, and by a civic reform agenda that brought to Turkestan the principles that informed Alexander II's reform policies. This...

    Published August 1st 2009 by Routledge