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  1. Muslim Society and the Western Indian Ocean

    The Seafarers of Kachchh

    By Edward Simpson

    Series: Routledge Indian Ocean Series

    Based on substantial ethnographic, textual and archival research, this interesting book offers a new perspective on the anthropology of the western Indian Ocean. Writing in a clear, engaging style, and covering an impressive range of theoretical terrain, Simpson critically explores the...

    Published June 9th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Regulation in Asia

    Pushing Back on Globalization

    Edited by John Gillespie, Randall Peerenboom

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Unlike much analysis about regulation in Asia which focuses on globalisation and the transplant effect, leaving domestic influence over commercial regulation under-researched and under-theorized, this book focuses on how local actors influence regulatory change. It explores the complex economic and...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Globalization and the Indian Economy

    Roadmap to a Convertible Rupee

    By Satyendra S. Nayak

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book examines the impact of globalization on the Indian economy, exploring the trade, investment and financial aspects of globalization, and also considering its implications for the balance of payments and currency exchange rate. The first part of the book deals with the evolution of the...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Japan and China in the World Political Economy

    Edited by Saadia Pekkanen, Kellee Tsai

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Two powers in East Asia today stand to define the region's economic and commercial future: Japan, which rose in a spectacular industrial burst to become at present the world's second largest economy; and China, which is rapidly advancing towards a market economy under the watchful eye of the world....

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  5. Chinese Corporate Identity

    By Peter Peverelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Business

    This book represents the first study of economic restructuring in reform era China to apply the concepts of identity and corporate space; notions that have become increasingly relevant as foreign invested and Chinese ventures face complex operational and societal issues in the wake of...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  6. State Making in Asia

    Edited by Richard Boyd, Tak-Wing Ngo

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Including contributions from an international team of leading experts, this volume examines state making from a uniquely Asian perspective and reveals some of the misunderstandings that arise when states and state making are judged solely on the basis of Western history. The contributors argue that...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  7. Japan's Relations With China

    Facing a Rising Power

    Edited by Peng Er Lam

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    The essays in this collection examine Sino-Japanese political relations given the phenomenon of ‘a rising China and a stagnating Japan’. Questioning whether their relationship is one of cooperation or conflict, the book reviews China and Japan’s bilateral ties to see whether they have deepened and...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  8. Political Cultures in Asia and Europe

    Citizens, States and Societal Values

    By Jean Blondel, Takashi Inoguchi

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This book is a study of the attitudes to political and social life among the citizens of eighteen countries in Western Europe, East and Southeast Asia. Drawing on data from the largest cross-national survey on political culture for the last half a century, this book assesses how political...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  9. Advancing East Asian Regionalism

    Edited by Melissa Curley, Nicholas Thomas

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Developments in East Asia have progressed rapidly in terms of regionalism since the 1997 crisis. The end of the Asian miracle called into question not only the capacity of regional states to meet the needs of their attendant peoples, but also challenged the viability of regional organizations, such...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Sex and Sexuality in China

    Edited by Elaine Jeffreys

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    Elaine Jeffreys explores the issues of sex and sexuality in a non-Western context by examining debates surrounding the emergence of new sexual behaviours, and the appropriate nature of their regulation, in the People's Republic of China. Commissioned from Western and mainland Chinese scholars of...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge