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  1. Reconstructing Post-Saddam Iraq

    By Sultan Barakat

    Previously published as a special issue of Third World Quarterly, this volume seeks to analyze to what extent the controversial US policy of democratizing the Middle East with pre-emptive invasions was justified or effective. Post 9/11 the US developed a policy of War on Terror, taking the...

    Published December 15th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Entertainment Media in Indonesia

    Edited by Mark Hobart, Richard Fox

    Entertainment media now comprise one of the world’s largest industries, yet they remain one of the least studied aspects of contemporary mass media. Every day hundreds of millions of people watch television programs that might broadly be described as ‘entertainment’, notably in the rapidly...

    Published November 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  3. Japanese Economic Development

    Markets, Norms, Structures

    By Carl Mosk

    Japanese Economic Development presents three distinct approaches to understanding how and why Japan made the transition from a relatively low-income country mainly focused on agriculture to a high-income nation centered on manufacturing and services. In offering an eclectic account of Japan’s...

    Published November 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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 31st 2007 by Routledge India

  5. 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 4th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. 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 15th 2007 by Routledge India

  7. 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 12th 2007 by Routledge

  8. 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 5th 2007 by Routledge

  9. 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 4th 2007 by Routledge

  10. 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 September 1st 2007 by Routledge