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  1. 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 14th 2007 by Routledge India

  2. 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 11th 2007 by Routledge

  3. 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 4th 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  5. 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 August 31st 2007 by Routledge

  6. Muslims, Mongols and Crusaders

    Edited by Dr Gerald Hawting

    The period from about 1100 to 1350 in the Middle East was marked by continued interaction between the local Muslim rulers and two groups of non-Muslim invaders: the Frankish crusaders from Western Europe and the Mongols from northeastern Asia. In deflecting the threat those invaders presented, a...

    Published June 30th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Israel's History and the History of Israel

    By Mario Liverani

    In 'Israel's History and the History of Israel' one of the world's foremost experts on antiquity addresses the birth of Israel and its historic reality. Many stories have been told of the founding of ancient Israel, all rely on the biblical story in its narrative scheme, despite its historic...

    Published June 30th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Developing the Mekong

    Regionalism and Regional Security in China–Southeast Asian Relations

    By Evelyn Goh

    Series: Adelphi series

    In Southeast Asia, China’s growing economic and political strength has been accompanied by adept diplomacy and active promotion of regional cooperation, institutions and integration. Southeast Asian states and China engage in ‘strategic regionalism’: they seek regional membership for regime...

    Published June 20th 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Reader

    Edited by Kuan-Hsing Chen, Beng Huat Chua

    Asian Cultural Studies or Cultural Studies in Asia is a new and burgeoning field, and the Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Journal is at its cutting edge. Committed to bringing Asian Cultural Studies scholarship to the international English speaking world and constantly challenging existing conceptions...

    Published May 30th 2007 by Routledge

  10. International Korean Adoption

    A Fifty-Year History of Policy and Practice

    Edited by Kathleen Ja Sook Bergquist, M. Elizabeth Vonk, Dong Soo Kim, Marvin D. Feit

    Discover the roots of international transracial adoptionInternational Korean Adoption: A Fifty-Year History of Policy and Practice explores the long history of international transracial adoption. Scholars present the expert multidisciplinary perspectives and up-to-date research on this most...

    Published May 29th 2007 by Routledge