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  1. Locating China

    Space, Place, and Popular Culture

    Edited by Jing Wang

    Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this volume examines the relationship between space and the production of local popular culture in contemporary China. The international team of contributors examine the inter-relationship between the cultural imaginary of a given place and China’s continuing...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  2. Human Resource Management in China Revisited

    Edited by Malcolm Warner

    This edited volume first considers the economic background of the recent changes in HRM in the People's Republic of China from 1978 to the present day, exploring the change from a command economy to a more market-led one. It then goes on to look at the demise of so-called 'iron rice bowl' policy...

    Published May 4th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Koreans in Japan

    Critical Voices from the Margin

    Edited by Sonia Ryang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Koreans in Japan are a barely known minority, not only in the West but also within Japan itself. This pioneering study analyses these relations in the context of the particular conditions and constraints that Koreans face in Japanese society. The contributors cover a wide range of topics, including...

    Published April 27th 2005 by Routledge

  4. The Geopolitics of East Asia

    The Search for Equilibrium

    By Robyn Lim

    Since the Cold War ended, East Asia has become the global focus of unresolved strategic tensions among the great powers. These tensions focus on the Korean peninsula, the Taiwan Strait and the South China Sea, and have an important maritime dimension. This book presents a comprehensive overview of...

    Published April 14th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Modern Persian: A Course-Book

    By Simin Abrahams

    Modern Persian begins with the teaching of the Persian alphabet. It aims to provide the student with the necessary skills for social interaction, as well as a basis for the study of modern literature. The course consists of seventeen units and favours teaching by communicative and...

    Published March 30th 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Peopling of East Asia

    Putting Together Archaeology, Linguistics and Genetics

    Edited by Roger Blench, Laurent Sagart, Alicia Sanchez-Mazas

    One of the most dynamic research areas in the prehistory of East Asian regions is the synthesis of the findings of archaeology, linguistics and genetics. Several countries have only recently opened to field research and highly active local groups have made possible a raft of collaborative studies&...

    Published March 20th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Political Islam in Southeast Asia

    Moderates, Radical and Terrorists

    By Angel Rabasa

    Series: Adelphi series

    Provides an overview of the evolution of political Islam in South-east Asia. Analyses the sources of relgious radicalism and assesses the regional terrorist and radical networks. Describes how secular democratic institutions can be strengthened, and how moderate and tolerant tendencies can be...

    Published March 7th 2005 by Routledge

  8. A Political and Economic Dictionary of East Asia

    By Jim Hoare, Susan Pares

    Series: Political and Economic Dictionary Series

    This title provides concise, clear definitions of the terms, organizations and personalities making up the economic and political fabric of East Asia. Containing up-to-date, detailed information, this book will prove a key reference to anyone studying the region, an area which is coming to the...

    Published February 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  9. Management in Transitional Economies

    From the Berlin Wall to the Great Wall of China

    By Vincent Edwards, Gennadij Polonsky, Danijel Pucko, Malcolm Warner, Ying Zhu

    Based on extensive research, this comparative study examines the past, present and future of management in the transitional economies of East and Central Europe, Russia, the People's Republic of China, and Vietnam. It discusses the nature of the transition process, identifying different transition...

    Published February 1st 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Armenians

    Past and Present in the Making of National Identity

    By Edmund Herzig, Marina Kurkchiyan

    Series: Caucasus World: Peoples of the Caucasus

    A comprehensive introduction to the historical forces and recent social and political developments that have shaped today's Armenian people. With contributions from leading Armenian, American and European specialists, the book focuses on identity formation, exploring how the Armenians' perceptions...

    Published January 26th 2005 by Routledge