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  1. A Basket Currency for Asia

    Edited by Takatoshi Ito

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The failure of the dollar peg to prevent the Asian currency crisis of 1997 to 1998 has highlighted the importance of the exchange rate regime in Asia and provoked much discussion as to what the alternatives are in terms of exchange rate systems. Bringing together extensive research on Asian basket...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  2. China's Foreign Trade Policy

    The New Constituencies

    Edited by Ka Zeng

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s rise as a major trading power has prompted debate about the nature of that country’s involvement in the liberal international economic order. China’s Foreign Trade Policy sheds light on this complex question by examining the changing domestic forces shaping China’s foreign trade relations....

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  3. Chinese Security Policy

    Structure, Power and Politics

    By Robert Ross

    This volume provides a coherent and comprehensive understanding of Chinese security policy, comprising essays written by one of America's leading scholars. Chinese Security Policy covers such fundamental areas as the role of international structure in state behavior, the use of force in...

    Published May 18th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Nature, Ritual, and Society in Japan's Ryukyu Islands

    By Arne Røkkum

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    Despite their small area, the southern islands of Japan can be seen as stepping stones towards a more nuanced view of cultural osmosis between Japan and the outside world. This book presents an ethnographic portrayal of the people of the Southern Ryukyu Islands and their world. In particular it...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  5. The Impact of the Russo-Japanese War

    Edited by Rotem Kowner

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The Russo-Japanese War was the major conflict of the earliest decade of the twentieth century. The struggle for mastery in northeast Asia, specifically for control of Korea, was watched at the time very closely by observers from many other countries keen to draw lessons about the conduct of war in...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Journalism and Democracy in Asia

    Edited by Michael Bromley, Angela Romano

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    Journalism and Democracy in Asia addresses key issues of freedom, democracy, citizenship, openness and journalism in contemporary Asia, looking especially at China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, the Philippines and India. The authors take varying approaches to questions of democracy, whilst also...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Women and Work in Indonesia

    Edited by Michele Ford, Lyn Parker

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book examines the meaning of work for women in contemporary Indonesia. It takes a broad definition of work in order to interrogate assumptions about work and economic activity, focusing on what women themselves see as their work, which includes not only paid employment, home life and child...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Politics and Pitfalls of Japan Ethnography

    Reflexivity, Responsibility, and Anthropological Ethics

    Edited by Jennifer Robertson

    Four anthropologists, Elise Edwards, Ann Elise Lewallen, Bridget Love and Tomomi Yamaguchi, draw on their fieldwork experiences in Japan to demonstrate collectively the inadequacy of both the Code of Ethics developed by the American Anthropological Association (AAA) and the dictates of...

    Published April 30th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Vietnam's Development Strategies

    By Pietro Masina

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Taking a developmental approach, this book critically reviews Vietnam's reform process and shows how the country’s reform agenda is still dominated by a ‘developmental orthodoxy’ inspired by a post-Washington consensus. The author argues that a wider debate is needed in order to give national...

    Published April 30th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Politics in Malaysia

    The Malay Dimension

    Edited by Edmund Terence Gomez

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    Examining some of the most critical issues in Malaysian politics today, including human rights, law and democracy, gender and Islam, this book explores the contours of the contemporary landscape of Malaysian politics, focusing especially on politics among the majority ethnic Malay community. In...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge