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  1. Human Security in East Asia

    Challenges for Collaborative Action

    Edited by Sorpong Peou

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    Since the end of the Cold War the number of interstate wars has remained relatively low, although whilst states may be more secure than ever this does not mean that individual human beings are too. This has led to a growing recognition of the importance of human security, in contrast to the...

    Published November 10th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Conflict, Terrorism and the Media in Asia

    Edited by Benjamin Cole

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    There are many different kinds of sub-national conflicts across Asia, with a variety of causes, but since September 11, 2001 these have been increasingly portrayed as part of the global terrorist threat, to be dealt with by the War on Terror. This major new study examines a wide range of such...

    Published November 6th 2008 by Routledge

  3. The Separatist Conflict in Sri Lanka

    Terrorism, ethnicity, political economy

    By Asoka Bandarage

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The book provides a detailed historically-based analysis of the origin, evolution and potential resolution of the civil conflict in Sri Lanka over the struggle to establish a separate state in its Northern and Eastern provinces. This conflict between the Sri Lankan government and the secessionist...

    Published November 4th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Public-Private Partnerships in Health Care in India

    Lessons for developing countries

    By A. Venkat Raman, James Warner Björkman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Public-private partnerships are increasingly advocated to alleviate deficiencies in the public health system as well as to reduce economic stress on those who seek services from an expensive, burgeoning and unregulated private health sector. Focusing on India, this book examines how the private...

    Published November 4th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Buddhist Meditation

    An Anthology of Texts from the Pali Canon

    By Sarah Shaw

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism - Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies

    Meditative practice lies at the heart of the Buddhist tradition. This introductory anthology gives a representative sample of the various kinds of meditations described in the earliest body of Buddhist scripture, the Pali canon. It provides a broad introduction to their traditional context and...

    Published November 1st 2008 by Routledge

  6. Administrative Law and Governance in Asia

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Tom Ginsburg, Albert H.Y. Chen

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    This book examines administrative law in Asia, exploring the profound changes in the legal regimes of many Asian states that have taken place in recent years. Political democratization in some countries, economic change more broadly and the forces of globalization have put pressure on the...

    Published October 30th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Human Security

    Concepts and implications

    By Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh, Anuradha Chenoy

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book, now available in paperback, traces the key evolutions in the development of the concept of human security, the various definitions and critiques, how it relates to other concepts, and what it implies for polities, politics, and policy. Human security is an important subject for the...

    Published October 27th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Innovation in Japan

    Emerging Patterns, Enduring Myths

    Edited by Keith Jackson, Phillipe Debroux

    The Japanese economy has made a remarkable recovery from the so-called ‘Lost Decade’ of the 1990s. This said, demographic trends suggest that Japan will have to show remarkable powers of innovation if it is to continue to prosper in the global economy. For, around the turn of the last century texts...

    Published October 16th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Doing Business in China

    3rd Edition

    By Tim Ambler, Morgen Witzel, Chao Xi, Deqiang Zou

    Aimed specifically at Western and non-Chinese businesses and managers this book offers a theoretical framework for understanding Chinese business culture and a practical guide to business practices, market conditions, negotiations, organizations, networks and the business environment in China and...

    Published October 11th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Taiwan's Security

    History and Prospects

    By Bernard Cole

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This is the first explanation and evaluation of Taiwan’s defence forces and infrastructure. It examines not only Taiwan’s armed forces, but also its Ministry of National Defence, personnel issues, and civil-military relations. This book provides crucial base-line data and evaluation of one of...

    Published October 1st 2008 by Routledge