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  1. Ageing in Asia

    Asia’s Position in the New Global Demography

    Edited by Roger Goodman, Sarah Harper

    The volume takes four key themes related to ageing – the experience of old age; intergenerational relations; economics of and social policy for ageing; longevity and the culture of ageing - and examines how these issues are emerging in different regions of Asia, specifically, the former Soviet...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Corporate Governance, Finance and the Technological Advantage of Nations

    By Andrew Tylecote, Francesca Visintin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Winner of the 2010 Myrdal Prize There is much debate regarding which countries’ economies have the best economic systems to encourage economic growth and technological change. This book is a major contribution to this discussion, connecting the fields of corporate governance and finance with the...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Unknown

  3. The Making of Modern Korea

    2nd Edition

    By Adrian Buzo

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    This fully updated second edition of The Making of Modern Korea provides a thorough, balanced and engaging history of Korea from 1910 to the present day. The text is unique in placing emphasis on Korea’s regional and geographical context, through which Buzo analyzes the influence of bigger and more...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Chicago Korean-Americans

    Identity and Politics in a Transnational Community

    By Jung-Sun Park

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    Based on a Chicago Korean-American case, this dissertation examines the transformation of identity and politics in a transnational immigrant community in the late 1980s and early 1990s....

    Published December 15th 2007 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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