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  1. Globalisation and Japanese Organisational Culture

    An Ethnography of a Japanese Corporation in France

    By Mitchell Sedgwick

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    Globalisation – the global movement, and control, of products, capital, technologies, persons and images – increasingly takes place through the work of organisations, perhaps the most powerful of which are multinational corporations. Based in an ethnographic analysis of cross-cultural social...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Political Regimes and the Media in Asia

    Edited by Krishna Sen, Terence Lee

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book analyzes the relationship between political power and the media in a range of nation states in East and Southeast Asia, focusing in particular on the place of the media in authoritarian and post-authoritarian regimes. It discusses the centrality of media in sustaining repressive regimes,...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  3. A Rising China and Security in East Asia

    Identity Construction and Security Discourse

    By Rex Li

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This volume provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the security discourse of Chinese policy elites on the major powers in East Asia in relation to China’s self-perception as a rising power. It is the first book-length study that utilizes International Relations theories systematically to...

    Published November 18th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Rural Poverty and Income Dynamics in Asia and Africa

    Edited by Keijiro Otsuka, Jonna P. Estudillo, Yasuyuki Sawada

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Although there is much interest in poverty reduction, there are few agreed upon strategies to effectively reduce poverty. In this new book, the editors have gathered together various evidences on poverty dynamics, based on panel data from the last few decades in the Philippines, Thailand,...

    Published November 10th 2008 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2008 by Routledge

  6. 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 5th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  8. 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 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  9. 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 October 31st 2008 by Routledge

  10. 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 29th 2008 by Routledge