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  1. 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

  2. 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 26th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2008 by Routledge

  4. 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 10th 2008 by Routledge

  5. 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 September 30th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Paying for Progress in China

    Public Finance, Human Welfare and Changing Patterns of Inequality

    Edited by Vivienne Shue, Christine Wong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s stunning record of economic development since the 1970s has been marred by an increasingly obvious gap between the country’s ‘haves’ and its ‘have-nots’. While people living in some parts of the country have enjoyed dramatically improved conditions of life, those in other districts and...

    Published September 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  7. Families in Asia

    Home and Kin, 2nd Edition

    By Stella Quah

    Families in Asia provides a unique sociological analysis of family trends in Asia. Stella R. Quah uses demographic and survey data, personal interviews and case studies from China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam to provide a...

    Published September 14th 2008 by Routledge

  8. The Changing Face of Women Managers in Asia

    By Chris Rowley, Vimolwan Yukongdi

    Series: Working in Asia

    The influence of Asian cultures and religious traditions has often been used to explain Asian women’s under-utilisation and under-representation in management. This book examines the influence of culture and tradition on organisational and management practices, and how these affect the progress of...

    Published September 9th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Trade Policy, Inequality and Performance in Indian Manufacturing

    By Kunal Sen

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    The relationship between trade policy and economic performance is one of the oldest controversies in economic development. In recent years, there has been a revival of interest in the debate on the implications of trade reforms for productivity growth and domestic pricing behaviour due in part to...

    Published September 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  10. Science and the Indian Tradition

    When Einstein Met Tagore

    By David L. Gosling

    Series: India in the Modern World

    This new text is a detailed study of an important process in modern Indian history. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, India experienced an intellectual renaissance, which owed as much to the influx of new ideas from the West as to traditional religious and cultural insights....

    Published August 30th 2008 by Routledge