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Forthcoming Asian Politics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding in Laos

    Perspective for Today's World

    By Stephanie Phetsamay Stobbe

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Using the case study of Laos, a small landlocked country in Southeast Asia that has seen some of the world’s most brutal forms of poverty and violence, this book examines the power of traditional and indigenous conflict resolution systems as a tool for social justice. It explores how the conflict...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Forecasting China's Future

    Dominance or Collapse?

    By Roger Irvine

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s future development is likely to have a huge impact on twenty-first century global outcomes. It is therefore surprising that, thus far, so little attention has been given to comparing and evaluating expert forecasts of China’s future in the post-Mao era. This book presents an illuminating...

    To Be Published July 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Asia Struggles with Democracy

    Evidence from Indonesia, Korea and Thailand

    By Giovanna Maria Dora Dore

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Since 1974, when the current wave of democratisation began, the movement towards democracy in Asia has remained limited. Many countries in Asia, in fact, are not making a decisive move towards democracy, and find themselves struggling with the challenges of democratic consolidation and governance....

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Failure of Socialism in South Korea

    1945-2007

    By Yunjong Kim

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    Despite the fact that socialist parties have proved to be a major political force across the world, this has not been the case in Asian countries. Socialism in South Korea is a quintessential example of this failure. Despite the existence of a socialist party and what would seem to be the right...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. NGO Governance and Management in China

    Edited by Reza Hasmath, Jennifer Y. J. Hsu

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    As China becomes increasingly integrated into the global system there will be continuing pressure to acknowledge and engage with non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Suffice to say, without a clear understanding of the state’s interaction with NGOs, and vice versa, any political, economic and...

    To Be Published July 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Globalisation and Governance in India

    New Challenges to Society and Institutions

    Edited by Harihar Bhattacharyya, Lion Koenig

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This book examines the impact of globalization on some vital aspects of Indian politics, its structures and processes, and identifies the challenges to globalization itself, in order to highlight India’s complex and fascinating story. In 1991, India officially embraced the policy of neo-liberal...

    To Be Published August 5th 2015 by Routledge

  7. China-Malaysia Relations and Foreign Policy

    By Razak Abdullah

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    When Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Abdul Razak Hussein, paid an official visit to China in May 1974, it secured Malaysia a place in the annals of regional diplomatic history as the first ASEAN country to establish full diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China. This book analyses the...

    To Be Published August 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Atlas of South Asian Affairs

    By Robert W. Bradnock

    South Asia has developed from a group of newly independent post-Colonial states of at most secondary importance to the wider world to its current position as a region of central strategic importance to both global economic development and world peace and stability. This Atlas highlights the global...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Challenging Southeast Asian Development

    The shadows of success

    By Jonathan Rigg

    Over the course of the last half century, the growth economies of Southeast Asia – Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam – have transformed themselves into middle income countries. This book looks at how the very success of these economies has bred new challenges,...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Sino-U.S. Energy Triangles

    Resource Diplomacy Under Hegemony

    Edited by David Zweig, Yufan Hao

    Series: Politics in Asia

    The remarkable performance of the Chinese economy in the last three decades has placed China at the centre of the world stage. In 1993, China became a net importer of energy, although it was not until the early 2000s that the world began to pay more attention to China’s energy needs and its...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge