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  1. China’s Rise and Regional Integration in East Asia

    Hegemony or community?

    Edited by Yong Wook Lee, Key-young Son

    Series: Politics in Asia

    With featuring far-reaching diversities and disparities among the regional states in their political, economic and social systems and cultural and religious orientations, East Asia is a microcosm of international society at large. Nevertheless, there are unique dynamics unfolding in East Asia at...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Party Politics and Decentralization in Japan and France

    When the Opposition Governs

    By Koichi Nakano

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Decentralization is a curious policy for a central government to pursue. If politics is essentially about the struggle for power, why would anyone want to give away the power that one struggled for and won? This book argues that it is precisely party competition in search of power that propels...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Chinese/Vietnamese Diaspora

    Revisiting the boat people

    Edited by Yuk Wah Chan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Over three decades have passed since the first wave of Indochinese refugees left their homelands. These refugees, mainly the Vietnamese, fled from war and strife in search of a better life elsewhere. By investigating the Vietnamese diaspora in Asia, this book sheds new light on the Asian refugee...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Russia and East Asia

    Informal and Gradual Integration

    Edited by Tsuneo Akaha, Anna Vassilieva

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Russia has generally been neglected in the academic and policy discourse on regional integration in East Asia. This book fills this gap, with particular attention to the role of Pacific Russia in the deepening regional integration in East Asia. It examines the increasingly diverse foreign policy...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Education Reform and Education Policy in East Asia

    By Ka-ho Mok

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    This book assesses the impact of globalization on the education systems of key East Asian countries, including China, Hong Kong, Japan, and the "tiger economies" of South Korea, Taiwan and Singapore, examining how the increasingly interdependent economic system has driven policy change...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. State and Laid-Off Workers in Reform China

    The Silence and Collective Action of the Retrenched

    By Yongshun Cai

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    In the 1990s, the Chinese government launched an unprecedented reform of state enterprises, putting tens of millions of people out of work. This empirically rich study calls on comprehensive surveys and interviews, combining quantitative data with qualitative in its examination of the variation in...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Governments and Markets in East Asia

    The Politics of Economic Crises

    By Jungug Choi

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    Governments and Markets in East Asia examines the relationship between economic performance, elite co-operation, and political regime stability in the context of the Asian crisis, and argues that economic crisis is not the cause of greater political harmony or discord, but rather that it...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Democratization in China, Korea and Southeast Asia?

    Local and National Perspectives

    Edited by Kate Xiao Zhou, Shelley Rigger, Lynn T. White III

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Rapid economic pluralization in East Asia has empowered local and medial groups, and with this change comes the need to rethink usual notions regarding ways in which "democracies" emerge or "citizens" gain more power. Careful examination of current developments in China, Korea, and Southeast Asia...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Rural Policy Implementation in Contemporary China

    New Socialist Countryside

    By Anna L. Ahlers

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    At the turn of the millennium, the disparities between rural and urban livelihoods, underdevelopment and administrative shortcomings in the Chinese countryside were increasingly seen as posing a manifest threat to social harmony and economic and political stability. At that time the term "three...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Coalition in Korea

    Between Institutions and Culture

    By Youngmi Kim

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    This book examines how inter- and intra-party coalition-building affects governability in South Korea. Focusing on the Kim Dae-jung administration (1998-2003) as a case study in the failure of a government to turn electoral success into stable governability, or ability to implement reform policies,...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge