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  1. The Balance of Power in Asia-Pacific Security

    US-China Policies on Regional Order

    By Liselotte Odgaard

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Investigating the dynamics of balancing patterns in the Asia-Pacific, this book focuses particularly on the contribution of great powers and middle powers to regional stability. Taking the US and China as great powers, and using ASEAN, Russia, Australia and South Korea as example of middle powers,...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Korean Developmental State

    From dirigisme to neo-liberalism

    By Iain Pirie

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The Korean Developmental State is a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of processes of state and economic restructuring in South Korea since the 1997 crisis. The book distinguishes itself from previous studies by consistently arguing that structural changes in the global political economy have...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Towards Responsible Government in East Asia

    Trajectories, Intentions and Meanings

    Edited by Linda Chelan Li

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    This book explores the idea of responsible government in East Asia, arguing that many recent governance crises have resulted from responsibility failures on a huge scale. It distinguishes between accountability, which it argues has been overemphasised recently, and responsibility, which it...

    Published April 5th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Health Care in Malaysia

    The Dynamics of Provision, Financing and Access

    Edited by Heng Leng Chee, Simon Barraclough

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    The health care system in Malaysia has undergone a fundamental transformation over the last two decades. This book examines this transformation and explores the pressing issues it faces today. It includes coverage of: the evolution of the system since independence, from the colonial legacy of...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Women and Labour Organizing in Asia

    Diversity, Autonomy and Activism

    Edited by Kaye Broadbent, Michele Ford

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book investigates the role of women and labour activism in Asia, demonstrating that women have been active in union and non union based campaigns throughout the region. Although focusing primarily on women, the contributions to this book address issues that affect all workers. Chapters on...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  6. Israel's Strategic Agenda

    Edited by Efraim Inbar

    Divided into two clear parts, the first part of this book examines political and economic factors in the global strategic environment including, the approach of US and EU foreign policies towards Israel, global trends in the field of defence industries and the energy sector and their implications...

    Published March 10th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Securing Southeast Asia

    The Politics of Security Sector Reform

    By Mark Beeson, Alex Bellamy

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    This book uniquely applies the security reform agenda to Southeast Asia. It investigates recent developments in civil-military relations in the region, looking in particular at the impact and utility of the agenda on the region and assessing whether it is likely to help make the region more stable...

    Published January 30th 2009 by Routledge

  8. China-US Relations Transformed

    Perspectives and Strategic Interactions

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s emergence in the 21st century to the status of great power has significant implications for its relationship with the United States, the sole superpower in the post-Cold War World. Now that China is rising as an economic, political, and military power and has expanded its diplomatic...

    Published January 29th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Democracy and Party Systems in Developing Countries

    A comparative study of India and South Africa

    By Clemens Spiess

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This book examines and compares the emergence, development and impact of the party systems in post-colonial India and post-apartheid South Africa. It sheds light on the crucial role and function of party systems in democratising developing countries. Although often described as political miracles...

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  10. 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