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  1. Advancing East Asian Regionalism

    Edited by Melissa Curley, Nicholas Thomas

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Developments in East Asia have progressed rapidly in terms of regionalism since the 1997 crisis. The end of the Asian miracle called into question not only the capacity of regional states to meet the needs of their attendant peoples, but also challenged the viability of regional organizations, such...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  2. China's Foreign Trade Policy

    The New Constituencies

    Edited by Ka Zeng

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s rise as a major trading power has prompted debate about the nature of that country’s involvement in the liberal international economic order. China’s Foreign Trade Policy sheds light on this complex question by examining the changing domestic forces shaping China’s foreign trade relations....

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  3. Politics in Malaysia

    The Malay Dimension

    Edited by Edmund Terence Gomez

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    Examining some of the most critical issues in Malaysian politics today, including human rights, law and democracy, gender and Islam, this book explores the contours of the contemporary landscape of Malaysian politics, focusing especially on politics among the majority ethnic Malay community. In...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Ethics of War in Asian Civilizations

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Torkel Brekke

    This book explores how issues of ethics in war and warfare have been treated by major ethical traditions of Asia. It opens a discussion about whether there are universal standards in the ideologies of warfare between the major religious traditions of the world. While the chapters are written by...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Globalization and Religious Nationalism in India

    The Search for Ontological Security

    By Catarina Kinnvall

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Exploring the effects of globalization in India and the problem of identity formation, this book contributes to the theoretical and empirical debate on identity, globalization, religious nationalism and (in)security. The author puts forward a new approach based on political psychology, to...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Islamic Legitimacy in a Plural Asia

    Edited by Anthony Reid, Michael Gilsenan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    A global debate has emerged within Islam about how to coexist with democracy. Even in Asia, where such ideas have always been marginal, radical groups are taking the view that scriptural authority requires either Islamic rule (Dar-ul-Islam) or a state of war with the essentially illegitimate...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Caste, Colonialism and Counter-Modernity

    Notes on a Postcolonial Hermeneutics of Caste

    By Debjani Ganguly

    One prevalent socio-cultural structure that is peculiar to South Asia is caste, which is broadly understood in socio-anthropological terms as an institution of ranked, hereditary and occupational groups. This book discusses the enigmatic persistence of caste in the lives of South Asians as they...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  8. Anglo-Iranian Relations since 1800

    Edited by Vanessa Martin

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    With contributions from renowned experts in the field, this book provides an excellent background to the history of Anglo-Iranian relations. Focusing on the political and economic relationship of Britain and issues of strategic sensitivity, the book also illuminates British relations with...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Politics of Self-Expression

    The Urdu Middleclass Milieu in Mid-Twentieth Century India and Pakistan

    By Markus Daechsel

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    The 1930s to 1950s witnessed the rise and dominance of a political culture across much of North India which combined unprecedented levels of mobilization and organization with an effective de-politicization of politics. On the one hand obsessed with world events, people also came to understand...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  10. India's Nuclear Bomb and National Security

    By Karsten Frey

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    India’s Nuclear Bomb and National Security gives an analytic account of the dynamics of India's nuclear build up. It puts forward a new comprehensive model, which goes beyond the classic strategic model of accepting motives of arming behaviour, and incorporates the dynamics in India’s nuclear...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge