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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 128 new and published books in the subject of Asia Pacific Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Maritime Issues in the South China Sea

    Troubled Waters or A Sea of Opportunity

    Edited by Nien-Tsu Alfred Hu, Ted L. McDorman

    South China Sea (SCS) issues are complex and dynamic, ranging from historic claims to present day military occupation, from military security to regional stability, from rhetorical appeasements to national interests, from intraregional competition to extraregional involvement. The submissions...

    Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Heteroglossic Asia

    The Transformation of Urban Taiwan

    By Francis Chia-Hui Lin

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    Heteroglossic Asia presents an analysis of geographic, historical, cultural, economic, spatial and political factors underlying Taiwan’s maritime urbanity by means of case studies based on Taipei and Kaohsiung; two cities which represent the multi-accentual character of Taiwan’s urban environment...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Strategic Cultures and Security Policies in the Asia-Pacific

    Edited by Jeffrey S. Lantis

    This book shows how one of the most powerful tools of security studies—strategic culture—illuminates the origins and implications of the Asia-Pacific region’s difficult issues, from the rise of China and the American pivot, to the shifting calculations of many other actors. Strategic culture...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Foreign Correspondents and International Newsgathering

    The Role of Fixers

    By Colleen Murrell

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    This book reveals that ‘fixers’—local experts on whom foreign correspondents rely—play a much more significant role in international television newsgathering than has been documented or understood. Murrell explores the frames though which international reporting has traditionally been analysed and...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sport and Nationalism in Asia

    Power, Politics and Identity

    Edited by Fan Hong, Zhouxiang Lu

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    Written by a team of international scholars, Sport and Nationalism in Asia - Power, Politics, and Identity is a collection of original research which addresses a number of issues central to notions of nationalism and identity in sport including: how the Olympics and other international and regional...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Football in Asia

    History, Culture and Business

    Edited by Younghan Cho

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This book is the first comprehensive study on history, culture, and business of football in Asia. Football has been a symbol of the modern invention, a catalyst of local, national and regional identities, all time favourite among kids and youths, and even a harbinger for cultural globalization and...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The San Francisco System and Its Legacies

    Continuation, Transformation and Historical Reconciliation in the Asia-Pacific

    Edited by Kimie Hara

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    In September 1951, Japan signed a peace treaty with forty-eight countries in San Francisco; in April 1952, the treaty came into effect. The San Francisco Peace Treaty is an international agreement that in significant ways shaped the post–World War II international order in the Asia-Pacific. With...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Financial Development and Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific

    Edited by Edward K. Y. Chen, Wendy Dobson

    Series: PAFTAD (Pacific Trade and Development Conference Series)

    The 1997–8 Asian financial crisis exposed weaknesses in the region’s national financial systems, but since then East Asia has become the world’s most dynamic economic region. Domestic financial systems have developed, cross-border financial flows within the region are growing apace as demand from...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Promise of the New and Genealogies of Education Reform

    Edited by Julie McLeod, Katie Wright

    This volume explores questions about hope, optimism and the possibilities of the ‘new’ as expressed in educational thinking on the nature and problem of adolescence. One focus is on the interwar years in Australian education, and the proliferation of educational reports and programs directed to...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Migration, Land and Livelihoods

    Creating Alternative Modernities in the Pacific

    Edited by George Curry, Gina Koczberski, John Connell

    This book critically and succinctly examines recent changes in land ownership, mobility and livelihoods in various Pacific island states, from East Timor to the Solomon Islands, where climate change, environmental change (including hazards of various origins), population growth and urbanization...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. East Asia and the Global Crisis
    Edited by Shaun Breslin
    To Be Published February 4th 2015
  2. Neoliberal Governance and International Medical Travel in Malaysia
    By Meghann Ormond
    To Be Published February 4th 2015
  3. The Pacific
    By Donald B. Freeman
    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  4. The Languages of the Kimberley, Western Australia
    By William B. McGregor
    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  5. Tourism in Pacific Islands: Current Issues and Future Challenges
    Edited by Stephen Pratt, David Harrison
    To Be Published February 15th 2015

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