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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 129 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. Tourism in Pacific Islands

    Current Issues and Future Challenges

    Edited by Stephen Pratt, David Harrison

    Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

    Pacific Island Countries have been shown to be especially vulnerable to such external influences as natural disasters, political unrest and downturns in the global economy and their tourism industries have been notably affected. In particular, they typically have a narrow resource base and a...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Asian and Pacific Cities

    Development Patterns

    Edited by Ian Shirley, Carol Neill

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    The cities of Asia and the Pacific are at the epicentre of development in what is arguably, the most populous, culturally distinctive, and economically powerful region in the world. 16 major cities such as Tokyo, Shanghai, Manila, Jakarta, Bangkok, Singapore, Auckland, Kuala Lumpur and Santiago,...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. East Asia and the Global Crisis

    Edited by Shaun Breslin

    This book traces the impact of the global financial crisis on East Asia, and the way that key regional states responded to the crisis. It considers the extent to which the region is decoupling from the global economy (or the West), the impact of crises on the definition of "region", and the...

    Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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