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  1. Buddhist Meditation

    An Anthology of Texts from the Pali Canon

    By Sarah Shaw

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism - Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies

    Meditative practice lies at the heart of the Buddhist tradition. This introductory anthology gives a representative sample of the various kinds of meditations described in the earliest body of Buddhist scripture, the Pali canon. It provides a broad introduction to their traditional context and...

    Published October 31st 2008 by Routledge

  2. High-Tech Industries, Employment and Global Competitiveness

    Edited by S.R. Hashim, N.S. Siddharthan

    The process of development in recent times has been characteristically marked by the expanding reach of multinational enterprises, flows of foreign direct investment, unprecedented growth of information and communication technologies (ICT) and knowledge-based industries, and infusion of ICT across...

    Published October 31st 2008 by Routledge India

  3. Communities, Crime and Social Capital in Contemporary China

    By Lena Zhong

    This book explores the theoretical and empirical dimensions of community crime prevention in China, examining in particular the role of social capital in a rapidly modernizing economic, social and political context. In doing so it provides a vivid picture of contemporary crime and crime control in...

    Published October 31st 2008 by Willan

  4. Human Security

    Concepts and implications

    By Shahrbanou Tadjbakhsh, Anuradha Chenoy

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book, now available in paperback, traces the key evolutions in the development of the concept of human security, the various definitions and critiques, how it relates to other concepts, and what it implies for polities, politics, and policy. Human security is an important subject for the...

    Published October 26th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Doing Business in China

    3rd Edition

    By Tim Ambler, Morgen Witzel, Chao Xi

    Aimed specifically at Western and non-Chinese businesses and managers this book offers a theoretical framework for understanding Chinese business culture and a practical guide to business practices, market conditions, negotiations, organizations, networks and the business environment in China and...

    Published October 10th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Chinese Business

    Landscapes and Strategies

    By Hong Liu

    China has been the fastest growing economy in the world over the past twenty years, and its influence in the global economic and political arena is becoming increasingly stronger; it is expected that China will soon become the second largest trading nation in the world. Other books cover only part...

    Published October 7th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Architecture of Modern China

    A Historical Critique

    By Jianfei Zhu

    A collection of essays on architecture of modern China, arranged chronologically covering a period from 1729 to 2008, focusing mainly on the twentieth century. The distinctive feature of this book is a blending of ‘critical’ and ‘historical’ research, taking a long-range perspective...

    Published October 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  8. Taiwan's Security

    History and Prospects

    By Bernard Cole

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This is the first explanation and evaluation of Taiwan’s defence forces and infrastructure. It examines not only Taiwan’s armed forces, but also its Ministry of National Defence, personnel issues, and civil-military relations. This book provides crucial base-line data and evaluation of one of...

    Published September 30th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Paying for Progress in China

    Public Finance, Human Welfare and Changing Patterns of Inequality

    Edited by Vivienne Shue, Christine Wong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s stunning record of economic development since the 1970s has been marred by an increasingly obvious gap between the country’s ‘haves’ and its ‘have-nots’. While people living in some parts of the country have enjoyed dramatically improved conditions of life, those in other districts and...

    Published September 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  10. Families in Asia

    Home and Kin, 2nd Edition

    By Stella Quah

    Families in Asia provides a unique sociological analysis of family trends in Asia. Stella R. Quah uses demographic and survey data, personal interviews and case studies from China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam to provide a...

    Published September 14th 2008 by Routledge