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  1. Economic and Social Transformation in China

    Challenges and Opportunities

    By Angang Hu

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    The Center for China Studies is among China’s most influential think-tanks, and its China Studies Reports are read at the highest levels of government. Now for the first time, the most important of these reports is collected in book form in English, providing a fascinating insight into the...

    Published April 30th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Hong Kong Film, Hollywood and New Global Cinema

    No Film is An Island

    Edited by Gina Marchetti, Tan See Kam

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    In recent years, with the establishment of the Hong Kong Film Archive and growing scholarly interest in the history of Hong Kong cinema, previously neglected historical documents and difficult-to-access films have offered new research materials. As Hong Kong film history comes into sharper focus,...

    Published April 30th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. The Buddhist Theory of Self-Cognition

    By Zhihua Yao

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This highly original work explores the concept of self-awareness or self-consciousness in Buddhist thought. Its central thesis is that the Buddhist theory of self-cognition originated in a soteriological discussion of omniscience among the Mahasamghikas, and then evolved into a topic of...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Buddhism, Conflict and Violence in Modern Sri Lanka

    Edited by Mahinda Deegalle

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Interdisciplinary in its approach, this book explores the dilemmas that Buddhism faces in relation to the continuing ethnic conflict and violence in modern Sri Lanka. Prominent scholars in the fields of anthropology, history, Buddhist studies and Pali examine multiple dimensions of the problem...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  6. China and India

    A Tale of Two Economies

    By Dilip K. Das

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The economies of the People’s Republic of China and India are emerging-market economies, which account for more than a third of the global population. These two economies share many similarities in that they are large populous neighbours, who were regarded as abjectly poor countries until the 1980s...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Buddhist Rituals of Death and Rebirth

    Contemporary Sri Lankan Practice and Its Origins

    By Rita Langer

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    In Buddhist thought and practice, death has always been a central concept. This book provides a careful and thorough analysis of the rituals and social customs surrounding death in the Theravada tradition of Sri Lanka. Rita Langer describes the rituals of death and rebirth and investigates their...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Theravada Buddhism and the British Encounter

    Religious, Missionary and Colonial Experience in Nineteenth Century Sri Lanka

    By Elizabeth Harris

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This major new work explores the British encounter with Buddhism in nineteenth century Sri Lanka, examining the way Buddhism was represented and constructed in the eyes of the British scholars, officials, travellers and religious seekers who first encountered it. Tracing the three main historical...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Media and the Chinese Diaspora

    Community, Communications and Commerce

    Edited by Wanning Sun

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    The importance of the Chinese diaspora is widely recognized. Wanning Sun examines the key role of the media in the Chinese diaspora. She focuses especially on the media's role in communication, in fostering a sense of community, in defining different kinds of 'transnational Chineseness' -...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Chinese Communist Party in Reform

    Edited by Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard, Zheng Yongnian

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Contrary to the expectations of many people, China's recent economic growth has not led to the collapse of the Chinese Communist Party. In fact, the Party has recently carried out a peaceful and orderly transition to the so-called fourth generation of leadership, has revitalised itself, and created...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge