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  1. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Chinese Citizenship

    Views from the Margins

    Edited by Vanessa L. Fong, Rachel Murphy

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Bringing a new dimension to the study of citizenship, Chinese Citizenship examines how individuals at the margins of Chinese society deal with state efforts to transform them into model citizens in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Based on extensive original research, the authors...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Elite Theatre in Ming China, 1368-1644

    By Grant Guangren Shen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Early History of Asia

    Theatre occupied a particularly important place in the life of the elite, for whom owning a theatre troupe was highly fashionable and for whom theatre performances were an integral part of formal gatherings, various rituals and ceremonies. Based on an exploration of original historical records,...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Globalization and the Chinese City

    Edited by Fulong Wu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Introducing readers to the far-reaching global orientation that is now taking place in urban China, an international team of contributors describe overarching globalization through a detailed examination of the transformation of the built environment. A range of urban development processes...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  10. New Crime in China

    Public Order and Human Rights

    By Ronald Keith, Zhiqiu Lin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Examining the crimes that have recently been of the greatest concern in China, the authors assess the imbalance between public order and human rights in the way the Chinese legal system deals with crime. The issue of crime is of particular importance, both because current social upheaval...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge