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  1. Corruption and Good Governance in Asia

    Edited by Nicholas Tarling

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Bringing together contributions on the nature of corruption in East and Southeast Asia, this edited volume examines the means of limiting and ultimately eliminating corruption at a national and international level. Taking a country by country approach the text explores: the concept of corruption,...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Christianity, Islam and Nationalism in Indonesia

    By Charles E. Farhadian

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Although over eighty percent of the country is Muslim, Indonesia is marked by an extraordinary diversity in language, ancestry, culture, religion and ways of life. This book focuses on the Christian Dani of West Papua, providing a social and ethnographic history of the most important indigenous...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Non-Governmental Organizations in Contemporary China

    Paving the Way to Civil Society?

    By Qiusha Ma

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Based on documentary materials including interviews with key players in China, this book charts the development of non-governmental and non-profit organizations in China from the late 1970s to the present day. It recounts how in the aftermath of the 1978 reforms that created a market economy...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Sex, Science and Morality in China

    By Joanna McMillan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    After decades of near silence on the matter, sex is being talked about in China. But what is being said? Who is allowed to speak? And whose purposes are being served? This ground-breaking book takes a critical look at how sex in China is thought and talked about. Drawing on the work of the country...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Consuming China

    Approaches to Cultural Change in Contemporary China

    Edited by Kevin Latham, Stuart Thompson, Jakob Klein

    Series: ConsumAsian Series

    Post-Mao China has been characterized in literature and the media as a burgeoning consumer society. Consuming China investigates this characterization by examining the cultural significance of consumption and consumerism in the People’s Republic of China today. In questioning the notion of...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Intellectuals in Revolutionary China, 1921-1949

    Leaders, Heroes and Sophisticates

    By Hung-yok Ip

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    This book originally examines how prominent communist intellectuals in China during the revolutionary period (1921 to 1940) constructed and presented identities for themselves and how they narrated their place in the revolution....

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Intra-Asian Trade and the World Market

    Edited by A.J.H. Latham, Heita Kawakatsu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Intra-Asian trade is a major theme of recent writing on Asian economic history. From the second half of the nineteenth century, intra-Asian trade flows linked Asia into an integrated economic system, with reciprocal benefits for all participants. But although this was a network from which all...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  8. The Balance of Power in Asia-Pacific Security

    US-China Policies on Regional Order

    By Liselotte Odgaard

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Investigating the dynamics of balancing patterns in the Asia-Pacific, this book focuses particularly on the contribution of great powers and middle powers to regional stability. Taking the US and China as great powers, and using ASEAN, Russia, Australia and South Korea as example of middle powers,...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Fertility, Family Planning and Population Policy in China

    Edited by Chiung-Fang Chang, Che-Fu Lee, Sherry L. McKibben, Dudley L. Poston, Carol S. Walther

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    China's one-child population policy, first initiated in 1979, has had an enormous effect on the country’s development. By reducing its fertility in the past two decades to less than two children per woman, and developing a family planning program focused heavily on sterilization and abortion, China...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Towards Responsible Government in East Asia

    Trajectories, Intentions and Meanings

    Edited by Linda Chelan Li

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    This book explores the idea of responsible government in East Asia, arguing that many recent governance crises have resulted from responsibility failures on a huge scale. It distinguishes between accountability, which it argues has been overemphasised recently, and responsibility, which it...

    Published April 5th 2009 by Routledge