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  1. Global Shanghai, 1850–2010

    A History in Fragments

    By Jeffrey N Wasserstrom

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia's Great Cities

    This book explores the play of international forces and international ideas about Shanghai, looking backward as far as its transformation into a subdivided treaty port in the 1840s, and looking forward to its upcoming hosting of China’s first World’s Fair, the 2010 Expo. As such, Global Shanghai is...

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge

  2. China in the Wake of Asia's Financial Crisis

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book examines China’s response to the Asian financial crisis of 1997, both in its immediate aftermath and in the years since. The crisis caused turmoil throughout Asia’s economies, and precipitated wholesale reform of economic and financial policies and institutions across the region. As one...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge

  3. A Rising China and Security in East Asia

    Identity Construction and Security Discourse

    By Rex Li

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This volume provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the security discourse of Chinese policy elites on the major powers in East Asia in relation to China’s self-perception as a rising power. It is the first book-length study that utilizes International Relations theories systematically to...

    Published November 19th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Contemporary China - An Introduction

    By Michael Dillon

    This book presents a concise introduction to contemporary China. It is intended as a first book for those coming new to the subject, providing the essential information that most people need to know, without going into excessive detail. Its coverage includes the economy, society, politics and...

    Published November 19th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Human Security in East Asia

    Challenges for Collaborative Action

    Edited by Sorpong Peou

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    Since the end of the Cold War the number of interstate wars has remained relatively low, although whilst states may be more secure than ever this does not mean that individual human beings are too. This has led to a growing recognition of the importance of human security, in contrast to the...

    Published November 10th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Conflict, Terrorism and the Media in Asia

    Edited by Benjamin Cole

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    There are many different kinds of sub-national conflicts across Asia, with a variety of causes, but since September 11, 2001 these have been increasingly portrayed as part of the global terrorist threat, to be dealt with by the War on Terror. This major new study examines a wide range of such...

    Published November 6th 2008 by Routledge

  7. 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 November 1st 2008 by Routledge

  8. 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 November 1st 2008 by Routledge India

  9. 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 November 1st 2008 by Willan

  10. 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 27th 2008 by Routledge