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  1. 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 October 1st 2008 by Routledge

  2. 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 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

    Edited by Edward L. Davis

    Series: Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture

    The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture contains nearly 1,200 entries written by an international team of specialists to enable readers to explore a range of diverse and fascinating cultural subjects from prisons to rock groups, underground Christian churches to TV talk shows and radio...

    Published August 27th 2008 by Routledge

  5. British Buddhism

    Teachings, Practice and Development

    By Robert Bluck

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    British Buddhism presents a useful insight into contemporary British Buddhist practice. It provides a survey of the seven largest Buddhist traditions in the United Kingdom, including the Forest Sangha (Theravada) and the Samatha Trust (Theravada), the Serene Reflection Meditation tradition (Soto...

    Published August 1st 2008 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong

    Edited by Wing Hong Chui, T. Wing Lo

    Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong provides a much-needed overview of the criminal justice system in Hong Kong. It is designed to be used as a text for students studying this subject as part of a wider course in criminal justice, police studies, law or social work, and for practitioners...

    Published August 1st 2008 by Willan

  7. Gender and Chinese Development

    Towards an Equitable Society

    By Lanyan Chen

    Series: Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

    This book takes a look beneath the surface of this "miracle growth", to explore the political economy of this process. Beyond the superficial macroeconomics of high growth rates, increasing GDP per capita and high trade volume, the book looks at what is happening to the very socioeconomic and...

    Published July 29th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Hong Kong, China

    Learning to belong to a nation

    By Gordon Mathews, Eric Ma, Tai-Lok Lui

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The idea of ‘national identity’ is an ambiguous one for Hong Kong. Returned to the national embrace of China on 1 July 1997 after 150 years as a British colony, the concept of national identity and what it means to "belong to a nation" is a matter of great tension and contestation in Hong...

    Published July 20th 2008 by Routledge

  9. China, East Asia and the Global Economy

    Regional and Historical Perspectives

    By Takeshi Hamashita

    Edited by Mark Selden, Linda Grove

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Critical Asian Scholarship

    Takeshi Hamashita, arguably Asia's premier historian of the longue durée, has been instrumental in opening a new field of inquiry in Chinese, East Asian and world historical research. Engaging modernization, Marxist and world system approaches, his wide-ranging redefinition of the evolving...

    Published June 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  10. George Nathaniel Curzon: Collected Writings

    Collection 1: Asian Travels

    Edited by Martin Ewans

    George Nathaniel Curzon was a man of considerable intellect and ambition, combined with a degree of energy and application which were all the more remarkable given that he suffered throughout his life from a spinal deformity which gave him continuous pain and often incapacitated him. His...

    Published May 15th 2008 by Routledge