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  1. The Economy-Security Nexus in Northeast Asia

    Edited by T.J. Pempel

    Series: Politics in Asia

    The dynamics of Northeast Asia have traditionally been considered primarily in military and hard security terms or alternatively along their economic dimensions. This book argues that relations among the states of Northeast Asia are far more comprehensible when the mutually shaping interactions...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  2. North Korea, 2009-2012

    A Guide to Economic and Political Developments

    By Ian Jeffries

    Series: Guides to Economic and Political Developments in Asia

    North Korea continues to be a country of great concern internationally, where future developments are uncertain, especially as a result of the succession to the leadership of Kim Jong-un following the death of Kim Jong-il. It is also a country which is relatively unknown and relatively little...

    Published November 21st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Sustaining Development and Growth in East Asia

    Edited by Timo Henckel

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    For several decades, fast-growing East Asia has been the envy of the developing world. Not only has East Asia outperformed all other regions of the world, but it also recovered surprisingly swiftly from the 1997–98 Asian financial crisis and the 2008–09 global financial crisis. Nevertheless,...

    Published October 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Tiger Management

    Korean Companies on World Markets

    By Martin Hemmert

    Throughout the last several decades, Korean companies have entered the world markets in a wide range of manufacturing industries with great success. How did they achieve this exceptional performance? This book uncovers the secret of their performance through a comprehensive analysis of...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Triple Asian Olympics - Asia Rising

    The Pursuit of National Identity, International Recognition and Global Esteem

    Edited by J. A. Mangan, Sandra Collins, Gwang Ok

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    Realpolitik as a component of the Olympic Games held in East Asia has been largely ignored by historians. However, sport was an integral part of cultural diplomacy and the expression of national prowess for the three Games held in East Asia: 1964 Tokyo, 1988 Seoul and 2008 Beijing. It is time...

    Published September 26th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Contemporary South Korean Society

    A Critical Perspective

    Edited by Hee-Yeon Cho, Lawrence Surendra, Hyo-Je Cho

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    The growing importance of the Korean economy in the global arena and the spread of the so-called ‘Korean wave’ in Asia mean there is an increasing desire to understand contemporary Korean Society. To this end, this book provides a critical and progressive analysis of the diverse issues that impact...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Eastern Philosophy: The Basics

    By Victoria S. Harrison

    Series: The Basics

    Eastern Philosophy: The Basics is an essential introduction to major Indian and Chinese philosophies, both past and present. Exploring familiar metaphysical and ethical questions from the perspectives of different Eastern philosophies, including Confucianism, Daoism, and strands of Buddhism and...

    Published August 1st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Truth and Reconciliation in South Korea

    Between the Present and Future of the Korean Wars

    Edited by Jae-Jung Suh

    The Korean War is multiple wars. Not only is it a war that began on 25 June 1950, but it is also a conflict that is rooted in Korea's colonial experiences, postcolonial desires and frustrations, and interventions and partitions imposed by outside forces. In South Korea, the war is a site of...

    Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Tiger Management

    Korean Companies on World Markets

    By Martin Hemmert

    Throughout the last several decades, Korean companies have entered the world markets in a wide range of manufacturing industries with great success. How did they achieve this exceptional performance? This book uncovers the secret of their performance through a comprehensive analysis of...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Transforming Asian Governance

    Rethinking assumptions, challenging practices

    Edited by M Ramesh, Scott Fritzen

    Series: Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

    There are a multitude of hazards that confront attempts to change institutional or political orders in pursuit of good governance. Even seemingly technical prescriptions run up against local political and social realities which make their adoption difficult and, if adopted, require significant...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge