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  1. Changing Governance and Public Policy in East Asia

    Edited by Ka Ho Mok, Ray Forrest

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    The search for good governance has become an increasingly important element of public policy and public management and is high on the political agenda of East Asian countries. The need for robust governance structures and institutions was brought into sharp focus by the Asian Financial Crisis which...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Legal Education in Asia

    Globalization, Change and Contexts

    Edited by Stacey Steele, Kathryn Taylor

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Legal education is undergoing rapid change throughout Asia. This book is a critique of the changing nature of legal education in major Asian jurisdictions as diverse as Afghanistan, Australia, Cambodia, the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Singapore,...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Korean Workers and Neoliberal Globalization

    By Kevin Gray

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    One of the most remarkable aspects of South Korea’s transition from impoverished post-colonial nation to fully-fledged industrialized democracy has been the growth of its independent and dynamic labour movement. Korean Workers and Neoliberal Globalisation examines current trends and transformations...

    Published May 9th 2011 by Routledge

  4. North Korea's Military-Diplomatic Campaigns, 1966-2008

    By Narushige Michishita

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    This book examines North Korea’s nuclear diplomacy over a long time period from the early 1960s, setting its dangerous brinkmanship in the wider context of North Korea’s military and diplomatic campaigns to achieve its political goals. It argues that the last four decades of military adventurism...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Gender and Labour in Korea and Japan

    Sexing Class

    Edited by Ruth Barraclough, Elyssa Faison

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Bringing together for the first time sexual and industrial labour as the means to understand gender, work and class in modern Japan and Korea, this book shows that a key feature of the industrialisation of these countries was the associated development of a modern sex labour industry. Tying...

    Published April 10th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Korea Confronts Globalization

    Edited by Yunshik Chang, Hyun-ho Seok, Donald Baker

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    Korea Confronts Globalization looks at the way in which the phenomenon of globalization has impacted on Korean society in terms of national identity, corporate change, labour markets, democracy, tradition and social policy, and the implications for Korea's social cohesion in a continually...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Kim Jong-il's Leadership of North Korea

    By Jae-Cheon Lim

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Kim Jong Il came to power after the death of his father Kim Il Sung in 1994. Contrary to expectations, he has succeeded in maintaining enough political stability to remain in power. Kim Jong Il's Leadership of North Korea is an examination of how political power has been developed, transmitted from...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Ageing in East Asia

    Challenges and Policies for the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Tsung-hsi Fu, Rhidian Hughes

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    Ageing populations present considerable challenges to welfare states internationally, and East Asia is no exception. Demographics show that countries in East Asia either have the highest proportion of older people, or the speed at which their population is ageing is faster than anywhere else in the...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Chan Buddhism in Ritual Context

    Edited by Bernard Faure

    The essays in this volume attempt to place the Chan and Zen tradition in their ritual and cultural contexts, looking at various aspects heretofore largely (and unduly) ignored. In particular, they show the extent to which these traditions, despite their claim to uniqueness, were indebted to larger...

    Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The International Politics of the Asia Pacific

    Third and Revised Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This fully revised third edition of Michael Yahuda's extremely successful textbook brings the region fully up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. As well as assessing the post-Cold War uncertainties that challenged the balance and power...

    Published January 27th 2011 by Routledge