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  1. The Concept of the Buddha

    Its Evolution from Early Buddhism to the Trikaya Theory

    By Guang Xing

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Guang Xing gives an analysis of one of the fundamental Mahayana Buddhist teachings, namely the three bodies of the Buddha (the trikaya Theory), which is considered the foundation of Mahayana philosophy. He examines how and why the philosophical concept of three bodies was formed,...

    Published September 16th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Frontier Contact Between Choson Korea and Tokugawa Japan

    By James B. Lewis

    East Asia from 1400 to 1850 was a vibrant web of connections, and the southern coast of the Korean peninsula participated in a maritime world that stretched to Southeast Asia and beyond. Within this world were Japanese pirates, traders, and fishermen. They brought things to the Korean peninsula...

    Published September 16th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Buddhist Thought and Applied Psychological Research

    Transcending the Boundaries

    Edited by D.K. Nauriyal, Michael S. Drummond, Y.B. Lal

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Written by leading scholars and including a foreword by the Dalai Lama, this book explores the interface between Buddhist studies and the uses of Buddhist principles and practices in psychotherapy and consciousness studies. The contributors present a compelling collection of articles that...

    Published September 11th 2010 by Routledge

  4. New Millennium South Korea

    Neoliberal Capitalism and Transnational Movements

    Edited by Jesook Song

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    Despite the common held belief that Asian nations have displayed anti-market tendencies of under-consumption and export-oriented trade since the Asian financial crisis, in the 10 years since the crisis, South Korea has bucked this trend accruing a higher debt rate than the US. This groundbreaking...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Sex, Love and Feminism in the Asia Pacific

    A Cross-Cultural Study of Young People's Attitudes

    By Chilla Bulbeck

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    ‘Sex, love and feminism’ are three aspects of the rapidly changing gender relations that shape young people’s lives in the Asia Pacific region. Much has been written about rapidly changing countries in Asia, most recently China and India. With the global spread of capitalist production and...

    Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  6. Asian States

    Beyond the Developmental Perspective

    Edited by Richard Boyd, Tak Wing Ngo

    Series: Politics in Asia

    A team of international leading experts provide a much needed re-examination of the theoretical claims and the empirical foundation of developmental state theory. Asian States argues that regardless of the merits of the developmental state as an explanation of economic growth, it falls far...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

  7. Transforming Corporate Governance in East Asia

    Edited by Curtis Milhaupt, Kon-Sik Kim, Hideki Kanda

    Over the past ten years, the corporate governance environment in East Asia has undergone a significant transformation. The Asian Financial crisis, together with Japan’s long economic malaise, undermined confidence in the corporate structures, governance practices, and regulatory oversight of firms...

    Published December 21st 2009 by Routledge

  8. Non-Western International Relations Theory

    Perspectives On and Beyond Asia

    Edited by Amitav Acharya, Barry Buzan

    Given that the world has moved well beyond the period of Western colonialism, and clearly into a durable period in which non-Western cultures have gained their political autonomy, it is long past time that non-Western voices had a higher profile in debates about international relations, not just as...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Industrial Relations in Korea

    Diversity and Dynamism of Korean Enterprise Unions from a Comparative Perspective

    By Jooyeon Jeong

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    A key factor in Korea's economic success is the nature of industrial relations in Korean business and industry. Joo-Yeon Jeong presents a comprehensive survey of the current state of industrial relations in Korea. He shows how union membership has changed over recent decades, and how the...

    Published October 18th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Zainichi Korean Identity and Ethnicity

    By David Chapman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Shedding light on contemporary Japanese society in an international context, Japanese-Korean relations and modern day notions of a multicultural Japan, this book addresses the broad notions and questions of citizenship, identity, ethnicity and belonging through investigation of Japan’s Korean...

    Published September 16th 2009 by Routledge