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  1. Asian Cities, Migrant Labor and Contested Spaces

    Edited by Tai-Chee Wong, Jonathan Rigg

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    This volume explores how migration is playing a central role in the renewing and reworking of urban spaces in the fast growing and rapidly changing cities of Asia. Migration trends in Asia entered a new phase in the 1990s following the end of the Cold War which marked the advent of a renewed phase...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. North Korea

    A Guide to Economic and Political Developments

    By Ian Jeffries

    Series: Guides to Economic and Political Developments in Asia

    There is much intense interest in North Korea at present. This partly arises from questions about Korea's nuclear capability and intentions, and about the extent to which North Korea may be viewed as 'a rogue state' or part of 'the axis of evil'. In addition, however, North Korea has recently begun...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Asia, the US and Extended Nuclear Deterrence

    Atomic Umbrellas in the Twenty-First Century

    By Andrew O'Neil

    Since the end of the Cold War, significant attention has focussed on the issue of nuclear deterrence and in particular whether formal nuclear security guarantees from nuclear weapons states to non-nuclear weapons states involving the possible use of nuclear weapons have a place in the twenty-first...

    Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. History Textbooks and the Wars in Asia

    Divided Memories

    Edited by Gi-Wook Shin, Daniel C. Sneider

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Over the past fifteen years Northeast Asia has witnessed growing intraregional exchanges and interactions, especially in the realms of culture and economy. Still, the region cannot escape from the burden of history. This book examines the formation of historical memory in four Northeast Asian...

    Published January 29th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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