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  1. 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 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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 21st 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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 19th 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 17th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Asian Anthropology

    Edited by Jan Van Bremen, Eyal Ben-Ari, Syed Farid Alatas

    Series: Anthropology of Asia

    Asian Anthropology raises important questions regarding the nature of anthropology and particularly the production and consumption of anthropological knowledge in Asia. Instead of assuming a universal standard or trajectory for the development of anthropology in Asia, the contributors to this...

    Published August 21st 2009 by Routledge

  6. Contemporary North Korea

    A guide to economic and political developments

    By Ian Jeffries

    Series: Guides to Economic and Political Developments in Asia

    This book provides full details of contemporary economic and political developments in North Korea since late 2005, continuing the overview of developments which were covered in the author’s North Korea: A Guide to Economic and Political Developments (Routledge 2006). Key topics covered...

    Published August 7th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Regulation in Asia

    Pushing Back on Globalization

    Edited by John Gillespie, Randall Peerenboom

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    Unlike much analysis about regulation in Asia which focuses on globalisation and the transplant effect, leaving domestic influence over commercial regulation under-researched and under-theorized, this book focuses on how local actors influence regulatory change. It explores the complex economic and...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  8. The Korean Language

    Structure, Use and Context

    By Jae Jung Song

    Suitable for students of all levels, this book provides a general description of the Korean language by highlighting important structural aspects whilst keeping technical details to a minimum. By examining the Korean language in its geographical, historical, social and cultural context the reader...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Ethics of War in Asian Civilizations

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Torkel Brekke

    This book explores how issues of ethics in war and warfare have been treated by major ethical traditions of Asia. It opens a discussion about whether there are universal standards in the ideologies of warfare between the major religious traditions of the world. While the chapters are written by...

    Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Corruption and Good Governance in Asia

    Edited by Nicholas Tarling

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Bringing together contributions on the nature of corruption in East and Southeast Asia, this edited volume examines the means of limiting and ultimately eliminating corruption at a national and international level. Taking a country by country approach the text explores: the concept of corruption,...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge