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  1. 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 20th 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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 6th 2009 by Routledge

  3. 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 7th 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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 14th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Women, Television and Everyday Life in Korea

    Journeys of Hope

    By Youna Kim

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    Fusing audience research and ethnography, the book presents a compelling account of women’s changing lives and identities in relation to the impact of the most popular media culture in everyday life: television. Within the historically-specific social conditions of Korean modernity, Youna Kim...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  8. South Korean Engagement Policies and North Korea

    Identities, Norms and the Sunshine Policy

    By Key-young Son

    Series: Politics in Asia

    A fresh historical and theoretical exploration of the much-debated, but still elusive, question of the Korean divide. In contrast to much of the literature on the divide, which deals with state-building on the two sides of the Demilitarized Zone, this book sheds light on the slow, but steady...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  9. North Korea Policy

    Japan and the Great Powers

    Edited by Linus Hagström, Marie Söderberg

    Series: European Institute of Japanese Studies East Asian Economics and Business Series

    North Korea features highly on the agenda of the main actors in East Asia and around the globe, and many large foreign policy initiatives have been undertaken since the structural constraints of the Cold War started to loosen in the early 1990s. The centrality of North Korea has been particularly...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Transformations in Twentieth Century Korea

    Edited by Yun-shik Chang, Steven Hugh Lee

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    This edited collection traces the social, economic, political, and cultural dimensions of Korea’s dramatic transformation since the late nineteenth century. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, the chapters examine the internal and external forces which facilitated the transition towards...

    Published April 14th 2009 by Routledge