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  1. Buddhism in the Public Sphere

    Reorienting Global Interdependence

    By Peter D. Hershock

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    The core teachings and practices of Buddhism are systematically directed toward developing keen and caring insight into the relational or interdependent nature of all things. Hershock applies Buddhist thought to reflect on the challenges to public good, created by emerging social, economic, and...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  2. Buddhism, Power and Political Order

    Edited by Ian Harris

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Weber's claim that Buddhism is an otherworldly religion is only partially true. Early sources indicate that the Buddha was sometimes diverted from supramundane interests to dwell on a variety of politically-related matters. The significance of Asoka Maurya as a paradigm for later traditions of...

    Published April 21st 2009 by Routledge

  3. Gender Pluralism

    Southeast Asia Since Early Modern Times

    By Michael G. Peletz

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009! This book examines three big ideas: difference, legitimacy, and pluralism. Of chief concern is how people construe and deal with variation among fellow human beings. Why under certain circumstances do people embrace even sanctify differences, or at least...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Christianity, Islam and Nationalism in Indonesia

    By Charles E. Farhadian

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Although over eighty percent of the country is Muslim, Indonesia is marked by an extraordinary diversity in language, ancestry, culture, religion and ways of life. This book focuses on the Christian Dani of West Papua, providing a social and ethnographic history of the most important indigenous...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Changing World of Bali

    Religion, Society and Tourism

    By Leo Howe

    Series: The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

    The glossy guide book image of Bali is of a timeless paradise whose people are devoutly religious and artistically gifted. However, a hundred years of colonialism, war and Indonesian independence, and tourism have produced both modernizing changes and created an image of Bali as ‘traditional’....

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Towards Responsible Government in East Asia

    Trajectories, Intentions and Meanings

    Edited by Linda Chelan Li

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    This book explores the idea of responsible government in East Asia, arguing that many recent governance crises have resulted from responsibility failures on a huge scale. It distinguishes between accountability, which it argues has been overemphasised recently, and responsibility, which it...

    Published April 6th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Health Care in Malaysia

    The Dynamics of Provision, Financing and Access

    Edited by Heng Leng Chee, Simon Barraclough

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    The health care system in Malaysia has undergone a fundamental transformation over the last two decades. This book examines this transformation and explores the pressing issues it faces today. It includes coverage of: the evolution of the system since independence, from the colonial legacy of...

    Published April 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Chinese Military Strategy in the Third Indochina War

    The Last Maoist War

    By Edward C. O'Dowd

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This well-researched volume examines the Sino-Vietnamese hostilities of the late 1970s and 1980s, attempting to understand them as strategic, operational and tactical events. The Sino-Vietnamese War was the third Indochina war, and contemporary Southeast Asia cannot be properly understood unless...

    Published March 5th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Management in South-East Asia

    Business Culture, Enterprises and Human Resources

    Edited by Chris Rowley, Malcolm Warner

    This edited volume deals with Management in South-East Asia. It widely agreed that this is a region of growing importance economically in today’s globalized world. This area contains a diverse range of dynamic economies, ranging from the ‘highly developed’ through to the ‘newly emerging’, each...

    Published February 23rd 2009 by Routledge