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  1. "Nation-state" and Minority Rights in India

    Comparative Perspectives on Muslim and Sikh Identities

    By Tanweer Fazal

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    The blood-laden birth-pangs of the Indian "nation-state" undoubtedly had a bearing on the contentious issue of group rights for cultural minorities. Indeed, the trajectory of the concept ‘minority rights’ evolved amidst multiple conceptualizations, political posturing and violent mobilizations and...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Kings, Country and Constitutions

    Thailand's Political Development 1932-2000

    By Kobkua Suwannathat-Pian

    Provides a detailed analysis of Thailand's political development since 1932, when Thailand became a constitutional monarchy, until the present. It examines the large number of different versions of the constitution which Thailand has had since 1932, and explains why the constitution has been...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Britain and China 1945-1950

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series I Volume VIII

    Edited by S.R. Ashton, G. Bennett, K. Hamilton

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    An examination of Britain's relations with China from the end of the World War II to the outbreak of the Korean War in 1950. This volume demonstrates how Britain's effort to recover something of its pre-war commercial pre-eminence in China were handicapped by its post-war financial weakness....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Economic and Policy Developments in East Asia

    Edited by Noel Gaston

    In this collection, academics and policy-makers from Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Singapore present research results on a variety of topics based around three key themes: macroeconomics and trade, labour and social issues, and taxes and government spending. The chapters are...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Korean Economy at the Crossroads

    Triumphs, Difficulties and Triumphs Again

    By Chung-Sok Suh, Moon Joong Tcha

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    For many years up until 1997, Korea was widely seen in economic and financial circles as something of a miracle. The financial crisis that Korea experienced then did much to set its economy back, but by 2001 it was still the 13th largest economy in terms of GDP in the world.This enticing collection...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Transformation of the International Order of Asia

    Decolonization, the Cold War, and the Colombo Plan

    Edited by Shigeru Akita, Gerold Krozewski, Shoichi Watanabe

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    In Asia the 1950s were dominated by political decolonization and the emergence of the Cold War system, and newly independent countries were able to utilize the transformed balance of power for their own economic development through economic and strategic aid programmes. This book examines the...

    Published July 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Pakistan's Nuclear Policy

    A Minimum Credible Deterrence

    By Zafar Khan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In May 1998, in reaction to India’s nuclear weapons tests, Pakistan tested six nuclear weapons. Following this, the country opted for a policy of minimum deterrence, and within a year Pakistan had altered its policy stance by adding the modifier of minimum ‘credible’ deterrence. This book looks at...

    Published July 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. China in UN Security Council Decision-Making on Iraq

    Conflicting Understandings, Competing Preferences

    By Suzanne Xiao Yang

    Series: New International Relations

    With the rupture of the UN Security Council in March 2003 over the US spearheaded intervention in Iraq, the attempts made to subject the use of force to the rule of law had failed. Widespread Europe-US disagreement of the role of the UNSC has hindered more effective decisions for China and its...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Writing the City in British Asian Diasporas

    Edited by Sean McLoughlin, William Gould, Ananya Jahanara Kabir, Emma Tomalin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In 1962, the Commonwealth Immigrants Act hastened the process of South Asian migration to postcolonial Britain. Half a decade later, now is an opportune moment to revisit the accumulated writing about the diasporas formed through subsequent settlement, and to probe the ways in which the South Asian...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Foreign Aid and Emerging Powers

    Asian Perspectives on Official Development Assistance

    By Iain Watson

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Current debates on emerging powers as foreign aid donors often fail to examine the myriad geopolitical, geoeconomic and geocultural tensions that influence policies of Official Development Assistance (ODA). This book advocates a regional geopolitical approach to explaining donor-donor...

    Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge