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  1. Contemporary Chinese Society and Politics

    Edited by Andrew Kipnis, Luigi Tomba, Jonathan Unger

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    Chinese society and its political system are predicated on traditions of governing that are deeply alien to most readers from liberal, Western powers. Chinese governance reflects both a long, indigenous tradition of statecraft and the Leninist legacies of the People’s Republic’s ruling Communist...

    Published January 28th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Political Communication in Asia

    Edited by Lars Willnat, Annette Aw

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This edited volume provides a critical review of political communication research conducted in Asia over the past twenty years. Each chapter focuses on studies published in a specific Asian country, selected according to the level of contribution made to the field of political communication in...

    Published January 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  3. Settlers, Saints and Sovereigns

    An Ethnography of State Formation in Western India

    By Farhana Ibrahim

    Series: Critical Asian Studies

    This book is an anthropological study located along India’s western border with Pakistan. The core arguments are situated within the context of contemporary religious nationalism, communal strife, and border politics in the Indian state of Gujarat. It seeks to understand how, within these contexts,...

    Published December 31st 2008 by Routledge India

  4. Good Governance in China - A Way Towards Social Harmony

    Case Studies by China’s Rising Leaders

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Good governance is necessary for effective public administration and delivery of public goods and services. This is an important issue for all countries, but in particular for rapidly developing countries such as China where reform of governance and public administration is a key element of the...

    Published December 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Global and Regional in China’s Nation-Formation

    By Prasenjit Duara

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Critical Asian Scholarship

    China’s history tends to be studied from a national perspective only. The Global and Regional in China’s Nation-Formation attempts to train our eyes to see the picture of China less as a self-contained entity, a "geobody", than as part of a broader set of global and regional processes; from the "...

    Published December 1st 2008 by Routledge

  6. Democracy and Party Systems in Developing Countries

    A comparative study of India and South Africa

    By Clemens Spiess

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This book examines and compares the emergence, development and impact of the party systems in post-colonial India and post-apartheid South Africa. It sheds light on the crucial role and function of party systems in democratising developing countries. Although often described as political miracles...

    Published November 28th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Political Regimes and the Media in Asia

    Edited by Krishna Sen, Terence Lee

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book analyzes the relationship between political power and the media in a range of nation states in East and Southeast Asia, focusing in particular on the place of the media in authoritarian and post-authoritarian regimes. It discusses the centrality of media in sustaining repressive regimes,...

    Published November 28th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Global Shanghai, 1850–2010

    A History in Fragments

    By Jeffrey N Wasserstrom

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia's Great Cities

    This book explores the play of international forces and international ideas about Shanghai, looking backward as far as its transformation into a subdivided treaty port in the 1840s, and looking forward to its upcoming hosting of China’s first World’s Fair, the 2010 Expo. As such, Global Shanghai is...

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge

  9. China in the Wake of Asia's Financial Crisis

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book examines China’s response to the Asian financial crisis of 1997, both in its immediate aftermath and in the years since. The crisis caused turmoil throughout Asia’s economies, and precipitated wholesale reform of economic and financial policies and institutions across the region. As one...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia 2009

    9th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Series: Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia

    Extensive coverage of the political, economic and social affairs of the region. This impartial up-to-date survey of the countries and territories that make up the region includes: incisive analysis by acknowledged experts the latest statistics on the major economic indicators and population...

    Published November 19th 2008 by Routledge