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  1. Media and Politics in Post-Handover Hong Kong

    Edited by Joseph M. Chan, Francis L.F. Lee

    The world was watching Hong Kong as its sovereignty was returned to China in 1997. Many predicted that it was the doomsday of press freedom in the city. Now, a decade after the handover, this book provides an up-to-date review of the dynamic relationship between media and political power in the...

    Published November 26th 2007 by Routledge

  2. The International Politics of Space

    By Michael Sheehan

    Series: Space Power and Politics

    The year 2007 saw the fiftieth anniversary of the Space Age, which began with the launching of Sputnik by the Soviet Union in October 1957. Space is crucial to the politics of the postmodern world. It has seen competition and cooperation in the past fifty years, and is in danger of becoming a...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  3. Bush and Asia

    America's Evolving Relations with East Asia

    Edited by Mark Beeson

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    The United States is now the most powerful nation in history, and this power has grown since September 11, 2001, forcing nations around the globe to re-evaluate their relationships to the unipolar superpower. Nowhere is this re-evaluation more important than in East Asia, a region that has been...

    Published October 24th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Mao Zedong and the Chinese Revolution

    Edited by GREGOR BENTON

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    Academic interest in Mao Zedong’s role in the Chinese Revolution remains intense, as scholars and commentators continue to analyze his thinking and the history of the movement for clues about the Chinese model and its supposedly unique features. The debate about Mao’s career and influence is now...

    Published October 12th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Southeast Asian Development

    Edited by Jonathan Rigg

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    The eleven countries that make up the Southeast Asian region provide a rich and diverse context in which to view the development process and experience. The region spans different cultural contexts, colonial experiences, and economic experiments, and is home to some of the world’s most successful...

    Published October 10th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Political Islam and Violence in Indonesia

    By Zachary Abuza

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    Political Islam and Violence in Indonesia presents a penetrating new investigation of religious radicalism in the largest Muslim country in the world. Indonesia is a country long known for its diversity and tolerant brand of Islam. However, since the fall of Suharto, a more intolerant form of Islam...

    Published October 7th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Fighting Like a Guerrilla

    The Indian Army and Counterinsurgency

    By Rajesh Rajagopalan

    Series: War and International Politics in South Asia

    This book deals with two significant issues: the peculiar and paradoxical question of why regular armies, better suited to fighting conventional high-intensity wars, adopt inappropriate measures when fighting guerilla wars; and the evolution of the Indian army’s counterinsurgency doctrine over the...

    Published October 1st 2007 by Routledge India

  8. Religion and Conflict in South and Southeast Asia

    Disrupting Violence

    Edited by Linell E. Cady, Sheldon W. Simon

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    A major new contribution to comparative and multidisciplinary scholarship on the alignment of religion and violence in the contemporary world, with a special focus on South and Southeast Asia. Religion and Conflict in South and Southeast Asia shows how this region is the site of recent...

    Published September 21st 2007 by Routledge

  9. Water Conflicts in India

    A Million Revolts in the Making

    Edited by K.J. Joy, Suhas Paranjape, Biksham Gujja, Vinod Goud, Shruti Vispute

    Water conflicts in India have now percolated to every level. They are aggravated by the relative paucity of frameworks, policies and mechanisms to govern the use of water resources. Based on the premise that understanding and documenting different types of water conflict cases in all their...

    Published September 15th 2007 by Routledge India

  10. China, the US and the Power-Transition Theory

    A Critique

    By Steve Chan

    China’s recent growth has called attention to the power-transition theory, which contends that the danger of a major war is the greatest when a rising dissatisfied challenger threatens to overtake a declining satisfied hegemon. Steve Chan questions this prevailing view by analyzing the extent of...

    Published September 12th 2007 by Routledge