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  1. Myanmar's Foreign Policy

    Domestic Influences and International Implications

    By Jurgen Haacke

    Series: Adelphi series

    Against the background of its problematic human-rights record and the military regime's continued extra-constitutional rule, Myanmar has faced mounting diplomatic pressure from the international community since the renewed detention of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in May 2003. This Adelphi Paper examines...

    Published June 29th 2006 by Routledge

  2. The Kalmyks

    By Elza-Bair Mataskovna Gouchinova

    Series: Caucasus World: Peoples of the Caucasus

    The Kalmyks are in a unique position among the peoples of Europe in several respects, most conspicuously as being the only Buddhist people group in Europe. Until recently they had been a nomadic people, grazing their flocks and herds in the steppe lands north of the Caspian Sea, between the Volga...

    Published June 25th 2006 by Routledge

  3. The Third Indochina War

    Conflict between China, Vietnam and Cambodia, 1972-79

    Edited by Odd Arne Westad, Sophie Quinn-Judge

    Series: Cold War History

    This new collection explores the origins and key issues of the Third Indochina War, which began in 1979. Drawing on unique documentation from all sides, leading contributors reinterpret and demystify the long-term and immediate causes of the Vietnamese-Cambodian and Sino-Vietnamese...

    Published June 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  4. Human Rights in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan

    By Ian Neary

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Ian Neary looks in detail at the history of the introduction of human rights ideas into Japan, South Korea and Taiwan and examines how, and to what effect, state and society have incorporated the specific international standards on childrens' and patients' rights into legal systems and social...

    Published April 30th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Asia Pacific Security - Values and Identity

    By Leszek Buszynski

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Series

    The main theme of this book is that security is not just about defence from external attack, but embraces the protection of identity and values which cultures regard as important, and which they may regard as worth fighting for. It examines Asia Pacific security from the perspective of the values...

    Published April 17th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Perception, Politics and Security in South Asia

    The Compound Crisis of 1990

    By P. R. Chari, Pervias Iqbal Cheema, Stephen Philip Cohen

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This book provides a detailed examination of the compound crisis between India and Pakistan that brought the region to the brink of a nuclear war in 1990. Placing the crisis in the context of concurrent international events such as the fall of the Soviet Union, the authors draw out the lesson for...

    Published April 17th 2006 by Routledge

  7. China's Ethnic Minorities and Globalisation

    By Colin Mackerras

    China's fifty-five officially recognised ethnic minorities form about 8% of the Chinese population, with over 100 million people, and occupy over 60% of China's territory. They are very diverse, and the degree of modernisation among them varies greatly. This book examines the current state of...

    Published April 11th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Coalition Politics and Hindu Nationalism

    Edited by Katharine Adeney, Lawrence Saez

    Series: Routledge Advances in South Asian Studies

    This new collection examines the emergence of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India and the ways in which its Hindu nationalist agenda has been affected by the constraints of being a dominant member of a coalition government.Religious influence in contemporary politics offers a fertile ground...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Caspian

    Politics, Energy and Security

    Edited by Shirin Akiner

    Series: Central Asia Research Forum

    The Caspian redefines a Caspian debate long characterized by one-sided and politically motivated analyses and, at times, fantastic reporting. Bringing together a range of influential voices from academia, the media, the oil industry, civil service, the military and diplomatic corps, this book...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Nationalism and Internationalism in Imperial Japan

    Autonomy, Asian Brotherhood, or World Citizenship?

    By Dick Stegewerns

    Throughout the history of modern Japan there has been a continuous struggle to create an integrated conception of how a politically and/or culturally autonomous Japan might relate to a pluralistic and interactive world. The aim of this study is to scrutinise nationalist and internationalist...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge