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  1. Chinese Civil-Military Relations

    The Transformation of the People's Liberation Army

    Edited by Nan Li

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This new book addresses three key issues: What has changed in Chinese civil-military relations? What can account for changes? And what are the implications for Chinese security policy and strategic behaviour? It tackles these questions by keenly assessing civil-military dynamics in elite politics...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Representing Calcutta

    Modernity, Nationalism and the Colonial Uncanny

    By Swati Chattopadhyay

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

    Representing Calcutta: Modernity, Nationalism, and the Colonial Uncanny is a spatial history of colonial Calcutta, addressing the question of modernity that haunts our perception of Calcutta. The book responds to two interrelated concerns about the city. The first is the image of Calcutta as the...

    Published March 14th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Chinese Nationalism in the Global Era

    By Christopher R. Hughes

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Presenting an analysis of the tension between nationalism and globalization in China since the beginning of the ‘reform and opening’ period in the late 1970s to the present day, this book makes a unique contribution to the on-going debate on the nature of Chinese nationalism. It shows how...

    Published March 1st 2006 by Routledge

  4. The Chinese Army Today

    Tradition and Transformation for the 21st Century

    By Dennis J. Blasko, Dennis J. Blasko

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    The Chinese Army Today is a completely unique and comprehensive study of all elements of the Chinese military, focusing on its ground forces to a degree not found in any other contemporary works. In 1999, the military modernization program of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army that had been...

    Published December 13th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Singapore

    Wealth, Power and the Culture of Control

    By Carl A. Trocki

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

    This volume examines Singapore’s culture of control, exploring the city-state’s colonial heritage as well as the forces that have helped to mould its current social landscape. Taking a comparative approach, Trocki demonstrates the links between Singapore’s colonial past and independent present...

    Published October 12th 2005 by Routledge

  6. ASEAN's Diplomatic and Security Culture

    Origins, Development and Prospects

    By Jurgen Haacke

    Member states of ASEAN - the Association of South-East Asian Nations - have developed a distinctive approach to political and security co-operation. This approach builds on the principles of sovereign equality, non-intervention and non-interference, quiet diplomacy, mutual respect, and the...

    Published September 20th 2005 by Routledge

  7. China in War and Revolution, 1895-1949

    By Peter Zarrow

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    Providing historical insights essential to the understanding of contemporary China, this text presents a nation's story of trauma and growth during the early twentieth century. It explains how China's defeat by Japan in 1895 prompted an explosion of radical reform proposals and the beginning...

    Published September 7th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Koreans in Japan

    Critical Voices from the Margin

    Edited by Sonia Ryang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Koreans in Japan are a barely known minority, not only in the West but also within Japan itself. This pioneering study analyses these relations in the context of the particular conditions and constraints that Koreans face in Japanese society. The contributors cover a wide range of topics, including...

    Published April 27th 2005 by Routledge

  9. The Prospects for North Korea Survival

    By David Reese

    Series: Adelphi series

    North Korea’s economic and security policies imperil both itself and its neighbours. The economy has been contracting for almost a decade, and the regime appears unwilling or unable to arrest the decline. Instead, Pyongyang has resorted to begging for international aid. This approach alone cannot...

    Published February 13th 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Security Implications of the New Taiwan

    By Bernice Lee

    Series: Adelphi series

    How can fresh conflict between China and Taiwan be avoided? This paper argues that unless the key players - Taiwan, China and the US - accept the existence of a new and increasingly democratic Taiwan, the conflict across the Taiwan Straits will remain one of the most contentious and...

    Published February 13th 2005 by Routledge