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  1. The Tibetan Independence Movement

    Political, Religious and Gandhian Perspectives

    By Jane Ardley

    Tibet has been occupied for over fifty years, yet no progress has been made in solving the Tibetan problem. The first serious analysis of the Tibetan independence movement, this book is also the first to view the struggle from a comparative perspective, making an overt comparison with the Indian...

    Published August 21st 2002 by Routledge

  2. Historical Injustice and Democratic Transition in Eastern Asia and Northern Europe

    Ghosts at the Table of Democracy

    Edited by Kenneth Christie, Robert Cribb

    The memory of past atrocity lingers like a ghost at the table of democracy. Injustices carried out in the past - from massacres and murder to repression and detention - embitter societies and distort their structures so that the process of establishing and running a democracy carries an extra...

    Published July 31st 2002 by Routledge

  3. Law and Labour Market Regulation in East Asia

    Edited by Sean Cooney, Tim Lindsey, Richard Mitchell, Zhu Ying

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This edited collection examines the labour laws of seven industrializing East Asian societies - China, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines and Vietnam - and discusses the variation in their impact across the whole region. Leading scholars from each country consider both laws...

    Published July 24th 2002 by Routledge

  4. North Korea under Communism

    Report of an Envoy to Paradise

    By Cornell Erik

    After the collapse of the Soviet world, North Korea alone has continued on the rigid communist way, in spite of its economic consequences leading the state beyond ruin to famine. What are the reasons behind this peculiar choice of direction? Why did the leaders in Pyongyang pursue a policy...

    Published July 10th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Collective Goods

    Collective Futures in East and Southeast Asia

    Edited by Sally Sargeson

    This edited collection explores issues surrounding the provision of collective goods within the context of post-crisis East and Southeast Asia. It includes case studies on Korea, Indonesia, China, Laos, Malaysia and Singapore among others....

    Published July 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  6. Singapore Politics Under the People's Action Party

    By Diane K. Mauzy, R. S. Milne

    Series: Politics in Asia

    A comprehensive overview of politics in Singapore since self-governance. The authors examine how this tiny island has developed into a global financial centre and an economic and social success under the leadership of the People's Action Party which has ruled continuously since 1959. The authors...

    Published June 26th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Bangkok

    Place, Practice and Representation

    By Marc Askew

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

    Bangkok is one of Asia's most interesting, varied, controversial and challenging cities. It is a city of contradictions, both in its present and past. This unique book examines the development of the city from its earliest days as the seat of the Thai monarchy to its current position as an infamous...

    Published June 26th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Globalization and Democratization in Asia

    The Construction of Identity

    Edited by Kristina Jonsson, Catarina Kinnvall

    Globalization is a defining feature of our times, covering everything from economic and political issues to the spread of American culture. Its status is controversial, however with some viewing it as leading to greater development for all, while others see it as a threat to national cultures and...

    Published May 1st 2002 by Routledge

  9. The Aftermath of Partition in South Asia

    By Gyanesh Kudaisya, Tan Tai Yong

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book draws upon new theoretical insights and fresh bodies of data to historically reappraise partition in the light of its long aftermath. It uses a comparative approach by viewing South Asia in its totality, rather than looking at it in narrow 'national' terms. As the first book to focus on...

    Published April 17th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Japan - A State Strategy for the Twenty-First Century

    By Yasuhiro Nakasone

    In this important, thought-provoking, and wide-ranging study, Yasuhiro Nakasone, one of the most highly regarded former prime ministers of Japan, considers what should be Japan's strategic direction in the twenty-first century. Japan is often accused of lacking a vision, being slow to respond to...

    Published March 27th 2002 by Routledge