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  1. Inequality, Crisis and Social Change in Indonesia

    The Muted Worlds of Bali

    Edited by Thomas Reuter

    Indonesia has experienced a quick succession of new governments and fundamental reforms since the collapse of Suharto's dictatorial regime in 1998. Established patterns in the distribution of wealth, power and knowledge have been disrupted, altered and re-asserted. The contributors to this volume...

    Published November 20th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Governance and Public Sector Reform in Asia

    Paradigm Shift or Business as Usual?

    Edited by Anthony Cheung, Ian Scott

    Based on new field research, this book assesses the current state of governance and public sector reforms in eleven Asian countries and jurisdictions, especially in the wake of the recent regional financial crisis that seriously affected some of them. It analyses reform efforts comparatively...

    Published November 6th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Hong Kong in Transition

    One Country, Two Systems

    Edited by Robert Ash, Peter Ferdinand, Brian Hook, Robin Porter

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Hong Kong in Transition offers a perspective on the exceptional constitutional and administrative experiment that has been taking place in Hong Kong, based on a substantial period under Chinese rule. There have been both successes and failures, and a perceptible process of change which is important...

    Published October 23rd 2002 by Routledge

  4. Regionalism in East Asia

    Edited by Fu-kuo Liu, Philippe Regnier

    Regional cooperation and integration have emerged as key issues for East Asia following the financial crisis. This book explores these issues, and examines the degree to which a new paradigm is emerging. It reviews the evolution of the concepts and practices of regionalism in East Asia, and...

    Published October 23rd 2002 by Routledge

  5. Democracy and National Identity in Thailand

    By Michael Kelly Connors

    Series: Rethinking Southeast Asia

    This book seeks to illuminate how Thai elites have used democracy as an instrument for order and discipline. Drawing on interviews, numerous Thai language sources, and critical theory, the author reveals a remarkable adaptation of the idea of democracy in the Thai context. Connors shows how elites...

    Published October 16th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Hong Kong's Transition to Chinese Rule

    The Limits of Autonomy

    By Ralf Horlemann

    Following the return of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty, it appears that the 'high degree of autonomy' promised to Hong Kong is limited in many ways. China's reservations about the development of democracy in Hong Kong lies at the heart of the problem. The conceptual inadequacies set out in the...

    Published October 9th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Mon Nationalism and Civil War in Burma

    The Golden Sheldrake

    By Mr Ashley South

    A major contribution to the literature of Burmese history and politics, this book traces the rich and tragic history of the Mon people of Burma and Thailand, from the pre-colonial era to the present day. This vivid account of ethnic politics and civil war situates the story of Mon nationalism...

    Published October 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  8. Social Movements in Malaysia

    From Moral Communities to NGOs

    Edited by Saliha Hassan, Meredith Weiss

    This book considers the proliferation in Malaysia over the past two decades of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) associated with various social movements, both to provide basic information about the NGOs and social movements, and to discuss their role in the development of civil society...

    Published September 11th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Cultural Politics and Asian Values

    The Tepid War

    By Michael D. Barr

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Cultural Politics and Asian Values looks at the political, cultural and religious background of East and Southeast Asian societies and those of 'the West', with a view to seeing how they are affecting contemporary national and international politics: democratization, the international human rights...

    Published August 28th 2002 by Routledge

  10. 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