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  1. 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

  2. Equality in Asia-Pacific

    Reality or a Contradiction in Terms?

    Edited by Phil C.W. Chan

    In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, stating every human being’s right of equality in dignity and right. However, notwithstanding recognition by the international community of its importance and codification in numerous national and...

    Published August 9th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Developing the Mekong

    Regionalism and Regional Security in China–Southeast Asian Relations

    By Evelyn Goh

    Series: Adelphi series

    In Southeast Asia, China’s growing economic and political strength has been accompanied by adept diplomacy and active promotion of regional cooperation, institutions and integration. Southeast Asian states and China engage in ‘strategic regionalism’: they seek regional membership for regime...

    Published June 21st 2007 by Routledge

  4. Social Security for the Elderly

    Experiences from South Asia

    By S. Irudaya Rajan

    This book overviews the issue of population ageing in five countries in South Asia and projects the emerging scenarios. With a new field survey, it also documents existing policies and programs on pensions and social security, and examines their fiscal implications for the economy and society....

    Published June 1st 2007 by Routledge India

  5. China Stands Up

    The PRC and the International System

    By David Scott

    In 1949 Mao Zedong made the historic proclamation that "the Chinese people have stood up". This statement was significant, undoubtedly reflecting the changing nature not only of China’s self-perception, but also of its relationship with the rest of the world. In terms of reducing the imperialist...

    Published May 17th 2007 by Routledge

  6. India - From Regional to World Power

    By Ashok Kapur

    This book examines the rise of India to the status of a world power capable of dealing with the full spectrum of international and regional issues in a critical part of the world. It traces the evolution of Indian diplomacy in the hands of key Indian practitioners comparing Nehru, the founder of...

    Published May 14th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Personal Law in South Asia

    Identity, Nationalism and the Uniform Civil Code

    By Partha S. Ghosh

    It is a political study of the controversy surrounding the issue of the uniform civil code vis-à-vis personal laws from a South Asian perspective. At the centre of the debate is whether there should be a centralized view of the legal system in a given society or a decentralized view, both...

    Published May 1st 2007 by Routledge India

  8. Strategic Consequences of India's Economic Performance

    By Sanjaya Baru

    In this book, Sanjaya Baru, one of India’s most respected commentators on political and economic issues, pays close attention to the strategic consequences of India’s increasingly impressive economic performance. The new turn in India's economic policies and performance in the last decade of the...

    Published April 17th 2007 by Routledge

  9. India - The Next Decade

    Edited by Manmohan Malhoutra

    The story of a rising India has surprised the world but also captured its imagination. It is said that no other democracy has ever achieved levels of sustained economic growth comparable to India's over the last two decades. Exploring India's growing global importance and its domestic and external...

    Published April 17th 2007 by Routledge

  10. I. Islam

    This comprehensive set includes thorough examinations of the Qurán in Wherry's essential four volume commentary. There is also an excellent overview of Islam by the well known scholar Edward Sell, The Faith of Islam which examines the history of Islam, the different forms of Islam and...

    Published March 31st 2007 by Routledge