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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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