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  1. Korean Society

    Civil Society, Democracy and the State, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Charles K. Armstrong

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    While most analyses of Korean politics have looked to elites to explain political change, this new and revised edition of Korean Society examines the role of ordinary people in this dramatic transformation. Taking the innovative theme of 'civil society' - voluntary organizations outside the role of...

    Published November 14th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Conflict and Change in Cambodia

    Edited by Ben Kiernan, Caroline Hughes

    In the thirty years after the Second World War, Cambodia witnessed the reassertion of colonial power, the spread of nationalism, the birth and growth of a communist party, the achievement of independence, the stifling reform during the decade of peace, the rise of an armed domestic insurgency, the...

    Published October 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  3. South Korean Democracy

    Legacy of the Gwangju Uprising

    Edited by Georgy Katsiaficas, Na Kahn-chae

    Series: New Political Science

    This new book offers a retrospective appraisal of the Gwangju Uprising by academics, activists and artists from Gwangju, Korea. In 1980, South Koreans took to the streets to demand democracy. When the military threatened brutal suppression of the popular movement, only in Gwangju did people...

    Published September 21st 2006 by Routledge

  4. The Territories of the People's Republic of China

    2nd Edition

    Series: Europa Territories of the World series

    A complete guide to the People's Republic of China.This indispensable survey contains over 250 pages of well-researched, up-to-date, impartial data on the economy, geography and political situation to provide a complete picture of the area.An introductory section contains invaluable background...

    Published September 14th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Remaking Citizenship in Hong Kong

    Community, nation and the global city

    Edited by Agnes S. Ku, Ngai Pun

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Hong Kong has been undergoing considerable changes since its postcolonial independence. This book provides a detailed comparative account of the development of citizenship and civil society in Hong Kong from its time as a British colony to its current status as a special autonomous region of China....

    Published August 10th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Multicultural Organizations in Asia

    Edited by Heidi Dahles, Loh Wei Leng

    A new study of how Asian Pacific organizations and private enterprises are expanding into markets beyond their national bases by transforming themselves in multinational and transnational directions. It shows how multicultural relations are fundamental to such shifts. It explains the organizational...

    Published July 3rd 2006 by Routledge

  7. Myanmar's Foreign Policy

    Domestic Influences and International Implications

    By Jurgen Haacke

    Series: Adelphi series

    Against the background of its problematic human-rights record and the military regime's continued extra-constitutional rule, Myanmar has faced mounting diplomatic pressure from the international community since the renewed detention of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in May 2003. This Adelphi Paper examines...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Kalmyks

    By Elza-Bair Mataskovna Gouchinova

    Series: Caucasus World: Peoples of the Caucasus

    The Kalmyks are in a unique position among the peoples of Europe in several respects, most conspicuously as being the only Buddhist people group in Europe. Until recently they had been a nomadic people, grazing their flocks and herds in the steppe lands north of the Caspian Sea, between the Volga...

    Published June 26th 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Third Indochina War

    Conflict between China, Vietnam and Cambodia, 1972-79

    Edited by Odd Arne Westad, Sophie Quinn-Judge

    Series: Cold War History

    This new collection explores the origins and key issues of the Third Indochina War, which began in 1979. Drawing on unique documentation from all sides, leading contributors reinterpret and demystify the long-term and immediate causes of the Vietnamese-Cambodian and Sino-Vietnamese...

    Published June 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  10. Human Rights in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan

    By Ian Neary

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Ian Neary looks in detail at the history of the introduction of human rights ideas into Japan, South Korea and Taiwan and examines how, and to what effect, state and society have incorporated the specific international standards on childrens' and patients' rights into legal systems and social...

    Published May 1st 2006 by Routledge