Welcome to the 2012 Asian Studies Textbooks Catalog.
This catalog contains key textbooks and supplemental reading, from new and established authors for undergraduate and postgraduate courses. You will find whatever you need to further your own research, challenge your students, and provide essential reference materials for your institutional library.
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A selection of key titles, available to request as examination copies, include:
The new, fully updated second edition of The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific builds on its coherent framework for understanding the complex international and global politics of the Asia Pacific. The textbook provides an introductory guide for the main frameworks needed to understand the...
Published July 12th 2011 by Routledge
Third and Revised Edition
Series: Politics in Asia
This fully revised third edition of Michael Yahuda's extremely successful textbook brings the region fully up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. As well as assessing the post-Cold War uncertainties that challenged the balance and power...
Published January 27th 2011 by Routledge
Institutions, Regulation and Policy
Asia’s demand for second-generation financial institutions and markets needs to be met in order for the region’s further development to be sustained. This book provides a compelling, fact-based assessment of current practices and regulations in Asia’s financial institutions and markets and...
Published February 25th 2013 by Routledge
Series: Religions in the Modern World
Buddhism in the Modern World explores the challenges faced by Buddhism today, the distinctive forms that it has taken and the individuals and movements that have shaped it. Part One discusses the modern history of Buddhism in different geographical regions, from Southeast Asia to North America....
Published December 6th 2011 by Routledge
Power, Ideology and Organization
Over the past two decades, China’s political reforms, open-door policy, dramatic economic growth, and increasingly assertive foreign policy have had an unprecedented regional and global impact. This introductory textbook provides students with a fundamental understanding of government and politics...
Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge
With the ever growing contact between Japan and the rest of the world comes an increasingly important need to understand a society that is fascinating but still often confusing to the outsider. In this brand new fourth edition of Understanding Japanese Society Joy Hendry brings the reader up to...
Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge
Structure, Process and Policy
Providing a comprehensive analysis of the broad spectrum of India’s politics, this undergraduate textbook explains the key features of politics in India in a comparative and accessible narrative, illustrated with relevant maps, life stories, statistics and opinion data. Familiar concepts of...
Published October 26th 2010 by Routledge
Politics and Contested Transformations
Since Soviet collapse, the independent republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan have faced tremendous political, economic, and security challenges. Focusing on these five republics, this textbook analyzes the contending understandings of the politics of the past,...
Published January 19th 2012 by Routledge