Asian Studies Textbooks Catalog 2012

New Titles and Key Backlist

Korean Studies

  1. The Making of Modern Korea

    2nd Edition

    By Adrian Buzo

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    This fully updated second edition of The Making of Modern Korea provides a thorough, balanced and engaging history of Korea from 1910 to the present day. The text is unique in placing emphasis on Korea’s regional and geographical context, through which Buzo analyzes the influence of bigger and more...

    Published December 19th 2007 by Routledge

  2. 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 13th 2006 by Routledge

  3. The Resonance of Emptiness

    A Buddhist Inspiration for Contemporary Psychotherapy

    By Gay Watson

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This work presents an exploration of Buddhist philosophy and practice as a potential resource for an approach to psychotherapy which is responsive to the needs of its time and context, and attempts to open up a three-way dialogue between Buddhism, psychotherapy and contemporary discourse to reveal...

    Published July 17th 2002 by Routledge