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Atomic Umbrellas in the Twenty-First Century
Since the end of the Cold War, significant attention has focussed on the issue of nuclear deterrence and in particular whether formal nuclear security guarantees from nuclear weapons states to non-nuclear weapons states involving the possible use of nuclear weapons have a place in the twenty-first...
Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge
Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia Compared
Film censorship has always been a controversial matter, particularly in jurisdictions with restrictive state-based censorship systems. This book reviews the film censorship system in the Asia-Pacific by comparing the systems used in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Australia. It identifies the key issues...
Published January 9th 2013 by Routledge
The cities of Asia and the Pacific are at the epicentre of development in what is arguably, the most populous, culturally distinctive, and economically powerful region in the world. 16 major cities such as Tokyo, Shanghai, Manila, Jakarta, Bangkok, Singapore, Auckland, Kuala Lumpur and Santiago,...
Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge
The Historical Experiences of Polity Expansion in Asia
It is crucial to an understanding of the modern world that the evolution of Asian polities be explored not only in terms of political systems, but also in terms of how their territories expanded. This book is path-breaking in that it analyses Asian historical experiences of polity expansion,...
To Be Published September 29th 2013 by Routledge
Seeing Things as They Are
Theravada has experienced a powerful and far-reaching revival, especially among the Newar Buddhist laity, many of whom are reorganizing their lives according to its precepts, practices and ideals. This book documents these far-reaching social and personal transformations and links them to...
To Be Published December 30th 2013 by Routledge
China’s Ten-Year Experience in the World Trade Organization
China's historic accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in November 2001 not only represents an important milestone in China’s integration into the global economy, but is also among the most important events in the history of the WTO and the multilateral trading system. As 2011 marked the...
To Be Published December 14th 2013 by Routledge
Two Tigers Sharing a Mountain
Since the end of the Cold War China and Japan have faced each other as powers of relatively equal strength for the first time in their long history. As the two great powers of East Asia the way they both compete and cooperate with each other and the way they conduct their relations in the new era...
To Be Published August 15th 2013 by Routledge