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Major Works: Asian Politics

You are currently browsing 11–20 of 55 new and published major works in the subject of Asian Politics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books – Page 2

  1. Party Politics in Japan

    By Hans H Baerwald

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    To the outside observer, the character and dynamics of Japan’s political parties and Diet (National Assembly) are often obscure. This volume is an invaluable description of party politics in Japan, and a unique analysis of the influence that a changing balance of power has had upon the functioning...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Emperor's Adviser

    Saionji Kinmochi and Pre-War Japanese Politics

    By Lesley Connors

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Saionji Kinmochi was an aristocrat, a scholar and a progressive liberal politician who twice occupied the highest political office in the nation and who, during three decades, as adviser to three Emperors, coordinated and directed Japanese politics. His long life encompassed the emergence of the...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Democracy and Foreign Policy

    By R Bassett

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The Sino-Japanese crisis of 1931-33 provides effective illustrations of wider themes in British Foreign Policy. It might even be said that the general pattern of opinion in the UK at the time was to be reproduced in subsequent crises. The Manchurian problem and the controversies which it provoked...

    Published September 8th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Origins of Socialist Thought in Japan

    By John Crump

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Socialism first gained a major foothold in Japan after the revolution and the subsequent Meiji restoration of 1868. Against the background of the rapid development of capitalism in Japan after the revolution, and the accompanying emergence of the working class, this study shows how early Japanese...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Islam in South Asia

    Edited by David Taylor

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    There are more Muslims – over 400 million – in South Asia than in any other region in the world. Many of the most important political, intellectual and spiritual developments within Islam have had their origins, or have flourished, in the area, and Muslims from the region have played important...

    Published July 15th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Politics of Modern Central Asia

    Edited by Bhavna Dave

    Series: Critical Issues in Modern Politics

    The study of contemporary Central Asia has acquired significant scholarly attention since the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s. Central Asian Studies (which focuses on the five post-Soviet states of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan) is a burgeoning...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  7. China's International Relations in Asia

    Edited by Li Mingjiang

    Series: Critical Issues in Modern Politics

    The startling growth of China’s economic and military power, as well as its cultural influence, is having a huge impact on the rest of the world. The key region to observe this impact is, of course, Asia and the past decade has witnessed significant and multi-faceted changes in China’s policy...

    Published December 13th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Islam in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Joseph Liow, Nadirsyah Hosen

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    The Islamic community in Southeast Asia is widely regarded as one of the most moderate and tolerant in the Muslim world. While most of the region’s Muslims are Sunni and fairly orthodox, the Islamic faith as practised in the region has historically been a syncretic blend of Islam, Hinduism,...

    Published September 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Regionalism in Asia

    Edited by See Seng Tan

    Series: Critical Issues in Modern Politics

    Especially since the end of the Cold War, research on and around the international relations of Asia has grown exponentially and, to make sense of what is now a vast and unwieldly corpus of scholarly literature, this new four-volume collection from Routledge’s Critical Issues in Modern Politics...

    Published June 21st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Contemporary Chinese Society and Politics

    Edited by Andrew Kipnis, Luigi Tomba, Jonathan Unger

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    Chinese society and its political system are predicated on traditions of governing that are deeply alien to most readers from liberal, Western powers. Chinese governance reflects both a long, indigenous tradition of statecraft and the Leninist legacies of the People’s Republic’s ruling Communist...

    Published January 27th 2009 by Routledge