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  1. Unemployment in Asia

    Organizational and Institutional Relationships

    Edited by John Benson, Ying Zhu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The rate of economic change in East Asia over the past two decades has been astounding. High levels of growth have been experienced by a number of the region’s developing economies, centralized systems have developed large market sectors, Japan has suffered a prolonged downturn and the 1997 crisis...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  2. Linguistic Archaeology of South Asia

    By Franklin Southworth

    This book brings together linguistic and archaeological evidence of South Asian prehistory. The author depicts and analyses the region, in particular the Indus Valley civilization, its links with neighbouring regions and its implications for social history. Each type of linguistic data is put into...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Transforming Rural China

    How Local Institutions Shape Property Rights in China

    By Chih-Jou Jay Chen

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    It is often assumed that privatization leads to profit, and that well-delineated property rights and a strong private sector will help boost an economy. This book investigates the property rights in Chinese enterprises in the reform era, finding that distinction between the public and the private...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  4. China on Video

    Smaller-Screen Realities

    By Paola Voci

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    China On Video is the first in-depth study that examines smaller-screen realities and the important role they play not only in the fast-changing Chinese mediascape, but also more broadly in the practice of experimental and non-mainstream cinema. At the crossroads of several disciplines—film, media,...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Conflict, Diplomacy and Society in Israeli-Lebanese Relations

    Edited by Efraim Karsh, Michael Kerr, Rory Miller

    This book is a wide-ranging and innovative study of Israeli-Lebanese relations from the birth of the Jewish state in 1948 to the Israel-Lebanon War of 2006. Israel’s relationship with its Arab neighbours is a subject of perennial interest in the Middle East. The relationship between Israel and...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Cultural Expertise and Litigation

    Patterns, Conflicts, Narratives

    Edited by Livia Holden

    Cultural Expertise and Litigation addresses the role of social scientists as a source of expert evidence, and is a product of their experiences and observations of cases involving litigants of South Asian origin. What is meant in court by "culture," "custom" and "law"? How are these concepts...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Armed Groups and Contemporary Conflicts

    Challenging the Weberian State

    Edited by Keith Krause

    Armed groups operating beyond the state have become the most important actors in most contemporary wars and violent conflicts, from Iraq and Afghanistan to Colombia and Somalia. They come in a dizzying array of forms: some informally linked to the state and state power, others in opposition to the...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Social Life of the Hebrews (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edward Day

    First published in 1901, this study of the social life of the Hebrews considers both the time of the judges and the time of the monarchy. Written in a popularly scientific style, designed to appeal to students of ancient Middle East and biblical history as well as the general reader, this work...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Glasnost in Action (Routledge Revivals)

    Cultural Renaissance in Russia

    By Alec Nove

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Political Economy and Soviet Socialism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Alec Nove

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge