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  1. History Textbooks and the Wars in Asia

    Divided Memories

    Edited by Gi-Wook Shin, Daniel C. Sneider

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Over the past fifteen years Northeast Asia has witnessed growing intraregional exchanges and interactions, especially in the realms of culture and economy. Still, the region cannot escape from the burden of history. This book examines the formation of historical memory in four Northeast Asian...

    Published January 29th 2013 by Routledge

  2. China, Oil and Global Politics

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Roland Dannreuther

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s rapid economic growth has led to a huge increase in its domestic energy needs. This book provides a critical overview of how China’s growing need for oil imports is shaping its international economic and diplomatic strategy and how this affects global political relations and behaviour....

    Published January 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Social Security in Contemporary Japan

    By Mari Osawa

    Series: Routledge/University of Tokyo Series

    The present study analyzes the livelihood security system of contemporary Japan in international comparison from a historical and gender perspective. It posits ‘livelihood security systems’ rather than ‘welfare states’ or ‘welfare regimes’ as its object of analysis to enter the role of...

    Published January 17th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Indigenous Nations and Modern States

    The Political Emergence of Nations Challenging State Power

    By Rudolph C. Ryser

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    Indigenous peoples throughout the world tenaciously defend their lands, cultures, and their lives with resilience and determination. They have done so generation after generation. These are peoples who make up bedrock nations throughout the world in whose territories the United Nations says 80...

    Published January 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Eastern European Immigrant Families

    By Mihaela Robila

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Immigration from Eastern Europe to the United States has grown significantly in the last few decades. While Asian and Latin American immigrations have been central to the discourse of migration to the US, the rapid growth of Eastern European immigrants has received insufficient attention. Robila...

    Published January 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Role of the Press and Communication Technology in Democratization

    The Nigerian Story

    By Aje-Ori Anna Agbese

    Series: African Studies

    In the 1990s, Nigeria, like several countries in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe and Latin America, underwent transition programs to return the country to democracy. Nigeria’s democratization in the 1990s was a civil and international movement to free Nigeria from over 20 years of authoritarian...

    Published January 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Israeli Statecraft

    National Security Challenges and Responses

    By Yehezkel Dror

    Series: BESA Studies in International Security

    This book offers a systematic examination, analysis and evaluation of Israeli national security statecraft in terms of challenges and responses. Providing an in-depth analysis of Israeli statecraft challenges and responses, this interdisciplinary book integrates social science and security studies...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Us, Hawai'i-born Japanese

    Storied Identities of Japanese American Elderly from a Sugar Plantation Community

    By Gaku Kinoshita

    Series: Studies in Asian Americans

    This is a book about the collective identities of Japanese American elderly in a former sugar plantation community in the rural town of Puna, Hawai'i....

    Published December 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Rethinking Municipal Privatization

    By Oliver D. Cooke

    Series: New Political Economy

    This book examines one of the most high-profile municipal privatizations—the privatization of New York City’s Central Park. The fiscal crisis of the 1970s established the political and cultural opening for privatizations, which were justified on the basis of increasing efficiency. However, as Cooke...

    Published December 14th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Child Protection in Development

    Edited by Michael Bourdillon, William Myers

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    Every day millions of children in developing countries face adversities of many kinds, yet there is a shortage of sound evidence concerning their plight and an urgent need to identify the most appropriate and effective policy responses from among the multiple approaches that exist. This collection...

    Published December 14th 2012 by Routledge