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  1. Across the Religious Divide

    Women, Property, and Law in the Wider Mediterranean (ca. 1300-1800)

    Edited by Jutta Sperling, Shona Kelly Wray

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    Examining women's property rights in different societies across the entire medieval and early modern Mediterranean, this volume introduces a unique comparative perspective to the complexities of gender relations in Muslim, Jewish, and Christian communities. Through individual case studies based on...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Palestinian Politics and the Middle East Peace Process

    Consensus and Competition in the Palestinian Negotiating Team

    By Ghassan Khatib

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Eight years after the second Palestinian uprising, the Oslo accords signed in 1993 seem to have failed. The reasons for the failure continue to fascinate students, politicians, researchers and policymakers alike. This book explores one of the major aspects of the bilateral peace process – the...

    Published June 29th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Management Training and Development in China

    Educating Managers in a Globalized Economy

    Edited by Malcolm Warner, Keith Goodall

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    One of the critical issues facing both the Chinese government and businesses operating in China is the lack of trained managers. This book, with contributions by internationally-known scholars from a wide range of countries, examines the Chinese response to the challenges of management...

    Published June 29th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Intellectual Property Rights in China

    Politics of Piracy, Trade and Protection

    By Gordon C.K Cheung

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) infringement is so rampant in China that counterfeit goods - from general household merchandise, garments and media consumables to specialist products including pharmaceutical products and super computer chips - can be found in roadside stalls, markets, shops,...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Post-Conflict Heritage, Postcolonial Tourism

    Tourism, Politics and Development at Angkor

    By Tim Winter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Angkor, Cambodia’s only World Heritage Site, is enduring one of the most crucial, turbulent periods in its twelve hundred year history. Given Cambodia’s need to restore its shattered social and physical infrastructures after decades of violent conflict, and with tourism to Angkor increasing by a...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  6. China and Africa Development Relations

    Edited by Christopher M. Dent

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China is among a number of large developing country or new powers on the ascendance in the international system, all of which are deepening their economic relations with Africa However, China is the largest and most powerful of this group. it has sought closer economic relationships with other...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Japanese and Hong Kong Film Industries

    Understanding the Origins of East Asian Film Networks

    By Yau Shuk-ting, Kinnia

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Drawing on first-hand materials collected from the Chinese and Japanese literature as well as interviews with more than twenty filmmakers and scholars Kinnia Shuk-ting Yau provides a solid historical account of the complex interactions between Japanese and Hong Kong film industries from the 1930s...

    Published June 19th 2011 by Routledge

  8. East Asian Regionalism from a Legal Perspective

    Current features and a vision for the future

    Edited by Tamio Nakamura

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Plenty has been written about the political and economical aspects of regionalism, but the legal perspective has been neglected. East Asian Regionalism From a Legal Perspective is unique in synthesizing legal, economic and political analyses. In the first part, the book...

    Published June 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Tourism and Tibetan Culture in Transition

    A Place called Shangrila

    By Ashild Kolas

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores the relationship between tourism, culture and ethnic identity in Tibet in , focusing in particular on Shangrila, a Tibetan region in Southwest China, to show how local ‘Tibetan culture’ is reconstructed as a marketable commodity for tourists. It analyses the socio-economic...

    Published June 12th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Egyptian Intelligence Service

    A History of the Mukhabarat, 1910-2009

    By Owen L. Sirrs

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This book analyzes how the Egyptian intelligence community has adapted to shifting national security threats since its inception 100 years ago. Starting in 1910, when the modern Egyptian intelligence system was created to deal with militant nationalists and Islamists, the book...

    Published June 5th 2011 by Routledge