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  1. Changing Governance and Public Policy in East Asia

    Edited by Ka Ho Mok, Ray Forrest

    Series: Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

    The search for good governance has become an increasingly important element of public policy and public management and is high on the political agenda of East Asian countries. The need for robust governance structures and institutions was brought into sharp focus by the Asian Financial Crisis which...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Third Chinese Revolutionary Civil War, 1945–49

    An Analysis of Communist Strategy and Leadership

    By Christopher R. Lew

    Series: Asian States and Empires

    This book examines the Third Chinese Revolutionary Civil War of 1945–1949, which resulted in the victory of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) over Chiang Kaishek and the Guomindang (GMD) and the founding of The People’s Republic of China in 1949. It provides a military and strategic history of...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Southeast Asia and the Vietnam War

    By Cheng Guan Ang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book describes and explains Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore’s attitudes and policies regarding the Vietnam War. While it is generally known that all three countries supported the US war effort in Vietnam, it reveals the motivations behind the decisions of the decision makers, the twists and...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Marriage in Contemporary Japan

    By Yoko Tokuhiro

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    The phenomenon of bankonka – ‘postponement of marriage’ – is increasingly reported in contemporary Japanese media, clearly illustrating the changing patterns of modern lifestyles and attitudes towards marriage, personal obligation and ambition. This is the first book in recent years to explore the...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Japanese Diplomacy in the 1950s

    From Isolation to Integration

    Edited by Makoto Iokibe, Caroline Rose, Junko Tomaru, John Weste

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book provides a detailed examination of Japan's diplomatic relations in the 1950s, an important decade in international affairs when new structures and systems emerged, and when Japan established patterns in its international relationships which continue today. It examines the process of...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Media and Cultural Transformation in China

    By Haiqing Yu

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book examines the role played by the media in China’s cultural transformation in the early years of the 21st century. In contrast to the traditional view that sees the Chinese media as nothing more than a tool of communist propaganda, it demonstrates that the media is integral to China’s...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Democratization and Gender in Contemporary Russia

    By Suvi Salmenniemi

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    This book examines civic activism, democratization and gender in contemporary Russian society. It describes the character and central organizing principles of Russian democratic civic life, considering how it has developed since the Soviet period, and analyzing the goals and identities of...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Russian Policy towards China and Japan

    The El'tsin and Putin Periods

    By Natasha Kuhrt

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    Drawing on the most up-to-date sources, this book provides an in-depth examination of Russia’s relations with China and Japan, the two Asia-Pacific superpowers-in-waiting. For Russia there has always been more than one ‘Asia’: after the collapse of the Soviet Union, there were those in the Russian...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Reinventing Poland

    Economic and Political Transformation and Evolving National Identity

    Edited by Martin Myant, Terry Cox

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The end of communism and accession to the European Union have had a huge impact on Poland. This book provides an overall assessment of the post-1989 transformation in Poland. It focuses in particular on four key themes: economic transformation and its outcomes; the heritage of the past...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Emancipation of the Serfs in Russia

    Peace Arbitrators and the Development of Civil Society

    By Roxanne Easley

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    In the wake of the disastrous Crimean War, the Russian autocracy completely renovated its most basic social, political and economic systems by emancipating some 23 million privately-owned serfs. This had enormous consequences for all aspects of Russian life, and profound effects on the course of...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Routledge