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  1. Indonesian Education

    Teachers, Schools, and Central Bureaucracy

    By Christopher Bjork

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    Indonesian Education: Teachers, Schools, and Central Authority, the first published study of life inside Indonesian schools, explores the role that classroom teachers' behavior and locates their actions within the broader cultures of education and government in Indonesia....

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Organizations, Gender and the Culture of Palestinian Activism in Haifa, Israel

    By Elizabeth Faier

    Series: Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

    This book, based on 25 months of anthropological fieldwork, examines activists and activism in Palestinian nongovernmental organizations in Israel. It concentrates on the ways organizations enable certain processes of self-identification based on activists' constructions of modernity....

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Pitfall or Panacea

    The Irony of U.S. Power in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952

    By Yoneyuki Sugita

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    The main purpose of this book is to shed light on the limitations of the American hegemony in occupied Japan. Previous studies share the assumption that the United States was in a near-monopoly position to shape the postwar development in Japan as well as in the Asia-Pacific region. The book goes...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Making a Market Economy

    The Institutionalizational Transformation of a Freshwater Fishery in a Chinese Community

    By Ning Wang

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Experience of Economic Redistribution

    The Growth, Employment and Redistribution Strategy in South Africa

    By Clarence Tshitereke

    Series: African Studies

    This book provides an analysis of the country's political economy in transition. It documents the history of the gold mining industry's involvement in shaping the political landscape of South Africa, and shows the degree to which the political transition was induced to put in place a new mode of...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Human Sex Trafficking

    Edited by Frances P. Bernat

    Human sex trafficking is believed to the most common form of modern day slavery. The victims of domestic and international sex trafficking are estimated to be in the millions. Most of these victims are female and children. They are enslaved in the commercial sex industry for little or no...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Social Impact of Sport

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Ramón Spaaij

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This book critically examines the ways in which sports contribute to, or inhibit, social well-being, the directions these changes take and the conditions necessary for sport to have beneficial outcomes. The themes addressed in the book demonstrate the diversity and versatility of the social impacts...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Women in Sports History

    Edited by Carol A. Osborne, Fiona Skillen

    Women are, and have been for many years, actively involved as players, supporters and co-ordinators in a range of sports and yet they are often missing from, or sidelined in, accounts of the history of these sports. Commenting first on the lack of inclusion of women in British sports history, the...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Resolving Disputes in the Asia-Pacific Region

    International Arbitration and Mediation in East Asia and the West

    By Shahla F. Ali

    How diverse cultures approach conflict in the context of the integration of global markets is a new arena for research and practice. To date, most of the research on international arbitration has focused exclusively on Western models of arbitration as practiced in Europe and North America. While...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Public Interest Litigation in Asia

    Edited by Po Jen Yap, Holning Lau

    Series: Routledge Law in Asia

    This edited volume is a timely and insightful contribution to the growing discourses on public law in Asia. Surveying many important jurisdictions in Asia including mainland China, Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan, the book addresses recent developments and experiences...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge