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  1. Rural Politics in Contemporary China

    Edited by Emily T. Yeh, Kevin J. O'Brien, Jingzhong Ye

    Series: Critical Agrarian Studies

    This collection provides an overview of China’s rural politics, bringing scholarship on agrarian politics from various social science disciplines together in one place. The twelve contributions, spanning history, anthropology, sociology, environmental studies, political science, and geography,...

    Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Economic Geography of the IT Industry in the Asia Pacific Region

    Edited by Philip Cooke, Glen Searle, Kevin O'Connor

    Series: Regions and Cities

    The development of the information technology (IT) industry in the Asia Pacific region faces two challenges. Firstly, can its established physical, technical, regional and governance infrastructures be adapted to meet the challenges embedded in the set of products and processes created by the IT...

    Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Islam & The Third Universal Theo

    By Ayoub

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Energy Security for the EU in the 21st Century

    Markets, Geopolitics and Corridors

    Edited by José María Marín Quemada, Javier García-Verdugo, Gonzalo Escribano

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics

    Recent developments like the rising trend in crude oil price, the international economic crisis, the civil revolts in Northern Africa and the Middle East, the nuclear threat in Japan after the tsunami, the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the economic growth of emerging countries like China and...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Japanese Bankers in the City of London

    Language, Culture and Identity in the Japanese Diaspora

    By Junko Sakai

    The globalisation of the present day world economy means that more and more people are experiencing different cultures through their work. Focusing on the real experiences of workers in Japanese transnational finance companies, this book not only throws light on this specific case, but at the same...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Language Planning and Language Policy

    East Asian Perspectives

    By Ping Chen, Nanette Gottlieb

    Examines the major issues of language planning and policy in Japan, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Vietnam, particularly those relating to the selection of official language, script, and written language....

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Tibetan Independence Movement

    Political, Religious and Gandhian Perspectives

    By Jane Ardley

    Tibet has been occupied for over fifty years, yet no progress has been made in solving the Tibetan problem. The first serious analysis of the Tibetan independence movement, this book is also the first to view the struggle from a comparative perspective, making an overt comparison with the Indian...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Reading Asia

    New Research in Asian Studies

    By Frans Husken Huskin, Dick van der Meij

    This volume presents a wide variety of articles in the broad field of Asian Studies, covering the latest results of research within the social sciences and the humanities, reflecting the rich diversity within these areas of research.The contributions stem from research carried out by scholars who...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Java and Modern Europe

    Ambiguous Encounters

    By Ann Kumar

    This book presents a case study of Europe's impact on an old and distinctive non-European civilisation. Part One deals with the elements in Europe's strength, technological, political and intellectual. It also uses Wallerstein's world-systems perspective to give an economic dimension to this...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Mencius on the Mind

    Experiments in Multiple Definition

    By I. A. Richards

    Long out of print, I. A. Richards's extraordinary 1932 foray into Chinese philosophy is worth reviving for its detached interpretation of the Chinese classics....

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge