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  1. Law, Policy, and Practice on China's Periphery

    Selective Adaptation and Institutional Capacity

    By Pitman B. Potter

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the Chinese government’s policies and practices for relations with the Inner Periphery areas of Tibet, Xinjiang, and Inner Mongolia, and the Outer Periphery areas of Hong Kong and Taiwan focusing on themes of political authority, socio-cultural relations, and economic development...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Legacies of the Asia-Pacific War

    The Yakeato Generation

    Edited by Roman Rosenbaum, Yasuko Claremont

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    When we look in detail at the various peripheral groups of disenfranchised people emerging from the aftermath of the Asia–Pacific War the list is startling: Koreans in Japan (migrants or forced labourers), Burakumin, Hibakusha, Okinawans, Asian minorities, comfort women and many others. Many of...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. China's Homeless Generation

    Voices from the veterans of the Chinese Civil War, 1940s-1990s

    By Joshua Fan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China's Homeless Generation is a study of nearly two million Chinese who were displaced from home in Mainland China to the island of Taiwan. A result of the Chinese civil war between the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), this massive migration began around 1948...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Small Town China

    Rural Labour and Social Inclusion

    By Beatriz Carrillo Garcia

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    While much has been written about rural migrant workers’ experiences in the big cities, population movements into China’s vast network of towns and small cities has been largely neglected. This book presents a detailed case study of rural migrant workers experiences in a small town in a north China...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. An Emerging Non-Regular Labour Force in Japan

    The Dignity of Dispatched Workers

    By Huiyan Fu

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    Like many industrialised nations, the current employment trend in Japan centres on diversification of the labour market with an increased use of temporary labour. Among a wide range of non-regular labour arrangements, haken are a newly legalised category of non-regular workers who are typically...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Health Care Systems in Europe and Asia

    Edited by Christian Aspalter, Yasuo Uchida, Robin Gauld

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social Welfare in Asia

    This book addresses the global need for more comparative studies on health policy and health care systems, given the rise in recent decades of societal aging, modern mass diseases, economic globalization, and resulting permanent fiscal austerity of governments which have fundamentally altered the...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Young Chinese in Urban China

    By Alex Cockain

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    This book examines the condition of being a young person in China and the way in which changes in various dimensions of urban life have affected Chinese youths' quests to understand themselves. The author examines social factors such as changes in the physical construction of urban neighbourhoods;...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. International Governance and Regimes

    A Chinese Perspective

    By Peter Kien Hong Yu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines China’s involvement in international governance, international regimes, and globalization. Peter Kien-hong Yu offers a new framework with which to understand ‘international regimes’ and applies it to important Chinese case studies such as arms control, disarmament, and...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Japan and the Dutch 1600-1853

    By Grant K. Goodman

    This is the history of Dutch influence on Japan during the so-called 'closed centuries' between 1640 and 1853. Dutch maritime traders provided the only commercial link which Japan maintained with the west, and were thus the sole channel for western ideas and knowledge to reach neo-Confucian society...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Globalization, Outsourcing and Labour Development in ASEAN

    By Shandre Thangavelu, Aekapol Chongvilaivan

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Due to technical advances in production and communication technology, outsourcing – contracting out production of intermediate materials and services – has affected the economic growth of the ASEAN region. This new book fills an important gap in the literature looking at the impact outsourcing has...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge