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New and Published Books

  1. Southeast Asia (Routledge Revivals)

    A Region in Transition

    By Jonathan Rigg

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Southeast Asia: A Region in Transition, first published in 1991, is a contemporary human geography of the ‘market’ economies of the region usually defined by membership of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Organized thematically, the chapters deal with the environment and...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. What is Asia to Us? (Routledge Revivals)

    Russia's Asian Heartland Yesterday and Today

    By Milan Hauner

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1990, considers the uneasy relationship between Russia and Soviet Central Asia. Chapters examine both the significance of Asia to the Russian mind and the place that Asia has occupied in Russian geopolitical thinking in the last hundred years, showing that outbreaks of...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Gorbachev and Southeast Asia (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leszek Buszynski

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, this book examines Soviet foreign policy towards Southeast Asia in the context of the transformation of the perestroika era in the Soviet Union, beginning in 1985 and ending in 1989 with the Soviet partial withdrawal from Cam Ranh Bay. Leszek Buszynski considers Gorbachev’s...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Soviet Foreign Policy and Southeast Asia (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leszek Buszynski

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1986, focuses on the activity of the Soviet Union in Southeast Asia and the effects of Soviet policy on the region since 1969. In particular, Leszek Busynski examines the rivalry between the Soviet Union and China, Soviet presence in Vietnam, and the responsive efforts...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Contemporary English-Language Indian Children’s Literature

    Representations of Nation, Culture, and the New Indian Girl

    By Michelle Superle

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Concurrent with increasing scholarly attention toward national children’s literatures, Contemporary English-language Indian Children’s Literature explores an emerging body of work that has thus far garnered little serious critical attention. Superle critically examines the ways Indian children’s...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Emptiness Appraised

    A Critical Study of Nagarjuna's Philosophy

    By David F. Burton

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    Emptiness means that all entities are empty of, or lack, inherent existence - entities have a merely conceptual, constructed existence. Though Nagarjuna advocates the Middle Way, his philosophy of emptiness nevertheless entails nihilism, and his critiques of the Nyaya theory of knowledge are shown...

    Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  7. IT Development in Korea

    A Broadband Nirvana?

    By Kwang-Suk Lee

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    This book investigates the contextual factors that led to Korean society becoming ‘broadband heaven’ — the most wired nation in the world — by scrutinizing the historical contexts surrounding the Korean Information Infrastructure (KII) project (1995–2005), which aimed to establish a nationwide...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Equity and Well-Being

    Measurement and Policy Practice

    By Hyun Hwa Son

    Equity is an abstract concept covering philosophical issues such as fairness and social justice, making its definition and measurement complex. This volume tackles these complexities head-on. The book is enriched with many empirical analyses and provides a comprehensive analysis of equity...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Learning to Industrialize

    From Given Growth to Policy-aided Value Creation

    By Kenichi Ohno

    Series: Routledge-GRIPS Development Forum Studies

    This book proposes a new, pragmatic way of approaching economic development which features policy learning based on a comparison of international best policy practices. While the important role of government in promoting private sector development is being recognized, policy discussion often...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge