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  1. Caspian Energy Politics

    Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan

    Edited by Indra Overland, Heidi Kjaernet, Andrea Kendall-Taylor

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    Caspian Energy Politics analyses the role of oil and gas in the development of the three main petroleum exporters in the Caspian region - Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan - and how energy resources influence interactions with semi-authoritarian Russia and China. Due to volatile commodity...

    Published August 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  2. Politics and Oil in Kazakhstan

    By Wojciech Ostrowski

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    In Kazakhstan, the oil industry plays a crucial role in its economic and political life due to the country’s considerable oil revenues and accompanying conflicting interests. As an arena of political struggle, this industry provides a good test case for uncovering regime maintenance techniques....

    Published August 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Ugetsu Monogatari or Tales of Moonlight and Rain (Routledge Revivals)

    A Complete English Version of the Eighteenth-Century Japanese collection of Tales of the Supernatural

    By Ueda Akinari

    Ugetsu monogatari, or Tales of Moonlight and Rain numbers among the best-loved Japanese classics. These nine illustrated tales of the supernatural from eighteenth-century Osaka combine popular appeal with a high literary standard. The author expressed his complex views on human life and society in...

    Published July 31st 2011 by Routledge

  4. Making Music in Japan’s Underground

    The Tokyo Hardcore Scene

    By Jennifer Milioto Matsue

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

    Grounded in the fields of Ethnomusicology, Anthropology, Popular Music Studies, and Japanese Studies, this book explores the underground Tokyo hardcore scene, ultimately asking what play as resistance through performance of the scene tells us about Japanese society in general. Matsue highlights the...

    Published July 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Expansion of Trade and FDI in Asia

    Strategic and Policy Challenges

    Edited by Julien Chaisse, Philippe Gugler

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Foreign direct investment flows have increased dramatically in recent decades and continue to be a driving factor of economic globalisation. As a growth pole in the world economy, large parts of Asia have particularly become an attractive place for market-seeking FDI. In a high number of Asian...

    Published July 25th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Japan's National Identity and Foreign Policy

    Russia as Japan's 'Other'

    By Alexander Bukh

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    This book is the first attempt to examine Japan’s relations with Russia from the perspective of national identity; providing a new interpretation of Japan’s perceptions of Russia and foreign policy. Alexander Bukh focuses on the construction of the Japanese self using Russia as the other,...

    Published July 25th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Cooperative Security in the Asia-Pacific

    The ASEAN Regional Forum

    Edited by Jürgen Haacke, Noel M. Morada

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book offers the most comprehensive analysis yet of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), which remains the foremost dialogue forum for the promotion of cooperative security in the Asia-Pacific. Contributors focus on the perspectives and roles of the key players in the ARF – ASEAN, the United...

    Published July 25th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Chinese Party-State in the 21st Century

    Adaptation and the Reinvention of Legitimacy

    Edited by Andre Laliberte, Marc Lanteigne

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    As the Chinese Communist Party continues to move away from socialism, it faces a growing number of challenges to the claim that it represents the sole legitimate governing body in China. In order to reaffirm itself as the most effective force for keeping the...

    Published July 25th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Water Law for the Twenty-First Century

    National and International Aspects of Water Law Reform in India

    Edited by Philippe Cullet, Alix Gowlland-Gualtieri, Roopa Madhav, Usha Ramanathan

    In the face of growing freshwater scarcity, most countries of the world are taking steps to conserve their water and foster its sustainable use. Water crises range from concerns of drinking water availability and/or quality, the degradation or contamination of freshwater, and the allocation of...

    Published July 11th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Trade and Contemporary Society along the Silk Road

    An ethno-history of Ladakh

    By Jacqueline H. Fewkes

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    This book provides an ethno-historical study of the trade system in Ladakh (India), a busy entrepôt for Silk Route trade between Central and South Asia. Previously a part of global networks, Ladakh became an isolated border area as national boundaries were defined and enforced in the mid-20th...

    Published July 11th 2011 by Routledge