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  1. Banking Reform in Southeast Asia

    The Region's Decisive Decade

    By Malcolm Cook

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book empirically examines banking reform in the economies of Southeast Asia as they sought to adapt to major developments in the global economic system over the past three decades, including the globalisation of finance, the debt crisis of the 1980s and the 1997-1998 Asian financial crisis....

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Atrocity and American Military Justice in Southeast Asia

    Trial by Army

    By Louise Barnett

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book is an examination of American army legal proceedings that resulted from a series of moments when soldiers in a war zone crossed a line between performing their legitimate functions and committing crimes against civilians, or atrocities. Using individual judicial proceedings held within...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Japanese Tourism and Travel Culture

    Edited by Sylvie Guichard-Anguis, Okpyo Moon

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    This book examines Japanese tourism and travel, both today and in the past, showing how over hundreds of years a distinct culture of travel developed, and exploring how this has permeated the perceptions and traditions of Japanese society. It considers the diverse dimensions of modern tourism...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Public Health in Asia and the Pacific

    Historical and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Milton J. Lewis, Kerrie L. MacPherson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    The Asia-Pacific region has not only the greatest concentration of population but is, arguably, the future economic centre of the world. Epidemiological transition in the region is occurring much faster than it did in the West and many countries face the emerging problem of chronic diseases at the...

    Published April 14th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Private Enterprises and China's Economic Development

    Edited by Shuanglin Lin, Xiaodong Zhu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Private enterprises have contributed significantly to China's recent economic growth and will play a key role in achieving China's goal of building a comprehensively well-society. But how can private enterprises help China mitigate its macroeconomic problems such as unemployment, income inequality,...

    Published April 14th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Cultural Heritage Management in China

    Preserving the Cities of the Pearl River Delta

    Edited by Hilary Du Cros, Yok-shiu F. Lee

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Cultural Heritage Management in China presents a thematic examination of the development of cultural heritage management (CHM) in an Asian context. It challenges assumptions of the primacy of community-sponsored action and heritage authority based on Western-derived ideals and practices that fit...

    Published April 14th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Taiwan in the 21st Century

    Aspects and Limitations of a Development Model

    Edited by J. Megan Greene, Robert Ash

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Throughout the twentieth century Taiwan was viewed as a model - whether in terms of a model colony, a model China or a development model. This perception was based on the notion of Taiwan undergoing an economic miracle and political developments. Yet much of Taiwan’s history is unique and may not...

    Published April 14th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Tibetan Medicine in the Contemporary World

    Global Politics of Medical Knowledge and Practice

    Edited by Laurent Pordié

    Series: Needham Research Institute Series

    The popularity of Tibetan medicine plays a central role in the international market for alternative medicine and has been increasing and extending far beyond its original cultural area becoming a global phenomenon. This book analyses Tibetan medicine in the 21st century by considering the...

    Published April 14th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Japan's Middle East Security Policy

    Theory and Cases

    By Yukiko Miyagi

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    This study examines how Japanese policy toward Middle East security issues is shaped by the need to both maintain Japan’s security alliance with the US and its oil relationship with states in the Middle East. Yukiko Miyagi introduces the historic roots of Japan’s policy, and then focuses on the...

    Published April 14th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Torture, Truth and Justice

    The Case of Timor-Leste

    By Elizabeth Stanley

    Series: Politics in Asia

    This book highlights how, and why, torture is such a compelling tool for states and other powerful actors. While torture has a short-term use value for perpetrators, it also creates a devastating legacy for victims, their families and communities. In exposing such repercussions, this book addresses...

    Published April 14th 2011 by Routledge