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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Chinese Film Stars

    Edited by Mary Farquhar, Yingjin Zhang

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This volume of original essays fills a significant research gap in Chinese film studies by offering an interdisciplinary, comparative examination of ethnic Chinese film stars from the silent period to the era of globalization. Whereas studies of stars and stardom have developed considerably in the...

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Explorations in Daoism

    Medicine and Alchemy in Literature

    By Ho Peng Yoke

    Series: Needham Research Institute Series

    The Daoist canon is the definitive fifteenth century compilation of texts concerning ritual, alchemical and meditation practices within Daoist religion. Many of these texts are undated and anonymous, so dating them is essential for a clear understanding of the development of Chinese alchemy, and...

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Challenges of Human Resource Management in Japan

    Edited by Ralf Bebenroth, Toshihiro Kanai

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Human resource management systems differ across corporations around the world. Japan has unique characteristics that create specific challenges for HRM and there is currently a lack of research focusing on Japanese HR issues available to westerners. This book examines the major challenges and...

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Japan and Africa

    Globalization and Foreign Aid in the 21st Century

    Edited by Howard P. Lehman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Since the early 1990s, Japan has played an increasingly important and influential role in Africa. A primary mechanism that has furthered its influence has been through its foreign aid policies. Japan’s primacy, however, has been challenged by changing global conditions related to aid to Africa,...

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge