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  1. The Chronically Poor in Rural Bangladesh

    Livelihood Constraints and Capabilities

    By Pk. Md. Motiur Rahman, Noriatsu Matsui, Yukio Ikemoto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This book examines rural poverty in Bangladesh. Based on detailed empirical research and surveys of households in Bangladesh, it provides an accurate portrait of the everyday situations faced by the rural poor in Bangladesh today, covering all aspects of household behaviour. All of the key issues...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Political Economy of the SARS Epidemic

    The Impact on Human Resources in East Asia

    By Grace Lee, Malcolm Warner

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book discusses the political economy of the SARS epidemic and its impact on human resources in East Asia, as it occurred in 2003. The epidemic spread from the People’s Republic of China, to Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan, amongst other countries in East Asia and as far away as North America,...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Political Protest and Labor Solidarity in Korea

    White-Collar Labor Movements after Democratization (1987-1995)

    By Doowon Suh

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    East Asia has undergone an intense period of economic development and accompanying social change in recent years and among the unforeseen social phenomena that have emerged are new forms of trade unions. This book analyzes the importance of such a new union movement in Korea by focusing on the...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Power and Sustainability of the Chinese State

    Edited by Keun Lee, Joon-Han Kim, Wing Thye Woo

    Series: China Policy Series

    Since the start of the 21st century China has risen to the status of an important world power. This book examines Chinese power, focusing in particular, although not exclusively, on its economic capabilities, and considering how this is likely to develop in the future. It provides a detailed...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Globalizing the Prehistory of Japan

    Language, genes and civilisation

    By Ann Kumar

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Early History of Asia

    This iconoclastic work on the prehistory of Japan and of South East Asia challenges entrenched views on the origins of Japanese society and identity. The social changes that took place in Japan in the time-period when the Jomon culture was replaced by the Yayoi culture were of exceptional...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Security and International Politics in the South China Sea

    Towards a co-operative management regime

    Edited by Sam Bateman, Ralf Emmers

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    The South China Sea has long been regarded as a major source of tension and instability in East Asia. Managing the risk of possible conflict over disputed claims in the South China Sea has been a significant challenge for regional relations. This book explores international politics and security in...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Multinationals, Globalisation and Indigenous Firms in China

    By Chunhang Liu

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book considers the impact of multinational companies in China on the Chinese economy and on indigenous firms in China. It shows how the global business environment has undergone profound changes since the early 1990s, leading to an explosion of merger and acquisitions activity and consequent...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. A New Japan for the Twenty-First Century

    An Inside Overview of Current Fundamental Changes and Problems

    Edited by Rien T. Segers

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Many people in the West portray Japan as being fixed in its ways, and unable to change, and consequently risking national decline and international loss of prestige. However, in fact, Japan is at present in a significant transition period, comparable to the Meiji Restoration of 1868 or the period...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Genomics In Asia

    By Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner

    This book provides insights on research into the social, political and ethical aspects of genomics, and reflects the bioethical experiences of researchers from Japan, China, the Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan, Pakistan, India and Malaysia. The subjects of discussion vary from genetics in China to...

    Published May 11th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Decolonization in South Asia

    Meanings of Freedom in Post-independence West Bengal, 1947–52

    By Sekhar Bandyopadhyay

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    This book explores the meanings and complexities of India’s experience of transition from colonial to the post-colonial period. It focuses on the first five years – from independence on 15th August 1947 to the first general election in January 1952 – in the politics of West Bengal, the new Indian...

    Published May 11th 2012 by Routledge