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  1. Migrants and Identity in Japan and Brazil

    The Nikkeijin

    By Daniela de Carvalho

    Economic and social difficulties at the beginning of the 20th century caused many Japanese to emigrate to Brazil. The situation was reversed in the 1980s as a result of economic downturn in Brazil and labour shortages in Japan. This book examines the construction and reconstruction of the ethnic...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Books of Definition in Islamic Philosophy

    The Limits of Words

    By Kiki Kennedy-Day

    Islamic Philosophy has unusual origins. Originally a hybrid of Greek philosophy and early Islamic theology, its technical language consisted of a number of words translated from the Greek. This book studies how Islamic philosophers of the ninth century AD, such as al-Kindi, al-Farabi and Ibn Sina...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Beyond Confucian China

    The Rival Discourses of Kang Youwei and Zhang Binglin

    By Young-tsu Wong

    Young-tsu Wong throws new light on Kang Youwei and Zhang Binglin, both through research on the sources, nature and import of their ideas and through juxtaposing them. The result is a provocative and stimulating analysis of late Qing-early Republican thought. Never before these two rival thinkers...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Political Islam and Governance in Bangladesh

    Edited by Ali Riaz, C. Christine Fair

    The past decade has seen a marked policy focus upon Bangladesh, home to nearly 150 million Muslims; it has attracted the attention of the world due to weak governance and the rising tide of Islamist violence. This book provides a broad-ranging analysis of the growth and impact of "political Islam"...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Economic Developments in Contemporary China

    A Guide

    By Ian Jeffries

    China’s role in global affairs today continues to rise. This book provides an authoritative, comprehensive and detailed overview of contemporary economic developments in China. Key topics include agriculture; the market gradually replacing central planning; the global financial crisis; the reform...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Defending Taiwan

    The Future Vision of Taiwan's Defence Policy and Military Strategy

    Edited by Martin Edmonds, Michael Tsai

    Recent concern about mainland China's intentions towards Taiwan, and more general concern about the risk of instability in the region, has led to growing interest in Taiwan's military strategy, in how Taiwan perceives threats to itself, and in how the Taiwanese military are reacting to these...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Mobility, Migration and the Chinese Scientific Research System

    By Koen Jonkers

    China’s rise is having a large impact on the global science system. The internalisation of this system in the past two decades would not have been possible without the outbound and especially the return flows of overseas Chinese scientists. This book explores their impact combining macro-level...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Rishi of Bangladesh

    A History of Christian Dialogue

    By Dr Cosimo Zene, Cosimo Zene

    This book is a study of the changing relationship over time (1856-1994) between the Rishi, an ex-Untouchable jati of Bengal/South-West Bangladesh, and various groups of Catholic missionaries. The book's originality and importance lies in its multi-disciplinary approach which combines...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Japanese Contract and Anti-Trust Law

    A Sociological and Comparative Study

    By Willem Visser t'Hooft

    Little has been written on Japanese contract law and anti-trust law in Western languages. This book describes the role of this law in protecting the distributor against unilateral terminations of distribution agreements. There have been significant pressures both to lower prices and restructure...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Advaita Epistemology and Metaphysics

    An Outline of Indian Non-Realism

    By Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

    Based on original translations of passages from the works of three major thinkers of the classical Indian school of Advaita (Sankara, Vacaspati and Sri Harsa), but addressing issues found in Descartes, Berkeley, Hume, Kant, Wittgenstein and contemporary analytic philosophers, this book argues for a...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge