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  1. Institutional and Technological Change in Japan's Economy

    Past and Present

    Edited by Janet Hunter, Cornelia Storz

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Institutional and technological change is a highly topical subject. At the theoretical level, there is much debate in the field of institutional economics about the role of technological change in endogenous growth theory. At a practical policy level, arguments rage about how Japan and the Japanese...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The British Working Class and Enthusiasm for War, 1914-1916

    By David Silbey

    Series: Military History and Policy

    Millions of men volunteered to leave home, hearth and family to go to a foreign land to fight in 1914, the start of the biggest war in British history. It was a war fought by soldier-citizens, millions strong, most of whom had volunteered willingly to go. They made up the army that first held, and...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Homoerotic Sensibilities in Late Imperial China

    By Cuncun Wu

    Series: Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

    Homoerotic Sensibilities in Late Imperial China is the richest exploration to date of late imperial Chinese literati interest in male love. Employing primary sources such as miscellanies, poetry, fiction and 'flower guides', Wu Cuncun argues that male homoeroticism played a central role in the...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Notion of Ditthi in Theravada Buddhism

    The Point of View

    By Paul Fuller

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    The notion of 'view' or 'opinion' (ditthi) as an obstacle to 'seeing things as they are' is a central concept in Buddhist thought. This book considers the two ways in which the notion of views are usually understood. Are we to understand right-view as a correction of wrong-views (the opposition...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Clausewitz and African War

    Politics and Strategy in Liberia and Somalia

    By Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    Oil, diamonds, timber, food aid - just some of the suggestions put forward as explanations for African wars in the past decade. Another set of suggestions focuses on ethnic and clan considerations. These economic and ethnic or clan explanations contend that wars are specifically not fought by...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Women's Suffrage in Asia

    Gender, Nationalism and Democracy

    Edited by Louise Edwards, Mina Roces

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Including chapters on Indonesia, India, Thailand, China, the Philippines, Japan, Malaysia, Korea, Vietnam and international suffrage connections, Women's Suffrage in Asia engages in debates on suffrage in the region by raising issues unique to the country's case studies presented. It explains why...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Filial Piety in Chinese Thought and History

    By Alan Chan, Sor-Hoon Tan

    The phenomenon of filial piety is fundamental to our understanding of Chinese culture, and this excellent collection of essays explores its role in various areas of life throughout history. Often regarded as the key to preserving Chinese tradition and identity, its potentially vast impact on...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Language in Public Spaces in Japan

    Edited by Nanette Gottlieb

    This book throws light on ideologies, practices and sociocultural developments currently shaping language use in Japan by departing from the more common investigation of language in private contexts and examining aspects of the language found in a range of significant public spaces, from the...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Contending Political Paradigms in Africa

    Rationality and the Politics of Democratization in Kenya and Zambia

    By Shadrack Wanjala Nasong’o

    Series: African Studies

    This book focuses on the politics of democratization in Africa, especially the strategic choices of the political elite, both incumbent and opposition within the context of transition politics. The decade 1990- 2000 saw a total of 78 top leadership elections involving 43 of the 48 sub-Saharan...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Britain, Leftist Nationalists and the Transfer of Power in Nigeria, 1945-1965

    By Hakeem Ibikunle Tijani

    Series: African Studies

    This is the first comprehensive study of leftist ideology and movements and their organizational structure in colonial and post colonial Nigeria. Tijani moves the contributions of Nigerian leftists from the archival centers into mainstream intellectual and nationalist history, proving the first...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

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