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New and Published Books

  1. Museum Representations of Maoist China

    From Cultural Revolution to Commie Kitsch

    By Amy Jane Barnes

    The collection, interpretation and display of art from the People’s Republic of China, and particularly the art of the Cultural Revolution, have been problematic for museums. These objects challenge our perception of ’Chineseness’ and their style, content and the means of their production question...

    Published December 19th 2017 by Routledge

  2. Politics in North and South Korea

    Political Development, Economy, and Foreign Relations

    By Yangmo Ku, Inyeop Lee, Jongseok Woo

    Politics in North and South Korea provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the political dynamics of the two Koreas. Giving equal weight to North and South Korea, the authors trace the history of political and economic development and international relations of the Korean peninsula,...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Banking and Debt Recovery in Emerging Markets

    The Law Reform Context

    By Sonali Abeyratne

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title was first published in 2001. A developing country that is pursuing free market economic policies requires a modern commercial law infrastructure, which enables the emerging economy to have in place properly functioning credit and other financial systems which stimulate domestic and...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Comparing the Social Policy Experience of Britain and Taiwan

    Edited by Catherine Jones Finer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title was first published in 2001. This is a seminal collection. For the first time, leading scholars and practitioners from Taiwan join with counterparts from Britain to offer comparable commentary on key social policy and social service issues affecting their respective countries. The result...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  5. People's Republic of China, Volumes I and II

    I: Natural Resources, Population and Social Life; II: Policies and Implications of Structural Reform

    Edited by Frank N. Pieke

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title was first published in 2002. This two volume set collects in a conveniently accessible form the most influential articles by leading authorities in the study of China. It provides an international reference work, combined with an authoritative introduction by the editor....

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  6. High-Technology Development in Regional Economic Growth

    Policy Implications of Dynamic Externalities

    By Byung-Rok Choi

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title was first published in 2003. Korea has had considerable success in developing its high technology industries and these have become significant employers in this region. By analysing the situation in Korea, this book explores the effects of dynamic externalities on the growth of regional...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Sacred Landscapes and Cultural Politics

    Planting a Tree

    By Philip P. Arnold, Ann Grodzins Gold

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title was first published in 2001. How do people in different cultural worlds think about relationships with nature? How do religious ideas become formative of landscape? How can indigenous traditions inform current cultural debates? This book explores ways in which religious perceptions and...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Global Religious Movements in Regional Context

    Volume 4

    Edited by John Wolffe

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title was first published in 2002: Global Religious Movements in Regional Context offers a wide-ranging exploration of the adaptation and diversity of religious traditions in various geographical, cultural and ethnic contexts within the contemporary world. The book analyses the complexities of...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Employment, Technology and Construction Development

    With Case Studies in Asia and China

    By Sivaguru Ganesan

    This title was first published in 2000: An in depth analysis of employment and technology issues in the housing and construction industries of developing countries, in the context of globalization of economies and increased opportunities for advanced technology transfer. Supported by case...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Japan's Quest for Stability in Southeast Asia

    Navigating the Turning Points in Postwar Asia

    By Taizo Miyagi

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    More than any other region in the world, Asia has witnessed tremendous change in the post-war era. A continent once engulfed by independence and revolution, and later by the Cold War and civil war, has now been transformed into the world’s most economically dynamic region. What caused this change...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge