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New and Published Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese History

    Edited by Sven Saaler, Christopher W. A. Szpilman

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Japanese History is a concise overview of modern Japanese history from the middle of the nineteenth century until the end of the twentieth century. Written by a group of international historians, each an authority in his or her field, the book covers modern Japanese...

    Published October 23rd 2017 by Routledge

  2. Social Protection in East Asian Chinese Societies

    Challenges, Responses and Impacts

    Edited by Peter Saunders, Alex Jingwei He

    Despite its impressive economic growth, East Asia is facing daunting challenges in mitigating its social problems, including chronic poverty and worsening social inequality. The past decade has seen growing scholarly interest in the development of East Asian social policies not only because of the...

    Published October 23rd 2017 by Routledge

  3. World War Two Legacies in East Asia

    China Remembers the War

    By Chan Yang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    How to remember World War Two in East Asia is a huge source of friction between China and Japan, causing major diplomatic and political difficulties right up to the present. As this book shows, however, there is also disagreement within these countries as to how to remember the war, which in the...

    Published October 23rd 2017 by Routledge

  4. Political Participation in Asia

    Defining and Deploying Political Space

    Edited by Eva Louise Hansson, Meredith L. Weiss

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    A combination of economic transformation, political transitions and changes in media have substantially, if incrementally, altered the terrain for political participation globally, particularly in Asia, home to several of the most dramatic such shifts over the past two decades. This book explores...

    Published October 19th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia

    Edited by Subhes C. Bhattacharyya

    The Routledge Handbook of Energy in Asia presents a comprehensive review of the unprecedented growth of Asian energy over the past quarter of a century. It provides insightful analysis into variation across the continent, whilst highlighting areas of cross-learning and regional cooperation between...

    Published October 17th 2017 by Routledge

  6. The Evolution of Tiger Management

    Korean Companies in Global Competition, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Hemmert

    Throughout the last several decades, Korean companies have become strong global competitors in a wide range of manufacturing industries. How did they achieve this exceptional performance? The Evolution of Tiger Management uncovers the secret of their success through a comprehensive analysis of...

    Published October 17th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Imperialism and Sikh Migration

    The Komagata Maru Incident

    By Anjali Gera Roy

    Series: Routledge Studies in South Asian History

    Punjab, a region divided between India and Pakistan, has witnessed multiple nomadic, mendicant, trading and pastoral mobilities for centuries. Imperial assisted mobilities in the 19th century produced a category of hypermobile Sikhs, who left their villages in Punjab to seek their fortunes in South...

    Published October 16th 2017 by Routledge

  8. The China-Japan Conflict over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands

    Useful Rivalry

    By Anna Costa

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Series

    This book examines the foreign and security policies adopted by China and Japan since the 1970s in their competition over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea.  It charts the development of a dispute that has become a potential flashpoint for conflict between the two countries. The book...

    Published October 16th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Globalization, Environmental Health and Social Justice

    By R. Scott Frey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Countries in the West regularly export their environmental harms – dumping heavy metals and greenhouse gases, for instance – to countries with (often fast) developing economies. These practices may seem beneficial to both the core and the periphery, providing jobs and investment in the latter,...

    Published October 15th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Modernization and Revolution in China

    5th Edition

    By June Grasso, Jay P. Corrin, Michael Kort

    Extensively revised and fully updated in this fifth edition, this popular textbook conveys the drama of China's struggle to modernize against the backdrop of a proud and difficult history. It features new analysis of the issues facing China’s fifth generation of leaders, including the current...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge