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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Democratic Transformation and the Vernacular Public Arena in India

    Edited by Taberez Ahmed Neyazi, Akio Tanabe, Shinya Ishizaka

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    Since the structural change in Indian society that began in the 1990s - the result of the liberalisation of the economy, devolution of power, and decentralisation of the government–an unprecedented, democratic transformation has been taking place. This has caused the emergence of unexpected...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Japan's Foreign Relations in Asia

    Edited by James D.J. Brown, Jeff Kingston

    Japan's Foreign Relations in Asia has been specifically designed to introduce students to Japan’s foreign relations in Asia since 1990, a period in which there have been dramatic developments in Japan, including the reinterpretation of the Constitution and expanded US–Japan defence cooperation. The...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Myanmar

    Edited by Adam Simpson, Nicholas Farrelly, Ian Holliday

    After decades of mismanagement and direct military rule, Myanmar’s contested transition to a more democratic government has rapidly shifted the outlook in this significant Southeast Asian nation. Since 2011, the removal of Western sanctions and new foreign investments have resulted in high rates of...

    Published December 8th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Asian Migrations

    Edited by Gracia Liu-Farrer, Brenda S.A. Yeoh

    Housing more than half of the global population, Asia is a region characterised by increasingly diverse forms of migration and mobility. Offering a wide-ranging overview of the field of Asian migrations, this new handbook therefore seeks to examine and evaluate the flows of movement within Asia, as...

    Published December 8th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Power and Water in Central Asia

    By Filippo Menga

    Series: Routledge Advances in Central Asian Studies

    Water is an irreplaceable and transient resource, which crosses political boundaries in the form of rivers, lakes, and groundwater aquifers. The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, led to the birth of fifteen countries including the five Central Asian republics, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan...

    Published November 30th 2017 by Routledge

  8. 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 November 28th 2017 by Routledge

  9. The New US Strategy towards Asia

    Adapting to the American Pivot

    Edited by William T Tow, Douglas Stuart

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    Barack Obama’s "rebalancing" or "pivot" strategy, intended to demonstrate continued US commitment to the Asia-Pacific region in a variety of military, economic, and diplomatic contexts, was launched with much fanfare in 2011. Implicit in the new strategy is both a focus on China – engagement with,...

    Published November 28th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Human Trafficking in Cambodia

    By Chenda Keo

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Reporting the findings of a comprehensive study of human trafficking in Cambodia, this book focuses on the characteristics and operations of the traffickers. It provides a theoretical framework that explains the emergence of the phenomenon, and the role of moral panic and western hegemony in the...

    Published November 22nd 2017 by Routledge