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New and Published Books

  1. Changing Constellations of Southeast Asia

    From Northeast Asia to China

    Edited by Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Abdul Rahman Embong, Siew Yean Tham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Emerging Societies

    Southeast Asia is among emerging economies that have become important drivers of the world economy. ASEAN has furthered the region’s economic integration. Growth, however, remains dependent on foreign investment. Inequality has grown or remains high. Democracy, instead of consolidating, has...

    Published October 23rd 2017 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Reforming China's Healthcare System

    By China Development Research Foundation

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Although China’s new healthcare reform, launched in 2009, has achieved remarkable results in improving China’s medical and healthcare system, it is recognised that there is still room for further improvement. This is especially important as China’s population ages, the prevalence of chronic...

    Published October 17th 2017 by Routledge

  5. China’s Economic Reform

    Experience and Implications

    By Zhang Yu

    Series: China Perspectives

    China’s growth miracle over the past 30 years has propelled it to become the world’s second largest economy and potentially the largest in the following years. This book examines China’s experience on economic reform, trying to find the reasons for the sustainable and rapid development and provide...

    Published October 16th 2017 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Multimedia Stardom in Hong Kong

    Image, Performance and Identity

    By Leung Wing-Fai

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book details original research into the practices and discourse of multimedia stardom alongside changing social and cultural landscapes in Hong Kong since 1980. It examines the cultural and sociological significance of stardom in the region, and the conditions which gave rise to such famous...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Chinese and Indian Warfare – From the Classical Age to 1870

    Edited by Kaushik Roy, Peter Lorge

    Series: Asian States and Empires

    This book examines the differences and similarities between warfare in China and India before 1870, both conceptually and on the battlefield. By focusing on Chinese and Indian warfare, the book breaks the intellectual paradigm requiring non-Western histories and cultures to be compared to the West,...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Civil-Military Relations in Chinese History

    From Ancient China to the Communist Takeover

    Edited by Kai Filipiak

    Series: Asian States and Empires

    Modern studies of civil--military relations recognise that the military is separate from civil society, with its own norms and values, principles of organization, and regulations. Key issues of concern include the means by which – and the extent to which – the civil power controls the military; and...

    Published October 13th 2017 by Routledge