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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. Introducing Japanese Popular Culture

    Edited by Alisa Freedman, Toby Slade

    Specifically designed for use on a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, Introducing Japanese Popular Culture is a comprehensive textbook offering an up-to-date overview of a wide variety of media forms. It uses particular case studies as a way into examining the broader themes in Japanese...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. China's Universities, 1895-1995

    A Century of Cultural Conflict

    By Ruth Hayhoe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

    This reissue (1996) provides an in-depth analysis of the development of the Chinese university during the twentieth century – a period of momentous social, economic, cultural and political change. It brings together reflections on the Chinese university and its role in the two great experiments of...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Contemporary Chinese Education

    Edited by Ruth Hayhoe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

    Education is seen by the Chinese as a key element in the modernisation of their country and in maintaining socialism. This book, first published in 1984, examines the nature of modern education in China since 1976, and looks at different parts of the system, the content of teaching and teaching...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Chinese Education

    Problems, Policies, and Prospects

    By Irving Epstein

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

    This book, first published in 1991, is concerned with educational change. It seeks to place Chinese educational policies within the broader social context of Chinese development and modernisation imperatives by analysing issues germane to specific educational structures and sectors. At the same...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Early Childhood Education in Asia and the Pacific

    A Source Book

    By Stephanie Feeney

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

    This book, first published in 1992, provides an overview of programs for young children in countries and territories of the Pacific Rim. It focuses on programs which precede the beginning of formal schooling and that are part of the institutional structure of the country. The term early childhood...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Education and Social Change in Korea

    By Don Adams, Esther E. Gottlieb

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

    This book, first published in 1993, provides students and scholars with an introduction to Korean education and the dynamics of interchange between the educational system and rapidly changing Korean society. Severe political, social and educational problems may be found in modern Korea: these...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge

  9. China's Education and the Industrialised World

    Studies in Cultural Transfer

    Edited by Ruth Hayhoe, Marianne Bastid

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

    This book, first published in 1987, studies the practical and intellectual import of China's educational relations with the industrialised West, the Soviet Union and Japan. On the practical level, it provides a broad historical and philosophical context within which the possibilities and dangers...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Education in Communist China

    By R.F. Price

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

    This book, first published in 1970 and revised in 1975, lays out the background to the Chinese educational system and attempts of the communist leadership to reform the school system. It analyses the educational implications of the Cultural Revolution and the difficulties Mao faced in his attempts...

    Published December 13th 2017 by Routledge