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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
This challenging study brings together anthropology and political science to examine how ethnic minorities are constructed by the state, and how they respond to such constructions. Disclosing endless mini negotiations between those acting in the name of the Chinese state and those carrying the images of ethnic minority, this book provides an image... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 110.00
In this book, the author undertakes a postcolonial analysis of identities the Chinese state uses to confront world politics and globalization. Because these identities are created at the confluence of Western modernity and Confucian tradition, two elements that are continually reinterpreted themselves, the result is an ambiguity regarding the identities... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00
This book examines the three different channels by which the Chinese state reaches out to ethnic communities: autonomy, ethnicity, and poverty. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This book explores the crisis of cultural identity which has assaulted Asian countries since Western countries began to have a profound impact on Asia in the nineteenth century. Confronted by Western 'civilization' and by 'modernity', Asian countries have been compelled to rethink their identity, and to consider how they should relate to Western 'civilization'... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 100.00
The book brings civilizational politics back to the studies of international relations and foreign policy through a study of the multiple meanings of international relations and related terms in East Asia and the intrinsic relation of international relations to individual choices of scholarly identity. more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 99.99
While political scientists generally see Taiwan as a success state because of its economic modernization and political democratization, this book reinterprets Taiwan's success from the Confucian and postcolonial perspectives. Democracy (Made in Taiwan) uncovers the hegemonic construction of the myth of the "success state" and challenges political... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00
This study offers a critique of international relations from the perspective of a pre-modern Chinese thinker, Gongsun Long. It explores both the potential and the danger of the post-Western quest for geo-cultural distinction. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00
The colonial legacy in the construction of the modern Indian state has left a deep imprint on contemporary Indians? self-identity and self-determination. Borderland Politics in Northern India is a collection of essays, giving detailed accounts of the many different ways that people throughout India understand their homeland, the territory where... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Two major features of international relations at the beginning of the 21st century are global governance and the rise of China. Global governance, advocating global norms, requires intervention into sovereign domains in defiance of those norms. However, an ascendant China adheres to a classic stance on sovereign integrity which prohibits such intervention.... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00
With its easy-to-use format, this book provides a collection of annual data on China?s 56 ethnic groups. It is a resource book that profiles the demography, employment and wages, livelihood, agriculture, industry, education, science and technology, culture, sports, and public health for each of these ethnic groups. This material, which is compiled... more...