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  • Case Studies on Human Rights in Japanby Roger Goodman; Ian Neary

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Japanese society is often referred to as an example of a homogeneous culture moderated by an ethos of groupism. Yet often enough homogeneity is its own worst enemy as norms are required and enforced at the centre of power to the detriment of individual and human rights. more...

  • The Samuraiby Stephen Turnbull

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    First published in 1977, The Samurai has long since become a standard work of reference. It continues to be the most authoritative work on samurai life and warfare published outside Japan. Set against the background of Japan's social and political history, the book records the rise and rise of Japan's extraordinary warrior class from earliest times... more...

  • Sex, Love and Money in Cambodiaby Heidi Hoefinger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Dealing with the complex and discomforting ?grey ?area where sex, love and money collide, this book highlights the general materiality of everyday sex that takes place in all relationships. In doing so, it draws attention to and destigmatizes the transactional elements within many ?normative? partnerships ? be they transnational, inter-ethnic or otherwise.... more...

  • The Economic History of India Under Early British Ruleby Romesh Chunder Dutt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Russian Far East and Pacific Asiaby M. J. Bradshaw

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This major study assesses prospects for economic recovery in the Russian Far East, evaluating foreign trade and investment, political and economic forces, patterns of resource supply and needs in Pacific Asia, and potential competitors. It concludes that this unfulfilled potential has as much to do with conditions in Russia as the downturn caused by... more...

  • The Political and Economic Transition in East Asiaby Xiaoming Huang

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The book examines the political and economic developments in East Asia since the end of the Cold War in an attempt to identify a broad pattern of transition, particularly in terms of the reshaping of the state's relations with forces and institutions in economy, politics and domestic- international interactions. The chapters are organised into three... more...

  • What Is in a Rim?by Arif Dirlik; Glenn Alcalay; Xiangming Chen; Bruce Cumings; Gary Gereffi; Evelyn Hu-DeHart; Donald M. Nonini; Neferti Xina M. Tadiar; Rob Wilson; Meredith Woo-Cumings; Alexander Woodside

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1998; US$ 59.99

    This pathbreaking, multidisciplinary work challenges our unthinking acceptance of such terms as 'Asia Pacific' and 'Pacific Rim.' Revealing the hidden power relationships and hegemonic struggles that are disguised by ideological constructions of the region, the contributors uncover fundamental contradictions that underlie the much-celebrated economic... more...

  • Youth and Internet Addiction in Chinaby Trent Bax

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    A form of 'electronic opium' is how some people have characterised young people?s internet use in China. The problem of 'internet addiction' ( wangyin ) is seen by some parents as so severe that they have sought psychiatric help for their children. This book, which is based on extensive original research, including discussions with psychiatrists,... more...

  • China's Development and Harmonizationby Bin Wu; Shujie Yao; Jian Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    The concept of ?harmonization? has become very popular in China, with the Chinese government increasingly applying the term ?harmonious society? to internal affairs and the term ?harmonious world? to international relationships. Harmonization as both an end and a means of China?s development is deeply rooted in China?s cultural tradition, which emphasizes... more...

  • Negotiating Censorship in Modern Japanby Rachael Hutchinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    Censorship in Japan has seen many changes over the last 150 years and each successive system of rule has possessed its own censorship laws, regulations, and methods of enforcement. Yet what has remained constant through these many upheavals has been the process of negotiation between censor and artist that can be seen across the cultural media of... more...