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Contemporary Issues in Asia and the Pacific

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  1. Global Futures in East Asia
    This volume seeks to go beyond single-country area studies to draw together analyses of how globalization and neoliberalism are affecting youth and, as a result, their identities and their futures, in China, Taiwan, Japan, and... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2013
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  2. Roots of the State
    Focusing on the capital cities of Beijing and Taipei, this book provides a detailed discussion of state-sponsored neighborhood organizations in China and Taiwan. It is grounded in the comparative scholarship on neighborhood organizations,... Learn More
    Published: 11th April 2012
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  3. Beyond the Middle Kingdom
    This book breaks new ground by systematically examining China's capitalist transformation through several comparative lenses.... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2011
    Hardback | £52.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  4. On the Edge of the Global
    This book explores the malaise present in post-colonial Tonga, analyzing the way in which segments of this small-scale society hold on to different understandings of what modernity is, how it should be made relevant to local contexts,... Learn More
    Published: 2nd March 2011
    Hardback | £56.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  5. Constructing China's Jerusalem
    This book depicts the revival of Protestant Christianity among diverse groups of people in the commercially prosperous coastal city of Wenzhou, and shows how resurgent and innovated Christian beliefs and practices in the reform... Learn More
    Published: 4th November 2010
    Hardback | £44.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  6. Localising Power in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia
    This book provides an important statement on the underlying social dynamics of local politics in Indonesia following the end of the New Order in 1998. It represents the culmination of a substantial and influential body of work... Learn More
    Published: 26th January 2010
    Hardback | £48.00
    Paperback | £17.99
  7. Reconfiguring Families in Contemporary Vietnam
    Reconfiguring Families in Contemporary Vietnam chronicles and analyzes the most significant change for families in Vietnam's recent past – the transition to a market economy, referred to as Doi Moi.... Learn More
    Published: 18th March 2009
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  8. Rise of the Red Engineers
    Rise of the Red Engineers explains the tumultuous origins of the class of technocratic officials who rule China today.... Learn More
    Published: 10th March 2009
    Hardback | £60.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  9. Rising China and Asian Democratization
    This book argues that states democratize through a process of socialization to a liberal global culture. This can be seen in Taiwan and Thailand, whereas in China the Communist party resists democratization.... Learn More
    Published: 21st August 2008
    Paperback | £19.99
  10. Southeast Asia in Political Science
    This book provides a state-of-the-art review of Southeast Asian political studies through a dialogue involving theoretical analysis, area studies, and qualitative methodology.... Learn More
    Published: 25th July 2008
    Hardback | £60.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  11. Japan’s Dual Civil Society
    Japan differs from other industrialized democracies in having many small, local groups but few large, professionally managed national organizations. This book provides a comprehensive overview of Japan's civil society and a new... Learn More
    Published: 24th July 2006
    Paperback | £20.99
  12. Rising China and Asian Democratization
    This book argues that states democratize through a process of socialization to a liberal global culture. This can be seen in Taiwan and Thailand, whereas in China the Communist party resists democratization.... Learn More
    Published: 7th July 2006
    Hardback | £52.00
  13. The Fourth Circle
    This book analyzes the political, legal, and economic dynamics shaping environmental outcomes across two districts in Aceh, one of the richest and most expansive areas of tropical rainforest in Southeast Asia. Its central theme... Learn More
    Published: 22nd March 2006
    Hardback | £58.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  14. Protest and Possibilities
    This book examines a recent movement for political reform in Malaysia, contrasting the experience both with past initiatives in Malaysia and with a contemporaneous reform movement in Indonesia, to help us understand how and when... Learn More
    Published: 2nd November 2005
    Hardback | £52.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  15. Opposing Suharto
    Opposing Suharto presents an account of democratization in the world's fourth most populous country, Indonesia. It describes how opposition groups challenged the long-time ruler, President Suharto, and his military-based regime,... Learn More
    Published: 27th January 2005
    Hardback | £52.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  16. Blowback
    This book analyzes the way ethnic outbidding, initiated by Sinhalese linguistic nationalists in the mid-1950s, led to the unfair treatment of Sri Lanka's minorities and to institutional decay, which in turn mobilized the Tamils... Learn More
    Published: 9th April 2004
    Hardback | £48.00
    Paperback | £19.99
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