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Politics in Asia: Politics in Asia


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Politics in Asia has long been established as a source of distinctive and authoritative studies on the political life of Asia. The series covers a broad range of countries and aspects of politics, and includes volumes from some of the leading scholars working in the field.

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Strategic Triangles Reshaping International Relations in East Asia

Strategic Triangles Reshaping International Relations in East Asia

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Gilbert Rozman
July 22, 2022

Rozman shows how East Asia’s international relations can be best understood through the lens of triangles, analyzing relations between the key nations through a series of trilateral relationships. He argues that triangles present a convincing answer to the question of whether we are entering a new ...

Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia

Dictionary of the Modern Politics of Southeast Asia

5th Edition

Forthcoming

By Joseph Chinyong Liow
July 08, 2022

The past three decades since the end of the Cold War have been a time of remarkable change for Southeast Asia. Long seen as an arena for superpower rivalry, Southeast Asia is increasingly coming into its own by locating itself at the forefront of regional integration initiatives that involve not ...

Nuclear Governance in the Asia-Pacific

Nuclear Governance in the Asia-Pacific

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Mely Caballero-Anthony, Julius Cesar I. Trajano
July 08, 2022

The contributors to this book explore approaches to building a framework for nuclear governance in the Asia-Pacific – encompassing nuclear safety, security, and safeguards/non-proliferation. Nuclear governance collaboration offers an avenue for states in the Asia-Pacific to tackle the emerging ...

The Strategic Options of Middle Powers in the Asia-Pacific

The Strategic Options of Middle Powers in the Asia-Pacific

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Chien-Wen Kou, Chiung-Chiu Huang, Brian Job
June 06, 2022

This book analyses the responses of middle powers in the Asia-Pacific toward the contemporary great powers’ rivalry of the United States and China, through specific cases studies of South Korea, Australia, Japan, India, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Presenting local perspectives from multiple middle powers ...

Taiwan, the United States, and the Hidden History of the Cold War in Asia Divided Allies

Taiwan, the United States, and the Hidden History of the Cold War in Asia: Divided Allies

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Hsiao-Ting Lin
April 29, 2022

This book explores the challenges which faced the United States and Taiwanese alliance during the Cold War, addressing a wide range of events and influences of the period between the 1950s and 70s. Tackling seven main topics to outline the fluctuations of the U.S.-Taiwan relationship, this volume ...

Taiwan and the Changing Dynamics of Sino-US Relations A Relational Approach

Taiwan and the Changing Dynamics of Sino-US Relations: A Relational Approach

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Hung-Jen Wang
February 07, 2022

Wang discusses the dynamics of Sino–US relations since 2008 and the implications for relations between Taiwan and both the United States and the People’s Republic of China. Ever since China surpassed Japan to become the world’s second largest economy, it has appeared to shift its policy shift from ...

Chinese Election Interference in Taiwan

Chinese Election Interference in Taiwan

1st Edition

By Edward J. Barss
December 28, 2021

This book documents the history of China’s attempts to undermine Taiwan’s elections, offering additional insights into China’s methods of influence in Hong Kong, the United States and Canada. Drawing from Chinese language primary sources and historical accounts, Taiwan is presented as a growing ...

Japanese Public Sentiment on South Korea Popular Opinion and International Relations

Japanese Public Sentiment on South Korea: Popular Opinion and International Relations

1st Edition

Edited By Tetsuro Kobayashi, Atsushi Tago
December 01, 2021

The contributors to this book demonstrate empirically how Japanese public opinion is formed amid strained Japan–South Korea relations. Studying public opinion in Japan and South Korea is critically important for exploring the causes and consequences of the deterioration of the relationship between ...

The Volatility and Future of Democracies in Asia

The Volatility and Future of Democracies in Asia

1st Edition

Edited By Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao, Alan Hao Yang
November 30, 2021

This book explores the volatile and uncertain future of democracies in Asia through typological analysis of the diverse patterns of Asian countries. Detailed analysis and extensive case studies featured throughout this edited volume unveil democracies in the process of being consolidated, such as ...

Russia in the Indo-Pacific New Approaches to Russian Foreign Policy

Russia in the Indo-Pacific: New Approaches to Russian Foreign Policy

1st Edition

Edited By Gaye Christoffersen
November 24, 2021

This volume zones in on Russia’s relations with the Indo-Pacific region through the lens of theoretical pluralism, presenting alternatives to the mainstream Realist view of Russia as a major power using geopolitical strategies to establish itself. Russia in the Indo-Pacific is an understudied ...

China and Human Rights in North Korea Debating a “Developmental Approach” in Northeast Asia

China and Human Rights in North Korea: Debating a “Developmental Approach” in Northeast Asia

1st Edition

Edited By Baogang He, David Hundt, Chengxin Pan
November 01, 2021

By exploring the "China factor" in the North Korean human rights debate, this book evaluates the advantages and disadvantages of applying the Chinese development-based approach to human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). The contributors to this book treat the relevance of...

Chinese Foreign Policy Toward the Middle East

Chinese Foreign Policy Toward the Middle East

1st Edition

By Kadir Temiz
September 30, 2021

This book examines how the rise of China has influenced its cross-regional foreign policy toward non-Arab countries in the Middle East between 2001 and 2011. Analyzing contemporary international crises in the Middle East such as the Iran nuclear crisis, the Palestinian–Israeli conflict, and the ...

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