Asian Studies: Korean Studies

  • Patriotism in East Asia book cover

    Patriotism in East Asia

    Edited by Jun-Hyeok Kwak, Koichiro Matsuda

    Current territorial disputes between the Northeast Asian countries have stimulated a resurgence of bellicose nationalism, and threaten to upset recent efforts to achieve regional cooperation and economic integration in East Asia. Alongside this, debates over pre-1945 Japanese wartime atrocities,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Routledge
    Political Theories in East Asian Context

  • The Pacific War: Aftermaths, Remembrance and Culture book cover

    The Pacific War

    Aftermaths, Remembrance and Culture

    Edited by Christina Twomey, Ernest Koh

    The Pacific War is an umbrella term that refers collectively to a disparate set of wars, however, this book presents a strong case for considering this assemblage of conflicts as a collective, singular war. It highlights the genuine thematic commonalities in the legacies of war that cohere across…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Pacific Basin: An Introduction book cover

    The Pacific Basin

    An Introduction

    Edited by Shane J. Barter, Michael Weiner

    The Pacific Basin: An Introduction is a new textbook which provides an interdisciplinary and comparative overview of the emerging Pacific world. Interest in the Pacific Basin has increased markedly in recent years, driven largely by the rise of China as a global rival to the United States and Asian…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Democratization in East Asia

    Edited by Yun-Han Chu, Tun-Jen Cheng

    This handbook provides an in-depth analysis of the dynamics as well as prospects of democratization in East Asia. 30 leading scholars and experts in the field offer chapter by chapter discussion at both the country and the regional level by examining the interaction between the domestic and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Japan's Relations with North Korea and the Recalibration of Risk book cover

    Japan's Relations with North Korea and the Recalibration of Risk

    By Ra Mason

    North Korea’s contemporary relations with Japan have been fraught with tension. Tactics employed by Pyongyang have included abductions of Japanese citizens, missile launches over Japanese territory, intrusions into Japanese sovereign waters, and nuclear tests in defiance of Japanese and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

  • Democratization in China, Korea and Southeast Asia?: Local and National Perspectives book cover

    Democratization in China, Korea and Southeast Asia?

    Local and National Perspectives

    Edited by Kate Xiao Zhou, Shelley Rigger, Lynn T. White III

    Rapid economic pluralization in East Asia has empowered local and medial groups, and with this change comes the need to rethink usual notions regarding ways in which "democracies" emerge or "citizens" gain more power. Careful examination of current developments in China, Korea, and Southeast Asia…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Buddhist Modernities: Re-inventing Tradition in the Globalizing Modern World book cover

    Buddhist Modernities

    Re-inventing Tradition in the Globalizing Modern World

    Edited by Hanna Havnevik, Ute Hüsken, Mark Teeuwen, Vladimir Tikhonov, Koen Wellens

    The transformations Buddhism has been undergoing in the modern age have inspired much research over the last decade. The main focus of attention has been the phenomenon known as Buddhist modernism, which is defined as a conscious attempt to adjust Buddhist teachings and practices in conformity with…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • East-Asian Marxisms and Their Trajectories book cover

    East-Asian Marxisms and Their Trajectories

    Edited by Joyce C.H. Liu, Viren Murthy

    In this volume, leading scholars from around the world suggest that radical ideologies have shaped complex historical processes in East Asia by examining how intellectuals and activists interpreted, rethought and criticized Marxism in East Asia. The contributors to this volume ask how we…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • The Authoritarian Public Sphere: Legitimation and Autocratic Power in North Korea, Burma, and China book cover

    The Authoritarian Public Sphere

    Legitimation and Autocratic Power in North Korea, Burma, and China

    By Alexander Dukalskis

    Authoritarian regimes craft and disseminate reasons, stories, and explanations for why they are entitled to rule. To shield those legitimating messages from criticism, authoritarian regimes also censor information that they find threatening. While committed opponents of the regime may be violently…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Comparative Asian Politics

  • Arming Asia: Technonationalism and its Impact on Local Defense Industries book cover

    Arming Asia

    Technonationalism and its Impact on Local Defense Industries

    By Richard Bitzinger

    Bitzinger examines the phenomenon of attempted self-reliance in arms production within Asia, and assesses the extent of success in balancing this independence with the growing requirements of next-generation weapons systems. He analyzes China, India, Japan, South Korea, and Southeast Asia. The…

    Hardback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • The Political Economy of Affect and Emotion in East Asia book cover

    The Political Economy of Affect and Emotion in East Asia

    Edited by Jie Yang

    When thinking about the culture and economy of East Asia, many attribute to the region a range of dispositions, including a preference for consensus and social harmony, loyalty and respect towards superiors and government, family values, collectivism, and communitarianism. Affect is central to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Energy Security in Asia and Eurasia book cover

    Energy Security in Asia and Eurasia

    Edited by Mike M. Mochizuki, Deepa M. Ollapally

    Many states appear to have strong sentiment on energy security and energy transit vulnerability. Some analysts see the rapidly increasing demand for energy and competition for energy resources leading to nationalistic energy policies. Others argue that global trends with efficient energy markets…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

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