• Japan's Security and Economic Dependence on China and the United States

    Cool Politics, Lukewarm Economics

    By Keisuke Iida

    With the rise of China, Japan and many East Asian countries are caught between maximizing profit from economic ties with her, and strengthening alliances with the United States to prevent China from overpowering them. Liberals and realists thus debate over the likelihood of either security tensions…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
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    Politics in Asia

  • Regulating Information Asymmetry in the Residential Real Estate Market

    The Hong Kong Experience

    By Devin Lin

    This book conducts a detailed examination of the current form of the Hong Kong residential property regulatory system: the 2013 Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) Ordinance (Cap 621). The author sheds light on how the new legislation promotes a number of values including information symmetry…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
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    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Sustainable Energy in Kazakhstan

    Moving to cleaner energy in a resource-rich country

    Edited by Yelena Kalyuzhnova, Richard Pomfret

    Kazakhstan is rich in natural resources including coal, oil, natural gas and uranium and has significant renewable potential from wind, solar, hydro and biomass. In spite of this, the country is currently dependent upon fossil fuels with coal-fired plants accounting for 75% of total power…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
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    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Advancing Gender Equality in Bangladesh

    Twenty Years of BRAC’s Gender Quality Action Learning Programme

    By Rieky Stuart, Aruna Rao, David Kelleher, Sheepa Hafiza, Carol Miller, Hasne Ara Begum

    In 1994, BRAC, the world's largest NGO, made headlines by putting women's rights centre stage in Bangladesh, one of the poorest countries in the world. The Gender Quality Action Learning (GQAL) Programme was one of the very first large-scale efforts to mainstream gender equality and aimed to weave…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
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    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Maritime Terrorism and Piracy in the Indian Ocean Region book cover

    Maritime Terrorism and Piracy in the Indian Ocean Region

    Edited by Awet T. Weldemichael, Patricia Schneider, Andrew C. Winner

    Unregulated or lesser regulated maritime spaces are ideal theatres of operation and mediums of transportation for terrorists, insurgents and pirates. For more than a decade, the Indian Ocean waters adjoining Somalia have been a particular locus of such activities, with pirates hijacking vessels,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
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  • Political Mobility of Chinese Regional Leaders

    Performance, Preference, Promotion

    By Liang Qiao

    A monarch is usually born, a member of parliament or a president is usually elected, but a regional leader in China is usually orchestrated to replace his or her predecessor through an opaque process and for reasons not normally made public. The professional trajectories of Chinese regional leaders…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Civilising Citizens in Post-Mao China: Understanding the Rhetoric of Suzhi book cover

    Civilising Citizens in Post-Mao China

    Understanding the Rhetoric of Suzhi

    By Delia Lin

    Political discourse in contemporary China is intimately linked to the patriotic reverie of restoring China as a great civilisation, a dream of reformers since the beginning of the twentieth century. The concept and use of suzhi – a term that denotes the idea of cultivating a ‘quality’ citizenship –…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
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    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Chinese Business Enterprise

    An Introduction

    By Hans Hendrischke

    Chinese Business Enterprise examines practical business and management issues in the context of China's changing institutional framework and the internationalization of China's economy. The author explains the general operating environment for business enterprises in China and examines issues…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
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  • Eurasia and India

    Regional Perspectives

    Edited by K. Warikoo

    The linkages between Eurasia and India have been apparent throughout history. In the post-Soviet period, Eurasia’s importance has increased, and Siberia has emerged as an important player because of the effectiveness of trans-national routes, inter-regional and intra-regional communication networks…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
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    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Women, Peace and Security in Nepal

    From Civil War to Post-Conflict Reconstruction

    Edited by Ashild Kolas

    This book sheds new light on the important but diverse roles of women in the decade-long civil war in Nepal (1996-2006), and the equally long post-conflict reconstruction period (2006-2016). Engaging critically with the Women, Peace and Security literature, the contributors to this volume question…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
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  • Kazakhstan's Foreign Policy

    Regime neo-Eurasianism in the Nazarbaev era

    By Luca Anceschi

    For much of the post-Soviet era, Kazakhstan’s international relations developed against a specific backdrop: the Eurasian continent, a (vaguely defined) politico-cultural space with the modern Kazakhstani state at its centre. This book looks at the central role occupied by ‘regime neo-Eurasianism’…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
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    Central Asia Research Forum

  • Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asia book cover

    Confucian Constitutionalism in East Asia

    By Bui Ngoc Son

    Western liberal constitutionalism has expanded recently, with, in East Asia, the constitutional systems of Japan, South Korea and Taiwan based on Western principles, and with even the socialist polities of China and Vietnam having some regard to such principles. Despite the alleged universal…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
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    Routledge Law in Asia

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