• China’s Financial Opening: Coalition Politics and Policy Changes book cover

    China’s Financial Opening

    Coalition Politics and Policy Changes

    By Yu Wai Vic Li

    The 21st century has not only seen China become one of the world’s largest trading nations, but also its gradual integration into the global financial system. Chinese sponsored project financing schemes such as the Belt-and-Road Initiative and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, and the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Political Sociology of Japanese Pacifism book cover

    Political Sociology of Japanese Pacifism

    By Yukiko Nishikawa

    While Japanese pacifism is usually seen as a national policy or an ideology rooted in the provision of Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution, it cannot be adequately understood without grasping Japanese social discourses on peace, war and justice. The perspective of political sociology provides a…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Military Transformation in East Asia: Technology and Future Security book cover

    Military Transformation in East Asia

    Technology and Future Security

    By Malcolm R. Davis

    This new book explores how the notion of a ‘Revolution in Military Affairs’ (RMA) may emerge in East Asia, particularly within the maritime (naval and air) realm of military operations and capabilities. Malcolm R. Davis makes a clear case that Australia, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Strategy and History

  • Japan - A State Strategy for the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Japan - A State Strategy for the Twenty-First Century

    By Yasuhiro Nakasone

    In this important, thought-provoking, and wide-ranging study, Yasuhiro Nakasone, one of the most highly regarded former prime ministers of Japan, considers what should be Japan's strategic direction in the twenty-first century. Japan is often accused of lacking a vision, being slow to respond to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Historical Injustice and Democratic Transition in Eastern Asia and Northern Europe: Ghosts at the Table of Democracy book cover

    Historical Injustice and Democratic Transition in Eastern Asia and Northern Europe

    Ghosts at the Table of Democracy

    Edited by Kenneth Christie, Robert Cribb

    The memory of past atrocity lingers like a ghost at the table of democracy. Injustices carried out in the past - from massacres and murder to repression and detention - embitter societies and distort their structures so that the process of establishing and running a democracy carries an extra…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Towards A Schmittian Theory of Regionalism within International Law and Relations: Testing Grossraum Analysis with Two Case Studies of Regional Institutions book cover

    Towards A Schmittian Theory of Regionalism within International Law and Relations

    Testing Grossraum Analysis with Two Case Studies of Regional Institutions

    By Michael Salter, Yinan Yin

    This book develops a critical analysis of how the USA has deployed various imperialistic devices within international law in order to expand its zone of influence on a global scale. The work then sets out a suggested theoretical framework highlighting an alternative regionalist model of…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • The Japanese Communist Party: Permanent Opposition, but Moral Compass book cover

    The Japanese Communist Party

    Permanent Opposition, but Moral Compass

    By Peter Berton

    This book provides an historical overview of the Japanese Communist Party from its foundation to the present. It outlines the development of the party, explores its stance on key issues and discusses how the party has set a high moral tone, avoiding compromising coalitions with other parties, being…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • New Directions in Africa--China Studies book cover

    New Directions in Africa--China Studies

    Edited by Chris Alden, Daniel Large

    Despite the accumulation of studies drawing from other fields, China-Africa studies still bears the hallmarks of its origins and popularization in IR – in Western and Chinese scholarship, and in this continues to shape subsequent work on it. New Directions in Africa--China Studies takes a step back…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Law and Politics of Constitutional Courts: Indonesia and the Search for Judicial Heroes book cover

    Law and Politics of Constitutional Courts

    Indonesia and the Search for Judicial Heroes

    By Stefanus Hendrianto

    This book critically evaluates different models of judicial leadership in Indonesia to examine the impact that individual chief justices can have on the development of constitutional courts. It explores the importance of this leadership as a factor explaining the dynamic of judicial power. Drawing…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Anti-nuclear Protest in Post-Fukushima Tokyo: Power Struggles book cover

    Anti-nuclear Protest in Post-Fukushima Tokyo

    Power Struggles

    By Alexander James Brown

    This book explores the politics of anti-nuclear activism in Tokyo after the Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011. Analyzing the protests in the context of a longer history of citizen activism in Tokyo, it also situates the movement within the framework of a global struggle for democracy, from…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

  • Shaping a New Global Development Consensus: The G20 Contribution and the UN Post-2015 Framework book cover

    Shaping a New Global Development Consensus

    The G20 Contribution and the UN Post-2015 Framework

    By Dries Lesage, Peter Debaere

    Under the 2010 Korean presidency, the G20 launched its Seoul Development Consensus and the G20 Development Working Group (DWG). This way, after having served as a crisis committee to stabilize markets at the zenith of the global financial turmoil in 2008-2010, the G20 summit made a major inroad…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge
    Global Governance

  • China and Canada in Africa: Interest, Strategies and African Perspectives book cover

    China and Canada in Africa

    Interest, Strategies and African Perspectives

    By Gordon Houlden, W. Andy Knight

    Fundamental questions about the engagement of China and Canada in Africa continue to attract significant scholarly attention. This book contributes to these discussions by exploring key issues and debunking some of the myths and generalizations pertaining to the ways in which both China and Canada…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge
    The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series

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