• The Korean Paradox: Domestic Political Divide and Foreign Policy in South Korea book cover

    The Korean Paradox

    Domestic Political Divide and Foreign Policy in South Korea, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marco Milani, Antonio Fiori, Matteo Dian

    Bringing together an international line up of contributors, this book examines South Korea’s foreign policy strategies designed to cope with the challenges of the post-Cold War regional order and the emergence of a "Korean paradox". Focusing on non-material factors in shaping the decision-making…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Sri Lanka’s Remittance Economy: A Multiscalar Analysis of Migration-Underdevelopment book cover

    Sri Lanka’s Remittance Economy

    A Multiscalar Analysis of Migration-Underdevelopment, 1st Edition

    By Matt Withers

    Employing a multiscalar approach to migration outcomes, spanning individual households, local communities, the macroeconomy and global patterns of capital accumulation, this book demonstrates how cumulatively causal processes at structural, institutional and agency levels have forged a precariously…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Turkey's Pivot to Eurasia: Geopolitics and Foreign Policy in a Changing World Order book cover

    Turkey's Pivot to Eurasia

    Geopolitics and Foreign Policy in a Changing World Order, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emre Erşen, Seçkin Köstem

    This book discusses and analyses the dimensions of Turkey’s strategic rapprochement with the Eurasian states and institutions since the deterioration of Ankara’s relations with its traditional NATO allies. Do these developments signify a major strategic reorientation in Turkish foreign policy? Is…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Federation of Himalayan Kingdoms: Looking for Greater Nepal book cover

    Federation of Himalayan Kingdoms

    Looking for Greater Nepal, 1st Edition

    By Awadhesh C. Sinha

    This book traces the history and politics of the Greater Nepal movement. It looks at major events in modern South Asia, in and around the eastern Himalaya region in particular — colonialism, Independence and Partition, the Chinese aggression in Tibet, formation of Bangladesh and the merger of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge India
    Nepal and Himalayan Studies

  • Geopolitics and the Western Pacific: China, Japan and the US book cover

    Geopolitics and the Western Pacific

    China, Japan and the US, 1st Edition

    By Leszek Buszynski

    This book examines the development of China’s national ambitions under its current leader Xi Jinping and the dilemma they present for the United States and also Japan. It emphasises the importance of geopolitics, that is the way national strategies and policies are shaped and in some cases…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • The Ever-Changing Sino-Japanese Rivalry book cover

    The Ever-Changing Sino-Japanese Rivalry

    1st Edition

    By Philip Streich

    What explains the ebb and flow of the Sino-Japanese rivalry? Why do the two states sometimes choose to escalate or de-escalate the rivalry? Does domestic politics play a role? Examining the historic and contemporary relationship between China and Japan through the lens of the interstate rivalry…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Pseudo-Public Spaces in Chinese Shopping Malls: Rise, Publicness and Consequences book cover

    Pseudo-Public Spaces in Chinese Shopping Malls

    Rise, Publicness and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Yiming Wang

    Shopping malls in China create a new pseudo-public urban space which is under the control of private or quasi-public power structure. As they are open for public use, mediated by the co-mingling of private property rights and public meanings of urban space, the rise, publicness and consequences of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Transcontinental Silk Road Strategies: Comparing China, Japan and South Korea in Uzbekistan book cover

    Transcontinental Silk Road Strategies

    Comparing China, Japan and South Korea in Uzbekistan, 1st Edition

    By Timur Dadabaev

    This book analyses initiatives and concepts initiated by China, Japan and South Korea (the Republic of Korea) towards Central Asia to ascertain their impact on regionalism and regional cooperation in Central Asia. Using the case study of Uzbekistan, the book focuses on the formation of the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

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

    Japan - A State Strategy for the Twenty-First Century

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge

  • Temporal Identities and Security Policy in Postwar Japan book cover

    Temporal Identities and Security Policy in Postwar Japan

    1st Edition

    By Ulv Hanssen

    Through a discourse analysis of Japanese parliamentary debates, this book explores how different understandings of Japan’s history have led to sharply divergent security policies in the postwar period, whilst providing an explanation for the much-debated security policy changes under Abe Shinzō.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-03 
    Routledge
    European Institute of Japanese Studies East Asian Economics and Business Series

  • Risk Management Strategies of Japanese Companies in China: Political Crisis and Multinational Firms book cover

    Risk Management Strategies of Japanese Companies in China

    Political Crisis and Multinational Firms, 1st Edition

    By Kristin Vekasi

    In the context of political tensions and rising economic interdependence between Japan and China, this books studies how Japanese multinational companies try to minimize damages and manage their own fear and uncertainty to sustain their business interests. Using a qualitative approach, including…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Guanxi and Local Green Development in China: The Role of Entrepreneurs and Local Leaders book cover

    Guanxi and Local Green Development in China

    The Role of Entrepreneurs and Local Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Chunhong Sheng

    This book examines the factors which contribute to local green development in China and employs political ecology to analyse the relationship between power and the environment. Specifically, it looks at which actors control access to resources and are therefore able to promote environmental…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

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