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  • Football in Asia

    History, Culture and Business

    Edited by Younghan Cho

    This book is the first comprehensive study on history, culture, and business of football in Asia. Football has been a symbol of the modern invention, a catalyst of local, national and regional identities, all time favourite among kids and youths, and even a harbinger for cultural globalization and…

    Hardback – 2014-11-28
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • North Korea and Northeast Asian Regional Security

    Edited by Simon Shen

    With its unstable and intermittent nuclear weapon project, and the recent leadership succession issue, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been a source of insecurity for the past decade in this region, in addition to the delicate international relations among the powerful China,…

    Hardback – 2014-11-26
    Routledge

  • Management in South Korea Revisited

    Edited by Chris Rowley, Malcolm Warner

    This edited collection examines the changing contours of Korean management and business, presenting recent scholarly research into this important Asian economic player. As one of the original ‘Little Dragon’ or ‘Tiger’ economies, South Korea has grown and prospered since the early years of the…

    Hardback – 2014-10-13
    Routledge

  • Dynamics of Economic Spaces in the Global Knowledge-based Economy

    Theory and East Asian Cases

    By Sam Ock Park

    This book addresses how economic spaces dynamically change within the context of the global knowledge-based economy. Specifically, it centers the discussion on integrated views of understanding and conceptualizing dynamic changes of global economy under the global megatrends of globalization,…

    Hardback – 2014-09-26
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • East Asia's Demand for Energy, Minerals and Food

    The International Politics of Resources

    Edited by Kate Barclay, Graeme Smith

    China Japan and South Korea’s international relations are shaped by the fact that all three countries are significant importers of resources. This book brings together work on specific aspects of the politics of resources for each of these countries, regionally and internationally. There are some…

    Hardback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sexuality Studies in East Asia

    Edited by Mark McLelland, Vera Mackie

    This collection brings together cutting-edge work by established and emerging scholars focusing on key societies in the East Asian region: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, North and South Korea, Mongolia and Vietnam. This scope enables the collection to reflect on the nature of the transformations…

    Hardback – 2014-09-03
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Environment and Society in Asia

    Edited by Paul G. Harris, Graeme Lang

    Nowhere is the connection between society and the environment more evident and potentially more harmful for the future of the world than in Asia. In recent decades, rapid development of Asian countries with very large populations has led to an unprecedented increase in environmental problems such…

    Hardback – 2014-08-26
    Routledge

  • Media and Democratic Transition in South Korea

    By Ki-Sung Kwak

    Since South Korea achieved partial democracy in 1987, the country has moved away from authoritarian political control. However, after two decades of democratic transition, South Korea still does not have a strong liberal, individualist culture – something that has brought about a wide range of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Asia Pacific Security

    Edited by Leszek Buszynski

    This new title from Routledge, edited by Professor Leszek Buszynski, includes the key literature on Asia Pacific Security. Arranged across four volumes, the collection covers China, the United States, Japan, and South Korea, as well as peripheral players such as Australia and India. It explores in…

    Hardback – 2014-07-07
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • The Korean War at Sixty

    New Approaches to the Study of the Korean War

    Edited by Steven Casey

    Korea used to be the ‘forgotten war.’ Now, however, experts widely view it as a pivotal moment in the history of the Cold War, while its legacy still scars contemporary East Asian politics. The sixtieth anniversary of the Korean War is a fitting time both to assess the current state of…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23
    Routledge

  • Diaspora Literature and Visual Culture

    Asia in Flight

    By Sheng-mei Ma

    This book offers an incisive and ambitious critique of Asian Diaspora culture, looking specifically at literature and visual popular culture. Sheng-mei Ma’s engaging text discusses issues of self and its relationship with Asian Diaspora culture in the global twenty-first century. Using examples…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Human Rights Discourse in North Korea

    Post-Colonial, Marxist and Confucian Perspectives

    By Jiyoung Song

    This unique book examines the conceptual development of human rights in North Korea from historical, political and cultural perspectives. Dr Jiyoung Song explains how North Korea has understood the concepts of human rights in its public documents since its independence from Japan in 1945. Through…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

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