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  • Japanese Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nikki J.Y. Lee, Julian Stringer

    Japanese cinema is historically one of the world’s most important national film industries and one that continues to have a significant global influence. From the Golden Age of the 1930s and the 1950s art-house success of Kurosawa, Mizoguchi, and Ozu to the 1960s New Wave of Imamura and Oshima and…

    Hardback – 2014-09-29
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • Asia Pacific Security

    1st Edition

    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

  • Gender and Chinese Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Xiaowei Zang

    Compiled and introduced by Xiaowei Zang, Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Sheffield, this new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Asian Studies series is a collection of classic and the very best cutting-edge scholarship on themes and issues around gender in historical and…

    Hardback – 2014-06-26
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • Japanese Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Allen, Rumi Sakamoto

    Japanese popular culture has developed in many unexpected and fascinating ways. From contemporary pop culture’s beginnings in the shadow of the Second World War and the earlier China campaign, Japan’s sense of identity has been contested, challenged, reconsidered, restructured, and revived through…

    Hardback – 2014-06-25
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • Human Rights in Asia and the Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Saul, Catherine Renshaw

    While the Asia Pacific region is one of the world’s largest by population size, it has long been known for having the least developed regional and national institutional mechanisms for protecting human rights, particularly compared to the well-developed systems in Europe, the Americas, and…

    Hardback – 2014-05-30
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • Social Transformation in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jieyu Liu

    Since the late 1970s, China has transformed from an inefficient centrally planned backwater to a fast-growing market-orientated economy. While economic reform has enabled average living standards to improve immensely, the benefits have been shared disproportionately depending on demographic factors…

    Hardback – 2014-01-27
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • Gender and Japanese Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dolores P Martinez

    Compiled and introduced by D. P. Martinez, the editor of an acclaimed four-volume anthology on Modern Japanese Culture and Society (Routledge, 2007) (978-0-415-41609-2), this new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Asian Studies series, is a collection of classic and the very best…

    Hardback – 2013-11-22
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • French Cinema

    1st Edition

    Edited by Phil Powrie

    Of all European cinema, the most important is French. France annually produces more films than any other European nation, and throughout its history it has been the key competitor to Hollywood; it is Cannes that matters most after the Oscars. Moreover, the study of film as an academic discipline…

    Hardback – 2013-11-21
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • Finance in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Qiao Liu, Paul Lejot, Douglas Arner

    Edited by three leading scholars whose expertise spans finance, economics, and law, Finance in Asia is a new collection from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Finance series. The foundational and cutting-edge scholarship assembled in this easy-to-use, one-stop resource enables users easily to …

    Hardback – 2013-10-01
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Finance

  • Gender & International Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zoe Pearson, Sari Kouvo

    Confronting the patriarchal origins and male-dominated institutions of international law, over the last several decades serious thinking about gender and international law has developed into a flourishing discourse within its host discipline. From the lecture theatres and conferences of academia to…

    Hardback – 2013-08-09
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Law

  • Chinese Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Keane, Wanning Sun

    From an area of specialist research a decade ago China’s media has become now an important element of research and teaching worldwide, not only in specific Chinese cultural studies courses at the university level but increasingly in post-graduate research and in the domain of business consultancy.…

    Hardback – 2013-07-31
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

  • Islamic Political and Social Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    The growing importance of Islam in the world coincides with the growing interest by scholars in understanding Islam as a religion and its political and social influences. The geographic scope of Islam goes far beyond the Middle East, ranging from the Far East to sub-Saharan Africa.There is a vast…

    Hardback – 2013-04-23
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Political Science

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