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  • Japan’s Cold War Policy and China

    Two Perceptions of Order, 1960-1972, 1st Edition

    By Yutaka Kanda

    From 1960s to the early 1970s in East Asia, the Cold War bipolar system, centering on the US and USSR, shifted to a more complicated structure. After the Cuban Missile Crisis, Washington and Moscow accelerated the détente process, leading China to fear a "collusion" of the two superpowers. Publicly…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Negotiating Trade in Uncertain Worlds

    Misperception and Contestation in EU-West Africa Relations, 1st Edition

    By Clara Weinhardt

    This book shows how a constructivist account of bargaining sheds new light on the emergence of impasse situations in international trade negotiations. It uncovers the subtle ways in which misperceptions – and the problems of overcoming them – complicate negotiations. It brings to the forefront…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge
    Global Institutions

  • Law and Diplomacy in the Management of EU–Asia Trade and Investment Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chien-Huei Wu, Frank Gaenssmantel

    This volume fills a gap in the literature regarding questions around the interactive dynamics between law and diplomacy on international trade and investment. It brings together lawyers and political scientists from Europe and Asia in an interdisciplinary effort at tracing the respective roles of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • 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 – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Economic Policy, Crisis and Innovation

    Beyond Austerity in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, Antonella Palumbo, Paola Villa

    This book is a Festschrift to Annamaria Simonazzi and embraces the themes that she has contributed to over the years through her insightful and inspiring works. It brings together contributions from a number of distinguished European economists, which pay tribute to her by engaging in a dialogue…

    Hardback – 2019-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the European Economy

  • Tradition and Transformation in a Chinese Family Business

    1st Edition

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Karin Ling-fung Chau

    Family businesses have been an important part of the economy in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and in the Chinese diaspora, and, since the reforms, in mainland China itself. Some people have argued that the success of Chinese family businesses occurs because of the special characteristics and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • China at a Threshold

    Exploring Social Change in Techno-Social Systems, 1st Edition

    By James B. Cuffe

    Once the world’s most technologically advanced civilisation, China is poised to yet again take this mantle, having made incredible technological strides over recent decades; but what does this in fact mean? What will this mean for Chinese society, and what ramifications might it have for the future…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Between Deontology and Justice

    Chinese and Western Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Genyou Wu

    In China, political philosophy is still a comparatively new academic discipline. While there is no such phrase as “political philosophy” in ancient Chinese texts, there are elements within them that could be considered part of that field. Central questions of Chinese ancient political philosophy…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • The Aboriginal People of Peninsular Malaysia

    From the Forest to the Urban Jungle, 1st Edition

    By Govindran Jegatesen

    To date, most studies of Malaysia’s aboriginal people, the Orang Asli, have studied the community in either the rural or forest settings. This book, however, outlines the dynamics of Orang Asli migration to Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia’s most urbanised region – and explores the lived experiences of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

  • Borneo and Sulawesi

    Indigenous Peoples, Empires and Area Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keat Gin Ooi

    This book presents a great deal of new research findings on the history of Borneo, the history of Sulawesi and the interrelationship between the two islands. Some specific chapters focus on empires and colonizers, including the activities of James Brooke in Sulawesi, of Chinese mining communities…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Cold War and Asian Cinemas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Poshek Fu, Man-Fung Yip

    This book offers an interdisciplinary, historically grounded study of Asian cinemas’ complex responses to the Cold War conflict.  It situates the global ideological rivalry within regional and local political, social, and cultural processes, while offering a transnational and cross-regional focus.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Global Justice in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hugo El Kholi, Jun-Hyeok Kwak

    As a fascinating study of global justice in Asia, this book presents a series of contributions reflecting upon the conditions of a greater involvement of East Asian traditions of thought in the debate on global justice. Including chapters on diverse issues such as global social inequalities, human…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Political Theories in East Asian Context

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