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Regional studies

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New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans

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New Histories of South Africa's Apartheid-Era Bantustans

Shireen Ally (University of the Witwatersrand, Johnannesburg, South Africa), Arianna Lissoni (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa)

Regional studies

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The bantustans - or `homelands' - were created by South Africa's apartheid regime as ethnically-defined territories for Africans.... [more]

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The Chinese and Indian Corporate Economies: A Comparative History of their Search for Economic Renaissance and Globalization

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The Chinese and Indian Corporate Economies: A Comparative History of their...

Raj Brown

Regional studies; Economics

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This is a compelling analysis of the corporate economies of China and India, which are having a huge impact not just on the... [more]

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Popular Politics and the Quest for Justice in Contemporary China

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Popular Politics and the Quest for Justice in Contemporary China

Susanne Brandtstadter, Hans Steinmuller (London School of Economics UK)

Regional studies; Anthropology; Politics & government

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The rise of popular politics is among one the most significant social and political developments the People's Republic of... [more]

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Public Security and Governance in Contemporary China

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Public Security and Governance in Contemporary China

Mingjun Zhang (East China University of Political Science and Law), Xinye Wu (East China University)

Regional studies; Politics & government

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The recent rise in reported public security issues in China is one of the most repeated concerns amongst the Chinese authorities.... [more]

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The Politics of Memory in Sinophone Cinemas and Image Culture: Altering Archives

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The Politics of Memory in Sinophone Cinemas and Image Culture: Altering...

Peng Hsiao-yen (Academia Sinica, Taiwan), Ella Raidel (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)

Films, movies & cinema; Regional studies; Media studies

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Cinema archives memories, conserves the past, and rewrites histories. As much as the Sinophone embodies differences, contemporary... [more]

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Civil Society in China and Taiwan: Agency, Class and Boundaries

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Civil Society in China and Taiwan: Agency, Class and Boundaries

Taru Salmenkari

Regional studies; Politics & government

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The concept of 'civil society' has often been used as a devise for differentiating China from other cultures. Though sometimes... [more]

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China's Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions: The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy

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China's Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions: The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption...

David Toke (University of Aberdeen, UK)

Regional studies; Global warming

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China, a still developing economy comprising a fifth of the world's population, will play a key role in the global movement... [more]

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East Asian Law: Universal Norms and Local Cultures

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East Asian Law: Universal Norms and Local Cultures

Lucie Cheng, Arthur Rosett, Margaret Y. K. Woo

Regional studies; Laws of Specific jurisdictions

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An exploration of the tension in East Asia between the trend towards a convergence of legal practices in the direction of... [more]

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Migration, Transnationalism and Development in South-East Europe and the Black Sea Region

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Migration, Transnationalism and Development in South-East Europe and the...

Russell King (University of Sussex UK), Maja Povrzanovic Frykman (Malmo University Sweden), Julie Vullnetari (University of Southampton UK)

Regional studies; Cultural studies; Political structure & processes; Central government policies; Political control & freedoms

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The Southeast Europe and Black Sea region presents fertile terrain for examining recent international migration trends. The... [more]

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Modernisation in EU-Russian Relations: Past, Present and Future

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Modernisation in EU-Russian Relations: Past, Present and Future

Maxine David (University of Surrey, UK), Tatiana Romanova (St. Petersburg State Univesity, Russia)

Regional studies; Politics & government; Political structure & processes; International relations; Geopolitics

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Written as EU-Russia relations began their swift decline as a result of the Ukrainian crisis, this book examines the nature... [more]

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An East Asian Challenge to Western Neoliberalism: Critical Perspectives on the `China Model'

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An East Asian Challenge to Western Neoliberalism: Critical Perspectives...

Niv Horesh (University of Nottingham, UK), Kean Fan Lim (University of Nottingham, UK)

Regional studies; Economics; Human geography

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Analysts generally agree that, in the long term, the biggest challenge to American hegemony is not military, but rather China's... [more]

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Radical Antiapartheid Internationalism and Exile: The Life of Elizabeth Mafeking

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Radical Antiapartheid Internationalism and Exile: The Life of Elizabeth...

Holly Y. McGee (University of Cincinnati, USA)

Regional studies; African history; Gender studies, gender groups; Political structures: democracy

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Elizabeth Mafeking was a titanic figure in the history of resistance to Apartheid in South Africa, a mother of 11 who travelled... [more]

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Nasser's Peace: Egypt's Response to the 1967 War with Israel

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Nasser's Peace: Egypt's Response to the 1967 War with Israel

Michael Sharnoff

Regional studies; Society & culture: general; Politics & government

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Drawing on recently declassified primary sources, Michael Sharnoff thoroughly inspects Gamal Abdel Nasser's post-war strategy,... [more]

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Notes From The Minefield: United States Intervention In Lebanon And The Middle East, 1945-1958

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Notes From The Minefield: United States Intervention In Lebanon And The...

Irene L Gendzier

Regional studies; Politics & government

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Irene Gendzier's critically acclaimed, wide-reaching analysis of post-World War II U.S. policy in Lebanon posits that the... [more]

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Amaeru/h

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Amaeru/h

Donald D Mitchell

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

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This book postulates that amae is a motivational factor with universal impact upon Japanese people. It explores the ways in... [more]

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Toward Empowerment: Women And Movement Politics In India

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Toward Empowerment: Women And Movement Politics In India

Leslie J Calman

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

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Analyzing Indian women's groups as one sector of a complex of new grass-roots, non-party political movements, Dr. Caiman considers... [more]

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Turkey's New Geopolitics: From The Balkans To Western China

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Turkey's New Geopolitics: From The Balkans To Western China

Graham Fuller

Regional studies; Politics & government

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With the astonishing transformations in the geopolitics of the world since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Turkey has been... [more]

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Women's Work For Women: Missionaries And Social Change In Asia

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Women's Work For Women: Missionaries And Social Change In Asia

Leslie A. Flemming

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

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This book grew out of a panel on women missionaries given at the 1986 meeting of the National Association for Women's Studies.... [more]

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Transforming China's Economy In The Eighties: Vol. 1: The Rural Sector, Welfare And Employment

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Transforming China's Economy In The Eighties: Vol. 1: The Rural Sector,...

Stephen Feuchtwang

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

Hardback

This is the first of two volumes on the transformation of China since 1978. The second volume concentrates on the government... [more]

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Women In Changing Japan

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Women In Changing Japan

Joyce C Lebra

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

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It is a time when women in many parts of the world are questioning the roles, life styles, and values by which women have... [more]

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U.S. Policy Toward South Asia

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U.S. Policy Toward South Asia

Shivaji Ganguly

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

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For over 40 years the United States has vacillated between interventionism and withdrawal while struggling to formulate a... [more]

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U.s. Foreign Policy And Asian-pacific Security: A Transregional Approach

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U.s. Foreign Policy And Asian-pacific Security: A Transregional Approach...

William T Tow

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

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The Reagan administration has indicated clearly that the United States will reassert its strategic presence in Asia and the... [more]

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U.S. Policy Toward Korea: Analysis, Alternatives, And Recommendations

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U.S. Policy Toward Korea: Analysis, Alternatives, And Recommendations

Nathan N. White

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

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Dr. White formulates four major alternatives for U.S. policy toward South Korea, reflecting the spectrum of options available... [more]

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War In The Gulf: Implications For Israel

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War In The Gulf: Implications For Israel

Joseph Alpher

Regional studies; Politics & government

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A study by a team of researchers at the Jaffee Centre for Strategic Studies at Tel Aviv University. It assesses the strategic... [more]

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Words Like Colored Glass: The Role Of The Press In Taiwan's Democratization Process

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Words Like Colored Glass: The Role Of The Press In Taiwan's Democratization...

Daniel K Berman

Regional studies; Black & Asian studies; Politics & government

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A study of the contribution of the Press to the democratization process in Taiwan. Combining ideas from political science,... [more]

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