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Regional studies

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India Under Pressure: Prospects for Political Stability

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India Under Pressure: Prospects for Political Stability

Robert L. Hardgrave

Regional studies; Politics & government

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India, as the dominant power in South Asia, is the region's keystone for stability. Contending that the Indian government... [more]

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From Muskets to Missiles: Politics and Professionalism in the Chinese Army, 1945-1981

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From Muskets to Missiles: Politics and Professionalism in the Chinese Army,...

Harlan W. Jencks

Regional studies; Politics & government

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This book provides a detailed description and evaluation of the military, political, economic, and social context within which... [more]

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Intra-Asian International Relations

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Intra-Asian International Relations

George T. Yu

Regional studies; Politics & government

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This collection of authoritative papers prepared by some of America's most eminent scholars in the field provides us with... [more]

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Changing U.S. Military Manpower Realities

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Changing U.S. Military Manpower Realities

Franklin D. Margiotta

Regional studies; Politics & government

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Manpower-qualified, experienced, and in adequate supply-is considered by many to be the keystone of the U.S. capability to... [more]

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JAPAN: Economic Growth, Resource Scarcity, and Environmental Constraints

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JAPAN: Economic Growth, Resource Scarcity, and Environmental Constraints...

Edward A. Olsen

Regional studies; Politics & government

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This study evaluates, from a neo-Malthusian perspective, Japan's current status and its prognosis in the context of the country's... [more]

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Voices of Early Modern Japan: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life during the Age of the Shoguns

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Voices of Early Modern Japan: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life during...

Constantine Nomikos Vaporis

Regional studies; Politics & government

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Winner of the 2013 Franklin R. Buchanan Prize for Curricular Materials awarded by the Association for Asian Studies and the... [more]

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Japan and the Pacific Quadrille: The Major Powers in East Asia

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Japan and the Pacific Quadrille: The Major Powers in East Asia

Herbert J. Ellison

Regional studies; Politics & government

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The relationships between Japan, China, the United States, and the Soviet Union-among the most important power relationships... [more]

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Contemporary Problems of Pakistan

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Contemporary Problems of Pakistan

J. Henry Korson

Regional studies; Politics & government

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Despite weeks of negotiation with the leaders of the Congress Party and the Muslim League, the British Cabinet Mission failed... [more]

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Revival: Real Democracy in Operation: The Example of Switzerland (1920)

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Revival: Real Democracy in Operation: The Example of Switzerland (1920)...

Felix Bonjour

Regional studies; Politics & government

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Civil Unrest and Governance in Hong Kong: Law and Order from Historical and Cultural Perspectives

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Civil Unrest and Governance in Hong Kong: Law and Order from Historical...

Michael H.K. Ng (University of Hong Kong), John D Wong (University of Hong Kong)

Regional studies; Politics & government; Laws of Specific jurisdictions

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This book examines important social movements in Hong Kong from the perspectives of historical and cultural studies. Conventionally... [more]

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Theorizing Teaching and Learning in Asia and Europe: A Conversation between Chinese Curriculum and European Didactics

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Theorizing Teaching and Learning in Asia and Europe: A Conversation between...

John Chi-Kin Lee (The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong), Kerry J. Kennedy (The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

Regional studies; Philosophy & theory of education; Teaching skills & techniques; Teaching of a specific subject

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There has been much debate in recent times between the Anglo American tradition of curriculum studies and the Continental... [more]

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China and EU: Reform and Governance

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China and EU: Reform and Governance

Jing Men, Annika Linck

Regional studies; Politics & government

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Reform and governance are of vital interest to both the People's Republic of China and the European Union (EU). China is facing... [more]

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Political Mobility of Chinese Regional Leaders: Performance, Preference, Promotion

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Political Mobility of Chinese Regional Leaders: Performance, Preference,...

Liang Qiao (Renmin University, China)

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

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A monarch is usually born, a member of parliament or a president is usually elected, but a regional leader in China is usually... [more]

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Cyberdualism in China: The Political Implications of Internet Exposure of Educated Youth

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Cyberdualism in China: The Political Implications of Internet Exposure of...

Shiru Wang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

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

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Internet usage in China has recently grown exponentially, rising from 59 million users in 2002 to 710 million by mid-2016.... [more]

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Historical Injustice and Democratic Transition in Eastern Asia and Northern Europe: Ghosts at the Table of Democracy

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Historical Injustice and Democratic Transition in Eastern Asia and Northern...

Kenneth Christie, Robert Cribb

Regional studies; History: specific events & topics; Political structures: democracy

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The memory of past atrocity lingers like a ghost at the table of democracy. This work examines societies at various stages... [more]

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Alliance in Anxiety: Detente and the Sino-American-Japanese Triangle

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Alliance in Anxiety: Detente and the Sino-American-Japanese Triangle

Go Tsuyoshi Ito

Regional studies; International relations

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This book analyses the structural dynamics of the Sino-American-Japanese triangular relationship. It explores how the 1971... [more]

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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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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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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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

Paperback

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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