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  1. Migration in the Asia Pacific

    Migration in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Robyn Iredale, Charles Hawksley, Stephen Castles
    This book examines the overall trends and labour patterns of migrants, their relationship with the state, and the impacts they have on the societies in which they work and sometimes settle. The book adopts a multidisciplinary perspective which encompasses economics, history, politics, geography, and sociology, and presents a unique body of new empirical research that forms the basis of many of the chapters. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  2. Malaysian Economics and Politics in the New Century

    Malaysian Economics and Politics in the New Century

    Edited by Colin Barrow, Francis K.W. Loh
    Malaysia is one of the fastest growing economies in the world today, and this book reflects current debates about the future directions of the national economy, polity and society in light of the late 1900s watershed period of financial crisis, the arrest of Anwar Ibrahim and the subsequent 1999 general election. Malaysian Economics and Politics in the New Century aims to answer questions about how the economy and society are organized, about how the benefits from economic development are distributed, about government’s relations to major national institutions, and about the nature of the political process. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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    2005   Paperback Price: $ 47.00   Web: $ 37.60
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  3. Asia Meets Europe

    Asia Meets Europe

    Julie Gilson
    Asia Meets Europe will be of special interest to academics and researchers of Asian studies, Asia-Europe relations and international political economy. Practitioners involved in policy making in East Asia and Europe will also find the book of use. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  4. Foreign Policy of the New Taiwan

    Foreign Policy of the New Taiwan

    Chen Jie
    Taiwan has become a significant player on the world stage in many areas and has developed a distinct international profile and influence. Its pro-active foreign policy firmly reminds the world of a new political entity’s achievement, aspirations and unfulfilled ambitions. This pioneering book discusses Taiwan’s pragmatic diplomacy as a way of seeking legitimacy, survival and development for a burgeoning nation-state, against the dynamic changes in domestic and international scenes and tumultuous relations with China. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  5. The Foreign Economic Policies of Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan

    The Foreign Economic Policies of Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan

    Christopher M. Dent
    Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan – East Asia’s newly industrialised economies (the NIE-3) – experienced a profound development transformation over recent decades. Christopher Dent makes a comparative study of their foreign economic policies, highlighting how the NIE-3 have engaged with the international economic system in an increasingly dynamic way. The book develops a new macro-framework of foreign economic policy analysis that provides the structure for this study. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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    2003   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  6. The European Union and East Asia

    The European Union and East Asia

    Edited by Peter W. Preston, Julie Gilson
    The global system has seen sweeping changes in recent years and this has precipitated a revival of interest in the relationship between Europe and Asia. This book examines the extent and nature of the regional linkages between East Asia and the European Union. Issues discussed include: the reactions and approaches of both regions to the Asian Crisis; postcolonialism and the balance of power in Europe-Asia Relations; trade relations between Europe and Asia and the revival of the Silk Road; and the development of the role of Asia-Europe Meetings. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  7. Civil Service Systems in Asia

    Civil Service Systems in Asia

    Edited by John P. Burns, Bidhya Bowornwathana
    This extensive book critically examines and contrasts the civil service systems of eight diverse Asian countries; Bangladesh, China, India, Japan, Laos, the Philippines, South Korea and Thailand, using a common comparative framework. The authors compare the civil service systems in each country discussing several factors including historical development, internal labour markets, degree of representativeness, level of politicization, the effect of public opinion, the impact of reform and diffusion and their place in two popular configurations of civil service systems. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  8. The Political Economy of the East Asian Crisis and its Aftermath

    The Political Economy of the East Asian Crisis and its Aftermath

    Edited by Arvid J. Lukauskas, Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz
    The East Asian crisis has sparked debate regarding the future of emerging markets and the globalization of world capital markets. This book, with contributions by leading economists and political scientists, provides an up-to-date assessment of the causes and consequences of the crisis and the policy lessons drawn from it. In contrast to much of the existing literature, the volume presents the view that the crisis and its aftermath were not simply the result of purely economic and financial phenomena but also the reflection of some fundamental institutional, historical and political forces. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  9. Contemporary Minority Migration, Education and Ethnicity in China

    Contemporary Minority Migration, Education and Ethnicity in China

    Robyn Iredale, Naren Bilik, Wang Su, Fei Guo, Caroline Hoy
    Rural–urban migration is an important aspect in the development of countries. Until the late 1980s China was one of the few countries that controlled population movement both directly and indirectly through policies of economic and social control. The gradual relaxation of these policies has resulted in greater freedom of movement for the population, the effects of which are discussed in this significant volume. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  10. States, Markets and Civil Society in Asia-Pacific

    States, Markets and Civil Society in Asia-Pacific

    Joseph A. Camilleri
    This first volume of a two-volume study concentrates on the geopolitical and economic transformation of Asia Pacific. It focuses on the complex relationship between the decline of ideological bipolarity, the rapid industrialization of East Asia and the tensions generated by the shifting balance of regional and global economic interests. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 202.00   Web: $ 181.80
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    2002   Paperback Price: $ 68.00   Web: $ 54.40
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  11. Growth, Employment and Migration in Southeast Asia

    Growth, Employment and Migration in Southeast Asia

    Prema-chandra Athukorala, Chris Manning, Piyasiri Wickramasekara
    This comparative analysis of growth, structural change and labour market dynamics in the Greater Mekong countries (Yunnan Province in China, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar) of Southeast Asia is the first of its kind. It explores economic integration and cooperation, the possibilities for improving the functioning of labour markets and facilitating mutually beneficial labour flows in the region. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  12. Europe and the Challenge of the Asia Pacific

    Europe and the Challenge of the Asia Pacific

    Brian Bridges
    This innovative new book provides an up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of contemporary economic, political and security relations between Western Europe and the Asia Pacific region. Learn More
    1999   Hardback Price: $ 141.00   Web: $ 126.90
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  13. Social Policy in Hong Kong

    Social Policy in Hong Kong

    Edited by Paul Wilding, Ahmed S. Huque, Julia L.P.- W. Tao
    Social Policy in Hong Kong provides for the first time a comprehensive and critical analysis of social policy in Hong Kong. It shows that Hong Kong is far from being a simple free market economy. In many areas, Hong Kong has highly developed social policies which make a major contribution to the quality of life of its citizens. Learn More
    1997   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  14. Economic and Social Development in South China

    Economic and Social Development in South China

    Edited by Stewart MacPherson, Joseph Y.-S. Cheng
    Authoritative and contemporary research on the economic expansion of Southern China is collected in this major new volume which explores models and patterns of development in Guangdong, with particular emphasis on the differences across this economically vibrant region. Learn More
    1996   Hardback Price: $ 157.00   Web: $ 141.30
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  15. Japan and Korea in the 1990s

    Japan and Korea in the 1990s

    Brian Bridges
    Japan and Korea in the 1990s examines the historical legacies, the current perceptions and the policy making processes. It then details the recent trends in the economic, political–strategic and cultural dimensions of the relationships. The involvement and influence of the other interested powers, China, the former Soviet Union and the United States, as well as the broader regional context, are considered. A separate chapter concentrates on the current Japan–North Korea negotiations Learn More
    1993   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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