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Asian Nationalisms Reconsidered

Author : Jeff Kingston
ISBN : 9781317577300
Genre : History
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Nationalism appears to be rising in a renascent Asia and stoking tensions, aspirations, and identity politics while amplifying grievances and raising questions about prospects in what is touted as the Asian century. This book provides a broad overview and introduction to nationalism in Asia. Leading experts in their fields succinctly convey key information and critical analysis useful to students in a range of courses across disciplines. Part I presents thematic chapters, mostly cross-national studies, that elucidate the roots and consequences of nationalism in these societies and the varying challenges they confront. Part II presents concise country case studies in Asia, providing an overview of what is driving contemporary nationalism and surveys the domestic and international implications. Approaching Asia from the perspective of nationalism facilitates a comparative, interdisciplinary analysis that helps readers better understand each society and what the ramifications of nationalism are for contemporary Asians, and the worlds that they (and we) participate in. Asian Nationalisms Reconsidered is an invaluable textbook for undergraduate courses and graduate seminars related to international relations, Asian Studies, political science, government, foreign policy, peace and conflict, and nationalism.

The Politics Of Religion Nationalism And Identity In Asia

Author : Jeff Kingston
ISBN : 9781442276888
Genre : History
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This comprehensive book provides a comparative analysis of religious nationalism in globalized Asia. Through a rich variety of thematic case studies, Kingston explores the nexus of religion, identity, and nationalism across the region. He focuses on how religious sentiments influence how people express nationalism, often with extreme and tragic results.

Japan S Foreign Relations In Asia

Author : James D.J. Brown
ISBN : 9781351678575
Genre : Political Science
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Japan's Foreign Relations in Asia has been specifically designed to introduce students to Japan’s foreign relations in Asia since 1990, a period in which there have been dramatic developments in Japan, including the reinterpretation of the Constitution and expanded US–Japan defence cooperation. The geopolitical dynamics and implications of these new developments are profound and underscore the need for a new textbook on this subject. Covering not only the key regional players of China and the Koreas, this textbook also encompasses chapters on Japan’s relations with India, Myanmar, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Thailand, along with its multilateral engagement and initiatives. Combined with transnational chapters on critical issues, key themes covered by this book include: An historical overview of key post-war developments. Japan’s evolving security policy. Analysis of the region’s escalating maritime disputes. An evaluation of Japanese soft power in Asia. Written by leading experts in accessible, jargon-free style, this new textbook will appeal to undergraduate and postgraduate students of Japanese politics, international relations and foreign policy and Asian affairs in general.

Chinese Assertiveness In The South China Sea

Author : Richard Q. Turcsányi
ISBN : 9783319676487
Genre : Political Science
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This book offers an assessment of China’s assertive foreign policy behavior with a special focus on Chinese policies in the South China Sea (SCS). By providing a detailed account of the events in the SCS and by analyzing power dynamics in the region, it identifies the driving forces behind China’s assertive foreign policy. Considering China’s power on a domestic as well as an international level, it examines a number of different sources of hard and soft power, including military, economics, geopolitics, and domestic legitimacy. The author demonstrates that Chinese assertiveness in the SCS can be explained not only by increases in China’s power, but also by effective reactions to other actors’ foreign policy changes. The book will appeal to scholars in international relations, especially those interested in a better understanding of South China Sea developments, China’s political power and foreign policy, and East Asian international affairs.

Japan And Asia S Contested Order

Author : Yul Sohn
ISBN : 9789811302565
Genre : Political Science
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This book brings together up-to-date research from prominent international scholars in a collaborative exploration of the Japan’s efforts to shape Asia’s rapidly shifting regional order. Pulled between an increasingly inward-looking America whose security support remains critical and a rising and more militarily assertive China with whom Japan retains deep economic interdependence, Japanese leaders are consistently maneuvering to ensure the country’s regional interests. Nuclear and missile threats from North Korea and historically problematic relations with South Korea further complicate Japanese endeavors. So too do the shifting winds of Japanese domestic politics, economics and identity. The authors weave these complex threads together to offer a nuanced portrait of both Japan and the region. Scholars, observers of politics, and policymakers will find this a timely and useful collection.

Indian And Chinese Immigrant Communities

Author : Jayati Bhattacharya
ISBN : 9781783084470
Genre : Social Science
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This interdisciplinary collection of essays offers a window onto the overseas Indian and Chinese communities in Asia. Contributors discuss the interactive role of the cultural and religious ‘other’, the diasporic absorption of local beliefs and customs, and the practical business networks and operational mechanisms unique to these communities. Growing out of an international workshop organized by the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore and the Centre of Asian Studies at the University of Hong Kong, this volume explores material, cultural and imaginative features of the immigrant communities and brings together these two important communities within a comparative framework.

Europe Reconsidered

Author : Tapan Raychaudhuri
ISBN : 0195661095
Genre : History
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Analysis of the views of Bhudeba Mukhopadhyaya, 1827-1894, Bankim Chandra Chatterji, 1838-1894, and Swami Vivekananda, 1863-1902, Indian intellectuals.

South Asian Studies

Author : Partha Sarathy Ghosh
ISBN : 8185054681
Genre : South Asia
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The Forces Of Cooperation Are Overshadowed By Those Of Conflict In South Asia--Mainly Because Of The Tenor Of Domestic Politics Of The Region Which Thrives More By Exploiting The Regional Discords Than By Underplaying Them.The Central Argument Of The Study Is That Regimes In South Asia Respond To Political Challenges--Both Domestic And External In A Fashion Not Conducive To The Growth Of Regionalism

Memory Nationalism And Narrative In Contemporary South Asia

Author : J. Edward Mallot
ISBN : 9781137007063
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book investigates the ambivalent responses to the opposing compulsions of memory and forgetting in cultural production in South Asia. Mallot reveals how writers such as Salman Rushdie, Michael Ondaatje, and Amitav Ghosh indict nationalism's sins by accessing and encoding the past.

America S 1930s Reconsidered

Author : Amerika Gakkai (Japan)
ISBN : WISC:89082415100
Genre : History
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