Asian Government and Politics

Southeast Asia in the New International Era

Robert Dayley

Seventh Edition • July 12, 2016 • 356 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$58.50 CAD • Ebook: $28.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

Provides readers with up-to-date, country-by-country coverage on a vibrant region of vast cultural diversity and dynamic globalized markets.

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Contentious Politics in Brazil and China: Beyond Regime

December Green and Laura Luehrmann

First Edition • March 15, 2016 • 384 pages

Print: $35.00 USD/$45.50 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$29.99 CAD

Click here to read a sample from Contentious Politics in Brazil and China.Contentious Politics in Brazil and China: Beyond Regime is a highly accessible and compelling examination of two fast-emerging countries in the global arena. It is not common to see Brazil and China examined side-by-side, but authors December Green and…

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Comparing Asian Politics: India, China, and Japan

Sue Ellen M. Charlton

Fourth Edition • July 29, 2014 • 384 pages

Print: $44.00 USD/$63.99 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$29.99 CAD

Comparing Asian Politics examines the politics and government in three Asian nations: India, China, and Japan. The author explains the links between politics and each nation’s distinctive cultural and historical contexts and demonstrates the intermingling and grafting of Asian traditions with the influence of Western values and institutions. National identity,…

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Pacific Century: The Emergence of Modern Pacific Asia

Mark Borthwick

Fourth Edition • July 30, 2013 • 608 pages

Print: $65.00 USD/$56.50 CAD

The Asia-Pacific region is rapidly emerging as the global economic and political powerhouse of the twenty-first century. Looking at both Southeast and East Asia, this richly illustrated volume stresses broad, cross-cutting themes of regional history, with an emphasis on the interactions between cultures and nations. In this updated fourth edition,…

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Government and Politics in South Asia

Robert C. Oberst, Yogendra K. Malik, Charles Kennedy, Ashok Kapur, Mahendra Lawoti, Syedur Rahman, Ahrar Ahmad

Seventh Edition • July 30, 2013 • 544 pages

Print: $50.00 USD/$47.50 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$34.99 CAD

Student Economy Edition available. This comprehensive but accessible text provides students with a systematic introduction to the comparative political study of the leading nations of South Asia: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. The seventh edition is extensively revised and updated, benefiting from the fresh perspective brought on by…

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Southeast Asia: Past and Present

D.R. SarDesai

Seventh Edition • December 23, 2012 • 464 pages

Print: $50.00 USD/$56.50 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$39.99 CAD

Student Economy Edition available. Southeast Asia: Past and Present offers a balanced and readable account of the region from ancient to modern times, covering traditional history as well as current events. D. R. SarDesai avoids overemphasizing the importance of the period of European colonial rule as he introduces us to…

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Taiwan: Nation-State or Province?

John F. Copper

Sixth Edition • December 4, 2012 • 288 pages

Print: $38.00 USD/$49.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$25.99 CAD

In this newly revised and updated edition of Taiwan: Nation-State or Province? John F. Copper examines Taiwan’s geography and history, society and culture, economy, political system, and foreign and security policies in the context of Taiwan’s uncertain political status as either a sovereign nation or a province of the People’s…

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Modern Japan: A Historical Survey

Mikiso Hane, Louis G. Perez

Fifth Edition • July 1, 2012 • 608 pages

Print: $52.00 USD/$58.99 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$39.99 CAD

Student Economy Edition available. Integrating political events with cultural, economic, and intellectual movements, Modern Japan provides a balanced and authoritative survey of modern Japanese history. A summary of Japan’s early history, emphasizing institutions and systems that influenced Japanese society, provides a well-rounded introduction to this essential volume, which focuses on…

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Japan Emerging: Premodern History to 1850

Edited by Karl F. Friday

First Edition • March 1, 2012 • 496 pages

Print: $52.00 USD/$67.50 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$33.99 CAD

Japan Emerging provides a comprehensive survey of Japan from prehistory to the nineteenth century. Incorporating the latest scholarship and methodology, leading authorities writing specifically for this volume outline and explore the main developments in Japanese life through ancient, classical, medieval, and early modern periods. Instead of relying solely on lists…

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The Dynamics of Foreign-Policy Decisionmaking in China

Ning Lu

Second Edition • March 1, 2000 • 240 pages

Print: $43.00 USD/$59.99 CAD

Lu Ning, former assistant to a vice-foreign minister of China, draws on archival materials, interviews, and personal experiences, to provide unique insights into the formal and informal structures, processes, mechanisms, and dynamics of—and key players in—foreign-policy decisionmaking in Beijing. Lu Ning sheds light on controversial decisions that were made, such…

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