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An Introduction to Mah?y?na Buddhism

by MERRY I WHITE & Susan Pollak

Although the divisions of non Mahayana Buddhist sects and philosophy described may be considered dated, Introduction to Mahayana Buddhism remains significant for its historical value in presenting Eastern religious...


The Darfur Conflict

by Osman Suliman

Although it is often simplified as an 'ethnic conflict' in popular media, the current crisis in Darfur can only be superficially defined across ethnic lines. This project diverges from previous studies by addressing...


Thoughts on Indian Discontents (Routledge Revivals)

by Edwyn Bevan

First published in 1929, this title presents some reflections from one of the leading cultural commenters of his day, Edwyn Bevan, on the notoriously controversial subject of burgeoning Indian Nationalism during...


Mao

by S. G. Breslin

A lucid analysis of Mao as revolutionary general, ideologist and astute political manipulator, this introduction to the life and career of Mao Zedong provides an excellent introduction to modern Chinese history...


Gandhi

by David Arnold

Gandhi's is an extraordinary and compelling story. Few individuals in history have made so great a mark upon their times. And yet Gandhi never held high political office, commanded no armies and was not even...


Implementing Sustainability

by Caroline Miller

New Zealand's Resource Management Act was hailed as a radical new approach to planning; the first to attempt to put environmental concerns ahead of social and economic issues. This book examines the lessons...


Foreign Workers and Law Enforcement in Japan

by Wolfgang Herbert

This is a detailed study of the extent to which an increased influx of foreign workers is a threat to law and order in the context of the data-generating process of police statistics and the media coverage of...


Improving Research through User Engagement

by Mark Rickinson & Judy Sebba

User engagement has become a key part of discussions about the nature and purpose of social science research. In this book the authors provide an authoritative overview of working with users at different stages...


Terrorism and the Olympics

by Anthony Richards & Peter Fussey

The book aims to outline the progress, problems and challenges of delivering a safe and secure Olympics in the context of the contemporary serious and enduring terrorist threat.


Democracy and Foreign Policy

by R Bassett

The Sino-Japanese crisis of 1931-33 provides effective illustrations of wider themes in British Foreign Policy. It might even be said that the general pattern of opinion in the UK at the time was to be reproduced...


The Gates Foundation and the Future of US "Public" Schools

by Philip E Kovacs

What are the implications when the educational policy and priority of public schools are concentrated in ways that foster de-unionization and teacher de-skilling while homogenizing school models and curriculum?...


Industry and Business in Japan

by Kazuo Sato

This volume analyzes Japan's industrial organization both from a historical perspective and by looking in details at specific industries such as iron, steel and the automotive industry. Big business, business...


The Sarashina Diary: A Woman's Life in Eleventh-Century Japan

by Takasue no Musume Sugawara no, Sonja Arntzen & Moriyuki Ito

A thousand years ago, a young Japanese girl embarked on a journey from the wild East Country to the capital. She began a diary that she would continue to write for the next forty years and compile later in life,...


Industrial Collaboration with Japan

by Louis Turner

This study looks at the experiences of European and American companies that have collaborated with their Japanese competitors in the fields of computers, consumer electronics, automobiles and aero-engines, by...


War and Diplomacy in the Japanese Empire

by Tatsuji Takeuchi

This volume is a revealing and careful exposition of the structure and psychology of the Japanese government, from the Emperor down, and the only history of Japanese diplomacy as a cause of war that has ever...


Japan's Continental Adventure

by Ching-Chun Wang

This book contains eighteen studies on various important phases of Japan's invasion of China. The appendix contains the historical declaration by Chiang-Kai-shek setting forth clearly the reasons why China took...


India and the South Asian Strategic Triangle

by Ashok Kapur

This book traces the triangular strategic relationship of India, Pakistan and China over the second half of the twentieth century, showing how two enmities - Sino-Indian and Indo-Pakistani - and one friendship...


Modern China's Ethnic Frontiers

by Hsiao-ting Lin

The purpose of this book is to examine the strategies and practices of the Han Chinese Nationalists vis-à-vis post-Qing China's ethnic minorities, as well as to explore the role they played in the formation...


The Effective Teacher's Guide to Sensory and Physical Impairments

by Michael Farrell

This fully revised essential guide clarifies the definitions of sensory and physical impairments, and gives suggestions for SEN provision, always with practical classroom situations in mind.


Lawyers and the Rule of Law in an Era of Globalization

by Yves Dezalay & Bryant Garth

Lawyers and the Rule of Law in an Era of Globalization focuses on the national and transnational processes transforming both the rule of law and the role of lawyers.