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Nov 21 2018
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Bougon takes a light, conversational approach that dispenses with de rigueur details of Xi’s rise to power.
Oct 31 2018
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Mumbai is where much of James Crabtree’s The Billionaire Raj is set, and his thesis is that this uneasy juxtaposition is not just skin-deep, but emerges from the bone and sinew of India’s lopsided growth model.
Oct 15 2018
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Duterte Harry is well informed, well attributed, and alive with the voices and colour of Filipinos.
Oct 15 2018
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The text is an impressive annotated history, based on extensive research and dozens of interviews with ministers and senior officials
Oct 15 2018
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In Resource Extraction and Contentious States, academic researcher Matthew Allen explores the impact of “islandness” on social, economic, political and cultural contexts, though he acknowledges that geography is not determinative
Jul 25 2018
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The goal, Wade makes clear in Myanmar’s Enemy Within – a sober account of ethnic mistrust and communal violence in Myanmar – was not only to de-Muslimise Rakhine State but to de-Rakhine it.
Jul 20 2018
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The temptation to throw the switch to populism didn’t begin with Trump. It has a long history. That’s the theme of a magnificent account of US trade policy, Clashing over Commerce, by renowned scholar Douglas A. Irwin.
Jul 19 2018
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Minzner gives an extensive and useful account of the long processes of democratisation in South Korea and Taiwan in an effort to distinguish their development from that of China.
Feb 21 2018
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In his excellent new book, Asia’s Reckoning, Australian journalist Richard McGregor writes that the competition between these two Asian powers, exacerbated by Trump’s unpredictability, should alarm the rest of us.
Feb 21 2018
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It has been the mystery of a lifetime. What really happened in Indonesia in the early hours of 1 October 1965 and the months that followed?
Feb 21 2018
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For Evans, an effective foreign minister must, at a personal level, understand how to manage the politics of foreign policy – especially the relationship with the prime minister, but also with the cabinet, the party room, Parliament, interest groups and the media, as well as their own department and personal advisers.
Feb 20 2018
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Michael Vatikiotis calls on a lifetime of familiarity with South-East Asia to ask an impressive range of questions about how the region developed the political characteristics it has today and where it is heading.
Feb 20 2018
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“Are economists responsible for Donald Trump’s shocking victory in the US presidential election?” It hasn’t exactly been the question on everyone’s lips. But perhaps it should be.
Oct 18 2017
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This is a scholarly work, but also remarkably accessible, poignant and intimate. It cracks open the door to the utterly Other. Minnegal and Dwyer are affectionate and respectful, but resist romanticism.
Oct 16 2017
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In Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System, political scientist Alexander Betts and economist Paul Collier expose the enormous human, political and economic costs associated with the current refugee framework and lay out a new roadmap for what an equitable and efficient approach might be.