Book Reviews – Asia Policy 10

Book Reviews - Asia Policy 10

by Tobias Harris, C. Raja Mohan, William Schabas, Jonathan Fenby, Russell Leigh Moses, Pradeep Taneja, and Donald E. Weatherbee
July 1, 2010

Reviews of seven recent books.

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Is Asia the Last Bastion of Capital Punishment?
William Schabas

A review of The Next Frontier: National Development, Political Change, and the Death Penalty in Asia by David T. Johnson and Franklin E. Zimring.

ASEAN: Where Process Has Priority
Donald E. Weatherbee

A review of (Re)Negotiating East and Southeast Asia: Region, Regionalism, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations by Alice D. Ba.

Confusing Confucius in Contemporary China
Russell Leigh Moses

A review of China’s New Confucianism: Politics and Everyday Life in a Changing Society by Daniel A. Bell.

A Stimulating Analysis of China Present—and Past
Jonathan Fenby

A review of Rising China and Its Postmodern Fate: Memories of Empire in a New Global Context by Charles Horner.

Is It Too Late to Save Japan?
Tobias Harris

A review of Japan’s Open Future: An Agenda for Global Citizenship by John Haffner, Tomas Casas i Klett, and Jean-Pierre Lehmann.

Explaining the Longevity of India’s Open Economic Policy
Pradeep Taneja

A review of India’s Open-Economy Policy: Globalism, Rivalry, Continuity by Jalal Alamgir

The United States and Kashmir: When Less Is More
C. Raja Mohan

A review of The Limits of Influence: America’s Role in Kashmir by Howard B. Schaffer.

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