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Re Orient : change in Asian societies

Author: Aat Emile Vervoorn
Publisher: South Melbourne, Vic. ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"In the diverse countries of Asia, social, political, economic and environmental change continues to be far-reaching, often startling, always rapid. This third edition of Re Orient: Change in Asian Societies provides up-to-date information on the important issues and trends in this dynamic region. It analyses them without resorting to oversimplifications or stereotypes, doing justice to the rich variety of the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vervoorn, Aat Emile, 1945-
Re Orient.
South Melbourne, Vic. ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607661069
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aat Emile Vervoorn
ISBN: 0195517482 9780195517484
OCLC Number: 61756520
Notes: Previous edition: 2002.
Description: vii, 400 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Globalisation and insulation in Asia --
2. State, society, individual --
3. Human rights --
4. Ethnic minorities --
5. Economic and social development --
6. Patterns of population change --
7. Environmental impact --
8. Family matters --
9. The world of work --
10. Media, communication, censorship --
11. Using and creating knowledge.
Other Titles: Reorient
Responsibility: Aat Vervoorn.
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Reorient: Change in Asian Societies offers a thematic look at the major issues facing societies in Asia. While the book examines the major trends and problems experienced by Asian societies in the  Read more...

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