In Chinas Shadow by Jonathan D. Pollack, Richard H. Yang, Chinese Council Of

By Jonathan D. Pollack, Richard H. Yang, Chinese Council Of Advanced Policy Studies, Center For Asia-Pacific Policy (rand Corporation), Rand Corporation. National Security Research Division

Precis: The papers during this assortment have been first awarded at a convention on "Chinese protection coverage and the way forward for Asia." The authors, each one representing various international locations and areas plagued by the expansion of chinese language strength, have been requested to deal with 4 significant questions: (1) China's place within the current and destiny safety surroundings of the given kingdom or area; (2) significant resources of hysteria among China and the actual kingdom or sector; (3) triumphing opinion within the state or area towards China's efforts at army modernization; and (4) the critical political, protection, and fiscal innovations for responding to China's emergent energy and armed forces function. the aim was once to bare components of commonality and distinction in nationwide suggestions.

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Asian American Sexualities: Dimensions of the Gay and

Asian American Sexualities works to dispel the stereotype of oriental sexual decadence, in addition to the "model minority" heterosexual Asian sterotype within the US. Writing from a magnificent array of interdisciplinary views, the members speak about various subject matters, together with sexuality and id politics; neighborhood activism and homosexual activism; transnational features of affection among ladies in Thailand; queer South Asian tradition within the US; homosexual and lesbian filmmakers; same-sex sexuality in Pacific literature; and Asian American male homosexuality and AIDS. the connection of the homosexual and lesbian adventure to Asian American experiences and Ethnic experiences is usually explored.

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Performance and Cosmopolitics: Cross-Cultural Transactions by Helen Gilbert

By Helen Gilbert

This ground-breaking research of cross-cultural theatre within the Australasian quarter specializes in theatrical occasions and practices in avant-garde and mainstream contexts. It explores the cultural and political dimensions of Australia's engagement with Asia and sheds mild on overseas arts advertising and marketing and traits in cross-cultural functionality training.

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Intelligent Information and Database Systems: 8th Asian by Ngoc-Thanh Nguyen, Bogdan Trawiński, Hamido Fujita,

By Ngoc-Thanh Nguyen, Bogdan Trawiński, Hamido Fujita, Tzung-Pei Hong

The two-volume court cases of the ACIIDS 2016 convention, LNAI 9621 + 9622, constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the eighth Asian convention on clever info and Database platforms, held in Da Nang, Vietnam, in March 2016. the complete of 153 complete papers permitted for booklet in those lawsuits was once rigorously reviewed and chosen from 392 submissions.

They have been prepared in topical sections named: wisdom engineering and semantic internet; social networks and recommender structures; textual content processing and data retrieval; database structures and software program engineering; clever info structures; selection help and keep an eye on structures; computer studying and information mining; machine imaginative and prescient recommendations; clever enormous facts exploitation; cloud and community computing; a number of version method of computing device studying; complicated info mining concepts and purposes; computational intelligence in information mining for advanced difficulties; collective intelligence for carrier innovation, know-how chance, e-learning, and fuzzy clever platforms; research for photo, video and movement information in existence sciences; genuine global purposes in engineering and expertise; ontology-based software program improvement; clever and context platforms; modeling and optimization recommendations in details platforms, database structures and business structures; shrewdpermanent trend processing for activities; and clever companies for shrewdpermanent towns.

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The Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force: Search for by Robert D. Eldridge, Paul Midford

By Robert D. Eldridge, Paul Midford

Based on huge Japanese-language fabrics, this e-book is the 1st to envision the advance of Japan’s floor Self-Defense strength. It addresses: how the GSDF used to be in a position to come to be the post-war successor of the Imperial eastern military regardless of Japan’s anti-militarist structure; how the GSDF, regardless of the general public skepticism or even hostility that greeted its production, equipped family and foreign legitimacy; and the way the GSDF has replied to alterations in overseas and family environments. This path-breaking research of the world’s third-largest-economic power’s floor military is well timed for 2 purposes. First, the resurgence of tensions in Northeast Asia over territorial disputes, and the emphasis contemporary jap governments have put on utilizing the GSDF for protecting Japan’s outlying islands is riding media insurance and professional curiosity within the GSDF. moment, the March eleven, 2011 nice East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami has targeted worldwide cognizance at the GSDF as Japan’s lead catastrophe reduction association. This hugely informative and punctiliously researched publication offers perception for coverage makers and teachers drawn to eastern international and safeguard rules.

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ASIAN HIGHLANDS PERSPECTIVES Volume 14: May All Good Things by Bkra shis bzang po

By Bkra shis bzang po

Marriage customs and comparable oral traditions in Bang smad Village, Bang smad Township, Nyag rong County, Dkar mdzes Tibetan self reliant Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China. Villagers converse the poorly documented Mi nyag language are documented, delivering designated linguistic and ethnographic facts, together with a Mi nyag-English thesaurus, maps displaying the distribution of Mi nyag-speaking groups, and various full-color pictures of village lifestyles and marriage ceremony festivities. Of exact curiosity are the transcribed marriage ceremony speeches in the neighborhood given in Mi nyag and Tibetan.

Audio concerning this e-book are available at: http://www.oralliterature.org/collections/bkrashis001.html

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The Journey of Maps and Images on the Silk Road (Brill's by Phillipe Foret, Andreas Kaplony

By Phillipe Foret, Andreas Kaplony

This publication covers new floor at the diffusion and transmission of geographical wisdom that happened at serious junctures within the lengthy historical past of the Silk highway. a lot of twentieth-century scholarship at the Silk street tested the traditional archaeological gadgets and medieval historic documents came upon inside of every one cultural quarter, whereas the results of long-distance interplay throughout Eurasia remained poorly studied. right here abundant cognizance is given to the trips that notions and gadgets undertook to transmit spatial values to different civilizations. In retracing the stairs of 4 significant circuits correct around the many civilizations that shared the Silk street, «The trip of Maps and photographs at the Silk street» lines the ways that maps and pictures surmounted spatial, historic and cultural divisions.

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