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Cultural Politics and Asian Values: The Tepid War

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  • 256 Nombre de pages
This book surveys the political history and pre-history of the 'Asian values' debate. Barr explores the histories and conceptual e... Lire la suite
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Description

This book surveys the political history and pre-history of the 'Asian values' debate. Barr explores the histories and conceptual essences of the world religions involved in or affected by the debate.

Texte du rabat

"Cultural Politics and Asian Values" looks at the political, cultural and religious background of East and Southeast Asian societies and those of 'the West' with a view to seeing how they are affecting contemporary national and international politics: democratization, the international human rights discourse, NGOs and globalization.


Contenu

Part I: Cultural Politics 1. Death of a Debate? 2. A Broad History: From Meiji to 'East Asian Miracle' 3. Narrow Histories: Lee Kuan Yew and Dr Mahathir 4. Confronting China After the End of History 5. Fin de Siecle: 'Democratic Moment', Financial Crisis and Beyond; Part II: Values and Religions 6. Of Liberalism and Other Religions 7. The European Legacy: Christianity and Liberalism 8. Islam: of Shari'a and Adat; Calophs and Rajas 9. Buddhism: The Politics of Compassion 10. Confucianism: Humane Rites and Elite Rights; Part III: Cultural Politics and Asian Values 11. 'Asian Values' Revisited 12. Human Rights Revisited

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Cultural Politics and Asian Values: The Tepid War
Sous-titre: The Tepid War
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780415277648
ISBN: 978-0-415-27764-8
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Routledge Chapman Hall
Genre: Sciences politiques
nombre de pages: 256
Poids: 513g
Taille: H246mm x B156mm x T19mm
Année: 2002
Auflage: 3. A.