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Volume 3, Number 2: April 2012
     Cover Art   |   Editor's Introduction   |   Inside Front Cover   |   Inside Back Cover   |   ISSN: 2158-0669
Table of Contents


1-31 Returning to the homeland: The migratory patterns between Brazil and Japan for Japanese-Brazilians
Yoko Baba & Claudio G. Vera Sanchez
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32-46 Islamization as Part of Globalization: Some Southeast Asian Examples
Ronald Lukens-Bull, et al.
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47-65 The Sinkholes of Global Finance: Racialization and Cosmopolitanism among Financial Elites in Malaysia
Laura Elder
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66-74 Senate Voting On the Strategic Defense Initiative: The Impact of the 1991 Gulf War
James F. Pasley
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75-108 International Security, Development, and Human Rights: Policy Conversion or Conflict?
Miao-ling Lin Hasenkamp
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    Book Reviews

109-110 Tonio Andrade. Lost Colony: The untold story of China's first great victory over the West. Princeton: Princeton University Press (2011)
reviewed by David D. Buck
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111-112 Arshad Alam. Inside a madrasa. Knowledge, power and Islamic identity in India. New Delhi: Routledge (2011)
reviewed by Shirin Jahangir
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113-116 S. Philip Hsu, Yu-Shan Wu, & Suisheng Zhao (Eds.). In Search of China’s Developmental Model: Beyond the Beijing Consensus. Milton Park, UK: Routledge (2011)
reviewed by Joseph Tse-Hei Lee
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117-119 S. Mahmud Ali. Asia-Pacific Security Dynamics in the Obama Era: A New World Emerging. London & New York: Routledge (2012)
reviewed by Zhiqun Zhu
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120-122 David Boucher. The Limits of Ethics in International Relations: Natural Law, Natural Rights, and Human Rights in Transition. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2009)
reviewed by Jared M. Phillips
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123-125 Esther Goh. China’s One-Child Policy and Multiple Caregiving: Raising Little Suns in Xiamen. New York: Routledge (2011)
reviewed by Lisa Fischler
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126-127 Dilip K. Das. The Asian Economy: Spearheading the Recovery from the Global Financial Crisis. New York: Routledge (2011)
reviewed by James Parisot
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128-131 Martin Kahl (Ed.). The Transnationalisation of Risks of Violence. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft (2011)
reviewed by Erin McElroy
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132-134 Zubida Jalalzai & David Jefferess (Eds.). Globalizing Afghanistan: Terrorism, War, and the Rhetoric of Nation Building. Durham & London: Duke University Press (2011)
reviewed by Robert Canfield
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135-137 Michael Arthur, Aung-Thwin, & Kenneth R. Hall (Eds.). New Perspectives on the History and Historiography of Southeast Asia: Continuing explorations. London & New York: Routledge (2011)
reviewed by James M. Hastings
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138-140 Gary Dorrien. Economy, Difference, Empire: Social Ethics for Social Justice. New York: Columbia University Press (2010)
reviewed by Aaron Mulvany
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141-143 Junaid Rana. Terrifying Muslims: Race and Labor in the South Asian Diaspora. Durham & London: Duke University Press (2011)
reviewed by Mohammad A. Siddiqi
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144-147 Lisa Lau and Ana Cristina Mendes (Eds.). Re-Orientalism and South Asian Identity Politics: The oriental Other within. New York: Routledge (2011)
reviewed by Ann Marie L. Davis
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148-150 Yan Xuetong. Ancient Chinese Thought, Modern Chinese Power. Edited by Daniel A. Bell & Sun Zhe. Translated by Edmund Ryden. Princeton & Oxford: Princeton University Press (2011)
reviewed by Lik Hang Tsui
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151-153 Una McGahern. Palestinian Christians in Israel: State attitudes towards non-Muslims in a Jewish state. London & New York: Routledge (2011)
reviewed by Sarah Cardaun
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154-155 Chris Spring. Angaza Afrika: African Art Now. London: Lawrence King (2008)
reviewed by Mathias Alubafi Fubah
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156-160 Jonathan D. James. McDonaldisation, Masala McGospel and Om Economics: Televangelism in Contemporary India. New Delhi: Sage Publications (2010)
reviewed by Robert Stephens
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161-163 Michael K. Connors, Rémy Davison, & Jörn Dosch. The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific, 2nd edition. New York: Routledge (2012)
reviewed by Nilanthi Samaranayake
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164-166 Gyanendra Pandey (Ed.). Subalternity and Difference: Investigations from the North and the South. London: Routledge (2011)
reviewed by Emily Rook-Koepsel
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167-169 Tai-chun Kuo & Ramon H. Myers. Taiwan’s economic transformation—leadership, property rights and institutional change, 1949-1965. Routledge (2012)
reviewed by Cheng Linsun
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170-172 R. Vazquez. Politics, Culture, and Sociability in the Basque Nationalist Party. Reno: University of Nevada Press (2011)
reviewed by Steven Ybarrola
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173-174 Alistair Horne. Kissinger’s Year: 1973. UK: Simon & Shuster (2009)
reviewed by William J. Jones
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