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Journal of China and International Relations

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About the Journal Journal of China and International Relations (JCIR) is a scholarly journal managed by the Research Center on Development and International Relations, Department of Politics and Society, Faculty of Social Sciences, Aalborg University. JCIR is on the bibliometric authority list of the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science (BFI). The Journal is published […]

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Pirates in Paradise: A Modern History of Southeast Asia’s Maritime Marauders

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Stefan Eklöf 2006 Since the late twentieth century, piracy has returned with a vengeance to the world’s oceans. Worst hit is Southeast Asia where thousands of people have lost their lives at the hands of pirates in the last 25 years. Here, oil tankers, cargo ships, passenger vessels, fishing boats and pleasure yachts all have […]

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Saying the Unsayable: Monarchy and Democracy in Thailand

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Søren Ivarsson & Lotte Isager (eds) 2010 The Thai monarchy today is usually presented as both guardian of tradition and the institution to bring modernity and progress to the Thai people. It is moreover seen as protector of the nation. Scrutinizing that image, this volume reviews the fascinating history of the modern monarchy. It also […]

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Beyond the Singapore Girl: Discourses of Gender and Nation in Singapore

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Chris Hudson 2013 The branding of Singapore International Airlines with the image of a beautiful, petite and servile ‘Oriental’ woman dressed in figure-hugging sarong-kebaya is one of the world’s longest running and most successful advertising campaigns. But this image does not simply advertise a service; it is part of a global and national regime of […]

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Dialogue with North Korea?: Preconditions for Talking Human Rights With a Hermit Kingdom

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Geir Helgesen & Hatla Thelle 2013 There is hardly another country as isolated and with such a bleak image as North Korea. It is portrayed in the Western media as a Hermit Kingdom ruled by an outdated, communist dictatorship whose clandestine nuclear programmes alarm its neighbours and which uses dreadful labour camps to control a […]

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After the Great East Japan Earthquake: Political and Policy Change in Post-Fukushima Japan

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*Dominic Al-Badri & Gijs Berends (eds)** 2013 The triple disaster that struck Japan in March 2011 began with the most powerful earthquake known to have hit Japan and led to tsunami up to 40 meters in height that devastated a wide area and caused thousands of deaths. The ensuing accident at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power […]

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