Asia

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Asia: Militarisation and Regional Conflict
Sakamoto, Yoshikazu (ed.)
Book
1989
Asia is a region where both superpowers have intervened on land and stationed increasing naval forces. The continent has also witnessed numerous inter-state wars. In this book, scholars from the regio...
Asia: Realities of "Recovery": Against The Current vol. 83
Greenfield, Gerard
Article
1999
Why are we still talking about the Asian crisis? In recent months we have heard government policy-makers, economists, business journalists, financial analysts, IMF technocrats, big business and even s...
Causes and Consequences: Inside The Asian Crisis
Hart-Landsberg, Martin
Article
1998
What is happening now is more than the collapse of several Asian economies, it is the unraveling of a development model that these two major capitalist institutions, the World Bank and the IMF, had wi...
Connexions: Volume 3, Number 5 - September 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
Connexions Library: Central and South Asia Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on central and southern Asia.
Harvest of Devastation: The Industrialization of Agriculture and its Human and Environmental Consequences
Vallianatos, E.G.
Book
1994
Explains how western farming practices being imposed in other countries harm peasant communities, indigenous cultures, and the ecology.
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume I: State and Bureaucracy
Draper, Hal
Book
1977
A wide-ranging and thorough exposition of Marx's views on democracy.
Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China's Past and Present
Hessler, Peter
Book
2006
A first-hand exploration of contemporary China through the accounts of its living citizens as well as through ancient artifacts uncovered in archeological digs -- a psycho-social examination of who th...
The People vs. Global Capital: The G-7, NTCs, SAPs, and Human Rights
Book
1994
This book includes testimony presented to the Tribunal, the text of the Tribunal's indictment, and proposals for follow-up to the event.
Rosa Luxemburg, Women's Liberation, and Marx's Philosophy of Revolution
Dunayevskaya, Raya
Book
1981
Part I - Rosa Luxemburg as Theoretician, as Activist, as Internationalist. Part II - The Women's Liberation Movement as Revolutionary Force and Reason. Part III - Karl Marx: From Critic of Hegel to Au...
Street Level Democracy: Political Settings at the Margins of Global Power
Barker, Jonathan; Cwikowski, Christine; Gombay, Kathrine; Shettima, Kole; Sundar, Aparna
Book
1999
A wide-ranging book that traces the conflicts between global power and local action. People in farming communities, town mosques, city markets, and fishing communities suffer the effects of wrenching ...
Triple Jeopardy and the Struggle: Against The Current vol. 134
Louie, Miriam Ching Yoon
Article
2008
Being bi- and female in the Asian movement also means putting in double, triple, quadruple time. The Third World Women’s Alliance, an offshoot of the Black Women’s Liberation Committee of the Student ...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Arusha Cross-Cultural Centre
Stimulate reflection and action by Canadians to promote equitable development of peoples at home and abroad, and communication and understanding among people of different cultures.
Equitas
Equitas - International Centre for Human Rights Education is a non-profit organization that advances equality, social justice and respect for human dignity through innovative education programs in Can...
New Internationalist
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
Peace Magazine
Bimonthly publication focusing on peace and justice from a multi-partisan perspective.
PLAN International Canada
Plan International Canada strives to achieve lasting improvements in the quality of life of children, families and communities in more than 30 developing countries in Africa, Asia and Central and Sout...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Asian Civilisations Museum
The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) is the first museum in the region to present a broad yet integrated perspective of pan-Asian cultures and civilisations. As one of the National Museums of Singapore under the National Heritage ...
Asian Development Bank
ADB is an international development finance institution whose mission is to help its developing member countries reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people.
ibiblio.org
The public's library and digital archive. Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history,...
The Victoria and Albert Museum
The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects. Named after Prince Albert and Queen V...
World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world. The principal objectives of the WDL are to: ...

Sources Library

Asia Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to Asia in the Sources directory for the media.
Racism in Asia
2017
Racism in Asia exists for similar reasons that racism elsewhere exists, with roots in events that have happened anywhere from thousands of years ago to the present.
Riding a wave of economic growth
Asian charities, awash with cash, are filling the gap left by the west
Nunns, Cain
2011
Asian charitable organizations have grown in number and capacity in recent years, partly filling the gap left by western organizations and donors that have been crippled by the recession.

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New Internationalist
Serial Publication (Periodical)
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.