Nations, National Narratives and Communities in the Asia-Pacific
|Series title:||Comparative Development and Policy in Asia Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $163.00|
| Book Description: |
Many states in the Asia Pacific region are not built around a single homogenous people, but rather include many large, varied, different national groups. This book explores how states in the region attempt to develop commonality and a nation and the difficulties that arise. It discusses the consequences which ensue when competing narratives clash, and examines the nature of resistance to dominant narratives which arise. It considers the problems in a wide range of countries in the...