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Inaugural Address Given at the Opening Ceremony of the Asian Society of International Law 7 April 2007

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0102
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Judges from Asia have made important contributions and many have taken on the highest offices at the International Court of Justice. In 1970, Judge Zafrulla Khan of Pakistan became the first Asian ... More


Bilingual Education: Southeast Asian Perspectives

Angela M. Y. Lin and Evelyn Y. F. Man

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099586
eISBN:
9789888180233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099586.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Questions regarding whether a first or a second/foreign language should be used as a medium of instruction (MOI) in schools, and if yes, for whom, and when, have been enthusiastically debated in ... More


Contexts of Language Policy and Planning in Southeast Asian Societies: Need for Innovative Approaches

Angel M. Y. Lin and Evelyn Y. F. Man

in Bilingual Education: Southeast Asian Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099586
eISBN:
9789888180233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099586.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

In this chapter, a brief review of the approaches to LPP is provided. Then a new LPP framework which is specifically useful for understanding bilingual education in Southeast Asian contexts is ... More


Fundamental Institutions of Chinese Hegemony

Feng Zhang

in Chinese Hegemony: Grand Strategy and International Institutions in East Asian History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804793896
eISBN:
9780804795043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793896.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

On the basis of the theoretical and empirical analyses of the preceding chapters, Chapter 6 analyzes the fundamental institutions of East Asian order. It argues that early-Ming Chinese hegemony in ... More


Philippine English: Linguistic and Literary

M. A. Lourdes S. Bautista and Kingsley Bolton (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099470
eISBN:
9789882207264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099470.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The volumes in this series set out to provide a contemporary record of the spread and development of the English language in South, Southeast, and East Asia from both linguistic and literary ... More


The Psychological and Cultural Foundations of East Asian Cognition: Contradiction, Change, and Holism

Julie Spencer-Rodgers and Kaiping Peng (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199348541
eISBN:
9780190695705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199348541.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The unprecedented economic growth in many East Asian societies in the few past decades have placed the region center stage, and increasing globalization have made East-West cultural understanding of ... More


The Hangover after the Handover: Things, Places and Cultural Icons in Hong Kong

Helena Y.W. Wu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621952
eISBN:
9781800341661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621952.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

As a former British colony (1842-1997) and now a Special Administrative Region (from 1997 onwards) practicing the “One Country Two Systems” policy with the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong has ... More


A Dirty, Half-Hidden War: The CIA and U.S.-Philippine Covert Operations in Southeast Asia

Colleen Woods

in Freedom Incorporated: Anticommunism and Philippine Independence in the Age of Decolonization

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749131
eISBN:
9781501749155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749131.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter assesses the formation of a private paramilitary organization in the 1950s by Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agents who were associated with Edward Lansdale, as well as by a group of ... More


History as Natural History

Donald Worster

in Wealth of Nature: Environmental History and the Ecological Imagination

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195092646
eISBN:
9780197560693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195092646.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

Charles Darwin has been moldering in his grave now for a full century. But it is not death with which we associate his name; it is life, in all its abundance and variety. In particular, the ... More


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