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Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: united, states, impact, crime, transnational, organized, asian
Number of Pages: 40
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437929206
ISBN-13: 9781437929201

Assesses the impact of Asian transnational organized crime on the U.S. while, at the same time, determining high-priority areas for further research and identifying potential research partners and sources of relevant data and info. in Asia. The aim was thus not to examine the organized crime situation in the region in detail, but rather to lay the foundation for a research agenda that would ultimately accomplish this purpose. It describes the divergent perceptions of Asian transnational organized crime held by the Asian versus the U.S. participants and also offers a researcherżs perspective.

Author: Jessica S. Barnes
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: brief, census, population, asian
Number of Pages: 12
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437921043
ISBN-13: 9781437921045

Census 2000 showed that the U.S. population was 281.4 million on April 1, 2000. Of the total, 11.9 million, or 4.2%, reported Asian. This report, part of a series that analyzes population and housing data collected from Census 2000, provides a portrait of the Asian population in the U.S. and discusses its distribution at both the national and subnational levels. It begins by discussing the characteristics of the total Asian population and then focuses on the detailed groups, for example: Asian Indian, Chinese, and Japanese. This report discusses data for the United States, including 50 states

Author: Asian NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Rural
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: development, case, angoc, rural, participatory, collaboration, asian, ngos, fao
Number of Pages: 40
Published: 1994-08-20
ISBN-10: 9251034680
ISBN-13: 9789251034682

Author: Meryl J. Williams
Publisher: WorldFish
Keywords: asian, fisheries, chiang, mai, thailand, november, fifth, symposium, women, international, forum
Number of Pages: 181
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 9832346029
ISBN-13: 9789832346029

Author: Rollie Lal
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: commerce, crossroads, security, neighbors, asia, asian, central
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0833038788
ISBN-13: 9780833038784

The Asian states neighboring Central Asia have historic links and strong interests in the region. China, Iran, Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan are critical players in the security and economic issues that will determine the future of Central Asia and affect U.S. interests in the region. Although these Asian states do not agree on how to secure Afghanistan against threats, there is unanimous agreement that a stable Afghanistan is critical to their own security interests. By assessing the developing relations between Central Asia and its Asian neighbors, it is evident that each country stands t

Author: H. B. Paksoy
Publisher: Isis Press
Keywords: monuments, asian, central
Number of Pages: 173
Published: 1992
ISBN-10: 9754280339
ISBN-13: 9789754280333

CARRIE, a full-text electronic library based at the University of Kansas, presents the text of "Central Asian Monuments" (ISBN 975-428-033-9). H. B. Paksoy edited the book, which was originally published in 1992 by the Isis Press. The book contains essays on eight Central Asian literary monuments and provides historical perspective on each.

Author: Marianne Hulsbosch
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: culture, material, asian
Number of Pages: 233
Published: 2009-08-15
ISBN-10: 9089640908
ISBN-13: 9789089640901

This richly illustrated volume offers the reader unique insight into the materiality of Asian cultures and the ways in which objects and practices can simultaneously embody and exhibit aesthetic and functional characteristics, as well as everyday and spiritual aspirations. Though each chapter is representative, rather than exhaustive, in its portrayal of Asian material culture, together they clearly demonstrate that objects are entities that resonate with discourses of human relationships, personal and group identity formations, ethics, values, trade, and, above all, distinctive futures.
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