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  1. Law and Fair Work in China

    By Sean Cooney, Sarah Biddulph, Ying Zhu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s economic reforms have brought the country both major international clout and widespread domestic prosperity. At the same time, the reforms have led to significant social upheaval, particularly manifest in labour relations. Each year, several thousand disputes break out over working...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Religion and Ecological Sustainability in China

    Edited by James Miller, Dan Smyer Yu, Peter van der Veer

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book sheds light on the social imagination of nature and environment in contemporary China. It demonstrates how the urgent debate on how to create an ecologically sustainable future for the world’s most populous country is shaped by its complex engagement with religious traditions, competing...

    Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Globalization and Public Sector Reform in China

    Edited by Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book analyses public sector reform comprehensively in all parts of China’s public sector – government bureaucracy, public service units and state-owned enterprises. It argues that reform of the public sector has become an issue of great concern to the Chinese leaders, who realize that...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Transforming Chinese Cities

    Edited by Mark Y. Wang, Pookong Kee, Jia Gao

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The urbanisation of China over the last three decades has been a hugely significant development, both for China’s reform process and for the world more generally. This book presents recent research findings on China’s continuing urban transformation. Subjects covered include the decline of the...

    Published March 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Religion in Contemporary China

    Revitalization and Innovation

    Edited by Adam Yuet Chau

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Before the modernist transformations of the twentieth century, China had one of the richest and most diverse religious cultures in the world. The radical anti-traditionalist policies of both the Republican and Communist regimes as well as other socio-historical factors posed formidable challenges...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. In Search of China's Development Model

    Beyond the Beijing Consensus

    Edited by S. Philip Hsu, Yu-Shan Wu, Suisheng Zhao

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the development model that has driven China's economic success and looks at how it differs from the Washington Consensus. China’s Development Model (CDM) is examined with a view to answering a central question: given China’s peculiar matrix of a socialist party-state juxtaposed...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Sino-Latin American Economic Relations

    Edited by K.C. Fung, Alicia Garcia Herrero

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book analyses the economic and policy relationships between China and Latin America. One of the major economic developments in the world in the 21st century is the rise of Asia, particularly the rise of China. How does the rise of China affect the trade and investment of Latin American...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Law, Wealth and Power in China

    Commercial Law Reforms in Context

    Edited by John Garrick

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the law reforms of contemporary China in light of the Party-state’s ideological transformation and the political economy that shapes these reforms. This involves analysing three interrelated domains: law reform, power and wealth. The contributors to this volume employ a variety...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. China, the West and the Myth of New Public Management

    Neoliberalism and its Discontents

    By Paolo Urio

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    In the West, innovations in new public management (NPM) have been regarded as part of the neoliberal project, whilst in China, these reforms have emerged from a very different economic and social landscape. Despite these differences however, similar measures to those introduced in the West have...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Popular Media, Social Emotion and Public Discourse in Contemporary China

    By Shuyu Kong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Since the early 1990s the media and cultural fields in China have become increasingly commercialized, resulting in a massive boom in the cultural and entertainment industries. This evolution has also brought about fundamental changes in media behaviour and communication, and the enormous growth of...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Sex, Science and Morality in China
    By Joanna McMillan
    To Be Published August 28th 2014
  2. Chinese Television in the Twenty-First Century: Entertaining the Nation
    Edited by Ruoyun Bai, Geng Song
    To Be Published September 2nd 2014
  3. Comparatizing Taiwan
    Edited by Shu-mei Shih, Ping-hui Liao
    To Be Published September 4th 2014
  4. Local Governance Innovation in China: Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance
    Edited by Jessica C. Teets, William Hurst
    To Be Published September 16th 2014
  5. The Lahu Minority in Southwest China: A Response to Ethnic Marginalization on the Frontier
    By Jianxiong Ma
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  6. China's New Underclass: Paid Domestic Labour
    By Xinying Hu
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  7. Sars: Reception and Interpretation in Three Chinese Cities
    Edited by Deborah Davis, Helen F. Siu
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  8. The Shanghai Alleyway House: A Vanishing Urban Vernacular
    By Gregory Bracken
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  9. Footbinding and Women's Labor in Sichuan
    By Hill Gates
    To Be Published December 15th 2014
  10. Conflict and Cooperation in Sino-US Relations: Change and Continuity, Causes and Cures
    Edited by Jean-Marc F. Blanchard, Simon Xu-Hui Shen
    To Be Published January 30th 2015

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