Asian Studies: Chinese Studies

  • India-China Comparative Research

    Technology and Science for Development

    Edited by Erik Baark, Jon Sigurdson

    The need to study the effects of technology and science in development has been increasingly emphasized in recent years. At the same time, India and China have emerged on the world scene as large developing countries with rich, often contrasting, experiences of the application of technology and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge

  • India-China Comparative Research

    Technology and Science for Development

    Edited by Erik Baark, Jon Sigurdson

    The need to study the effects of technology and science in development has been increasingly emphasized in recent years. At the same time, India and China have emerged on the world scene as large developing countries with rich, often contrasting, experiences of the application of technology and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • China’s Use of Military Force in Foreign Affairs

    The Dragon Strikes

    By Markus B. Liegl

    This book explains why China has resorted to the use of large-scale military force in foreign affairs. How will China use its growing military might in coming crisis and existing conflicts? This book contributes to the current debate on the future of the Asia-Pacific region by examining why China…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Buddhist Modernities

    Re-inventing Tradition in the Globalizing Modern World

    Edited by Hanna Havnevik, Ute Hüsken, Mark Teeuwen, Vladimir Tikhonov, Koen Wellens

    The transformations Buddhism has been undergoing in the modern age have inspired much research over the last decade. The main focus of attention has been the phenomenon known as Buddhist modernism, which is defined as a conscious attempt to adjust Buddhist teachings and practices in conformity with…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Revisiting the Corporate Objective

    Shareholder Wealth Maximisation vs Stakeholder Model and Its Relevance for China

    By Min Yan

    Corporate governance has become one of the most important issues on the business agenda, with incalculable political and social consequences both domestically and globally. The corporate objective, or for whose interests should a company be run, remains the fundamental question at the heart of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Social Transformation and Chinese Experience

    By Peilin Li

    China's success on economic growth and its exploration on political reform in the past few decades have attracted the attention from worldwide economic and political experts. This book studies China's transformation and experience from a sociological perspective, which broadens the research…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Free the Land

    A Study on China's Land Trust

    By Jian Pu

    Land reform has been the most challenging social issue for China which is in the transition from an agricultural society to an industrialized country. As the initiator of "Common-Ownership Trust", the author introduces trust theory into China's land reform, trying to settle the issues of land right…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge

  • Public Health and the Modernization of China, 1865-2015

    By Liping Bu

    This book, based on extensive original research, traces the development of China’s public health system, showing how advances in public health have been an integral part of China’s rise. It outlines the phenomenal improvements in public health, for example the increase in life expectancy from 35 in…

    Hardback – 2017-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Women of Quyi

    Liminal Voices and Androgynous Bodies

    By Francesca R. Sborgi Lawson

    Why has the female voice - as the resonant incarnation of the female body - inspired both fascination and ambivalence? Why were women restricted from performing on the Chinese public stage? How have female roles and voices been appropriated by men throughout much of the history of Chinese theatre?…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Reconfiguring Class, Gender, Ethnicity and Ethics in Chinese Internet Culture

    By Haomin Gong, Xin Yang

    New information technologies have, to an unprecedented degree, come to reshape human relations, identities and communities both online and offline. As Internet narratives including online fiction, poetry and films reflect and represent ambivalent politics in China, the Chinese state wishes to…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Culture Politics and Linguistic Recognition in Taiwan

    Ethnicity, National Identity, and the Party System

    By Jean-François Dupré

    The consolidation of Taiwanese identity in recent years has been accompanied by two interrelated paradoxes: a continued language shift from local Taiwanese languages to Mandarin Chinese, and the increasing subordination of the Hoklo majority culture in ethnic policy and public identity discourses.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Cold War in the High Himalayas

    The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s

    By S. Mahmud Ali

    This text examines elite-insecurity perceptions in India, Pakistan and the USA in the 1950s. The book highlights the consequent linkages in alliance-building efforts and the  subsequent triangular covert collaboration against Communist China, especially along Tibet's Himalayan frontiers. This…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

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