Asian Studies: Chinese Studies

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting in China: Evolution, Drivers and Prospects book cover

    Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting in China

    Evolution, Drivers and Prospects

    By Jieqi Guan, Carlos Noronha

    In recent years, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) reporting in China has been experiencing a rapid development and the number of social reports issued by Chinese enterprises shows a sharp increasing trend. This book investigates the evolution of such reporting practice in the country and the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Geoeconomics and Geopolitics of Chinese Development and Investment in Asia book cover

    The Geoeconomics and Geopolitics of Chinese Development and Investment in Asia

    Edited by Emily T. Yeh

    The recent launching of China’s high profile Belt and Road Initiative and its founding of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank have underscored China’s rapidly growing importance as a global player in development, diplomacy, and economic governance. To date, scholarship on "China abroad" has…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Cold War in the High Himalayas: The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s book cover

    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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Historical Injustice and Democratic Transition in Eastern Asia and Northern Europe: Ghosts at the Table of Democracy book cover

    Historical Injustice and Democratic Transition in Eastern Asia and Northern Europe

    Ghosts at the Table of Democracy

    Edited by Kenneth Christie, Robert Cribb

    The memory of past atrocity lingers like a ghost at the table of democracy. Injustices carried out in the past - from massacres and murder to repression and detention - embitter societies and distort their structures so that the process of establishing and running a democracy carries an extra…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific: Conflict and Cooperation in the Asian Century book cover

    The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific

    Conflict and Cooperation in the Asian Century, 3rd Edition

    By Michael K. Connors, Rémy Davison, Jörn Dosch

    Now in its new and fully updated third edition, The New Global Politics of the Asia Pacific continues to provide a compelling analysis of a region undergoing dramatic changes. Based on new research and offering fresh interpretation, this edition evaluates the prospects for continuing US dominance…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Yungang: Art, History, Archaeology, Liturgy book cover

    Yungang

    Art, History, Archaeology, Liturgy

    By Joy Lidu Yi

    The first ever comprehensive analysis of its kind in any western language, this unique volume provides a social art history of Yungang: a fifth-century rock-cut court cave complex, UNESCO World Heritage site, and one of the greatest Buddhist monuments of all time. Yungang asks why, when, and under…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

  • New Chinese Migrations: Mobility, Home, and Inspirations book cover

    New Chinese Migrations

    Mobility, Home, and Inspirations

    Edited by Yuk Wah Chan, Sin Yee Koh

    With the rapid economic development of China and the overall shift in the global political economy, there is now the emergence of new Chinese on the move. These new Chinese migrants and diasporas are pioneers in the establishment of multiple homes in new geographical locations, the development of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • China's Housing Middle Class: Changing Urban Life in Gated Communities book cover

    China's Housing Middle Class

    Changing Urban Life in Gated Communities

    By Beibei Tang

    Home ownership plays a significant role in locating the middle class in most western societies, associated with market, consumerism, democracy and “people like us”, the significant features of the middle class for any society. In China, private home ownership was not the norm from 1949, when the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Modernization and Revolution in China book cover

    Modernization and Revolution in China

    5th Edition

    By June Grasso, Jay P. Corrin, Michael Kort

    Extensively revised and fully updated in this fifth edition, this popular textbook conveys the drama of China's struggle to modernize against the backdrop of a proud and difficult history. It features new analysis of the issues facing China’s fifth generation of leaders, including the current…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • World War Two Legacies in East Asia: China Remembers the War book cover

    World War Two Legacies in East Asia

    China Remembers the War

    By Chan Yang

    How to remember World War Two in East Asia is a huge source of friction between China and Japan, causing major diplomatic and political difficulties right up to the present. As this book shows, however, there is also disagreement within these countries as to how to remember the war, which in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Transboundary Water Cooperation: Principles, Practice and Prospects for China and its Neighbours book cover

    Transboundary Water Cooperation

    Principles, Practice and Prospects for China and its Neighbours

    Edited by Patricia Wouters, Huiping Chen, James E. Nickum

    China and its neighbours face a series of water security issues, in which international law plays a vital role. Paramount to both policymakers and researchers in the field of water law, the current status of transboundary water cooperation schemes and how these operate in China is of global…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Contemporary China's Diplomacy book cover

    Contemporary China's Diplomacy

    By Xing Qu, Longbiao Zhong

    With the second-largest economy and rapidly growing military strength, China is now an emerging regional and global super power, which makes it confronted with a sudden increase in opportunities, pressures and conflicts in terms of international issues. This book gives a comprehensive and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

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