Asian Studies: Chinese Studies

  • The Making of Modern China: Geopolitics, Finance, and Identity in State-Rebuilding, 1600-1950 book cover

    The Making of Modern China

    Geopolitics, Finance, and Identity in State-Rebuilding, 1600-1950, 1st Edition

    By Huaiyin Li

    The Birth of the Chinese Leviathan explains the formation of the modern Chinese state, from the mid-17th century to the mid-20th century. It offers refreshing and provocative interpretations in every chapter on almost every major issue regarding the rise of modern China.  The book asks why today’s…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • The International Politics of the Asia-Pacific: Fourth and Revised Edition book cover

    The International Politics of the Asia-Pacific

    Fourth and Revised Edition, 4th Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    This fully revised fourth edition of Michael Yahuda's extremely successful textbook brings the region fully up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. As well as assessing the post-cold War uncertainties that challenged balance and power…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Chinese Grand Strategy in the 21st Century: According to Plan? book cover

    Chinese Grand Strategy in the 21st Century

    According to Plan?, 1st Edition

    By Thomas M. Kane

    This book examines the state of China’s grand strategy in the 21st century, including political, military and economic factors. Over the past two decades, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has attained the second highest gross domestic product in the world, taken a leadership role in East Asian…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • On East Asian Regional Cooperation I: Ideality and Reality book cover

    On East Asian Regional Cooperation I

    Ideality and Reality, 1st Edition

    By Yunling Zhang

    The book intents to locate the process and effectiveness of cooperation in East Asia, to regard the construction of East Asian community as the ideal, the contradictions and difficulties in construction as the reality, and the actual development and achievement as the choice and effort between the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • On East Asian Regional Cooperation II: Ideality and Reality book cover

    On East Asian Regional Cooperation II

    Ideality and Reality, 1st Edition

    By Yunling Zhang

    The book intents to locate the process and effectiveness of cooperation in East Asia, to regard the construction of East Asian community as the ideal, the contradictions and difficulties in construction as the reality, and the actual development and achievement as the choice and effort between the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The Belt and Road Initiative: A Pathway towards Inclusive Globalization book cover

    The Belt and Road Initiative

    A Pathway towards Inclusive Globalization, 1st Edition

    By Liu Weidong

    The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI hereafter) of China has attracted worldwide attention and participation, causing a lot of debates over its implications for the international society. Although it is still in a budding stage, the BRI seems to afford a framework for an increasing number of countries…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Legal Protection of Private Equity Investors in China: Practice, Challenges and Reform book cover

    Legal Protection of Private Equity Investors in China

    Practice, Challenges and Reform, 1st Edition

    By Chi ZHANG

    This monograph aims to provide an in-depth analysis of the legal protection of the private equity (PE) investors in China. In an academic sense, this research mainly focuses on the agency problems in the life cycle of PE investment under the business organization law system in China. Briefly…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Socially Engaged Art in Contemporary China: Voices from Below book cover

    Socially Engaged Art in Contemporary China

    Voices from Below, 1st Edition

    By Meiqin Wang

    This book provides an in-depth and thematic analysis of socially engaged art in Mainland China, exploring its critical responses to and creative interventions in China’s top-down, pro-urban, and profit-oriented socioeconomic transformations. It focuses on the socially conscious practices of eight…

    Hardback – 2019-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Politics

  • Researching China in Southeast Asia book cover

    Researching China in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ngeow Chow-Bing

    China’s rise today is one of the most consequential geopolitical events in the 21st century. Studying and understanding China has become strategically important for many countries. China itself is also attempting to influence the overseas studies of China by establishing Confucius Institutes,…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Public Education Reform and Network Governance: Lessons from China’s State-owned Enterprise Schools book cover

    Public Education Reform and Network Governance

    Lessons from China’s State-owned Enterprise Schools, 1st Edition

    By Philip Wing Keung Chan

    This book is located in the field of education governance and sits amidst debates on public school reform in China. It examines how a top-down policy approach has been implemented from central government right down to the district level within the public education system in China. It shows the way…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12 
    Routledge
    Education and Society in China

  • Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China book cover

    Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    In recent years China has achieved impressive economic growth, and also made remarkable progress in human development. However, contemporary China is still faced with the great challenge of widespread poverty. This not only constitutes a barrier against China’s pursuit of sustainable economic…

    Paperback – 2019-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Chinese Business in the Making of a Malay State, 1882-1941: Kedah and Penang book cover

    Chinese Business in the Making of a Malay State, 1882-1941

    Kedah and Penang, 1st Edition

    By Wu Xiao An

    This book examines how Chinese family and business networks, focused around activities such as revenue farming, including opium, the rice trade, and pawnbroking, and related legal and labour organization activities, were highly influential in the process of state formation in Malaya. It shows how…

    Paperback – 2019-03-10 
    Routledge

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