Asian Studies: Chinese Culture & Society

  • Of Gods, Gifts and Ghosts: Spiritual Places in Urban Spaces book cover

    Of Gods, Gifts and Ghosts

    Spiritual Places in Urban Spaces, 1st Edition

    By Terence Heng

    How do individuals inscribe their spiritual identities and diasporic ethnicities in the city? Through a series of sociological and photographic essays, Terence Heng maps the various rituals, collectives, individuals and events that characterize Chinese religion practices in Singapore. From spirit…

    Paperback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Daoism and Environmental Philosophy: Nourishing Life book cover

    Daoism and Environmental Philosophy

    Nourishing Life, 1st Edition

    By Eric S. Nelson

    Daoism and Environmental Philosophy explores ethics and the philosophy of nature in the Daodejing, the Zhuangzi, and related texts to elucidate their potential significance in our contemporary environmental crisis. This book traces early Daoist depictions of practices of embodied emptying and…

    Hardback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Lives in Exile: Exploring the Inner World of Tibetan Refugees book cover

    Lives in Exile

    Exploring the Inner World of Tibetan Refugees, 2nd Edition

    By Honey Oberoi Vahali

    This book explores the devastating consequences and psychological ruptures of refugeehood as it evocatively recounts the life histories of dislocated Tibetans expelled from their homes since 1959. Following the genre of a story, the book offers dynamic understandings of unconscious processes and…

    Hardback – 2020-08-07 
    Routledge India

  • School Climate Matters: Shanghai Schools from a Comparative Perspective book cover

    School Climate Matters

    Shanghai Schools from a Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Ning Bo

    This book describes the effect of school climate on student academic achievement. The unexpected leading position of Shanghai in its first and second appearance of the PISA survey — topping every league table in this assessment by a clear margin — attracted attention from all over the world. This…

    Hardback – 2020-08-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

  • China's Commercial Health Insurance book cover

    China's Commercial Health Insurance

    1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    This book examines the financing of China’s health system, argues that present arrangements are not adequate and proposes an increased role for commercial health insurance as a way of overcoming the difficulties. Highlighting that China’s present social medical insurance system can only cover basic…

    Hardback – 2020-07-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • The History of Chinese Feudal Society book cover

    The History of Chinese Feudal Society

    1st Edition

    By Tung-tsu Chu

    Feudalism is one of the most studied topics in the field of history but without a consensus on its central characteristics, it remains a slippery concept. The History of Chinese Feudal Society provides a comprehensive analysis on the rise and fall of feudalism in China.  Drawing on a vast…

    Hardback – 2020-07-24 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Doing Labor Activism in South China: The Complicity of Uncertainty book cover

    Doing Labor Activism in South China

    The Complicity of Uncertainty, 1st Edition

    By Darcy Pan

    How did labor NGOs come into existence in contemporary China? How do labor activists act – or not act – when the limits of state tolerance are unclear? With a focus on labor NGOs in South China and Western funding agencies, this book sets out to address these questions by investigating the dynamics…

    Hardback – 2020-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Macau 20 Years after the Handover: Changes and Challenges under “One Country, Two Systems” book cover

    Macau 20 Years after the Handover

    Changes and Challenges under “One Country, Two Systems”, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meng U Ieong

    This book outlines the major social and political changes in the city of Macau during its first 20 years under the “One Country, Two Systems” arrangement with Mainland China. Despite the longstanding image of Macau as Asia’s Las Vegas, it is a city that has changed a great deal since its return to…

    Hardback – 2020-07-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Cultural Reverse I: The Past and Present of Intergenerational Revolution book cover

    Cultural Reverse I

    The Past and Present of Intergenerational Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Xiaohong Zhou

    The phenomenon of "Cultural Reverse" (文化反哺) emerged in the 1980s after China's reform and opening up. In this era of rapid social change, the older generation started to learn from the younger generation across many fields, in a way that is markedly similar to the biological phenomenon of "The old…

    Hardback – 2020-07-07 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Cultural Reverse book cover

    Cultural Reverse

    1st Edition

    By Xiaohong Zhou

    The phenomenon of "Cultural Reverse" (文化反哺) emerged in the 1980s after China's reform and opening up. In this era of rapid social change, the older generation started to learn from the younger generation across many fields, in a way that is markedly similar to the biological phenomenon of "The old…

    Hardback – 2020-07-07 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Cultural Reverse Ⅱ: The Multidimensional Motivation and Social Impact of Intergenerational Revolution book cover

    Cultural Reverse Ⅱ

    The Multidimensional Motivation and Social Impact of Intergenerational Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Xiaohong Zhou

    The book proposes a new academic concept, "Cultural Reverse" (文化反哺), referring to the phenomenon that the older generation started to learn from the younger generation since the 1980s in China, and analyzes the multiple causes and social impacts of this trend. Following on from the first volume,…

    Hardback – 2020-07-07 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • On Aesthetic and Cultural Issues in Pragmatic Translation: Based on the Translation of Brand Names and Brand Slogans book cover

    On Aesthetic and Cultural Issues in Pragmatic Translation

    Based on the Translation of Brand Names and Brand Slogans, 1st Edition

    By Xiuwen Feng

    This book focuses on the cross-cultural advertising communication and aesthetic issues of brands and brand slogans. Based on the pragmatic translating theories and case studies of a few classic brand translations, the book puts forward the Three Aesthetic Principles of translating…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

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