Asian Studies: Chinese Culture & Society

  • Innovative and Creative Industries in Hong Kong: A Global City in China and Asia book cover

    Innovative and Creative Industries in Hong Kong

    A Global City in China and Asia, 1st Edition

    By Grace L K Leung

    The experience of Hong Kong’s innovative and creative industries and the challenges they face serves as an important case study for other Chinese and Asian cities that are actively developing their innovative and creative industries in the era of globalization. The return of sovereignty over…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Idol Worship in Chinese Society: A Psychological Approach book cover

    Idol Worship in Chinese Society

    A Psychological Approach, 1st Edition

    By Xiaodong Yue, Chau-kiu Cheung

    This book introduces psychosocial studies of idol worship in Chinese societies. It reviews how idol worship is perceived in Chinese culture, history, and philosophy as well as how it differs from the concept of celebrity worship that is more dominant in Western literature. Using a pioneering…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Routledge Handbook of Imperial Chinese History book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Imperial Chinese History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Cunrui Xiong, Kenneth J. Hammond

    The resurgence of modern China has generated much interest, not only in the country’s present day activities, but also in its long history. As the only uninterrupted ancient civilization still alive today, the study of China’s past promises to offer invaluable insights into understanding…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Xinjiang in the Twenty-First Century: Islam, Ethnicity and Resistance book cover

    Xinjiang in the Twenty-First Century

    Islam, Ethnicity and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Michael Dillon

    There has been a significant increase in the twenty-first century in the frequency and intensity of violent incidents in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, the far northwest province of China, where the Uyghurs, the Turkic-speaking Muslim people who historically constituted the majority…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This 13-volume collection of previously out-of-print titles reissues some key works in the study of Mao Zedong’s huge influence on China – its politics, economics and development into the power that it is today. Foreign policy, the Cultural Revolution, the fate of opponents, Chinese Marxist thought…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • Routledge Library Editions: History of China book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This 11-volume set gathers together some key older titles on China’s history. Encompassing China’s political, economic, and cultural development, the books gathered here also deal with contacts with the West both ancient and modern.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of China

  • Religion and Media in China: Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong book cover

    Religion and Media in China

    Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefania Travagnin

    This volume focuses on the intersection of religion and media in China, bringing interdisciplinary approaches to bear on the role of religion in the lives of individuals and greater shifts within Chinese society in an increasingly media-saturated environment. With case studies focusing on Mainland…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ming Dong Gu

    The Routledge Handbook of Modern Chinese Literature presents a comprehensive overview of Chinese literature from the 1910s to the present day. Featuring detailed studies of selected masterpieces, it adopts a thematic-comparative approach. By developing an innovative conceptual framework predicated…

    Hardback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Chinese Entertainment book cover

    Chinese Entertainment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kwok-Bun Chan

    Scholarly studies of Chinese culture, history and society, both within and outside of China, generally pay little attention to leisure, entertainment and amusement, though it has long been known that this aspect of life gives a deep understanding of the psyche and soul, and the hopes and fears, of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Practicing Citizenship in Contemporary China book cover

    Practicing Citizenship in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sophia Woodman, Zhonghua Guo

    This book examines citizenship as practiced in China today from a variety of angles. Citizenship in China—and elsewhere in the Global South—has often been perceived as either a distorted echo of the ‘real’ democratic version in Europe and North America, or an orientalized ‘other’ that defines what…

    Hardback – 2018-08-21
    Routledge

  • Perverse Taiwan book cover

    Perverse Taiwan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Yin Wang

    Host of the first gay pride in the Sinophone world, Taiwan is well-known for its mushrooming of liberal attitudes towards non-normative genders and sexualities after the lifting of Martial Law in 1987. Perverse Taiwan is the first collection of its kind to contextualize that development from an…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Chinese Family Today book cover

    The Chinese Family Today

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anqi XU, John DeFrain, Wenrong LIU

    The Chinese economy is undergoing dramatic changes and the world is watching and changing along with it. The Chinese family is also changing in many ways in response to the economic transformation that is moving the world’s most populous nation from an agrarian economy to a global superpower. This…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

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