Asian Studies: Chinese Culture & Society

  • 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

  • Space, Politics, and Cultural Representation in Modern China: Cartographies of Revolution book cover

    Space, Politics, and Cultural Representation in Modern China

    Cartographies of Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Enhua Zhang

    Regarding revolution as a spatial practice, this book explores modes of spatial construction in modern China through a panoramic overview of major Chinese revolutionary events and nuanced analysis of cultural representations. Examining the relationship between revolution, space, and culture in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

  • Social Entrepreneurship and Citizenship in China: The rise of NGOs in the PRC book cover

    Social Entrepreneurship and Citizenship in China

    The rise of NGOs in the PRC, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn L. Hsu

    Over the last thirty years, social entrepreneurship has boomed in the People’s Republic of China. Today there are hundreds of thousands of legally registered NGOs, and millions more unregistered, working in the areas of the environment, education, women’s issues, disability services, community…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

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

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

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

  • China's Cinema of Class: Audiences and Narratives book cover

    China's Cinema of Class

    Audiences and Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Talmacs

    China’s commercial film industry can be used as a map to understand how class is interwoven into the imaginations that inform and influence social change in Chinese society. Film consumption is important in this process, particularly for young adult urbanites that are China’s primary commercial…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

  • The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature: Friends and Foes on the Battlefield book cover

    The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature

    Friends and Foes on the Battlefield, 1st Edition

    By Minjie Chen

    The Sino-Japanese War (1937 – 1945) was fought in the Asia-Pacific theatre between Imperial Japan and China, with the United States as the latter’s major military ally. An important line of investigation remains, questioning how the history of this war has been passed on to post-war generations’…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

  • New Mentalities of Government in China book cover

    New Mentalities of Government in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Bray, Elaine Jeffreys

    China continues to transform apace, flowing from the forces of deregulation, privatization and globalization unleashed by economic reforms which began in late 1978. The dramatic scope of economic change in China is often counterposed to the apparent lack of political change as demonstrated by…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

  • Making Cultural Cities in Asia: Mobility, assemblage, and the politics of aspirational urbanism book cover

    Making Cultural Cities in Asia

    Mobility, assemblage, and the politics of aspirational urbanism, 1st Edition

    Edited by June Wang, Tim Oakes, Yang Yang

    This book examines the vast and largely uncharted world of cultural/creative city-making in Asia. It explores the establishment of policy models and practices against the backdrop of a globalizing world, and considers the dynamic relationship between powerful actors and resources that impact Asian…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Regions and Cities

  • China's Peasant Agriculture and Rural Society: Changing paradigms of farming book cover

    China's Peasant Agriculture and Rural Society

    Changing paradigms of farming, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Douwe van der Ploeg, Jingzhong Ye

    China's agriculture and rural society has undergone rapid changes in recent years. Many poorer farmers and younger people have moved to cities, and yet China has an immense challenge to feed a growing and more affluent population. This book provides a ‘bottom-up view’ of China’s agriculture,&…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Education and Society in Post-Mao China book cover

    Education and Society in Post-Mao China

    1st Edition

    By Edward Vickers, Zeng Xiaodong

    The post-Mao period has witnessed rapid social and economic transformation in all walks of Chinese life – much of it fuelled by, or reflected in, changes to the country’s education system. This book analyses the development of that system since the abandonment of radical Maoism and the inauguration…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

  • Identity Constructions in Bilingual Advertising: A Critical Analysis book cover

    Identity Constructions in Bilingual Advertising

    A Critical Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Songqing Li

    This is the first book-length study of identity constructions in relation to English as a contact language in advertising of non-English-speaking countries through a critical and interpretive lens. Instead of simply presuming the role of the English language…

    Hardback – 2018-08-10
    China Perspectives

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

    Lives in Exile

    Exploring the Inner World of Tibetan Refugees, 1st Edition

    By Honey Oberoi Vahali

    This book recounts the life stories - stories of loss and hope, of anxieties and aspirations - of generations of exiled Tibetans living in India since the late 1950s after the Chinese takeover of Tibet. Located in the realm of psycho-historical analysis, this work has a dual focus in interpreting…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge India

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