Asian Studies: Chinese Culture & Society

  • Television Drama in Contemporary China: Political, social and cultural phenomena book cover

    Television Drama in Contemporary China

    Political, social and cultural phenomena, 1st Edition

    By Shenshen Cai

    Due to high audience numbers and the significant influence upon the opinions and values of viewers, the political leadership in China attributes great importance to the impact of television dramas. Many successful TV serials have served as useful conduits to disseminate official rhetoric and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

  • Social Policy and Migration in China book cover

    Social Policy and Migration in China

    1st Edition

    By Lida Fan

    This book explores the interactions between social policy and migration in China. Using a theoretical framework of institutional economics, Lida Fan’s discussion examines migration regulations, household registration, social welfare and insurance, employment, education, housing, medical care and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Petitions and Power: A Story of the Migrants of a Dam in China book cover

    Petitions and Power

    A Story of the Migrants of a Dam in China, 1st Edition

    By Xing Ying

    Using the way of storytelling, this book examines the petitions of the migrants of a dam in China. With the intensive and thorough analysis of the unique logic behind the petitions, it explores the complex relationship between Chinese peasants and governments, where people may find the key to the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Hong Kong book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tai-lok Lui, Stephen W.K. Chiu, Ray Yep

    When Britain and China negotiated the future of Hong Kong in the early 1980s, their primary concern was about maintaining the status quo. The rise of China in the last thirty years, however, has reshaped the Beijing-Hong Kong dynamic as new tensions and divisions have emerged. Thus, post-1997 Hong…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge

  • Chinese Stories of Drug Addiction: Beyond the Opium Dens book cover

    Chinese Stories of Drug Addiction

    Beyond the Opium Dens, 1st Edition

    By Guy Ramsay

    Addiction to illicit drugs is a pressing social concern across greater China, where there are likely several million drug addicts at present. This research breaks new ground by examining Chinese people’s stories of drug addiction. Chinese Stories of Drug Addiction systematically evaluates how…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Television Regulation and Media Policy in China book cover

    Television Regulation and Media Policy in China

    1st Edition

    By Yik-Chan Chin

    Since the late 1990s, there has been a crucial and substantial transformation in China’s television system involving institutional, structural and regulatory changes. Unravelling the implications of these changes is vital for understanding the politics of Chinese media policy-making and regulation,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Midwifery in China book cover

    Midwifery in China

    1st Edition

    By Ngai Fen Cheung, Rosemary Mander

    The first book to present the history, ideas, life and works of Chinese midwives and birth attendants, this volume seeks to encapsulate and explain the changing ideas about the practice of midwifery in China. Using participant observations and interviews, it examines each phase of the development…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • China’s Regions in an Era of Globalization book cover

    China’s Regions in an Era of Globalization

    1st Edition

    By Tim Summers

    The rise of China has been shaped and driven by its engagement with the global economy during a period of intensified globalization, yet China is a continent-sized economy and society with substantial diversity across its different regions. This means that its engagement with the global economy…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1962 and 1995, this collection is made up of volumes that examine insights and data from the practises and situation in one country or area when considering educational practice elsewhere. Many important educational questions are examined from this…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

  • Taiwan and The ‘China Impact’: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Taiwan and The ‘China Impact’

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gunter Schubert

    There can be no doubt that China’s economic and political rise is having a stronger effect on Taiwan than on any other country, given the Chinese government’s claim to sovereignty over Taiwan, and Taiwan’s quest to maintain its democratic achievements and political identity as a sovereign state.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Occupy Movement in Hong Kong: Sustaining Decentralized Protest book cover

    The Occupy Movement in Hong Kong

    Sustaining Decentralized Protest, 1st Edition

    By Yongshun Cai

    The Occupy movement in Hong Kong was sustained for about 80 days because of government tolerance, the presence of determined participants, and a weak leadership. The government tolerated the occupation because its initial use of force, in particular teargas, was counterproductive and provoked…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • Eastern Westerns: Film and Genre Outside and Inside Hollywood book cover

    Eastern Westerns

    Film and Genre Outside and Inside Hollywood, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Teo

    The western, one of Hollywood’s great film genres, has, surprisingly, enjoyed a revival recently in Asia and in other parts of the world, whilst at the same time declining in America. Although the western is often seen as an example of American cultural dominance, this book challenges this view. It…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

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