Asian Studies: Chinese Culture & Society

  • China in Symbolic Communication book cover

    China in Symbolic Communication

    1st Edition

    By Sui Yan

    What kinds of human individuals, events, things and commodities can best represent China? How have those representative symbols evolved in Chinese history? How have they been highlighted, disseminated and accepted? In this book, a full range of symbols and seemingly discrete social phenomena,…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    China Perspectives

  • The Patterns of Symbolic Communication book cover

    The Patterns of Symbolic Communication

    1st Edition

    By Sui Yan

    With the classic semiotician Roland Barthes' ground-breaking research of semiotics, symbols are liberated from linguistics and extended to media research, which makes semiotics increasingly important especially in the present-day world dominated by new media. In this book, the author offers an…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    China Perspectives

  • John Leighton Stuart's Missionary-Educator's Career in China book cover

    John Leighton Stuart's Missionary-Educator's Career in China

    1st Edition

    By Hao Ping

    In China, John Leighton Stuart (1876-1962) is a controversial figure occupying an important position in the history of modern China and Sino-U.S. relations. As a scholar and educator, Stuart loved Chinese culture and contributed much to the development of Chinese education. While as a missionary,…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    China Perspectives

  • China's Low Birth Rate and the Development of Population book cover

    China's Low Birth Rate and the Development of Population

    1st Edition

    By Guo Zhigang, Wang Feng, Cai Yong

    As the most populous country in the world, China’s demographic challenges have always been too many people for ecological system, resources, and the environment. However, by the early 1990s, fertility rate in China had dropped below the replacement level, and China’s low fertility has now attracted…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    China Perspectives

  • Keywords in Queer Sinophone Studies book cover

    Keywords in Queer Sinophone Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Alvin K. Wong

    This volume showcases a vibrant wave of scholarship that explores the intersection of queer theory and Sinophone studies, consolidating an interdisciplinary framework for furthering transnational research into non-conforming genders, sexualities and bodies. Engaging with contemporary debates and…

    Hardback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Made in Hong Kong: Studies in Popular Music book cover

    Made in Hong Kong

    Studies in Popular Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Fung, Alice Chik

    Made in Hong Kong: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth- and twenty-first century popular music in Hong Kong. The volume consists of essays by leading scholars in the field, and it covers the major…

    Paperback – 2020-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Islam and Chinese Society: Genealogies, Lineage and Local Communities book cover

    Islam and Chinese Society

    Genealogies, Lineage and Local Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jianxiong Ma, Oded Abt, Jide Yao

    This book explores the long history in China of Chinese Muslims, known as the Hui people, and regarded as a minority, though in fact they are distinguished by religion rather than ethnicity. It shows how over time Chinese Muslims adopted Chinese practices as these evolved in wider Chinese society,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-21 
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    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • Punishment in Contemporary China: Its Evolution, Development and Change book cover

    Punishment in Contemporary China

    Its Evolution, Development and Change, 1st Edition

    By Enshen Li

    Punishment in contemporary China has experienced dramatic shifts over the last seven decades or so. This book focuses on the evolution, development and change of punishment in the Maoist (1949-1977), reform (1978-2001) and post-reform eras (2002-) of China to understand the shaping and…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01
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    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • Regional Government Competition book cover

    Regional Government Competition

    1st Edition

    By Chen Yunxian, Gu Wenjing

    This monograph provides a coherent and systematic explanation of China’s regional economic development from the perspective of regional government competition. It gives an almost unknown exposition of the mechanisms of China's regional economic development, with numerous supporting cases drawn from…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01
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    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Latham

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society is an interdisciplinary resource that offers a comprehensive overview of contemporary Chinese social and cultural issues in the twenty-first century. Bringing together experts in their respective fields, this cutting-edge survey of the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12
    Routledge

  • Chinese Marxism in Flux 1978-84: Essays on Epistemology, Ideology and Political Economy book cover

    Chinese Marxism in Flux 1978-84

    Essays on Epistemology, Ideology and Political Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bill Brugger

    This book, first published in 1985, considers the state of Marxist thought in China at the time, a time when the country’s leadership appeared more concerned with attaining modernisation and economic development than Marxist theory. It considers the problems that Chinese Marxist intellectuals were…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

  • China Since the 'Gang of Four' book cover

    China Since the 'Gang of Four'

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bill Brugger

    This book, first published in 1980, addresses the questions raised by the death of Mao Zedong and the arrest of the ‘Gang of Four’. Was China reverting to a capitalist form of development, and abandoning Mao’s policies? Was China’s leadership remaining loyal to Mao’s strategy but correcting damage…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10
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    Routledge Library Editions: China Under Mao

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