Asian Studies: Chinese Culture & Society

  • Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Diaspora book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chee-Beng Tan

    With around 40 million people worldwide, the ethnic Chinese and the Chinese in diaspora form the largest diaspora in the world. The economic reform of China which began in the late 1970s marked a huge phase of migration from China, and the new migrants, many of whom were well educated, have had a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15

  • Urbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art book cover

    Urbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art

    1st Edition

    By Meiqin Wang

    This book explores the relationship between the ongoing urbanization in China and the production of contemporary Chinese art since the beginning of the twenty-first century. Wang provides a detailed analysis of artworks and methodologies of art-making from eight contemporary artists who employ a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12

  • China's Media Go Global book cover

    China's Media Go Global

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daya Kishan Thussu, Hugo de Burgh, Anbin Shi

    As part of its ‘going out’ strategy, China is using the media to promote its views and vision to the wider world and to counter negative images in the US-dominated international media. China’s Media Go Global, the first edited collection on this subject, evaluates how the unprecedented expansion of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27
    Internationalizing Media Studies

  • New Chinese Migrations: Mobility, Home, and Inspirations book cover

    New Chinese Migrations

    Mobility, Home, and Inspirations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuk Wah Chan, Sin Yee Koh

    With the rapid economic development of China and the overall shift in the global political economy, there is now the emergence of new Chinese on the move. These new Chinese migrants and diasporas are pioneers in the establishment of multiple homes in new geographical locations, the development of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • Urbanization in China book cover

    Urbanization in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti

    Since the "Opening Up" period of 1978-80, China has urbanized with unprecedented speed. The construction of completely new cities and the dramatic redevelopment of existing urban centers have completely transformed the Chinese landscape. This urban revolution has generated an astonishing number and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • The Education of Migrant Children and China's Future: The Urban Left Behind book cover

    The Education of Migrant Children and China's Future

    The Urban Left Behind, 1st Edition

    By Holly H. Ming

    There are more than 225 million rural-to-urban migrant workers, and some 20 million migrant children in Chinese cities. Because of policies related to the household registration (hukou) system, migrant students are not allowed a public high school education in the cities, so their urban education…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26
    Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

  • The Uyghur Lobby: Global Networks, Coalitions and Strategies of the World Uyghur Congress book cover

    The Uyghur Lobby

    Global Networks, Coalitions and Strategies of the World Uyghur Congress, 1st Edition

    By Yu-Wen Chen

    An upsurge in violence between Uyghur and Han in China’s far western region of Xinjiang has gained increased media and academic attention in recent years as was evidenced in the July 2009 riots. Numbering over eight million, the Uyghur are China’s fifth-largest minority nationality, and their…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26

  • Queer Sinophone Cultures book cover

    Queer Sinophone Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Ari Larissa Heinrich

    The Sinophone framework emphasises the diversity of Chinese-speaking communities and cultures, and seeks to move beyond a binary model of China and the West. Indeed, this strikingly resembles attempts within the queer studies movement to challenge the dimorphisms of sex and gender. Bringing…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Modernization and Revolution in China book cover

    Modernization and Revolution in China

    5th Edition

    By June Grasso, Jay P. Corrin, Michael Kort

    Extensively revised and fully updated in this fifth edition, this popular textbook conveys the drama of China's struggle to modernize against the backdrop of a proud and difficult history. It features new analysis of the issues facing China’s fifth generation of leaders, including the current…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13

  • Multimedia Stardom in Hong Kong: Image, Performance and Identity book cover

    Multimedia Stardom in Hong Kong

    Image, Performance and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Leung Wing-Fai

    This book details original research into the practices and discourse of multimedia stardom alongside changing social and cultural landscapes in Hong Kong since 1980. It examines the cultural and sociological significance of stardom in the region, and the conditions which gave rise to such famous…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Contemporary Chinese Print Media: Cultivating Middle Class Taste book cover

    Contemporary Chinese Print Media

    Cultivating Middle Class Taste, 1st Edition

    By Zheng Yi

    This book examines the transformations in form, genre, and content of contemporary Chinese print media. It describes and analyses the role of post-reform social stratification in the media, focusing particularly on how the changing practices and institutions of the industry correspond to and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Macao – Cultural Interaction and Literary Representations book cover

    Macao – Cultural Interaction and Literary Representations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katrine K. Wong, C.X. George Wei

    Macao, the former Portuguese colony in southeast China from the 1550s until its return to China in 1999, has a long and very interesting history of cultural interaction between China and the West. As an entity with independent political power and a unique social setting and cultural development,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

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