Asian Studies: Chinese Culture & Society

  • Ethnic Minority Children in Post-Socialist Chinese Cinema: Allegory, Identity, and Geography book cover

    Ethnic Minority Children in Post-Socialist Chinese Cinema

    Allegory, Identity, and Geography, 1st Edition

    By Zhenhui Yan

    This book examines the surprisingly large number of films about ethnic minority children in China, considering key questions such as Why are ethnic minority children becoming more intriguing to Chinese filmmakers? What are their roles in the films literally and allegorically? And how are they…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Youth Economy, Crisis, and Reinvention in Twenty-First-Century China: Morning Sun in the Tiny Times book cover

    Youth Economy, Crisis, and Reinvention in Twenty-First-Century China

    Morning Sun in the Tiny Times, 1st Edition

    By Hui Faye Xiao

    This book surveys the explosive youth culture in twenty-first century China, an active and powerful force catalysing cultural innovations, social changes, and collective efforts, re-inventing a pluralistic and multivalent youth (qingnian) in an age of enormous change, division and uncertainty.…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Civilian Participants in the Cultural Revolution: Being Vulnerable and Being Responsible book cover

    Civilian Participants in the Cultural Revolution

    Being Vulnerable and Being Responsible, 1st Edition

    By Francis K. T. Mok

    In the ten years of the Cultural Revolution, political persecutions, violation of rights, deprivation of freedom, violence and brutality were daily occurrences. Especially striking is the huge number of ordinary civilians who were involved in inflicting pain and suffering on their comrades,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities book cover

    Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Lo, Chris Berry, Guo Liping

    Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities is the first book to reflect on the power of film in representing medical and health discourse in China in both the past and the present, as well as in shaping its future. Drawing on both feature and documentary films from mainland China, the chapters…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • The Chinese Writing System in Asia: An Interdisciplinary Perspective book cover

    The Chinese Writing System in Asia

    An Interdisciplinary Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Yu Li

    The Chinese Writing System in Asia: An Interdisciplinary Perspective integrates a diverse range of disciplinary approaches in examining how the Chinese script represents and actively shapes personal and social identities in and beyond Asia. It is an ideal read for students and scholars interested…

    Paperback – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • Development and Poverty Reduction: A Global Comparative Perspective book cover

    Development and Poverty Reduction

    A Global Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yongnian Zheng, Jiwei Qian

    Although the absolute number of poor people in the world has declined significantly in recent decades, poverty reduction continues to be a very important issue. There still are very large numbers of poor people, relative poverty is an increasingly concerning problem, and progress on poverty…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Public Participation and State Building in China: Case Studies from Zhejiang book cover

    Public Participation and State Building in China

    Case Studies from Zhejiang, 1st Edition

    By Dragan Pavlićević

    This book explores non-electoral means of public participation in contemporary China, both as an outcome of and a key contributor to the party-state’s efforts to improve its governing capacity. Examining consultative meetings, public hearings, and the use of surveys and questionnaires in Zhejiang…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Ecology and Chinese-Language Cinema: Reimagining a Field book cover

    Ecology and Chinese-Language Cinema

    Reimagining a Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheldon H. Lu, Haomin Gong

    This edited collection explores new developments in the burgeoning field of Chinese ecocinema, examining a variety of works from local productions to global market films, spanning the Maoist era to the present. The ten chapters examine films with ecological significance in mainland China, Hong Kong…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China: Power, Politics, Participation, and Education book cover

    Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China

    Power, Politics, Participation, and Education, 1st Edition

    By Guanglun Michael Mu

    The past two decades have seen exponential growth of urbanisation and migration in China. Emerging from this growth is a population of floating and left-behind children which is estimated to be approaching 100 million. Due to their increasing risks of undesirable educational and social, as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Chinese Transnational Migration in the Age of Global Modernity: The Case of Oceania book cover

    Chinese Transnational Migration in the Age of Global Modernity

    The Case of Oceania, 1st Edition

    By Liangni Sally Liu

    The term ‘circulatory transnational migration’ best describes the unconventional migratory route of many contemporary Chinese migrants – that is an unfinished set of circulatory movements that these migrants engage in between the homeland and various host countries. ‘Return migration’, ‘step…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Translating Foreign Otherness: Cross-Cultural Anxiety in Modern China book cover

    Translating Foreign Otherness

    Cross-Cultural Anxiety in Modern China, 1st Edition

    By Yifeng Sun

    This book explores the deep-rooted anxiety about foreign otherness manifest through translation in modern China in its endeavours to engage in cross-cultural exchanges. It offers to theorize and contextualize a related range of issues concerning translation practice in response to foreign otherness…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Chinese in Africa: ‘Chineseness’ and the Complexities of Identities book cover

    Chinese in Africa

    ‘Chineseness’ and the Complexities of Identities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Obert Hodzi

    Chinese in Africa explores the complexities of identities and forms in which the Chinese Migrants in Africa express their ‘Chineseness’. In its study of the Chinese diaspora in Africa, the book eschews tendencies to compound the Chinese by showing their distinctiveness in terms of history, culture…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge

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