Asian Studies: Chinese Culture & Society

  • Commercialisation of Medical Care in China: Changing Landscapes book cover

    Commercialisation of Medical Care in China

    Changing Landscapes, 1st Edition

    By Rama V. Baru, Madhurima Nundy

    This book explores the changing landscapes of the commercialisation of medical care in China. It is the first work of its kind, and discusses how the rise of market socialism, coupled with decollectivisation of agriculture and autonomisation of hospitals in rural and urban China, have fragmented…

    Hardback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge India

  • China’s Youth Cultures and Collective Spaces: Creativity, Sociality, Identity and Resistance book cover

    China’s Youth Cultures and Collective Spaces

    Creativity, Sociality, Identity and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vanessa Frangville, Gwennaël Gaffric

    Presenting the collaborative work of 13 international specialists of contemporary Chinese culture and society, this book explores the spaces of creation, production, and diffusion of "youth cultures" in China among generations born since the 1980s. Defining the concept of "youth culture" as…

    Hardback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asian Societies

  • Routledge Handbook of Revolutionary China book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Revolutionary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan Baumler

    The Routledge Handbook of Revolutionary China covers the evolution of Chinese society from the roots of the Republic of China in the early 1900s until the end of the Cultural Revolution in 1976. The chapters in this volume explain aspects of the process of revolution and how people adapted to the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • The Ming World book cover

    The Ming World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth M Swope

    The Ming World draws together scholars from all over the world to bring China’s Ming Dynasty (1368-1662) to life, exploring recent scholarly trends and academic debates that highlight the dynamism of the Ming and its key place in the early modern world. The book is designed to replicate the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Brand China in the Media: Transformation of Identities book cover

    Brand China in the Media

    Transformation of Identities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Qing Cao, Doreen Wu, Keyan G. Tomaselli

    This book examines China’s identity transformations with a focus on self-perceptions and their representations and communication in the mass media. By considering the internal dynamics of change, it explores the emerging multifaceted ‘China brand’. With its growing economic clout, China has taken…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge

  • Public Health and the Modernization of China, 1865-2015 book cover

    Public Health and the Modernization of China, 1865-2015

    1st Edition

    By Liping Bu

    This book, based on extensive original research, traces the development of China’s public health system, showing how advances in public health have been an integral part of China’s rise. It outlines the phenomenal improvements in public health, for example the increase in life expectancy from 38 in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Creativity in Chinese Contexts: Sociocultural and Dispositional Analyses book cover

    Creativity in Chinese Contexts

    Sociocultural and Dispositional Analyses, 1st Edition

    By Chau-kiu Cheung, Xiaodong Yue

    Examining creativity in Chinese societies from both a personal and contextual standpoint, this ground-breaking book offers readers a unique insight into the Chinese mind. It provides a review of the nature, origins, and consequences of creativity, deriving from empirical evidence in the Chinese…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Young Adults in Urban China and Taiwan: Aspirations, Expectations, and Life Choices book cover

    Young Adults in Urban China and Taiwan

    Aspirations, Expectations, and Life Choices, 1st Edition

    By Désirée Remmert

    This book compares aspirations and life choices among educated young adults in urban China and Taiwan. As two places that share a cultural heritage but very different political and economic systems, it assesses how the socio-economic and political trajectories of China and Taiwan have influenced…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Police Corruption in Comparative Perspective: Building Trust in the Police in India and China book cover

    Police Corruption in Comparative Perspective

    Building Trust in the Police in India and China, 1st Edition

    By George Chak Man Lee

    How has rapid economic modernization in China and India impacted upon policing? To what extent are the two police forces trusted by its citizens? Do the police carry out their duties in a fair and unbiased fashion? What does police corruption look like and why does it persist? And what are the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Love Stories in China: The Politics of Intimacy in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Love Stories in China

    The Politics of Intimacy in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wanning Sun, Ling Yang

    This book explores how political, economic, social, cultural and technological forces are (re)shaping the meanings of love and intimacy in China's public culture. It focuses on a range of cultural and media forms including literature, film, television, music and new media, examines new cultural…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Living in the Shadows of China's HIV/AIDS Epidemics: Sex, Drugs and Bad Blood book cover

    Living in the Shadows of China's HIV/AIDS Epidemics

    Sex, Drugs and Bad Blood, 1st Edition

    By Shelley Torcetti

    Identifying the existing challenges and shortfalls of China's current HIV/AIDS programming, this book provides an understanding of the history of HIV/AIDS in China, comparing government responses to global best practice in prevention and treatment. Considering three key populations in China,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Fight for China's Future: Civil Society vs. the Chinese Communist Party book cover

    The Fight for China's Future

    Civil Society vs. the Chinese Communist Party, 1st Edition

    By Willy Wo-Lap Lam

    The Fight for China’s Future throws light on the quintessence of 21st century Chinese politics through the prism of the struggle between the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and China’s vibrant intelligentsia and civil society. This book examines Xi Jinping’s 24-hour, multi-dimensional, AI-enabled…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

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