Asian Studies: Chinese Culture & Society

  • 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 – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • 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

  • On Aesthetic and Cultural Issues in Pragmatic Translation: Based on the Translation of Brand Names and Brand Slogans book cover

    On Aesthetic and Cultural Issues in Pragmatic Translation

    Based on the Translation of Brand Names and Brand Slogans, 1st Edition

    By Xiuwen Feng

    This book focuses on the cross-cultural advertising communication and aesthetic issues of brands and brand slogans. Based on the pragmatic translating theories and case studies of a few classic brand translations, the book puts forward the Three Aesthetic Principles of translating…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Language Policy: A Systemic Functional Linguistic Approach book cover

    Language Policy

    A Systemic Functional Linguistic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Bingjun Yang, Rui Wang

    In recent years, research has prospered in the study of language policy. However, there are still many problems behind this prosperity. For example, much of the research lacks theoretical intervention and neglects perspectives of linguistic theories. This book, a trailblazer for academic…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Social Transformation and Chinese Experience book cover

    Social Transformation and Chinese Experience

    1st Edition

    By Peilin Li

    China's success on economic growth and its exploration on political reform in the past few decades have attracted the attention from worldwide economic and political experts. This book studies China's transformation and experience from a sociological perspective, which broadens the research…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Cultural Reverse I: The Past and Present of Intergenerational Revolution book cover

    Cultural Reverse I

    The Past and Present of Intergenerational Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Xiaohong Zhou

    The phenomenon of "Cultural Reverse" (文化反哺) emerged in the 1980s after China's reform and opening up. In this era of rapid social change, the older generation started to learn from the younger generation across many fields, in a way that is markedly similar to the biological phenomenon of "The old…

    Hardback – 2020-07-07 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Cultural Reverse book cover

    Cultural Reverse

    1st Edition

    By Xiaohong Zhou

    The phenomenon of "Cultural Reverse" (文化反哺) emerged in the 1980s after China's reform and opening up. In this era of rapid social change, the older generation started to learn from the younger generation across many fields, in a way that is markedly similar to the biological phenomenon of "The old…

    Hardback – 2020-07-07 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

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