Asian Studies: Chinese Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Early Chinese History book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Early Chinese History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul R. Goldin

    The study of early China has been radically transformed over the past fifty years by archaeological discoveries, including both textual and non-textual artefacts. Excavations of settlements and tombs have demonstrated that most people did not lead their lives in accordance with ritual canons, while…

    Hardback – 2018-05-14
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  • Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shiping Hua

    The Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia is designed to serve as a comprehensive reference guide to politics in Asia. Covering East, South, Southeast, and Central Asia, this handbook brings together the work of leading international academics to cover the political histories, institutions,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-26
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  • Routledge Handbook of Celebrity Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Celebrity Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Elliott

    Ours is the age of celebrity. An inescapable aspect of daily life in our media-saturated societies of the twenty-first century, celebrity is celebrated for its infinite plasticity and glossy seductions. But there is also a darker side. Celebrity culture is littered from end to end with addictions,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12
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  • 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
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  • Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Akihiro Ogawa

    The Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia is an interdisciplinary resource, covering one of the most dynamically expanding sectors in contemporary Asia. Originally a product of Western thinking, civil society represents a particular set of relationships between the state and either society or…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26
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  • Routledge Handbook of Democratization in East Asia book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Democratization in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tun-jen Cheng, Yun-han Chu

    This handbook provides a comprehensive analysis of the dynamics and prospects of democratization in East Asia. A team of leading experts in the field offers discussion at both the country and regional level, including analysis of democratic attitudes and movements in China, Japan, South Korea, and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11
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  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley

    The study of Chinese media is a field that is growing and evolving at an exponential rate. Not only are the Chinese media a fascinating subject for analysis in their own right, but they also offer scholars and students a window to observe multi-directional flows of information, culture and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
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  • Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Communist Party book cover

    Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Communist Party

    1st Edition

    Edited by Willy Wo-Lap Lam

    Whilst the Chinese Communist Party is one of the most powerful political institutions in the world, it is also one of the least understood, due to the party’s secrecy and tight control over the archives, the press and the Internet. Having governed the People’s Republic of China for nearly 70 years…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminology book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Liqun Cao, Ivan Y. Sun, Bill Hebenton

    As the world’s second-largest economy, China has made great progress in developing criminology. The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminology aims to be a key reference point to summarize the large body of literature in both Chinese and English about various aspects of crime and its control in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
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  • Routledge Handbook of Environmental Policy in China book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Environmental Policy in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Sternfeld

    During the last few decades, China has accomplished unprecedented economic growth and has emerged as the second largest economy in the world. This ‘economic miracle’ has led hundreds of millions of people out of poverty, but has also come at a high cost. Environmental degradation and the impact of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27
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  • Routledge Handbook of East Asian Popular Culture book cover

    Routledge Handbook of East Asian Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Koichi Iwabuchi, Eva Tsai, Chris Berry

    Since the 1990s there has been a dramatic increase in cultural flows and connections between the countries in the East Asian region. Nowhere is this more apparent than when looking at popular culture where uneven but multilateral exchanges of Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese, Hong Kong and Chinese…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28
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  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Security book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Chinese Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lowell Dittmer, Maochun Yu

    Located in the center of Asia with one of the largest land frontiers in the world and 14 neighbors whose dispositions could not easily be predicted, China has long been obsessed with security. In this Handbook, an internationally renowned team of contributors provide a comprehensive and systematic…

    Paperback – 2016-10-04
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