Asian Studies: Chinese Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jieyu Liu, Junko Yamashita

    The Routledge Handbook of East Asian Gender Studies presents up-to-date theoretical and conceptual developments in key areas of the field, taking a multi-disciplinary and comparative approach. Featuring contributions by leading scholars of Gender Studies to provide a cutting-edge overview of the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Japan’s Cold War Policy and China: Two Perceptions of Order, 1960-1972 book cover

    Japan’s Cold War Policy and China

    Two Perceptions of Order, 1960-1972, 1st Edition

    By Yutaka Kanda

    From 1960s to the early 1970s in East Asia, the Cold War bipolar system, centering on the US and USSR, shifted to a more complicated structure. After the Cuban Missile Crisis, Washington and Moscow accelerated the détente process, leading China to fear a "collusion" of the two superpowers. Publicly…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Connecting Taiwan: Participation – Integration – Impacts book cover

    Connecting Taiwan

    Participation – Integration – Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Storm

    Taiwan has often been characterised as an isolated society in its search for sovereignty and security. Its contact with the world in an era of globalization and post-modernity, however, has increasingly led to Taiwanese actors successfully participating in many regional and global fields. In this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Writing Chinese Laws: The Form and Function of Legal Statutes Found in the Qin Shuihudi Corpus book cover

    Writing Chinese Laws

    The Form and Function of Legal Statutes Found in the Qin Shuihudi Corpus, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Caldwell

    The legal institutions of the short-lived Qin dynasty (221–207 BCE) have been vilified by history as harsh and draconian. Yet ironically, many Qin institutional features, such as written statutory law, were readily adopted by subsequent dynasties as the primary means for maintaining administrative…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Qiaopi Trade and Transnational Networks in the Chinese Diaspora book cover

    The Qiaopi Trade and Transnational Networks in the Chinese Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregor Benton, Hong Liu, Huimei Zhang

    Originating in the 1820s and used for 150 years thereafter, qiaopi is the name given in Chinese to letters written home by Chinese emigrants to accompany remittances. Their key function was to preserve family ties. Although such correspondence focused principally on the provision of economic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China book cover

    Mental Illness, Dementia and Family in China

    1st Edition

    By Guy Ramsay

    With rapid economic progress and increasing life expectancy in East Asian societies, more attention is being paid by their governments, the media and the academy to mental illness and dementia. While clinical research on mental illness and dementia in Chinese societies acknowledges the importance…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • A New Era in Democratic Taiwan: Trajectories and Turning Points in Politics and Cross-Strait Relations book cover

    A New Era in Democratic Taiwan

    Trajectories and Turning Points in Politics and Cross-Strait Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Sullivan, Chun-Yi Lee

    In January 2016, Taiwan’s former authoritarian ruler, the KMT, the Nationalist Party of China, lost control of both the presidency and the legislature. Having led the democratization process in Taiwan during the 1980s, it maintained a winning coalition among big business, the public sector,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Tradition and Transformation in a Chinese Family Business book cover

    Tradition and Transformation in a Chinese Family Business

    1st Edition

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Karin Ling-fung Chau

    Family businesses have been an important part of the economy in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and in the Chinese diaspora, and, since the reforms, in mainland China itself. Some people have argued that the success of Chinese family businesses occurs because of the special characteristics and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • China at a Threshold: Exploring Social Change in Techno-Social Systems book cover

    China at a Threshold

    Exploring Social Change in Techno-Social Systems, 1st Edition

    By James B. Cuffe

    Once the world’s most technologically advanced civilisation, China is poised to yet again take this mantle, having made incredible technological strides over recent decades; but what does this in fact mean? What will this mean for Chinese society, and what ramifications might it have for the future…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Between Deontology and Justice: Chinese and Western Perspectives book cover

    Between Deontology and Justice

    Chinese and Western Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Genyou Wu

    In China, political philosophy is still a comparatively new academic discipline. While there is no such phrase as “political philosophy” in ancient Chinese texts, there are elements within them that could be considered part of that field. Central questions of Chinese ancient political philosophy…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • The Cold War and Asian Cinemas book cover

    The Cold War and Asian Cinemas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Poshek Fu, Man-Fung Yip

    This book offers an interdisciplinary, historically grounded study of Asian cinemas’ complex responses to the Cold War conflict.  It situates the global ideological rivalry within regional and local political, social, and cultural processes, while offering a transnational and cross-regional focus.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • Hong Kong’s New Identity Politics: Longing for the Local in the Shadow of China book cover

    Hong Kong’s New Identity Politics

    Longing for the Local in the Shadow of China, 1st Edition

    By Iam-chong Ip

    Ip uses Hong Kong as a case study in how the production of the desire for "the local" lies at the heart of global cultural economy. Perhaps more so than most places, the construction of a local identity in Hong Kong has come about through a complex interplay of neoliberalism, postcoloniality and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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