Asian Studies: Chinese Studies

  • 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

  • Culture, Institution, and Development in China: The economics of national character book cover

    Culture, Institution, and Development in China

    The economics of national character, 1st Edition

    By C. Simon Fan

    How does culture shape history, and history shape culture? This book answers this question by bringing readers on a fascinating journey through the evolution of Chinese culture, political and legal institutions, and "national character" of historical and contemporary China. It illustrates how "…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23

  • The National Games and National Identity in China: A History book cover

    The National Games and National Identity in China

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Liu Li, Fan Hong

    The history of China’s National Games reflects both the transformation of elite sport in China and wider Chinese society. This is the first book to describe the origins and development of the National Games through their dynamic relationship with Chinese politics, nationalism and identity in the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20

  • Critical Pragmatic Studies on Chinese Public Discourse book cover

    Critical Pragmatic Studies on Chinese Public Discourse

    1st Edition

    By Xinren Chen

    Public discourse constitutes the language environment of a town or a city, which forms part of the social environment of a country or a region. Based on extensive first-hand data collected from public places, mass media and the Internet, this monograph attempts critical pragmatic studies of public…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19
    China Perspectives

  • How China's Silk Road Initiative is Changing the Global Economic Landscape book cover

    How China's Silk Road Initiative is Changing the Global Economic Landscape

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yuan Li, Markus Taube

    China’s New Silk Road initiative constitutes one of the most ambitious projects in recent decades designed to change the pattern of the global economic division of labour as well as the geostrategic balance of power. It has the potential to create a new fabric of industrial value creation that…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Chinese Maritime Power in the 21st Century: Strategic Planning, Policy and Predictions book cover

    Chinese Maritime Power in the 21st Century

    Strategic Planning, Policy and Predictions, 1st Edition

    By Hu Bo

    This book analyses China’s maritime strategy for the 21st century, integrating strategic planning, policy thinking and strategic prediction. This book explains the construction and application of China's military, political, economic and diplomatic means for building maritime power, and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • 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

  • Organized Crime and Corruption Across Borders: Exploring the Belt and Road Initiative book cover

    Organized Crime and Corruption Across Borders

    Exploring the Belt and Road Initiative, 1st Edition

    Edited by T. Wing Lo, Dina Siegel, Sharon I Kwok

    This book explores China’s Belt and Road Initiative and the criminogenic potential for economic, financial, and socio-cultural cooperation across countries, where some are known for weak law enforcement and high levels of corruption. It examines whether these flows of capital are increasing the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • 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 Contemporary Asian Societies

  • Education between Speech and Writing: Crossing the Boundaries of Dao and Deconstruction book cover

    Education between Speech and Writing

    Crossing the Boundaries of Dao and Deconstruction, 1st Edition

    By Ruyu Hung

    This unique book explores how graphocentrism affects Chinese education and culture. It moves away from the contemporary educational practices in China of following the Western model of phonocentrism, to demonstrate that each perspective interacts and counteracts with each other, creating a dialogue…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11

  • Critical Pedagogy in Hong Kong: Classroom Stories of Struggle and Hope book cover

    Critical Pedagogy in Hong Kong

    Classroom Stories of Struggle and Hope, 1st Edition

    By Carlos Soto

    This book chronicles the author’s application of critical pedagogy in Hong Kong secondary schools serving students from working-class families of South Asian heritage, so-called ‘ethnic minorities’ in the local context. Soto used concepts such as banking pedagogy, generative themes, liberatory…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10
    Education and Society in China

  • Taiwan Studies Revisited book cover

    Taiwan Studies Revisited

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dafydd Fell, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

    This book examines and reviews some of the key figures in Taiwan Studies to plot the development of the field by revisiting their earlier influential books and bodies of work. Often autobiographical in detail, each chapter asks the author to discuss the origins of their research and how their…

    Paperback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

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