Asian Studies: Chinese Studies

  • 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

  • The Chinese Dream: Educating the Future: An Educational Philosophy and Theory Chinese Educational Philosophy Reader, Volume VII book cover

    The Chinese Dream: Educating the Future

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory Chinese Educational Philosophy Reader, Volume VII, 1st Edition

    By Michael A. Peters

    This edited collection is based on a series of articles written by Michael A Peters as Editor-in-Chief of Educational Philosophy and Theory to explore the concept of The Chinese Dream first introduced by President Xi in 2012. This seventh volume in the Editor's Choice series provides a…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice

  • Revolution and Its Past: Identities and Change in Modern Chinese History book cover

    Revolution and Its Past

    Identities and Change in Modern Chinese History, 4th Edition

    By R. Keith Schoppa

    Revolution and Its Past is a comprehensive study of China from the last quarter of the eighteenth century through to 2018. A fascinating and dramatic narrative, the book compels interest both as a history of an ancient civilization developing into a modern nation-state and as an account of how the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge

  • China’s Hydro-politics in the Mekong: Conflict and Cooperation in Light of Securitization Theory book cover

    China’s Hydro-politics in the Mekong

    Conflict and Cooperation in Light of Securitization Theory, 1st Edition

    By Sebastian Biba

    China’s Hydro-politics in the Mekong explores the intricate processes of conflict and cooperation over the use of water resources in the Mekong river basin between upstream China and the downstream countries of Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The book tackles two gaps in the empirical…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge

  • Local Elites in Post-Mao China book cover

    Local Elites in Post-Mao China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yingjie Guo

    This book provides fresh insights into the study of Chinese elites at the county level and below. By shifting the analytical focus onto the agency of elites at the local level and away from the institutional structures within which they operate, it fills a number of significant gaps in the field.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31
    Routledge

  • The Chinese Face of Jesus Christ: Volume 4b Supplementary Anthology General Index Addenda book cover

    The Chinese Face of Jesus Christ

    Volume 4b Supplementary Anthology General Index Addenda, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roman Malek

    This volume completes the previous volumes 1, 2, 3a, 3b, and 4a of an interdisciplinary book project on the reception of Jesus Christ in China, as seen from the perspectives of Sinology, mission history, theology, and art history, among others. It consists of the following parts: A "Supplementary…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge
    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

  • China's International Transboundary Rivers: Politics, Security and Diplomacy of Shared Water Resources book cover

    China's International Transboundary Rivers

    Politics, Security and Diplomacy of Shared Water Resources, 1st Edition

    By Lei Xie, Jia Shaofeng

    China has forty major transboundary watercourses with neighbouring countries, and has frequently been accused of harming its downstream neighbours through its domestic water management policies, such as the construction of dams for hydropower. This book provides an understanding of water security…

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • 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

  • Perspectives in Role Ethics: Virtues, Reasons, and Obligation book cover

    Perspectives in Role Ethics

    Virtues, Reasons, and Obligation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Dare, Christine Swanton

    Although our moral lives would be unrecognisable without them, roles have received little attention from analytic moral philosophers. Roles are central to our lives and to our engagement with one another, and should be analysed in connection with our core notions of ethics such as virtue, reason,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • 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

  • Non-Governmental Orphan Relief in China: Law, Policy, and Practice book cover

    Non-Governmental Orphan Relief in China

    Law, Policy, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Anna High

    Based on field studies and in-depth interviews across rural and urban China, this book presents a socio-legal analysis of non-state organised care for some of China's most vulnerable children. The first full-length book to examine non-state organised care of modern China's ‘lonely children’ (gu'er…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Tencent: The Political Economy of China’s Surging Internet Giant book cover

    Tencent

    The Political Economy of China’s Surging Internet Giant, 1st Edition

    By Min Tang

    In this book, author Min Tang examines the political economy of the China-based leading global Internet giant, Tencent. Tracing the historical context and shaping forces, the book illuminates Tencent’s emergence as a joint creation of the Chinese state and transnational financial capital. Tencent…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15
    Routledge
    Global Media Giants

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