Asian Studies: Chinese Studies

  • Post-Western Sociology - From China to Europe book cover

    Post-Western Sociology - From China to Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Roulleau-Berger, Li Peilin

    This book is rooted in an epistemological approach to sociology in which the boundaries between Western and non-Western sociologies are acknowledged and built on. It argues that knowledge is organised in conceptual spaces linked to paradigms and programmes which in turn are linked to ethnocentred…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • China's Social Welfare Revolution: Contracting Out Social Services book cover

    China's Social Welfare Revolution

    Contracting Out Social Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jie Lei, Chak Kwan Chan

    The Chinese government has recently adopted a radical welfare approach by contracting out social services to non-governmental organisations (NGOs). This is a big departure from its traditional welfare model, whereby all public services were directly delivered by government agencies. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China book cover

    Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China

    1st Edition

    By Jianfa Shen

    Rapid urbanization in China in recent decades and the challenges of social and regional integration and governance have been issues of major concern. This book explores the course of urbanization and development in China over recent decades. It considers a range of issues including urbanization,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Chinese Economy and its Challenges: Transformation of a Rising Economic Power book cover

    The Chinese Economy and its Challenges

    Transformation of a Rising Economic Power, 1st Edition

    By Charles C.L. Kwong

    The remarkable transformation of the Chinese economy in terms of its structure and growth has drawn unprecedented attention from academics, policy makers and businessmen alike. In the past four decades, China swiftly transformed from a centrally-planned to a market-oriented economy, with an…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture book cover

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sin-wai Chan

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Traditional Chinese Culture offers an in-depth discussion of cultural aspects of China from the ancient period to the pre-modern era, lasting over 5,000 years, comprised of 7,000 word pieces by more than 20 world-leading academics and experts. Addressing…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Counterheritage: Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia book cover

    Counterheritage

    Critical Perspectives on Heritage Conservation in Asia, 1st Edition

    By Denis Byrne

    The claim that heritage practice in Asia is Eurocentric may be well-founded, but the view that local people in Asia need to be educated by heritage practitioners and governments to properly conserve their heritage distracts from the responsibility of educating oneself about the local-popular…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Chinese for Working Professionals: A Textbook for Intermediate-High to Advanced Learners book cover

    Chinese for Working Professionals

    A Textbook for Intermediate-High to Advanced Learners, 1st Edition

    By Yi Zhou, Haidan Wang

    Chinese for Working Professionals is for learners who intend to use Chinese in a multinational global workplace. It has eight thematic units focusing on developing learners’ transferrable skills in addition to expanding the cross-cultural competences required in a real-world work-place. Key…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics and the Indo-Pacific Region book cover

    Geopolitics and the Indo-Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    By Ashok Kapur

    Exploring the geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific region, a major hub of global economic/commercial, military, diplomatic and cultural activities in the 21st century, this textbook provides students with an introduction to the existing debates, frameworks and issues surrounding the Indo-Pacific. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Jin Ping Mei English Translations: Texts, Paratexts and Contexts book cover

    Jin Ping Mei English Translations

    Texts, Paratexts and Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Lintao Qi

    This book investigates the English translations and adaptations of the sixteenth century classic Chinese novel Jin Ping Mei. Acclaimed the ‘No.1 Marvellous Book’ of the Ming dynasty, Jin Ping Mei was banned soon after its appearance, due to the inclusion of graphically explicit sexual descriptions.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Metro Newspaper Journalists in China: The Aspiration-Frustration-Reconciliation Framework book cover

    Metro Newspaper Journalists in China

    The Aspiration-Frustration-Reconciliation Framework, 1st Edition

    By Zhaoxi (Josie) Liu

    This book explores how journalists at local metro papers in a south-western China metropolis give meaning to their work and how these meanings are shaped by the specific social environment within which these journalists operate. These metro papers provide the bulk of daily news to the general…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Geoeconomics and Geopolitics of Chinese Development and Investment in Asia book cover

    The Geoeconomics and Geopolitics of Chinese Development and Investment in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emily T. Yeh

    The recent launching of China’s high profile Belt and Road Initiative and its founding of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank have underscored China’s rapidly growing importance as a global player in development, diplomacy, and economic governance. To date, scholarship on "China abroad" has…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • American Political Discourse on China book cover

    American Political Discourse on China

    1st Edition

    By Michelle Murray Yang

    Despite the U.S. and China’s shared economic and political interests, distrust between the nations persists. How does the United States rhetorically navigate its relationship with China in the midst of continued distrust? This book pursues this question by rhetorically analyzing U.S. news and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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