Asian Studies: Chinese Studies

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • The Evolving Relationship between China, the EU and the USA: A New Global Order? book cover

    The Evolving Relationship between China, the EU and the USA

    A New Global Order?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jing Men, Simon Schunz, Duncan Freeman

    This book closely scrutinizes the individual and collective roles played by China, the EU and the USA in contemporary world politics. Examining the three actors’ respective strategic and policy positions on and behaviour towards the flux of the contemporary global order, the analysis focuses on…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Comparative Asian Politics

  • 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 – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • 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 – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • Soft Power With Chinese Characteristics: China’s Campaign for Hearts and Minds book cover

    Soft Power With Chinese Characteristics

    China’s Campaign for Hearts and Minds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kingsley Edney, Stanley Rosen, Ying Zhu

    This book examines the Chinese Communist Party’s attempts to improve China’s image around the world, thereby increasing its "soft power." This soft, attractive form of power is crucial if China is to avoid provoking an international backlash against its growing military and economic might. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Portraiture and Early Studio Photography in China and Japan book cover

    Portraiture and Early Studio Photography in China and Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luke Gartlan, Roberta Wue

    This volume explores the early history of the photographic studio and portrait in China and Japan. The institution of the photographic studio has received relatively little attention in the history of photography; contributors here investigate various manifestations of the studio as a place and as…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • 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

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