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  • Reconfiguring Class, Gender, Ethnicity and Ethics in Chinese Internet Culture book cover

    Reconfiguring Class, Gender, Ethnicity and Ethics in Chinese Internet Culture

    1st Edition

    By Haomin Gong, Xin Yang

    New information technologies have, to an unprecedented degree, come to reshape human relations, identities and communities both online and offline. As Internet narratives including online fiction, poetry and films reflect and represent ambivalent politics in China, the Chinese state wishes to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Intercultural Communication in Japan: Theorizing Homogenizing Discourse book cover

    Intercultural Communication in Japan

    Theorizing Homogenizing Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Satoshi Toyosaki, Shinsuke Eguchi

    Japan is heterogeneous and culturally diverse, both historically through ancient waves of immigration and in recent years due to its foreign relations and internationalization. However, Japan has socially, culturally, politically, and intellectually constructed a distinct and homogeneous identity.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Culture Politics and Linguistic Recognition in Taiwan: Ethnicity, National Identity, and the Party System book cover

    Culture Politics and Linguistic Recognition in Taiwan

    Ethnicity, National Identity, and the Party System, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Francois Dupre

    The consolidation of Taiwanese identity in recent years has been accompanied by two interrelated paradoxes: a continued language shift from local Taiwanese languages to Mandarin Chinese, and the increasing subordination of the Hoklo majority culture in ethnic policy and public identity discourses.…

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    Routledge

  • China's Cinema of Class: Audiences and Narratives book cover

    China's Cinema of Class

    Audiences and Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Talmacs

    China’s commercial film industry can be used as a map to understand how class is interwoven into the imaginations that inform and influence social change in Chinese society. Film consumption is important in this process, particularly for young adult urbanites that are China’s primary commercial…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature: Friends and Foes on the Battlefield book cover

    The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature

    Friends and Foes on the Battlefield, 1st Edition

    By Minjie Chen

    The Sino-Japanese War (1937 – 1945) was fought in the Asia-Pacific theatre between Imperial Japan and China, with the United States as the latter’s major military ally. An important line of investigation remains, questioning how the history of this war has been passed on to post-war generations’…

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    Routledge

  • The Geopolitics of Red Oil: Constructing the China threat through energy security book cover

    The Geopolitics of Red Oil

    Constructing the China threat through energy security, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Stephen Campion

    Energy security has emerged as one of the most important contemporary geopolitical issues. Access to reliable, cheap energy has become essential to the functioning of modern economies but the uneven distribution of energy supplies has led to perceptions of significant Western vulnerability. At the…

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    Routledge

  • Suicide in Twentieth-Century Japan book cover

    Suicide in Twentieth-Century Japan

    1st Edition

    By Francesca Di Marco

    Japan’s suicide phenomenon has fascinated both the media and academics, although many questions and paradoxes embedded in the debate on suicide have remained unaddressed in the existing literature, including the assumption that Japan is a "Suicide Nation". This tendency causes common misconceptions…

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    Routledge

  • New Mentalities of Government in China book cover

    New Mentalities of Government in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Bray, Elaine Jeffreys

    China continues to transform apace, flowing from the forces of deregulation, privatization and globalization unleashed by economic reforms which began in late 1978. The dramatic scope of economic change in China is often counterposed to the apparent lack of political change as demonstrated by…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Orientalism, Eroticism and Modern Visuality in Global Cultures book cover

    Orientalism, Eroticism and Modern Visuality in Global Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joan DelPlato, Julie Codell

    In Orientalism, Eroticism and Modern Visuality in Global Cultures scholars look afresh at representations of nineteenth-century ’oriental’ bodies, inquiring deeply into their erotic dimensions, tracing their global dissemination at cross-cultural intersections of the visual and the political.…

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  • Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500-1900 book cover

    Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500-1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Melia Belli Bose

    Women, Gender and Art in Asia, c. 1500–1900 brings women's engagements with art into a pan-Asian dialogue with essays that examine women as artists, commissioners, collectors, and subjects from India, Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea, and Japan, from the sixteenth to the early twentieth…

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    Routledge

  • China's New Governing Party Paradigm: Political Renewal and the Pursuit of National Rejuvenation book cover

    China's New Governing Party Paradigm

    Political Renewal and the Pursuit of National Rejuvenation, 1st Edition

    By Timothy R. Heath

    For the first time since its founding in 1921, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has adopted a new paradigm for its role in China. Abandoning its former identity as a 'revolutionary party', the CCP now regards itself as a 'governing party' committed to meeting the diverse needs of its people and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Rethinking Asia and International Relations

  • Making Cultural Cities in Asia: Mobility, assemblage, and the politics of aspirational urbanism book cover

    Making Cultural Cities in Asia

    Mobility, assemblage, and the politics of aspirational urbanism, 1st Edition

    Edited by June Wang, Tim Oakes, Yang Yang

    This book examines the vast and largely uncharted world of cultural/creative city-making in Asia. It explores the establishment of policy models and practices against the backdrop of a globalizing world, and considers the dynamic relationship between powerful actors and resources that impact Asian…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

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