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  • Religion in China book cover

    Religion in China

    1st Edition

    By K. Hughes, E. R. Hughes

    First published in 1950.Beginning with ancient times, this volume shows how some of the early superstitions became purified through the influence of the Confucianist philosophy, how a deep strain of mysticism came from the Taoists and how thereby a worship of 'Heaven' and 'Earth' was evolved.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18

  • Diverse Early Childhood Education Policies and Practices: Voices and Images from Five Countries in Asia book cover

    Diverse Early Childhood Education Policies and Practices

    Voices and Images from Five Countries in Asia, 1st Edition

    By Amita Gupta

    Diverse Early Childhood Education Policies and Practices explores issues in early childhood education and teacher preparation in five Asian countries: India, Singapore, China, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. Some observed classrooms in these countries reflect influences that are simultaneously…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18

  • Modern Chinese Grammar - a Clause-Pivot Approach book cover

    Modern Chinese Grammar - a Clause-Pivot Approach

    1st Edition

    By Fuyi Xing

    Modern Chinese Grammar provides a comprehensive coverage of Chinese grammar through the clause-pivot theory and the double triangle approach, first proposed by Fuyi Xing in 1996. Translated into English for the first time, the book is widely regarded by linguists as a seminal text, and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Managing Cultural Change: Reclaiming Synchronicity in a Mobile World book cover

    Managing Cultural Change

    Reclaiming Synchronicity in a Mobile World, 1st Edition

    By Melissa Butcher

    Despite decades of policy interventions and awareness raising programmes, migration and mobility continue to give rise to tensions and questions of how to live together in a culturally diverse world. Managing Cultural Change takes a new approach to these challenges, re-examining responses to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Chinese Immigration Law book cover

    Chinese Immigration Law

    1st Edition

    By Guofu Liu

    Lacking a single immigration code, Chinese immigration law is widespread, encompassing a variety of laws, regulations and policies, some of which are internal and closed. There is also no immigration cases system. These factors have combined to make the study and understanding of the system…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Risk and Public Policy in East Asia book cover

    Risk and Public Policy in East Asia

    1st Edition

    By Mutsuko Takahashi

    Edited by Raymond K.H. Chan

    Contemporary Asian society is marked by social processes associated with the loss of stable economic growth and high employment; family structures capable of caring for family members in need; and governmental economic and political competence. Post-financial crisis job uncertainty and income and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17

  • Modern Chinese Real Estate Law: Property Development in an Evolving Legal System book cover

    Modern Chinese Real Estate Law

    Property Development in an Evolving Legal System, 1st Edition

    By Gregory M. Stein

    With massive growth taking place in the real estate industry, how can China develop a free market and private ownership of land while still officially subscribing to Communist ideology? This study uses fieldwork interviews to establish how the Chinese real estate market operates in practice from…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Law, Property and Society

  • Writing Diaspora: South Asian Women, Culture and Ethnicity book cover

    Writing Diaspora

    South Asian Women, Culture and Ethnicity, 1st Edition

    By Yasmin Hussain

    Issues of cultural hybridity, diaspora and identity are central to debates on ethnicity and race and, over the past decade, have framed many theoretical debates in sociology, cultural studies and literary studies. However, these ideas are all too often considered at a purely theoretical level. In…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • China's Drug Practices and Policies: Regulating Controlled Substances in a Global Context book cover

    China's Drug Practices and Policies

    Regulating Controlled Substances in a Global Context, 1st Edition

    By Hong Lu, Terance D. Miethe, Bin Liang

    In the context of global efforts to control the production, distribution and use of narcotic drugs, China's treatment of the problem provides an important means of understanding the social, political, and economic limits of national and international policies to regulate drug practices. In the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Sanctuaries of the City: Lessons from Tokyo book cover

    Sanctuaries of the City

    Lessons from Tokyo, 1st Edition

    By Anni Greve

    This book proposes that we can learn from Tokyo about the instrinsic importance of in-between realms to an international culture: the sanctuaries. It argues that certain urban societies are more robust than others because they offer socio-spatial capacities that enable the development of skills for…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

  • Managing Responsibly: Alternative Approaches to Corporate Management and Governance book cover

    Managing Responsibly

    Alternative Approaches to Corporate Management and Governance, 1st Edition

    By Venkataraman Nilakant

    Edited by Jane Buckingham

    In the wake of financial meltdown and environmental disaster, employers increasingly demand that managers have an understanding of ethical decision making, corporate social responsibility and values-based management. Business ethics is therefore increasingly being taught in business schools and is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Everyday Life in Asia: Social Perspectives on the Senses book cover

    Everyday Life in Asia

    Social Perspectives on the Senses, 1st Edition

    By Devorah Kalekin-Fishman

    Edited by Kelvin E.Y. Low

    Everyday Life in Asia offers a range of detailed case studies which present social perspectives on sensory experiences in Asia. Thematically organized around the notions of the experience of space and place, tradition and the senses, cross-border sensory experiences, and habitus and the senses -…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16

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