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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • Language Policy: A Systemic Functional Linguistic Approach book cover

    Language Policy

    A Systemic Functional Linguistic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Bingjun Yang, Rui Wang

    In recent years, research has prospered in the study of language policy. However, there are still many problems behind this prosperity. For example, much of the research lacks theoretical intervention and neglects perspectives of linguistic theories. This book, a trailblazer for academic…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    China Perspectives

  • A Corpus Study of Collocation in Chinese Learner English book cover

    A Corpus Study of Collocation in Chinese Learner English

    1st Edition

    By Yuanwen Lu

    Collocation is an important tool in describing lexical behaviour in language and has received increasing attention in recent years. Based on two corpora: LOCNESS (the Louvain Corpus of Native English Essays) and MLC (the Non-English major Mainland Chinese Learner Corpus), this book explores the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Assessing Listening for Chinese English Learners: Developing a Communicative Listening Comprehension Test Suite for CET book cover

    Assessing Listening for Chinese English Learners

    Developing a Communicative Listening Comprehension Test Suite for CET, 1st Edition

    By Pan Zhixin

    This book reports in detail the newly developed Communicative Listening Comprehension Test (CLCT) for the National College English Test (CET) of China. Following the principles of communicative testing in general and test construction approach proposed by Bachman and Palmer (1996) in particular,…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    China Perspectives

  • Chinese Cooperative-Harmonious Democracy book cover

    Chinese Cooperative-Harmonious Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Zongchao Peng, Ben Ma, Taoxiong Liu

    After several decades of reform and opening up, China has come to a critical period of transformation and development. How to improve the development strategies to effectively promote China's democratic politics has once again attracted the world's attention. This book compares the commons and…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    China Perspectives

  • Government Foresighted Leading: Theory and Practice of the World's Regional Economic Development book cover

    Government Foresighted Leading

    Theory and Practice of the World's Regional Economic Development, 1st Edition

    By Yunxian Chen, Jianwei Qiu

    Over the past several decades of reform and opening up to the outside world, remarkable economic growth has been achieved in China and has drawn considerable world attention. The question of how to explain that phenomenon and the road China has taken towards its modernization have been the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    China Perspectives

  • Scientists' Impact on Decision-making: A Case Study of the China Hi-Tech Research and Development Program book cover

    Scientists' Impact on Decision-making

    A Case Study of the China Hi-Tech Research and Development Program, 1st Edition

    By Peng Ru

    With the increasing influence of science and technology (S&T) on socioeconomic life and public affairs, there has been a growing demand for S&T expertise in today's public decision-making. The National High Technology Research and Development Program (863 Program), involving hundreds of S&…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    China Perspectives

  • Patterns and Meanings of Intensifiers in Chinese Learner Corpora book cover

    Patterns and Meanings of Intensifiers in Chinese Learner Corpora

    1st Edition

    By Chunyan Wang

    Intensification plays a major role in spoken and written interaction, enabling the writer or speaker to express different levels of commitment. This book explores the patterns and meanings of intensifiers in Chinese learner English by ways of comparison with native English. The study is conducted…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    China Perspectives

  • Cognition-Based Studies on Chinese Grammar book cover

    Cognition-Based Studies on Chinese Grammar

    1st Edition

    By Yulin Yuan

    Introducing the English translations of 8 selected research articles originally written in Chinese by Professor Yuan Yulin, Cognition-based Studies on Chinese Grammar is an essential reading for researchers in Chinese syntax. Yuan Yulin is one of the very first Chinese scholars who introduced…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • De-centring Land Grabbing: Southeast Asia Perspectives on Agrarian-Environmental Transformations book cover

    De-centring Land Grabbing

    Southeast Asia Perspectives on Agrarian-Environmental Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Vandergeest, Laura Schoenberger

    Southeast Asia has been portrayed as a key site in the global land grab. Featuring leading scholars in the field, this collection critically examines the nature and extent of land grabbing in Southeast Asia, and seeks to locate this phenomena in broader agrarian and environmental transitions (AET).…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Sport Policy in China book cover

    Sport Policy in China

    1st Edition

    By Jinming Zheng, Shushu Chen, Tien-Chin Tan, Barrie Houlihan

    Acknowledging China’s established status as a global sporting superpower, this is the first book to systematically investigate sport policy in that country. With a focus on sport development in the most recent three decades, Sport Policy in China explores a wide range of topics in Chinese sport,…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Politics and Policy

  • A History of Chinese Martial Arts book cover

    A History of Chinese Martial Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fuhua Huang, Fan Hong

    Chinese martial arts have a long, meaningful history and deep cultural roots. They blend the physical components of combat with strategy, philosophy and tradition, distinguishing them from Western sports. A History of Chinese Martial Arts is the most authoritative study ever written on this topic,…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    Routledge Research in Sports History

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