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  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Latham

    The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society is an interdisciplinary resource that offers a comprehensive overview of contemporary Chinese social and cultural issues in the twenty-first century. Bringing together experts in their respective fields, this cutting-edge survey of the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-19 
    Routledge

  • Popular Cinema in Bengal

    Genre, Stars, Public Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Madhuja Mukherjee, Kaustav Bakshi

    Popular Cinema in Bengal marks a decisive turn in studies of Bengali language cinema by shifting the focus from auteur and text-based studies to exhaustive readings of the film industry. The book covers a wide range of themes and issues, including: generic tropes (like comedy and action)…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

  • Asia-Pacific Film Co-productions

    Theory, Industry and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dal Yong Jin, Wendy Su

    This book examines cross-regional film collaboration within the Asia-Pacific region. Through a mixed methods approach of political economy and industry, market and textual analysis, the book contributes to the understanding of the global fusion of cultural products and the reconfiguration of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media and Cultural Industries

  • The Cold War and Asian Cinemas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Poshek Fu, Man-Fung Yip

    This book offers an interdisciplinary, historically grounded study of Asian cinemas’ complex responses to the Cold War conflict.  It situates the global ideological rivalry within regional and local political, social, and cultural processes, while offering a transnational and cross-regional focus.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Youth Economy, Crisis, and Reinvention in Twenty-First-Century China

    Morning Sun in the Tiny Times, 1st Edition

    By Hui Faye Xiao

    This book surveys the explosive youth culture in twenty-first century China, an active and powerful force catalysing cultural innovations, social changes, and collective efforts, re-inventing a pluralistic and multivalent youth (qingnian) in an age of enormous change, division and uncertainty.…

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

  • Press Freedom in Contemporary Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tina Burrett, Jeffrey Kingston

    This book analyzes the constraints on press freedom and the ways in which independent reporting and reporters are at risk in contemporary Asia to provide a barometer of democratic development in the region. Based on in-depth country case studies written by academics and journalists, and some who…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Ecology and Chinese-Language Cinema

    Reimagining a Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheldon H. Lu, Haomin Gong

    This edited collection explores new developments in the burgeoning field of Chinese ecocinema, examining a variety of works from local productions to global market films, spanning the Maoist era to the present. The ten chapters examine films with ecological significance in mainland China, Hong Kong…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Environmental Pollution and the Media

    Political Discourses of Risk and Responsibility in Australia, China and Japan, 1st Edition

    By Glenn D. Hook, Libby Lester, Meng Ji, Kingsley Edney, Chris G. Pope, Luli van der Does-Ishikawa

    This book offers a theoretically informed empirical investigation of national media reporting and political discourse on environmental issues in Australia, China and Japan. It illuminates the risks, harms and responsibilities associated with climate change through an analysis of pollution, adopting…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • The Indian Partition in Literature and Films

    History, Politics, and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta, Debali Mookerjea-Leonard

    This book presents an examination of fictional representations, in books and films, of the 1947 Partition that led to the creation of the sovereign nation-states of India and Pakistan. While the process of representing the Partition experience through words and images began in the late 1940s, it is…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Radio and Social Transformation in China

    1st Edition

    By Wei Lei

    The first systematic, comprehensive and critical English-language study of radio in China, this book documents a historical understanding of Chinese radio from the early twentieth century to the present. Covering both public matters and private lives, Radio and Social Transformation in China…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Culture and Politics in South Asia

    Performative Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dev Nath Pathak, Sasanka Perera

    This volume looks at the politics of communication and culture in contemporary South Asia. It explores languages, signs and symbols reflective of current mythologies that underpin instances of performance in present-day India and its neighbouring countries. From gender performances and stage…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Digital Transactions in Asia

    Economic, Informational, and Social Exchanges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adrian Athique, Emma Baulch

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of transactional forms of the digital across the Asian region by addressing the platforms and infrastructures that shape the digital experience. Contributors argue that each and every encounter mediated by the digital carries with it a functional exchange…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia

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