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  • The Mekong: A Socio-legal Approach to River Basin Development

    By Ben Boer, Philip Hirsch, Fleur Johns, Ben Saul, Natalia Scurrah

    An international river basin is an ecological system, an economic thoroughfare, a geographical area, a font of life and livelihoods, a geopolitical network and, often, a cultural icon. It is also a socio-legal phenomenon. This book is the first detailed study of an international river basin from a…

    Paperback – 2015-11-16 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Festivals and Songs of Ancient China

    By Marcel Granet

    Granet’s original work delves deep into the religious and spiritual customs of ancient China by analysing their festivals and songs from the Book of Odes including the original Chinese script. This translation, originally published in 1932, aimed to present Granet’s observations to a wider English…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Re-envisioning Chinese Education

    The meaning of person-making in a new age

    Edited by Guoping Zhao, Zongyi Deng

    Maintaining education as a pedagogical space for human formation, this book is distinctive in looking at the crisis rather than the success of Chinese education. The editors and contributors, mostly oversea and mainland Chinese scholars, argue that modern Chinese education has been built upon a…

    Hardback – 2015-11-15 
    Routledge
    Education and Society in China

  • Understanding China

    The Silk Road and the Communist Manifesto

    By Peter Nolan

    If the West wishes to understand China better, it needs to appreciate the depth of thought and range of debate that is taking place within the Chinese political system. China is entering a new and complicated phase in its development. From a minnow in the 1970s it has become a mighty player on the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • The Far East and Australasia 2016

    47th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    This comprehensive survey of the countries of East and South-East Asia, Australia and New Zealand, along with 22 Pacific islands, fully revised to reflect current economic and political developments, is an essential resource for the Asia-Pacific region. Calendar of Political Events A calendar of…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Multilingualism in the Chinese Diaspora Worldwide

    Transnational Connections and Local Social Realities

    Edited by Li Wei

    In this volume, Li Wei brings together contributions from well-known and emerging scholars in socio- and anthropological linguistics working on different linguistic and communicative aspects of the Chinese diaspora. The project examines the Chinese diasporic experience from a global, comparative…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • East Asia and Food (In)Security

    Edited by Shaun Breslin, Christopher W. Hughes

    This book presents a study of perceptions of food insecurity in East Asia, and explores how individual countries are developing strategies to deal with the situation. It also looks at how the perception of food insecurity has increasingly influenced the nature of international interactions, not…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • China's Transition from Communism – New Perspectives

    Edited by Guoguang Wu, Helen Lansdowne

    As China moved from a planned to a market economy many people expected that China’s political system would similarly move from authoritarianism to democracy. It is now clear, however, that political liberalisation does not necessarily follow economic liberalisation. This book explores this apparent…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • China's Social Policy

    Transformation and Challenges

    Edited by Kinglun Ngok, Chak Kwan Chan

    This book critically and comprehensively examines China’s welfare development amidst its rapid economic growth and increasing social tensions. It covers the main policy areas from China’s inception of the open door policy in 1978 to the new administration of Jinping Xi and Keqiang Li, including…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • The Environment, Climate Change, and Governance in China

    Edited by Eva Sternfeld

    This four volume collection of selected works examines the political, social and economic aspects of the interaction between Chinese society and the natural environment from past to present as well as future challenges. Volume 1 and 2 are dedicated to China’s environmental history and the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Environment

  • China's Social Development and Policy

    Into the next stage?

    Edited by Litao Zhao

    In China, social development has fallen far behind economic development. This book looks at why this is the case, and poses the question of whether the conditions, structures and institutions that have locked China into unbalanced development are changing to pave the way for the next stage of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Explaining Railway Reform in China

    A Train of Property Rights Re-arrangements

    By Yin-nor Linda Tjia

    Having been state-owned for decades, the railway reform in China confused many people, particularly in terms of its ownership and property rights arrangements. Western literature always prescribes that the best model for railway reform is privatization. China’s leadership has also enunciated the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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