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  • The Rise of Think Tanks in China

    By Xufeng Zhu

    Despite continuing criticism of the Chinese authoritarian political system, the range of participants in the decision-making process has widened, with different social actors now playing an increasingly important role in the Chinese policymaking process. Accordingly, the role of think tanks in the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Sino-U.S. Energy Triangles

    Resource Diplomacy Under Hegemony

    Edited by David Zweig, Yufan Hao

    The remarkable performance of the Chinese economy in the last three decades has placed China at the centre of the world stage. In 1993, China became a net importer of energy, although it was not until the early 2000s that the world began to pay more attention to China’s energy needs and its…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Popular Media, Social Emotion and Public Discourse in Contemporary China

    By Shuyu Kong

    Since the early 1990s the media and cultural fields in China have become increasingly commercialized, resulting in a massive boom in the cultural and entertainment industries. This evolution has also brought about fundamental changes in media behaviour and communication, and the enormous growth of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Political Economy of Affect and Emotion in East Asia

    Edited by Jie Yang

    When thinking about the culture and economy of East Asia, many attribute to the region a range of dispositions, including a preference for consensus and social harmony, loyalty and respect towards superiors and government, family values, collectivism, and communitarianism. Affect is central to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Rethinking South China Sea Disputes

    The Untold Dimensions and Great Expectations

    By Katherine Hui-Yi Tseng

    The proposed book draws on the on-going South China Sea dispute, and the multifaceted challenges wrought by the South China Sea issue that requires an inter-disciplinary perspective. It employs legal-analytical methods, to emphasize the nuances of the role and interpretation of international law…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • The Dismantling of Japan's Empire in East Asia

    Deimperialization, Postwar Legitimation and Imperial Afterlife

    Edited by Barak Kushner, Sherzod Muminov

    The end of Japan’s empire appeared to happen very suddenly, and cleanly – but, as this book shows, it was in fact very messy, with a long period of establishing or re-establishing the postwar order. Moreover, as the authors argue, empires have afterlifes, which, in the case of Japan’s empire, is…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Scientists' Impact on Decision-making

    A Case Study of the China Hi-Tech Research and Development Program

    By Ru Peng

    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&…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Chinese Cooperative-Harmonious Democracy

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Government Foresighted Leading

    Theory and Practice of the World's Regional Economic Development

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Assessing Listening for Chinese English Learners

    Developing a Communicative Listening Comprehension Test Suite for CET

    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,…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Patterns and Meanings of Intensifiers in Chinese Learner Corpora

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

  • A Corpus Study of Collocation in Chinese Learner English

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

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