Chinese Studies Products

  • China's Changing Economy

    Trends, Impacts and the Future

    Edited by Curtis Andressen

    One of the most dramatic events in the global economy over the past few decades has been the rise of China as a global economic power. From humble beginnings in the late 1970s, the policy shift in China from a planned to market economy has led to economic growth of tremendous speed. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • East Asian Regionalism

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher M. Dent

    East Asia is one of the world's most dynamic and diverse regions and is also becoming an increasingly coherent region through the inter-play of various integrative economic, political and socio-cultural processes. Fully updated and revised throughout, this new edition explores the various ways in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Liberalism and Chinese Economic Development

    Perspectives from Europe and Asia

    Edited by Gilles Campagnolo

    Liberalism and Chinese Economic Development brings international contributors together in order to consider economic, political, social and legislative aspects of China’s modernization. This volume explores how liberalism is received and perceived, and whether it is adapted or adopted upon the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Imperialism and China 1800-1945 CC 4V

    Edited by Ralph Huenemann

    The history of imperialism in China is a complex, contentious history. In modern times, China’s experience with imperialism has entailed two parallel stories during the 19th and 20th centuries—stories that are different in their geographic location, in their motivations, and in their outcomes. The…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • The Political Economy of China-Latin American Relations in the New Millennium

    Edited by Carol Wise, Margaret Myers

    In this book, Carol Wise and Margaret Myers, widely recognized as experts on China-Latin America relations, examine the political and economic forces that have shaped Chinese engagement in the region and how these have affected specific economic sectors and policy-making decisions across the…

    Paperback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Confronting the Challenges of Urbanization in China

    Insights from Social Science Perspectives

    Edited by Zai Liang, Steven F. Messner, Youqin Huang, Cheng Chen

    Since the late 1970s, China has experienced an unprecedented pace of urbanization. In 1978, only 17.8% of the population resided in urban areas, but by 2013 the level of urbanization reached 53.8%. During the same period, China also enjoyed spectacular economic growth. China had become the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Lifestyle Media in Asia

    Consumption, Aspiration and Identity

    Edited by Fran Martin, Tania Lewis

    Across Asia, consumer culture is increasingly shaping everyday life, with neoliberal economic and social policies increasingly adopted by governments who see their citizens as individualised, sovereign consumers with choices about their lifestyles and identities. One aspect of this development has…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • The Making of China's Foreign Policy in the 21st century

    Historical Sources, Institutions/Players, and Perceptions of Power Relations

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    This book is a study of the making of foreign policy of China, a rising power in the 21st century. It examines three sets of driving forces behind China’s foreign policy making. One is historical sources, including the selective memories and reconstruction of the glorious empire with an…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge

  • New Regional Geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific

    Drivers, Dynamics and Consequences

    Edited by Priya Chacko

    During the last twenty years, a process of proliferating transnational trade, investment and production linkages has emerged in the area between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The emergence of this area of interdependence and interaction and its potential impact on global order has captured the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Family Strategies, Guanxi and School Success in Rural China

    By Ailei Xie

    Research in school success in contemporary China has argued that market reforms have reproduced the advantages for children from the cadre and the professional families while simultaneously creating new opportunities for children of the new arising economic elites. However, it has performed less…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge
    Education and Society in China

  • Chinese Cinemas

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Felicia Chan, Andy Willis

    Chinese Cinemas: International Perspectives examines the impact the rapid expansion of Chinese filmmaking in mainland China has had on independent and popular Chinese cinemas both in and outside of China. While the large Chinese markets are coveted by Hollywood, the commercial film industry within…

    Paperback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge

  • China’s International Relations and Harmonious World

    Time, Space and Multiplicity in World Politics

    By Astrid Nordin

    As scholars and publics look for alternatives to what is understood as a violent Western world order, many claim that China can provide such an alternative through the Chinese dream of a harmonious world. This book takes this claim seriously and examines its effects by tracing the notion across…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge
    Interventions

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