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  • Business Ecosystems in China

    Alibaba and Competing Baidu, Tencent, Xiaomi and LeEco

    By Mark J. Greeven, Wei Wei

    We cannot afford to miss the remarkable rise of Chinese business ecosystems. Alibaba and their peers Baidu, Tencent, Xiaomi and LeEco showcase unprecedented growth and success in China and are expanding their impact globally. With a combined market capitalization of close to 600 billion USD,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Language and Social Change in China

    Undoing Commonness through Cosmopolitan Mandarin

    By Qing Zhang

    Language and Social Change in China: Undoing Commonness through Cosmopolitan Mandarin offers an innovative and authoritative account of the crucial role of language in shaping the sociocultural landscape of contemporary China. Based on a wide range of data collected since the 1990s and grounded in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Television and National Identity Construction

    The Cultural Politics of Music Entertainment Programmes

    By Lauren Gorfinkel

    This book examines music entertainment programmes on China Central Television, China’s only national level television network, as well as on nationally-available provincial channels, exploring how such programmes project a nuanced image of China’s identity and position in the world. It shows how…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Democratization in East Asia

    Edited by Tun-Jen Cheng, Yun-Han Chu

    This handbook provides a comprehensive analysis of the dynamics and prospects of democratization in East Asia. A team of leading experts in the field offers discussion at both the country and regional level, including analysis of democratic attitudes and movements in China, Japan, South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Migration in Post-Colonial Hong Kong

    Edited by Susanne Y.P. Choi, Eric Fong

    Since 1995 most mainland migrants to Hong Kong have been the wives or non-adult children of Hong Kong men of lower socio-economic status. The majority of immigrants are women, who throughout the past two decades have accounted for more than 60% of immigration. The profile of immigrants has been…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • China's Soviet Dream

    Propaganda, Culture, and Popular Imagination

    By Yan Li

    This book examines the introduction of Soviet socialist culture in the People’s Republic of China, with a focus on the period of Sino-Soviet friendship in the 1950s. The vast state initiative to transplant Soviet culture into Chinese soil has conventionally been dismissed as a tool of propaganda…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Chinese Fans of Japanese and Korean Pop Culture

    Nationalistic Narratives and International Fandom

    By Lu Chen

    How can Japanese popular culture gain numerous fans in China, despite pervasive anti-Japanese sentiment? How is it that there’s such a strong anti-Korean sentiment in Chinese online fan communities when the official Sino-Korean relationship is quite stable before 2016? Avid fans in China are…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • China, Africa and Responsible International Engagement

    By Xu Yanzhou

    China’s increasing involvement in Africa over the last decade is a controversial and hotly debated issue, On the one hand, China has brought significant economic and political opportunities to the continent with large amounts of investment and infrastructure. While on the other hand, China’s…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Governing HIV in China

    Commercial Sex, Homosexuality and Rural-to-Urban Migration

    By Elaine Jeffreys, Gang Su

    HIV and AIDS have long been problematized in the People’s Republic of China as objects of governance in political frameworks and institutions. The state’s attitudes towards health programs have, nevertheless, changed significantly during the 21st century. Pilot programs at the beginning of the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Managing China's Energy Sector

    Between the Market and the State

    Edited by Hongyi Lai, Malcolm Warner

    Since China has now become the world’s largest energy consumer, its energy sector has understandably huge implications for the global economy. This book examines the transformation of China’s conventional and renewable energy sectors, with special attention to state-business relations. Two studies…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Resource Security and Corporate Governance

    The Globalisation of China’s Natural Resources Companies

    Edited by Xinting Jia, Roman Tomasic

    China’s phenomenal economic growth in the past 30 years has witnessed the rise of its global natural resources companies. At the same time, the emerging of a middle class in China and their desire to improve living standards including better dwelling conditions, better health and nutrition, has…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Corporate Governance

  • China's Relations with Central and Eastern Europe

    From "Old Comrades" to New Partners

    Edited by Weiqing Song

    As China rises as an economic and an international power, new relationships are being forged with all areas of the world including Central and Eastern Europe. This book explores how this relationship is developing. It considers how China’s links with Central and Eastern Europe fit in to China’s…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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