Chinese Studies Products

  • A Philosophy of Chinese Architecture

    Past, Present, Future

    By David Wang

    A Philosophy of Chinese Architecture: Past, Present, Future examines the impact of Chinese philosophy on China’s historic structures, as well as on modern Chinese urban aesthetics and architectural forms. For architecture in China moving forward, author David Wang posits a theory, the New…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Hong Kong's Global Financial Centre and China's Development

    Changing Roles and Future Prospects

    By Yan-leung Cheung, Yuk-shing Cheng, Chi-keung Woo

    This book provides an overview of Hong Kong’s role as an international financial centre, focusing especially on how Hong Kong has contributed significantly, and continues to contribute significantly, to China’s economic development. It considers the importance of Hong Kong’s stock market in raising…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Religion and Media in China

    Insights and Case Studies from the Mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong

    Edited by Stefania Travagnin

    This volume focuses on the intersection of religion and media in China, bringing interdisciplinary approaches to bear on the role of religion in the lives of individuals and greater shifts within Chinese society in an increasingly media-saturated environment. With case studies focusing on Mainland…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • Living Issues in China (Routledge Revivals)

    By Henry T. Hodgkin

    This book, first published in 1932, explores several different aspects of life in China at the beginning of the twentieth century including education, family life, economics and religion. This book will be of interest to students of Asian Studies.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • China in the Family of Nations (Routledge Revivals)

    By Henry T. Hodgkin

    This title, first published in 1923, aimed to provide a brief survey of the historical setting necessary for an understanding of China’s relations with the West. The book explained and estimated the various forces that were working in China at the beginning of the twentieth century that were…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Being Middle Class in China

    Identity, Attitudes and Behaviour

    By Ying Miao

    Many studies of the Chinese middle class focus on defining it, and viewing its significance for economic development and its potential for socio-political modernisation.  This book goes beyond such objective approaches and considers middle class people’s subjective understanding and diverse…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions

    The stabilisation of energy consumption

    By David Toke

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • China's New Public Health Insurance

    Challenges to Health Reforms and the New Rural Co-operative Medical System

    By Armin Muller

    Especially since the 2003 SARS crisis, China’s healthcare system has become a growing source of concern, both for citizens and the Chinese government. China’s once praised public health services have deteriorated into a system driven by economic constraints, in which poor people often fail to get…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Language Policy

    A Systemic Functional Linguistic Approach

    By Bingjun Yang, Rui Wang

    In recent years, research has witnessed prosperity in the study of language policy. However, there are still many problems behind this prosperity. For example, lots of the researches lack theoretical intervention and neglect perspectives of linguistic theories. This book, a trailblazer for academic…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

  • India and China in Africa

    A comparative perspective of the oil industry

    By Raj Verma

    With their phenomenal growth rates, India and China are surging ahead as world economic powers. Due to increasing instability in the Middle East, they have turned to Africa to procure oil to fuel their industrialisation process. Africa’s economy stands to be impacted in various ways due to the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Labour in the Clothing Industry in the Asia Pacific

    Edited by Vicki Crinis, Adrian Vickers

    The clothing industry provides employment for 60 million workers worldwide. More than a quarter of these workers are employed in the Asia-Pacific region, where the industry is based on subcontracted production on behalf of international buyers. Rapid movements of manufacturing activity from country…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Intellectual Discourse in Reform Era China

    The Debate on the Spirit of the Humanities in the 1990s

    By Giorgio Strafella

    This book explores intellectual discourse in reform era China by analysing the so-called “debate on the spirit of the Humanities”, which occurred in the years 1993-95, and which is recognised by scholars as one of the most interesting, influential and important debates of the 1990s. This debate, in…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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