Chinese Studies Products

  • Chinese Business

    Landscapes and Strategies, 2nd Edition

    By Hong Liu

    It is difficult to overstate the importance of China to the world economy, and yet the majority of books either look at Chinese business by applying Western frameworks or models to the context of China or focus on a particular aspect of business in China. Authored by an academic expert on China,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge

  • Political Mobility of Chinese Regional Leaders

    Performance, Preference, Promotion

    By Liang Qiao

    A monarch is usually born, a member of parliament or a president is usually elected, but a regional leader in China is usually orchestrated to replace his or her predecessor through an opaque process and for reasons not normally made public. The professional trajectories of Chinese regional leaders…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • American Political Discourse on China

    By Michelle Murray Yang

    Despite the U.S. and China’s shared economic and political interests, distrust between the nations persists. How does the United States rhetorically navigate its relationship with China in the midst of continued distrust? This book pursues this question by rhetorically analyzing U.S. news and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Civilising Citizens in Post-Mao China

    Understanding the Rhetoric of Suzhi

    By Delia Lin

    Political discourse in contemporary China is intimately linked to the patriotic reverie of restoring China as a great civilisation, a dream of reformers since the beginning of the twentieth century. The concept and use of suzhi – a term that denotes the idea of cultivating a ‘quality’ citizenship –…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Chinese Business Enterprise

    An Introduction

    By Hans Hendrischke

    Chinese Business Enterprise examines practical business and management issues in the context of China's changing institutional framework and the internationalization of China's economy. The author explains the general operating environment for business enterprises in China and examines issues…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Debating Culture in Interwar China

    By Ya-pei Kuo

    The May Fourth era (1915-1927) is considered a pivotal point in the history of modern China. This period is usually portrayed as a "Chinese Enlightenment", a period during which total change from the past was sought through the appropriation of Western science and democracy. Conventional…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Leiden Series in Modern East Asian Politics, History and Media

  • Postmodernism and Contemporary Chinese Avant-Garde Fiction

    By Yongchun Cai

    This book examines the work of a group of young avant garde fiction writers who made their rebellious appearance on the Chinese literary scene from the mid-1980s onwards. Exhibiting strategies of anti-mainstream, anti-paradigmatic discourse these writers debunked the traditional literary…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The National Games and National Identity in China

    A History

    By Liu Li, Fan Hong

    The history of China’s National Games – first held in 1910 – reflects the transformation of both elite sport in China and wider Chinese society. This is the first book to describe the origins and development of the National Games, and to explore the dynamic interrelationship between the Games,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • Christianity, Physical Education and Sport in China

    By Huijie Zhang, Fan Hong, Fuhua Huang

    Modern physical education and sport in China are not products of indigenous Chinese culture. Traditional Chinese culture linked strenuous physical activities to low class and status. Modern PE and sport were introduced to China by Western Christian missionaries and directors of the Young Men’s…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

  • The EU, US and China Tackling Climate Change

    An Alliance for the Anthropocene

    By Sophia Kalantzakos

    The feeling of optimism that followed the COP 21 Paris Conference on Climate Change requires concrete action and steadfast commitment to a process that raises a number of crucial challenges: technological, political, social, and economic. As climate change worsens, new robust leadership is…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Home Life in China

    By Isaac Taylor Headland

    Originally published in 1914, this text describes L.T. Headland and his wife’s experience in China in the early twentieth century. With a focus on home life this study explores issues such as children, marriage and education as well as food, religion and concubinage as well as presenting anecdotes…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Civil Unrest and Governance in Hong Kong

    Law and Order from Historical and Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Michael H.K. Ng, John D Wong

    This book examines important social movements in Hong Kong from the perspectives of historical and cultural studies. Conventionally regarded as one of the most politically stable cities in Asia, Hong Kong has yet witnessed many demonstrations and struggles against the colonial and post-colonial…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

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