Chinese Studies Products

  • Education and Society in Post-Mao China

    By Edward Vickers, Xiao-dong Zeng

    The post-Mao period has witnessed rapid social and economic transformation in all walks of Chinese life – much of it fuelled by, or reflected in, changes to the country’s education system. This book provides an overview of the development of that system since the abandonment of radical Maoism and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Education and Society in Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    Edited by Kevin Latham

    Offers an overview of contemporary Chinese social and cultural issues including gender and family, religion and ethnicity, social stratification, urban life, popular culture and media. Will be of interest to students and scholars of China across a range of disciplines including anthropology,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Medicine

    Edited by Vivienne Lo, Michael Stanley-Baker

    This handbook aims to showcase the latest research on medicine in China as it has developed over 3,000 years. It will identify themes concerned with both history and culture and the significance of Chinese medicine in the modern world, and invite established experts together with some of the most…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    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 – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Energy Policy in China

    By Chi-Jen Yang

    Energy policy has always been an important part of China’s national policy agenda. Although the overall Chinese economy has become largely market-driven, its energy sectors are still subject to varying degrees of government control. Authoritarian governance allows China to move very quickly in some…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Financial Decision Making

    Understanding Chinese Investment Behavior

    By Ning Zhu

    This book sheds insight into financial decision making and lays down the major biases in human behavioral decision making, such as over-confidence, naïve extrapolation, attention, risk aversion, and how they lead investors and corporations to make considerable mistakes in investment. The book…

    Paperback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Banking Governance in China

    By Xuming Yang

    Chinese state banks, which were considered technically insolvent in the 1990s, are at present among the largest and most important banks in the world. This book, based on the author’s research and also on his extensive experience of working is Chinese banks, explores how Chinese banks’ technical…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • China and EU

    Reform and Governance

    Edited by Jing Men, Annika Linck

    Reform and governance are of vital interest to both the People’s Republic of China and the European Union (EU). China is facing demographic and environmental challenges and has been experiencing a rapid economic transition. The social tensions arising from these challenges call for a governance…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia in the World

  • China's Aid to Africa

    Does Friendship Really Matter?

    By Zhangxi Cheng, Ian Taylor

    Although China has rapidly increased foreign aid to Africa and is now a relatively major player in the developmental assistance regime, little is still known regarding how China delivers its foreign aid, and even less about how this foreign aid actually works in the recipient countries. This book,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

  • Ethics, Efficiency and Macroeconomics in China

    From Mao to Xi

    By Jonathan Leightner

    This book tells the story of how China’s leaders, from Mao to Xi, have sacrificed ethics to promote either macroeconomic performance or microeconomic efficiency. This story includes Mao’s collectivization of land, the Great Leap Forward, the Great Cultural Revolution, Deng’s opening China to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge

  • Urbanization in China

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti, Jiong Wu

    Since the "Opening Up" period of 1978-80, China has urbanized with unprecedented speed. The construction of completely new cities and the dramatic redevelopment of existing urban centers have completely transformed the Chinese landscape. This urban revolution has generated an astonishing number and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • The Pacific Basin

    An Introduction

    Edited by Shane J. Barter, Michael Weiner

    The Pacific Basin: An Introduction is a new textbook which provides an interdisciplinary and comparative overview of the emerging Pacific world. Interest in the Pacific Basin has increased markedly in recent years, driven largely by the rise of China as a global rival to the United States and Asian…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge

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