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  • Model Workers in China, 1949-1965

    Constructing A New Citizen, 1st Edition

    By James Farley

    Seismic changes in ideology and economic policy in China followed the death of Mao Zedong but one aspect of culture that has remained constant. The use of ‘Model Workers’ in both a political and commercial context continues to thrive in China and although the messages they promote have largely…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Internet Video Culture in China

    YouTube, Youku, and the Space in Between, 1st Edition

    By Marc L Moskowitz

    Examining internet culture in the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the US, this book analyses videos which entertain both English and Chinese-speaking viewers to gain a better understanding of cultural similarities and differences. Each of the chapters in the volume studies…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Compensated Dating Girls in Hong Kong

    Scripts, Voices and Views, 1st Edition

    By Jessica C.M. Li

    Compensated dating or commercial sex involving young girls has emerged as a global concern over the past decades and since the turn of the twenty-first century, has created a panic among parents in Hong Kong. Nevertheless, there is no consensus on whether compensated dating is an offence, an…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Way to a Great Country

    A Macroscopic View on Chinese Population in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Tian Xueyuan

    Population is the most influential factor in social development and economic growth, especially in China. The author makes macro illustration about main issues on China’s population and development in the 21st century and advises on facing the population development challenges toward a sustainable…

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Radio and Social Transformation in China

    1st Edition

    By Wei Lei

    The first systematic, comprehensive and critical English-language study of radio in China, this book documents a historical understanding of Chinese radio from the early twentieth century to the present. Covering both public matters and private lives, Radio and Social Transformation in China…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Women of Quyi

    Liminal Voices and Androgynous Bodies, 1st Edition

    By Francesca R. Sborgi Lawson

    Why has the female voice—as the resonant incarnation of the female body—inspired both fascination and ambivalence? Why were women restricted from performing on the Chinese public stage? How have female roles and voices been appropriated by men throughout much of the history of Chinese theatre? Why…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09 
    Routledge

  • China's Housing Middle Class

    Changing Urban Life in Gated Communities, 1st Edition

    By Beibei Tang

    Home ownership plays a significant role in locating the middle class in most western societies, associated with market, consumerism, democracy and “people like us”, the significant features of the middle class for any society. In China, private home ownership was not the norm from 1949, when the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Living Conditions and Targeted Aiding Mechanisms of the Urban Underclass in China

    1st Edition

    By Li Zhu, Feifei Mao

    Based on the approaches of questionnaire and interview, this book studies the urban subalterns formed with a considerable scale in China since the 1990s. By investigating their living status in detail, it depicts the mental conditions, class consciousness, migration, living difficulties and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Governing HIV in China

    Commercial Sex, Homosexuality and Rural-to-Urban Migration, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge

  • China's Soviet Dream

    Propaganda, Culture, and Popular Imagination, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Memory in Sinophone Cinemas and Image Culture

    Altering Archives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peng Hsiao-yen, Ella Raidel

    Cinema archives memories, conserves the past, and rewrites histories. As much as the Sinophone embodies differences, contemporary Sinophone cinemas in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the People’s Republic of China invest various images of contested politics in order to assert different histories and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge

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