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  • 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 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

  • China Fights for the World (Routledge Revivals)

    By J. Gunnar Andersson

    This book, first published in 1939, is an account of J. Gunnar Andersson’s travels in China from 1914 to 1927 while he was serving as a mining advisor to the Chinese government. Andersson discusses China’s political and economic situation at the time, including the fight for unity, and the future…

    Paperback – 2016-11-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of East Asian Popular Culture

    Edited by Koichi Iwabuchi, Chris Berry, Eva Tsai

    Since the 1990s there has been a dramatic increase in cultural flows and connections between the countries in the East Asian region. Nowhere is this more apparent than when looking at popular culture where uneven but multilateral exchanges of Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese, Hong Kong and Chinese…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge

  • The Chinese Family Today

    Edited by Anqi XU, John DeFrain, Wenrong LIU

    The Chinese economy is undergoing dramatic changes and the world is watching and changing along with it. The Chinese family is also changing in many ways in response to the economic transformation that is moving the world’s most populous nation from an agrarian economy to a global superpower. This…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • China Turned On

    Television, Reform and Resistance

    By James Lull

    The years following the Cultural Revolution saw the arrival of television as part of China’s effort to ‘modernize’ and open up to the West. Endorsed by the Deng Xiaoping regime as a ‘bridge’ between government and the people, television became at once the official mouthpiece of the Communist Party…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

  • Eastern Westerns

    Film and Genre Outside and Inside Hollywood

    By Stephen Teo

    The western, one of Hollywood’s great film genres, has, surprisingly, enjoyed a revival recently in Asia and in other parts of the world, whilst at the same time declining in America. Although the western is often seen as an example of American cultural dominance, this book challenges this view. It…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Trends in Chinese Education

    Edited by Chen Hongjie, W. James Jacob

    This book considers a wide range of key developments and key areas of debate in China’s education system. Marketization, quality assurance, and issues of inequality and gender are all discussed, as are expansion in the primary, secondary and tertiary sectors, the impact of globalization, and the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

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