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  • China, India and Southeast Asia

    Paths to development and state-society relations

    Edited by Edmund Terence Gomez, Kee-Cheok Cheong, Vamsi Vakulabharanam

    This volume studies the outcomes of the two-way flow of investments and people between China and India, and Southeast Asia. These cross-border flows have led to new settlements in Southeast Asia from which new outlooks have emerged among locally-born generations that have given rise to new forms of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18 
    Routledge

  • Disability Identity and Marriage in Rural China

    By Jing Yang

    Based on data collected through in-depth fieldwork observation and interviews in Bai Township, this book examines how women with disabilities in rural Southwest China compensate for their disability identity through marriage. As the first book to theorize the married life of rural-based women with…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

  • China's Media Go Global

    Edited by Daya Thussu, Hugo de Burgh, Anbin Shi

    As part of its ‘going out’ strategy, China is using the media to promote its views and vision to the wider world and to counter negative images in the US-dominated international media. China’s Media Go Global, the first edited collection on this subject, evaluates how the unprecedented expansion of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Internationalizing Media Studies

  • Urbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art

    By Meiqin Wang

    This book explores the relationship between the ongoing urbanization in China and the production of contemporary Chinese art since the beginning of the twenty-first century. Wang provides a detailed analysis of artworks and methodologies of art-making from eight contemporary artists who employ a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Domestic Spaces in Post-Mao China

    On Electronic Household Appliances

    By Wang Min’an

    Unconventional, creative, and highly original, Wang Min’an’s work centres on the assemblage of household machines that create the space of contemporary domesticity. It offers pathways to a new understanding of how the sudden commodification of domestic space in China beginning in the late 1980s has…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Postcolonial Politics

  • China's Architecture in a Globalizing World

    Between Socialism and the Market

    By Jiawen Han

    China is currently in the midst of an unprecedented building boom and indeed interest in Chinese contemporary architecture has been fuelled by this huge expansion. Through a cutting edge theoretical discussion of Chinese architecture in relation to Chinese modernity, this book examines this…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Health Translation and Media Communication

    A Corpus Study of the Media Communication of Translated Health Knowledge

    By Meng Ji

    Cross-sectoral interaction and cooperation in the communication of nutritional health risks represents a strategic research area among national governments and international health authorities. The key research question this book addressed was whether and how different industrial sectors interact…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Empirical Translation

  • China's Low Birth Rate and the Development of Population

    By Guo Zhigang, Wang Feng, Cai Yong

    As the most populous country in the world, China’s demographic challenges have always been too many people for ecological system, resources, and the environment. However, by the early 1990s, fertility rate in China had dropped below the replacement level, and China’s low fertility has now attracted…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Urbanization in China

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti

    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 – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • The Education of Migrant Children and China's Future

    The Urban Left Behind

    By Holly H. Ming

    There are more than 225 million rural-to-urban migrant workers, and some 20 million migrant children in Chinese cities. Because of policies related to the household registration (hukou) system, migrant students are not allowed a public high school education in the cities, so their urban education…

    Paperback – 2017-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

  • The Uyghur Lobby

    Global Networks, Coalitions and Strategies of the World Uyghur Congress

    By Yu-Wen Chen

    An upsurge in violence between Uyghur and Han in China’s far western region of Xinjiang has gained increased media and academic attention in recent years as was evidenced in the July 2009 riots. Numbering over eight million, the Uyghur are China’s fifth-largest minority nationality, and their…

    Paperback – 2017-11-04 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Chinese Print Media

    Cultivating Middle Class Taste

    By Zheng Yi

    This book examines the transformations in form, genre, and content of contemporary Chinese print media. It describes and analyses the role of post-reform social stratification in the media, focusing particularly on how the changing practices and institutions of the industry correspond to and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

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