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  • China's Social Policy

    Transformation and Challenges

    Edited by Kinglun Ngok, Chak Kwan Chan

    This book critically and comprehensively examines China’s welfare development amidst its rapid economic growth and increasing social tensions. It covers the main policy areas from China’s inception of the open door policy in 1978 to the new administration of Jinping Xi and Keqiang Li, including…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • The Environment, Climate Change, and Governance in China

    Edited by Eva Sternfeld

    This four volume collection of selected works examines the political, social and economic aspects of the interaction between Chinese society and the natural environment from past to present as well as future challenges. Volume 1 and 2 are dedicated to China’s environmental history and the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Environment

  • China's Social Development and Policy

    Into the next stage?

    Edited by Litao Zhao

    In China, social development has fallen far behind economic development. This book looks at why this is the case, and poses the question of whether the conditions, structures and institutions that have locked China into unbalanced development are changing to pave the way for the next stage of…

    Paperback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Managing Famine, Flood and Earthquake in China

    Tianjin, 1958-85

    By Lauri Paltemaa

    China suffers frequently from many types of natural disasters, which have affected the lives of many millions of Chinese. The steps which the Chinese state has taken to prevent disasters, mitigate their consequences, and reconstruct in the aftermath of disasters are therefore key issues. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Museums in China

    Power, Politics and Identities

    By Tracey Lie Dan Lu

    From the earliest museums established by Western missionaries in order to implement religious and political power, to the role they have played in the formation of the modern Chinese state, the origin and development of museums in mainland China differ significantly from those in the West. The…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Chinese Middle Classes

    Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, and China

    Edited by Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

    The formation and characteristics of a nation’s middle class are shaped by historical context and the developmental path that has been followed. However, can the same be said of the ethnic Chinese middle classes in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, and Macao? Given the divergent political and economic…

    Paperback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Islam and China's Hong Kong

    Ethnic Identity, Muslim Networks and the New Silk Road

    By Wai-Yip Ho

    Hong Kong is a global city-state under the sovereignty of the People’s Republic of China, and is home to around 250,000 Muslims practicing Islam. However existing studies of the Muslim-majority communities in Asia and the Northwest China largely ignore the Muslim community in Hong Kong. Islam and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Re-producing Chineseness in Southeast Asia

    Scholarship and Identity in Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Chih-yu Shih

    Identity politics can impede Chinese identification in southeast Asia because the migrant population, particularly the intellectual aspect of that population, have to consider the political effects of their intellectual and social activities on the survival of Chinese communities. Similarly, these…

    Hardback – 2015-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Party Hegemony and Entrepreneurial Power in China

    Institutional Change in the Film and Music Industries

    By Elena Meyer-Clement

    Economic liberalisation processes and the rapid development of the private sector are widely visible signs of over thirty years of reform policies in the People’s Republic of China. Nevertheless, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has managed to preserve the basic political institutions of the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Media and Communication in the Chinese Diaspora

    Rethinking Transnationalism

    Edited by Wanning Sun, John Sinclair

    The rise of China has brought about a dramatic increase in the rate of migration from mainland China. At the same time, the Chinese government has embarked on a full-scale push for the internationalisation of Chinese media and culture. Media and communication have therefore become crucial factors…

    Hardback – 2015-09-16 
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Chinese Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Xiyi Huang

    Entrepreneurship is recognised as an integral element of economic advancement and social force. With socio-political transformation within China in the past three decades, integration of China’s economy into the global market, and the wide spreading of Chinese businesses to other parts of the world…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • China's Development and Harmonization

    Towards a Balance with Nature, Society and the International Community

    Edited by Bin Wu, Shujie Yao, Jian Chen

    The concept of ‘harmonization’ has become very popular in China, with the Chinese government increasingly applying the term ‘harmonious society’ to internal affairs and the term ‘harmonious world’ to international relationships. Harmonization as both an end and a means of China’s development is…

    Paperback – 2015-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

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