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  • Popular Media, Social Emotion and Public Discourse in Contemporary China

    By Shuyu Kong

    Since the early 1990s the media and cultural fields in China have become increasingly commercialized, resulting in a massive boom in the cultural and entertainment industries. This evolution has also brought about fundamental changes in media behaviour and communication, and the enormous growth of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Critical Issues in Contemporary China

    Unity, Stability and Development, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Czeslaw Tubilewicz

    Critical Issues in Contemporary China: Unity, Stability and Development comprehensively examines key problems crucial to understanding modern-day China. Organized around three inter-related themes of unity, stability and development, chapters explore distinct issues and debate their significance…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Perverse Taiwan

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Yin Wang

    Host of the first gay pride in the Sinophone world, Taiwan is well-known for its mushrooming of liberal attitudes towards non-normative genders and sexualities after the lifting of Martial Law in 1987. Perverse Taiwan is the first collection of its kind to contextualize that development from an…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Transforming Chinese Cities

    Edited by Mark Y. Wang, Pookong Kee, Jia Gao

    The urbanisation of China over the last three decades has been a hugely significant development, both for China’s reform process and for the world more generally. This book presents recent research findings on China’s continuing urban transformation. Subjects covered include the decline of the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • 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 sociopolitical 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

  • 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 – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

  • 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

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