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  • Television Regulation and Media Policy in China

    1st Edition

    By Yik-Chan Chin

    Since the late 1990s, there has been a crucial and substantial transformation in China’s television system involving institutional, structural and regulatory changes. Unravelling the implications of these changes is vital for understanding the politics of Chinese media policy-making and regulation,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Midwifery in China

    1st Edition

    By Ngai Fen Cheung, Rosemary Mander

    The first book to present the history, ideas, life and works of Chinese midwives and birth attendants, this volume seeks to encapsulate and explain the changing ideas about the practice of midwifery in China. Using participant observations and interviews, it examines each phase of the development…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • China’s Regions in an Era of Globalization

    1st Edition

    By Tim Summers

    The rise of China has been shaped and driven by its engagement with the global economy during a period of intensified globalization, yet China is a continent-sized economy and society with substantial diversity across its different regions. This means that its engagement with the global economy…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • China's Social Welfare Revolution

    Contracting Out Social Services, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jie Lei, Chak Kwan Chan

    The Chinese government has recently adopted a radical welfare approach by contracting out social services to non-governmental organisations (NGOs). This is a big departure from its traditional welfare model, whereby all public services were directly delivered by government agencies. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Post-Western Sociology - From China to Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurence Roulleau-Berger, Li Peilin

    This book is rooted in an epistemological approach to sociology in which the boundaries between Western and non-Western sociologies are acknowledged and built on. It argues that knowledge is organised in conceptual spaces linked to paradigms and programmes which in turn are linked to ethnocentred…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China

    1st Edition

    By Jianfa Shen

    Rapid urbanization in China in recent decades and the challenges of social and regional integration and governance have been issues of major concern. This book explores the course of urbanization and development in China over recent decades. It considers a range of issues including urbanization,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Connecting Taiwan

    Participation – Integration – Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carsten Storm

    Taiwan has often been characterised as an isolated society in its search for sovereignty and security. Its contact with the world in an era of globalization and post-modernity, however, has increasingly led to Taiwanese actors successfully participating in many regional and global fields. In this…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • The Qiaopi Trade and Transnational Networks in the Chinese Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregor Benton, Hong Liu, Huimei Zhang

    Originating in the 1820s and used for 150 years thereafter, qiaopi is the name given in Chinese to letters written home by Chinese emigrants to accompany remittances. Their key function was to preserve family ties. Although such correspondence focused principally on the provision of economic…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge
    Chinese Worlds

  • Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1962 and 1995, this collection is made up of volumes that examine insights and data from the practises and situation in one country or area when considering educational practice elsewhere. Many important educational questions are examined from this…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

  • Adult Education in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carman St John Hunter, Martha McKee Keehn

    Originally published in 1985. China is currently making a massive effort to educate its workforce in a formal and structured system. A good deal has been written about China’s attempts, since 1949, to eradicate illiteracy and to universalise primary and secondary school education but the subject of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

  • Taiwan and The ‘China Impact’

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gunter Schubert

    There can be no doubt that China’s economic and political rise is having a stronger effect on Taiwan than on any other country, given the Chinese government’s claim to sovereignty over Taiwan, and Taiwan’s quest to maintain its democratic achievements and political identity as a sovereign state.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Occupy Movement in Hong Kong

    Sustaining Decentralized Protest, 1st Edition

    By Yongshun Cai

    The Occupy movement in Hong Kong was sustained for about 80 days because of government tolerance, the presence of determined participants, and a weak leadership. The government tolerated the occupation because its initial use of force, in particular teargas, was counterproductive and provoked…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge

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