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  • Lifestyle Media in Asia

    Consumption, Aspiration and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fran Martin, Tania Lewis

    Across Asia, consumer culture is increasingly shaping everyday life, with neoliberal economic and social policies increasingly adopted by governments who see their citizens as individualised, sovereign consumers with choices about their lifestyles and identities. One aspect of this development has…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Chinese Environmental Aesthetics

    Wangheng Chen, Wuhan University, China, translated by Feng Su, Hunan Normal University, China, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Cipriani

    China is currently afflicted by enormous environmental problems. This book, drawing on ancient and modern Chinese environmental thinking, considers what it is that makes an environment a desirable place for living. The book emphasises ideas of beauty, and discusses how these ideas can be applied in…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Arts and Cultural Leadership in Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Caust

    Arts and cultural activity in Asia is increasingly seen as important internationally, and Asia’s growing prosperity is enabling the full range of artistic activities to be better encouraged, supported and managed. At the same time, cultural frameworks and contexts vary hugely across Asia, and it is…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Chinese Higher Education Reform and Social Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bin Wu, John Morgan

    Paperback – 2017-12-22
    Routledge

  • Health Policy and Disease in Colonial and Post-Colonial Hong Kong, 1841-2003

    1st Edition

    By Ka-che Yip, Yuen Sang Leung, Man Kong Timothy Wong

    Besides looking at major outbreaks of diseases and how they were coped with, diseases such as malaria, smallpox, tuberculosis, plague, venereal disease, avian flu and SARS, this book also examines how the successive government regimes in Hong Kong took action to prevent diseases and control…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Youth Culture in Chinese Language Film

    1st Edition

    By Xuelin Zhou

    This book explores the vigorous film cultures of mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong from the perspective of youth culture. The book relates this important topic to the wider social, cultural, and institutional context, and discusses the relationship between the films and the changes that today…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Family Strategies, Guanxi, and School Success in Rural China

    1st Edition

    By Ailei Xie

    Research in school success in contemporary China has argued that market reforms have reproduced the advantages for children from the cadre and the professional families while simultaneously creating new opportunities for children of the new arising economic elites. However, it has performed less…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Assessing the Balance of Power in Central-Local Relations in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Donaldson

    How do we understand the evolution of central-local relations in China during the reform period? This book addresses this question by focusing on eight separate issues in which the central-local relationship has been especially salient – government finance, investment control, regional development,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chee-Beng Tan

    With around 40 million people worldwide, the ethnic Chinese and the Chinese in diaspora form the largest diaspora in the world. The economic reform of China which began in the late 1970s marked a huge phase of migration from China, and the new migrants, many of whom were well educated, have had a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge

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

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-12-12
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • China, India and Southeast Asia

    Paths to development and state-society relations, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Urbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

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