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  • Animation in China

    History, Aesthetics, Media, 1st Edition

    By Sean Macdonald

    By the turn of the 21st century, animation production has grown to thousands of hours a year in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Despite this, and unlike American blockbuster productions and the diverse genres of Japanese anime, much animation from the PRC remains relatively unknown. This…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Mobile Communication and Greater China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rodney Wai-chi Chu, Leopoldina Fortunati, Pui-Lam Law, Shanhua Yang

    This edited volume is the first book-length study focusing entirely on mobile phone use in China. Drawing on examples from a wide range of contemporary situations in China and beyond, the contributors argue that the mobile phone is in fact an important means by which one can understand a rapidly…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

  • Re-producing Chineseness in Southeast Asia

    Scholarship and Identity in Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Place, Identity, and National Imagination in Post-war Taiwan

    1st Edition

    By Bi-yu Chang

    In the struggles for political and cultural hegemony that Taiwan has witnessed since the 1980s, the focal point in contesting narratives and the key battlefield in the political debates are primarily spatial and place-based. The major fault line appears to be a split between an imposed identity…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • American and Chinese-Language Cinemas

    Examining Cultural Flows, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Funnell, Man-Fung Yip

    Critics frequently describe the influence of "America," through Hollywood and other cultural industries, as a form of cultural imperialism. This unidirectional model of interaction does not address, however, the counter-flows of Chinese-language films into the American film market or the influence…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Taiwan Cinema

    International Reception and Social Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kuei-fen Chiu, Ming-yeh Rawnsley, Gary Rawnsley

    The book examines recent developments in Taiwan cinema, with particular focus on a leading contemporary Taiwan filmmaker, Wei Te-sheng, who is responsible for such Asian blockbusters as Cape No.7, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale and Kano. The book discusses key issues, including…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia

  • Prostitution Scandals in China

    Policing, Media and Society, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Jeffreys

    Prostitution Scandals in China presents an examination of media coverage of prostitution-related scandals in contemporary China. It demonstrates that the subject of prostitution is not only widely debated, but also that these public discussions have ramifications for some of the key social, legal…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • Uyghur Conceptions of Family and Society

    Habits of the Uyghur Heart, 1st Edition

    By Xiaowei Zang

    Contributing to existing literature on ethnic studies in China, this book is a study of minority subjective experiences in China, using Uyghur Muslims as a case study. By examining Uyghur conceptions of family and society, it investigates whether or not ethnic minorities are culturally capable of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Ethnicity in Asia

  • New Modern Chinese Women and Gender Politics

    The Centennial of the End of the Qing Dynasty, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ya-chen Chen

    The past century witnessed dramatic changes in the lives of modern Chinese women and gender politics. Whilst some revolutionary actions to rectify the feudalist patriarchy, such as foot-binding and polygyny were first seen in the late Qing period; the termination of the Qing Dynasty and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Border Crossing in Greater China

    Production, Community and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenn-hwan Wang

    China’s transformation from a poor and underdeveloped country into a global market power has profoundly altered its socioeconomic power relations with the other countries in the Greater China region, namely, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Indeed, this economic shift has resulted in the massive flow of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Comparatizing Taiwan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shu-mei Shih, Ping-hui Liao

    As the site of crossings of colonizers, settlers, merchants, and goods, island nations such as Taiwan have seen a rich confluence of cultures, where peoples and languages were either forced to mix or did so voluntarily, due largely to colonial conquest and their crucial role in world economy.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Society and HRM in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Warner

    This volume looks at the relationship between society and human resource management (HRM) in China. In doing so it asks how representative the latter is of the former. The contributors argue that there needs to be a minimum degree of consonance between these two variables if HRM is to be…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

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