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  • The Triple Asian Olympics - Asia Rising

    The Pursuit of National Identity, International Recognition and Global Esteem, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. A. Mangan, Sandra Collins, Gwang Ok

    Realpolitik as a component of the Olympic Games held in East Asia has been largely ignored by historians. However, sport was an integral part of cultural diplomacy and the expression of national prowess for the three Games held in East Asia: 1964 Tokyo, 1988 Seoul and 2008 Beijing. It is time…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Christianity in Contemporary China

    Socio-cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francis Khek Gee Lim

    Christianity is one of the fastest growing religions in China. Despite its long history in China and its significant indigenization or intertwinement with Chinese society and culture, Christianity continues to generate suspicion among political elites and intense debates among broader communities…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Remaking China's Great Cities

    Space and Culture in Urban Housing, Renewal, and Expansion, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Y. Liang

    China’s rapid urbanization has restructured the great socialist cities Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou into mega cities that embrace global capitalism. This book focuses on the urban transformations of these three cities: Beijing is the nation’s political and cultural capital; Shanghai is the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Chinese Television in the Twenty-First Century

    Entertaining the Nation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruoyun Bai, Geng Song

    The past two decades witnessed the rise of television entertainment in China. Although television networks are still state-owned and Party-controlled in China, the ideological landscape of television programs has become increasingly diverse and even paradoxical, simultaneously subservient and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Social Attitudes in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    By Chen Yu, Fang Wei, Liqing Li, Paul Morrissey, Nie Chen

    Unlike many studies of social attitudes, which are based on large scale quantitative surveys, or which focus on the attitude of elites, this book considers the views of ordinary people, and is based on in-depth, qualitative interviews. This approach results in rich, nuanced data, and is especially…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Footbinding and Women's Labor in Sichuan

    1st Edition

    By Hill Gates

    When Chinese women bound their daughters’ feet, many consequences ensued, some beyond the imagination of the binders and the bound. The most obvious of these consequences was to impress upon a small child’s body and mind that girls differed from boys, thus reproducing gender hierarchy. What is not…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Police Reform in China

    1st Edition

    By Kam C. Wong

    With nearly 20 percent of the world’s population located in China, what happens there is significant to all nations. Sweeping changes have altered the cultural landscape of China, and as opportunities for wealth have grown in recent years, so have opportunities for crime. Police Reform in China…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    CRC Press
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • The Market and Temple Fairs of Rural China

    Red Fire, 1st Edition

    By Gene Cooper

    During the early communist period of the 1950s, temple fairs in China were both suppressed and secularized. Temples were closed down by the secular regime and their activities classified as feudal superstition and this process only intensified during the Cultural Revolution when even the surviving…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • The Reception and Rendition of Freud in China

    China’s Freudian Slip, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tao Jiang, Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Although Freud makes only occasional, brief references to China and Chinese culture in his works, for almost a hundred years many leading Chinese intellectuals have studied and appropriated various Freudian theories. However, whilst some features of Freud’s views have been warmly embraced from the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Building Temples in China

    Memories, Tourism and Identities, 1st Edition

    By Selina Ching Chan, Graeme Lang

    Much has been written on how temples are constructed or reconstructed for reviving local religious and communal life or for recycling tradition after the market reforms in China. The dynamics between the state and society that lie behind the revival of temples and religious practices initiated by…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Anthropology of Asia

  • Sexuality in a Changing China

    Young Women, Sex and Intimate Relations in the Reform Period, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Zarafonetis

    Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataNames: Zarafonetis, Nicole, author.Title: Sexuality in a changing China : young women, sex and intimate relations in the reform period / Nicole Zarafonetis.Description: New York, NY : Routledge, 2017. | Series: Routledge research on gender in Asia…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Citizenship Education and Migrant Youth in China

    Pathways to the Urban Underclass, 1st Edition

    By Miao Li

    In East Asian economies such as China, recent mass rural-urban migration has created a new urban underclass, as have their children. However, their inclusion in urban public schools is a surprisingly slow process, and youth identities in newly industrialized countries remain largely neglected.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

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