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  • Religion and Ecological Sustainability in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Miller, Dan Smyer Yu, Peter van der Veer

    This book sheds light on the social imagination of nature and environment in contemporary China. It demonstrates how the urgent debate on how to create an ecologically sustainable future for the world’s most populous country is shaped by its complex engagement with religious traditions, competing…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10
    Routledge

  • Responding to Youth Crime in Hong Kong

    Penal Elitism, Legitimacy and Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Michael Adorjan, Wing Hong Chui

    A society’s response to youth crime reveals much about its broader cultural values, social circumstances, and political affairs. This book examines reactions and policy responses to youth delinquency and crime in Hong Kong during its colonial and post-colonial periods, and in doing so, underscores…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research On Public and Social Policy in Asia

  • China's Rural Areas

    Building a Moderately Prosperous Society, 1st Edition

    By China Development Research Foundation

    The prosperity of China’s people has advanced very much in recent decades. However, in many respects China is still a developing country, and this is especially true of rural areas where economic progress has not been as marked as in urban areas and where many people still live in relative poverty.…

    Hardback – 2017-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • From Eileen Chang to Ang Lee

    Lust/Caution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peng Hsiao-yen, Whitney Crothers Dilley

    In 2007, Ang Lee made an espionage thriller based on the short story "Lust, Caution" by Eileen Chang, China’s most famous female author of the twentieth century. The release of the film became a trigger for heated debates on issues of national identity and political loyalty, and brought…

    Paperback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge
    Academia Sinica on East Asia

  • Social Transformation and Chinese Experience

    1st Edition

    By Peilin Li

    China's success on economic growth and its exploration on political reform in the past few decades have attracted the attention from worldwide economic and political experts. This book studies China's transformation and experience from a sociological perspective, which broadens the research…

    Hardback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Public Health and the Modernization of China, 1865-2015

    1st Edition

    By Liping Bu

    This book, based on extensive original research, traces the development of China’s public health system, showing how advances in public health have been an integral part of China’s rise. It outlines the phenomenal improvements in public health, for example the increase in life expectancy from 38 in…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • China Turned On

    Television, Reform and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By James Lull

    The years following the Cultural Revolution saw the arrival of television as part of China’s effort to ‘modernize’ and open up to the West. Endorsed by the Deng Xiaoping regime as a ‘bridge’ between government and the people, television became at once the official mouthpiece of the Communist Party…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Television

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

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Transforming Chinese Cities

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-14
    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 interrelated themes of unity, stability and development, each chapter explores distinct issues and debate their…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • China Fights for the World (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Living Issues in China (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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