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  • China's New Public Health Insurance

    Challenges to Health Reforms and the New Rural Co-operative Medical System, 1st Edition

    By Armin Müller

    Especially since the 2003 SARS crisis, China’s healthcare system has become a growing source of concern, both for citizens and the Chinese government.  China’s once praised public health services have deteriorated into a system driven by economic constraints, in which poor people often fail to get…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Catholics and Everyday Life in Macau

    Changing Meanings of Religiosity, Morality and Civility, 1st Edition

    By Chen Hon-Fai

    Catholicism has had an important place in Macau since the earliest days of Portuguese colonization in the sixteenth century. This book, based on extensive original research including in-depth interviews, examines in detail the everyday life of Catholics in Macau at present. It outlines the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Work, Love, and Learning in Utopia

    Equality Reimagined, 1st Edition

    By Martin Schoenhals

    Work, Love, and Learning in Utopia breathes new life into the age-old human preoccupation with how to create a happier society. With a fascinating mix of research from cross-cultural psychology, macro history, and evolutionary biology, the book gives new credibility to the advocacy of radical…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Chinese Buddhism and Traditional Culture

    1st Edition

    By Litian Fang

    Since the first century, when Buddhism entered China, the foreign religion has influenced and been influenced in turn by traditional Chinese culture, and eventually became an important part of it. That is one of the great historical themes not only for China but also for East Asia. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Digital Media and Risk Culture in China’s Financial Markets

    1st Edition

    By Zhifei Mao

    This book analyzes the risk cultures in China that have emerged from the entanglement of new communication technologies and financial markets, examining the role that digital media play in Asian modernity and offering an alternative narrative to that of the West. The book illustrates the impact of…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Digital Media and Culture in Asia

  • The History of Sino-Japanese Cultural Exchange

    1st Edition

    By Jun Teng

    This book traces back to the history of Japanese civilization, clarifies the unique thinking mode of Japanese nation, analyses the unique aesthetic viewpoints. It also describes the communication history of culture between China and Japan from BC 3rd century to the Late Qing Dynasty. Taking the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Child and Youth Well-being in China

    1st Edition

    By Lijun Chen, Dali L. Yang, Di Zhou, Qiang Ren

    The true measure of any society is how it treats its children, who are in turn that society’s future. Making use of data from the longitudinal Chinese Family Panel Studies survey, the authors of this timely study provide a multi-faceted description and analysis of China’s younger generations. They…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Asian Development

  • Regional Government Competition

    1st Edition

    By Chen Yunxian, Gu Wenjing

    This monograph provides a coherent and systematic explanation of China’s regional economic development from the perspective of regional government competition. It gives an almost unknown exposition of the mechanisms of China's regional economic development, with numerous supporting cases drawn from…

    Hardback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Confucius and the Modern World

    1st Edition

    By Lai Chen

    This book represents the cutting edge of theoretical works on Confucianism. Starting from Confucianism’s comeback in modern China and ending with the proposal of the new philosophical concept of “multiple universality” in the face of the world culture, the author conducts an in-depth analysis and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Chinese Philosophy

  • Wind Power in China

    Ambiguous Winds of Change in China's Energy Market, 1st Edition

    By Julia Kirch Kirkegaard

    Whilst China’s growing economy is widely regarded as being responsible for severe environmental degradation and a high reliance on energy from fossil fuels, China is emerging as a potential leader in new green energy technologies. Outlining the extraordinary growth in China’s wind power capacity…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Illicit Industries and China’s Shadow Economy

    Challenges and Prospects for Global Governance and Human Security, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Teo, Sungwon Yoon

    This book considers a wide range of illicit industries in China, exploring what drives such activities, why consumers tolerate them to differing degrees, how attempts to regulate them are implemented and how such regulation is resisted. Industries considered include human smuggling, human organs…

    Hardback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Innovative and Creative Industries in Hong Kong

    A Global City in China and Asia, 1st Edition

    By Grace L K Leung

    The experience of Hong Kong’s innovative and creative industries and the challenges they face serves as an important case study for other Chinese and Asian cities that are actively developing their innovative and creative industries in the era of globalization. The return of sovereignty over…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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