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  • Reconfiguring Class, Gender, Ethnicity and Ethics in Chinese Internet Culture

    1st Edition

    By Haomin Gong, Xin Yang

    New information technologies have, to an unprecedented degree, come to reshape human relations, identities and communities both online and offline. As Internet narratives including online fiction, poetry and films reflect and represent ambivalent politics in China, the Chinese state wishes to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • China's Cinema of Class

    Audiences and Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Talmacs

    China’s commercial film industry can be used as a map to understand how class is interwoven into the imaginations that inform and influence social change in Chinese society. Film consumption is important in this process, particularly for young adult urbanites that are China’s primary commercial…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature

    Friends and Foes on the Battlefield, 1st Edition

    By Minjie Chen

    The Sino-Japanese War (1937 – 1945) was fought in the Asia-Pacific theatre between Imperial Japan and China, with the United States as the latter’s major military ally. An important line of investigation remains, questioning how the history of this war has been passed on to post-war generations’…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • New Mentalities of Government in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Bray, Elaine Jeffreys

    China continues to transform apace, flowing from the forces of deregulation, privatization and globalization unleashed by economic reforms which began in late 1978. The dramatic scope of economic change in China is often counterposed to the apparent lack of political change as demonstrated by…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Making Cultural Cities in Asia

    Mobility, assemblage, and the politics of aspirational urbanism, 1st Edition

    Edited by June Wang, Tim Oakes, Yang Yang

    This book examines the vast and largely uncharted world of cultural/creative city-making in Asia. It explores the establishment of policy models and practices against the backdrop of a globalizing world, and considers the dynamic relationship between powerful actors and resources that impact Asian…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • China's Peasant Agriculture and Rural Society

    Changing paradigms of farming, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Douwe van der Ploeg, Jingzhong Ye

    China's agriculture and rural society has undergone rapid changes in recent years. Many poorer farmers and younger people have moved to cities, and yet China has an immense challenge to feed a growing and more affluent population. This book provides a ‘bottom-up view’ of China’s agriculture,&…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Education and Society in Post-Mao China

    1st Edition

    By Edward Vickers, Zeng Xiaodong

    The post-Mao period has witnessed rapid social and economic transformation in all walks of Chinese life – much of it fuelled by, or reflected in, changes to the country’s education system. This book analyses the development of that system since the abandonment of radical Maoism and the inauguration…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Identity Constructions in Bilingual Advertising

    A Critical Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Songqing Li

    This is the first book-length study of identity constructions in relation to English as a contact language in advertising of non-English-speaking countries through a critical and interpretive lens. Instead of simply presuming the role of the English language…

    Hardback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Television Drama in Contemporary China

    Political, social and cultural phenomena, 1st Edition

    By Shenshen Cai

    Due to high audience numbers and the significant influence upon the opinions and values of viewers, the political leadership in China attributes great importance to the impact of television dramas. Many successful TV serials have served as useful conduits to disseminate official rhetoric and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

  • A New Era in Democratic Taiwan

    Trajectories and Turning Points in Politics and Cross-Strait Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Sullivan, Chun-Yi Lee

    In January 2016, Taiwan’s former authoritarian ruler, the KMT, the Nationalist Party of China, lost control of both the presidency and the legislature. Having led the democratization process in Taiwan during the 1980s, it maintained a winning coalition among big business, the public sector,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Petitions and Power

    A Story of the Migrants of a Dam in China, 1st Edition

    By Xing Ying

    Using the way of storytelling, this book examines the petitions of the migrants of a dam in China. With the intensive and thorough analysis of the unique logic behind the petitions, it explores the complex relationship between Chinese peasants and governments, where people may find the key to the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tai-lok Lui, Stephen W.K. Chiu, Ray Yep

    When Britain and China negotiated the future of Hong Kong in the early 1980s, their primary concern was about maintaining the status quo. The rise of China in the last thirty years, however, has reshaped the Beijing-Hong Kong dynamic as new tensions and divisions have emerged. Thus, post-1997 Hong…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12
    Routledge

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