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  • Radio and Social Transformation in China

    1st Edition

    By Wei Lei

    The first systematic, comprehensive and critical English-language study of radio in China, this book documents a historical understanding of Chinese radio from the early twentieth century to the present. Covering both public matters and private lives, Radio and Social Transformation in China…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Internet Video Culture in China

    YouTube, Youku, and the Space in Between, 1st Edition

    By Marc L Moskowitz

    Examining Internet culture in the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the US, this book analyzes videos which entertain both English and Chinese-speaking viewers to gain a better understanding of cultural similarities and differences. Each of the chapters in the volume studies…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Humor and Chinese Culture

    A Psychological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Xiaodong Yue

    This book addresses psychological studies of humour in Chinese societies. It starts by reviewing how the concept of humour evolves in Chinese history, and how it is perceived by Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism respectively. It then compares differences in the Western and the Chinese perceptions…

    Paperback – 2019-05-25 
    Routledge

  • Migration in Post-Colonial Hong Kong

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Y.P. Choi, Eric Fong

    Since 1995 most mainland migrants to Hong Kong have been the wives or non-adult children of Hong Kong men of lower socio-economic status. The majority of immigrants are women, who throughout the past two decades have accounted for more than 60% of immigration. The profile of immigrants has been…

    Paperback – 2019-05-25 
    Routledge

  • Christianity and the Transformation of Physical Education and Sport in China

    1st Edition

    By Huijie Zhang, Fan Hong, Fuhua Huang

    Despite the popularity of sport in contemporary China, the practice of physical education is not indigenous to its culture. Strenuous physical activity was traditionally linked to low class and status in the pre-modern Chinese society. The concept of modern PE was introduced to China by Western…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge

  • Hong Kong Rural Women under Chinese Rule

    Gender Politics, Reunification and Globalisation in Post-colonial Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Isabella Ng

    This book explores gender dynamics in the indigenous villages (also known as walled villages) in post-handover Hong Kong. It looks at how Hong Kong’s reunification with China has impacted the walled villagers, in particular the women, and how the walled villages’ current gender dynamics in return…

    Hardback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge
    ASAA Women in Asia Series

  • China's Architecture in a Globalizing World: Between Socialism and the Market

    1st Edition

    By Jiawen Han

    China is currently in the midst of an unprecedented building boom and, indeed, interest in Chinese contemporary architecture has been fuelled by this huge expansion. Through a cutting-edge theoretical discussion of Chinese architecture in relation to Chinese modernity, this book examines this…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Living Conditions and Targeted Aiding Mechanisms of the Urban Underclass in China

    1st Edition

    By Zhu Li, Mao Feifei

    Based on the approaches of questionnaire and interview, this book studies the urban subalterns formed with a considerable scale in China since the 1990s. By investigating their living status in detail, it depicts the mental conditions, class consciousness, migration, living difficulties and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-19 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The Ever-Changing Sino-Japanese Rivalry

    1st Edition

    By Philip Streich

    What explains the ebb and flow of the Sino-Japanese rivalry? Why do the two states sometimes choose to escalate or de-escalate the rivalry? Does domestic politics play a role? Examining the historic and contemporary relationship between China and Japan through the lens of the interstate rivalry…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Pseudo-Public Spaces in Chinese Shopping Malls

    Rise, Publicness and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Yiming Wang

    Shopping malls in China create a new pseudo-public urban space which is under the control of private or quasi-public power structure. As they are open for public use, mediated by the co-mingling of private property rights and public meanings of urban space, the rise, publicness and consequences of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • The Way to a Great Country

    A Macroscopic View on Chinese Population in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Tian Xueyuan

    Population is the most influential factor in social development and economic growth, especially in China. The author makes macro illustration about main issues on China’s population and development in the 21st century and advises on facing the population development challenges toward a sustainable…

    Hardback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Model Workers in China, 1949-1965

    Constructing A New Citizen, 1st Edition

    By James Farley

    Seismic changes in ideology and economic policy in China followed the death of Mao Zedong but one aspect of culture has remained constant. The use of ‘Model Workers’ in both a political and commercial context continues to thrive in China and although the messages they promote have largely changed,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

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