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  • Screening China's Soft Power

    Edited by Paola Voci, Luo Hui

    Promoting China's cultural soft power by disseminating modern Chinese values is a key policy under President Xi Jinping. It is usually understood as a top-down initiative, implemented willingly or unwillingly by writers, filmmakers, artists and other cultural actors, often manifesting itself in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia

    Edited by Akihiro Ogawa

    The Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia is an interdisciplinary resource, covering one of the most dynamically expanding sectors in contemporary Asia. Originally a product of Western thinking, civil society represents a particular set of relationships between the state and either society or…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 

  • The China-Japan Conflict over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands

    Useful Rivalry

    By Anna Costa

    This book examines the foreign and security policies adopted by China and Japan since the 1970s in their competition over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea.  It charts the development of a dispute that has become a potential flashpoint for conflict between the two countries. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • Global Governance and China

    The Dragon’s Learning Curve

    Edited by Scott Kennedy

    This volume offers systematic analysis of China’s growing engagement in global governance institutions over the past three decades. During this period, China has gone from outsider to observer to insider. The volume is based on studies of Chinese involvement in a wide cross section of regimes,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Global Institutions

  • China, Africa and Responsible International Engagement

    By Yanzhuo Xu

    China’s increasing involvement in Africa is a controversial and hotly debated issue. On the one hand, China has brought significant economic and political opportunities to the continent with large amounts of investment and infrastructure. On the other hand, however, China’s interests in Africa -…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge Contemporary Africa

  • Civil Society in China and Taiwan

    Agency, Class and Boundaries

    By Taru Salmenkari

    The concept of 'civil society' has often been used as a devise for differentiating China from other cultures. Though sometimes portrayed as a growing phenomenon, Chinese civil society is frequently said to be non-existent. Definitional deficiencies have, therefore, led to both a simplification and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • China's Presence in the Middle East

    The Implications of the One Belt, One Road Initiative

    Edited by Anoushiravan Ehteshami, Niv Horesh

    Chinese President Xi Jinping’s “One Belt, One Road” (OBOR) vision, heralded as an attempt to revive the pre-modern Silk Route, is intended to strengthen West Asia’s economic links with China through ambitious infrastructural projects. Central to this are fast-track rail links, funded by the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Interest Groups and the New Democracy Movement in Hong Kong

    Edited by Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

    A new era in the democracy movement in Hong Kong began on July 1, 2003, when half a million people protested on the streets, and has included the 2012 anti-National Education campaign, the 2014 Occupy Central Movement and the rapid rise of localist groups. The new democracy movement in Hong Kong is…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Public Security and Governance in Contemporary China

    Edited by Mingjun Zhang, Xinye Wu

    The recent rise in reported public security issues in China is one of the most repeated concerns amongst the Chinese authorities. During the past thirty years of reform in China, stability maintenance as a governance strategy has in fact laid a solid foundation for the overall development and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • International Regimes in China

    Domestic Implementation of the International Fisheries Agreements

    By Gianluca Ferraro

    According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, more than 80% of world’s fish stocks are fully exploited, over-exploited, depleted, or recovering from depletion. Although several international agreements have promoted more responsible fisheries, coastal states have…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Communist Party

    Edited by Willy Wo-Lap Lam

    Whilst the Chinese Communist Party is one of the most powerful political institutions in the world, it is also one of the least understood, due to the party’s secrecy and tight control over the archives, the press and the Internet. Having governed the People’s Republic of China for nearly 70 years…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14 

  • Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media

    Edited by Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley

    Gary D. Rawnsley is a Professor of Public Diplomacy, Aberystwyth University, UK. Ming-yeh T. Rawnsley is Research Associate, Centre of Taiwan Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and Associate Fellow, China Policy Institute, University of Nottingham, UK.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11 

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