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  • Chinese Politics and Government

    Power, Ideology and Organization, 2nd Edition

    By Sujian Guo, Sujian Guo

    Over the past two decades, China’s political reforms, open-door policy, dramatic economic growth, and increasingly assertive foreign policy have had an unprecedented regional and global impact. The up-to-date 2nd edition of this introductory textbook provides students with a…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 

  • The Political Economy of the Han Dynasty and Its Legacy

    Edited by Cheng Lin, Terry Peach, Fang Wang

    This book brings together a group of leading scholars from China and the West to provide an unprecedented assessment of the nature, origins and historical influence of the Political Economy that developed during the Han dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD). Following an Introduction that sets out the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Making China Urban

    Geographical Aspects of Development and Disparity

    By Hyun Bang Shin

    This book provides a comprehensive account of the global, regional and urban dimensions of China’s development, and the resulting socio-economic and political outcomes. Shin begins by documenting and analysing China’s changing position in the world economy before turning to the development…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 

  • A New Era in Democratic Taiwan

    Trajectories and turning points in politics and cross-Strait relations

    Edited by Chun-Yi Lee, Jonathan Sullivan

    In January 2016, Taiwan’s former authoritarian ruler, the KMT, lost control of both the presidency and legislature. In concert with grassroots activism, the KMT led democratization in Taiwan in the 1980s because it was confident its financial resources, patronage networks and reputation for…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Belt and Road Initiative

    China's Trade Governance and Policy

    By Cheng Dawei

    This book looks at the rationale behind the Belt and Road initiative by China, and attempts to explain the motivation from economical and historical aspects. The book also compares trade governance of China with those of the United Kingdom and United States, and analyzes the value construction and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Connecting Taiwan

    Participation - Integration - Impacts

    Edited by Carsten Storm

    Taiwan has often been characterised as an isolated society in its search for sovereignty and security. Its contact with the world in an era of globalization and post-modernity, however, has increasingly led to Taiwanese actors successfully participating in many regional and global fields. In this…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • China’s Regions in an Era of Globalization

    By Tim Summers

    The rise of China has been shaped and driven by its engagement with the global economy during a period of intensified globalization, yet China is a continent-sized economy and society with substantial diversity across its different regions. This means that its engagement with the global economy…

    Paperback – 2018-06-14 

  • Rural Roots of Reform Before China's Conservative Change

    By Lynn T. White III

    China’s economic and military rise dominates discussions of the world’s most populous country. Resilient authoritarian government is credited with great successes, but this book expands the discourse to include governance by village heads - who often ignored central politicians. Chinese reforms for…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13 

  • The Political Economy of Contemporary China

    An Institutional Analysis of Market and State

    By Jane Du

    China’s agricultural reform has veered between different goals with a variety of policy instruments employed, resulting in the creation of a complex of market institutions and a cyclical growth pattern. The existing literature usually focuses on the decisive role of economic institutions in these…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The International Politics of the Asia Pacific

    Fourth and Revised Edition

    By Michael Yahuda

    This fully revised fourth edition of Michael Yahuda's extremely successful textbook brings the region fully up-to-date, introducing students to the international politics of the Asia-Pacific region since 1945. As well as assessing the post-cold War uncertainties that challenged balance and power…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Politics in Asia

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Hong Kong

    Edited by Tai-Lok Lui, Stephen Wing-Kai Chiu, Ray Yep

    When Britain and China negotiated over the future of Hong Kong in the early 1980s, the main concern was primarily about the maintenance of the status quo. It was meant to be maintaining Hong Kong’s capitalist economy, upholding the rule of law, safeguarding freedom of speech, and retaining the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 

  • Local Elites in Post-Mao China

    Edited by Yingjie Guo

    This book provides fresh insights into the study of Chinese elites at the county level and below. By shifting the analytical focus onto the agency of elites at the local level and away from the institutional structures within which they operate, it fills a number of significant gaps in the field.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

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