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  • China’s Financial Opening

    Coalition Politics and Policy Changes

    By Yu Wai Vic Li

    The 21st century has not only seen China become one of the world’s largest trading nations, but also its gradual integration into the global financial system. Chinese sponsored project financing schemes such as the Belt-and-Road Initiative and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, and the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Cold War in the High Himalayas

    The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s

    By S. Mahmud Ali

    This text examines elite-insecurity perceptions in India, Pakistan and the USA in the 1950s. The book highlights the consequent linkages in alliance-building efforts and the  subsequent triangular covert collaboration against Communist China, especially along Tibet's Himalayan frontiers. This…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • New Directions in Africa--China Studies

    Edited by Chris Alden, Daniel Large

    Despite the accumulation of studies drawing from other fields, China-Africa studies still bears the hallmarks of its origins and popularization in IR – in Western and Chinese scholarship, and in this continues to shape subsequent work on it. New Directions in Africa--China Studies takes a step back…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • China’s Hydro-politics in the Mekong

    Conflict and Cooperation in Light of Securitization Theory

    By Sebastian Biba

    China’s Hydro-politics in the Mekong explores the intricate processes of conflict and cooperation over the use of water resources in the Mekong river basin between upstream China and the downstream countries of Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The book tackles two gaps in the empirical…

    Hardback – 2018-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • China’s Regions and Their Global Interactions

    By Tim Summers

    China is a continent-sized economy and society with substantial diversity across its different regions. As the country’s economic and social transformations continue, the dynamics within and relationships between China’s regions are changing too. These changes are partly the result of and responses…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge
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  • 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 – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia

    Edited by Shiping Hua

    The Routledge Handbook of Politics in Asia is designed to serve as a comprehensive reference guide to politics in Asia. Covering East, South, Southeast and Central Asia, this Handbook brings together the work of leading international academics to cover the political histories, institutions,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29 
    Routledge

  • Governing Environmental Conflicts in China

    By Yanwei Li

    Environmental conflicts are the source of many large-scale popular protests in China, with some protests substantially endangering social order. Such protests have often prompted severe counter measures by both national and local government, but have often then gone on to result in compromises…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Economic Policy Making In China (1949--2016)

    The Role of Economists

    By Pieter Bottelier

    This book explores the key ideas and the key people who were responsible for the development of China’s economy from 1949 to the present. It discusses how economic policy evolved, how economic policy was formulated and how the role of economists in decision making evolved. It considers the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Power of Relationalism in China

    By Leah Zhu

    In the 21st century, China has become impossible to ignore. At the same time, a vast array of perceptions and judgments of China’s actions and future have arisen. The confusion, Leah Zhu postulates, is explained by decades of traditional modus operandi, which began in the Maoist Era and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • China Reclaims World Power Status

    Putting an end to the world America made

    By Paolo Urio

    Using both Chinese and Western theoretical approaches, this book analyses the strategies implemented by China for reclaiming power in the international domain. Examining domestic measures taken by China to assure its economic and social development, it also considers the strengths and weaknesses of…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • The Economic Roots of the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong

    Globalization and the Rise of China

    By Louis Augustin-Jean, Anthea H.Y. Cheung

    In the autumn of 2014, thousands of people, young and educated in their majority, occupied the major business district and seat of the government in Hong Kong. The protest, known as the Umbrella Movement, called for ‘genuine democracy’, as well as a fairer social and economic system. The book…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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