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  • The Politics of Controlling Organized Crime in Greater China

    By Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

    In China, the central government has the political will to control organized crime, which is seen as a national security threat. The crux of the problem is how to control local governments that have demonstrated lax enforcement without sufficient regulation from the provincial governments. The…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Taiwan and The ‘China Impact’

    Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Gunter Schubert

    There can be no doubt that China’s economic and political rise is having a stronger effect on Taiwan than on any other country, given the Chinese government’s claim to sovereignty over Taiwan, and Taiwan’s quest to maintain its democratic achievements and political identity as a sovereign state.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Paradoxes of Post-Mao Rural Reform

    Initial Steps toward a New Chinese Countryside, 1976-1981

    By Frederick Teiwes, Warren Sun

    The decollectivization of Chinese agriculture in the early post-Mao period is widely recognized as a critical part of the overall reform program. But the political process leading to this outcome is poorly understood. A number of approaches have dominated the existing literature: 1) a power/policy…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Irony, Cynicism and the Chinese State

    Edited by Hans Steinmuller, Susanne Brandtstadter

    Unprecedented social change in China has intensified the contradictions faced by ordinary people. In everyday life, people find themselves caught between official and popular discourses, encounter radically different representations of China's past and its future, and draw on widely diverse moral…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • China's Transition from Communism – New Perspectives

    Edited by Guoguang Wu, Helen Lansdowne

    As China moved from a planned to a market economy many people expected that China’s political system would similarly move from authoritarianism to democracy. It is now clear, however, that political liberalisation does not necessarily follow economic liberalisation. This book explores this apparent…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • China-Taiwan Rapprochement

    The Political Economy of Cross-Straits Relations

    By Min-Hua Chiang

    This book examines how since about 2008 the economy of Taiwan has become ever more deeply integrated into the economy of China. It goes beyond a consideration of trade and investment flows, and discusses also the large population flows, the growing integration of the two financial systems and the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • China's Social Policy

    Transformation and Challenges

    Edited by Kinglun Ngok, Chak Kwan Chan

    This book critically and comprehensively examines China’s welfare development amidst its rapid economic growth and increasing social tensions. It covers the main policy areas from China’s inception of the open door policy in 1978 to the new administration of Jinping Xi and Keqiang Li, including…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • The Environment, Climate Change, and Governance in China

    Edited by Eva Sternfeld

    This four volume collection of selected works examines the political, social and economic aspects of the interaction between Chinese society and the natural environment from past to present as well as future challenges. Volume 1 and 2 are dedicated to China’s environmental history and the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in the Environment

  • Governance and Democracy in the Asia Pacific

    Political and Civil Society

    Edited by William Case, Stephen McCarthy

    In the Asia Pacific region, historical legacies and social structures dispose civil and political society to interact in different ways to Western best-practice scenarios which then go on to produce have implications for democracy and governance. These outcomes are derived from conditions that…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Cold War in the High Himalayas

    The USA, China and South Asia in the 1950s

    By S Mahmud Ali, 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 – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Managing Famine, Flood and Earthquake in China

    Tianjin, 1958-85

    By Lauri Paltemaa

    China suffers frequently from many types of natural disasters, which have affected the lives of many millions of Chinese. The steps which the Chinese state has taken to prevent disasters, mitigate their consequences, and reconstruct in the aftermath of disasters are therefore key issues. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Politics of the 'Other' in India and China

    Western Concepts in Non-Western Contexts

    Edited by Lion König, Bidisha Chaudhuri

    The social sciences have been heavily influenced by modernization theory, focusing on issues of economic growth, political development and social change, in order to develop a predictive model of linear progress for developing countries following a Western prototype. Under this hegemonic paradigm…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

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