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  • Germany's Colony in China

    Colonialism, Protection and Economic Development in Qingdao and Shandong, 1898-1914, 1st Edition

    By Fion Wai Ling So

    This book explores the economic development of the northern Chinese city of Qingdao, which was held by Germany as a colony from 1898 to 1914. It focuses especially on the economic polices of the German colonial government and of the provincial government of the neighbouring Chinese province of…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Land Question in China

    Agrarian Capitalism, Industrious Revolution, and East Asian Development, 1st Edition

    By Shaohua Zhan

    This book interrogates the inevitability and practicability of full-scale, land-intensive capitalist agriculture in China, whilst analyzing the labor-intensive industrious revolution as an alternative rural development path. It presents a critical account of the recent rise of agrarian…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Activating China

    Local Actors, Foreign Influence, and State Response, 1st Edition

    By Setsuko Matsuzawa

    This book examines the effects of the transnational social and environmental advocacy of foreign NGOs in China. Based on three case studies, including China’s first participatory development project, its first successful case of transnational anti-dam activism, and its first national park project,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • Theorizing Teaching and Learning in Asia and Europe

    A Conversation between Chinese Curriculum and European Didactics, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Chi-Kin Lee, Kerry J. Kennedy

    There has been much debate in recent times between the Anglo American tradition of curriculum studies and the Continental and North European tradition of didactics (Didaktik). As important as such debate has been, this book seeks to add new voices to the debate representing ideas and traditions…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • From Citizenship Education to National Education

    Perceptions of National Identity and National Education of Hong Kong’s Secondary School Teachers, 1st Edition

    By King Man Eric Chong

    This book makes a timely contribution to understanding perceptions on national identity and National Education, with both of them have become controversial topics in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China. In a so-called globalization era, national identity and National Education,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Cyberdualism in China

    The Political Implications of Internet Exposure of Educated Youth, 1st Edition

    By Shiru Wang

    Internet usage in China has recently grown exponentially, rising from 59 million users in 2002 to 710 million by mid-2016. One in every two Chinese has currently been exposed to the Internet. This upsurge has made political communication among citizens and between the government and citizens less…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Gender and Employment in Rural China

    1st Edition

    By Jing Song

    With China’s rapid advancements in urbanization and industrialization, there has been significant labor movement away from agriculture in the rural regions. Using four village case studies, Song examines how this restructuring process affects the rural population. Much of her research is centered…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • China and EU

    Reform and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jing Men, Annika Linck

    Reform and governance are of vital interest to both the People’s Republic of China and the European Union (EU). China is facing demographic and environmental challenges and has been experiencing a rapid economic transition. The social tensions arising from these challenges call for a governance…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Civil Unrest and Governance in Hong Kong

    Law and Order from Historical and Cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael H.K. Ng, John D Wong

    This book examines important social movements in Hong Kong from the perspectives of historical and cultural studies. Conventionally regarded as one of the most politically stable cities in Asia, Hong Kong has yet witnessed many demonstrations and struggles against the colonial and post-colonial…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Political Mobility of Chinese Regional Leaders

    Performance, Preference, Promotion, 1st Edition

    By Liang Qiao

    A monarch is usually born, a member of parliament or a president is usually elected, but a regional leader in China is usually orchestrated to replace his or her predecessor through an opaque process and for reasons not normally made public. The professional trajectories of Chinese regional leaders…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Chinese Labour in the Global Economy

    Capitalist Exploitation and Strategies of Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Bieler, Chun-Yi Lee

    Chinese development is widely considered to be an example of successful developmental catch-up with double-digit growth rates year on year. Some even talk of an emerging power, which may in time replace the US as the global economy’s hegemon. And yet there is a dark underside to this ‘miracle’ in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Historical Injustice and Democratic Transition in Eastern Asia and Northern Europe

    Ghosts at the Table of Democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Christie, Robert Cribb

    The memory of past atrocity lingers like a ghost at the table of democracy. Injustices carried out in the past - from massacres and murder to repression and detention - embitter societies and distort their structures so that the process of establishing and running a democracy carries an extra…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

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