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  • Transitions to Modernity in Taiwan

    The Spirit of 1895 and the Cession of Formosa to Japan, 1st Edition

    By Niki Alsford

    On 19 April 1895, British Consul Lionel Charles Hopkins, at the northern port of Tamsui, was summoned by Tang Jingsong, the governor of Taiwan, to his yamen in the western district of Taipei. Shortly after his arrival, Hopkins was handed a petition. Signed by a number of Taiwanese ‘notables’, the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Civil Society in China and Taiwan

    Agency, Class and Boundaries, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Governing HIV in China

    Commercial Sex, Homosexuality and Rural-to-Urban Migration, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Jeffreys, Gang Su

    HIV and AIDS have long been problematized in the People’s Republic of China as objects of governance in political frameworks and institutions. The state’s attitudes towards health programs have, nevertheless, changed significantly during the 21st century. Pilot programs at the beginning of the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Protestant Churches and the Party-State in China

    God Above Party?, 1st Edition

    By Carsten T. Vala

    Among China’s restive religious and social groups, Protestants have arguably created the most sustained structural challenges to the Chinese Communist Party’s ordering of society. By drawing on grassroots fieldwork conducted across the country, this book therefore charts the ambition of the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • China's Soviet Dream

    Propaganda, Culture, and Popular Imagination, 1st Edition

    By Yan Li

    This book examines the introduction of Soviet socialist culture in the People’s Republic of China, with a focus on the period of Sino-Soviet friendship in the 1950s. The vast state initiative to transplant Soviet culture into Chinese soil has conventionally been dismissed as a tool of propaganda…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Memory in Sinophone Cinemas and Image Culture

    Altering Archives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peng Hsiao-yen, Ella Raidel

    Cinema archives memories, conserves the past, and rewrites histories. As much as the Sinophone embodies differences, contemporary Sinophone cinemas in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the People’s Republic of China invest various images of contested politics in order to assert different histories and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Public Security and Governance in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    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 30 years of reform in China, stability maintenance as a governance strategy has in fact laid a solid foundation for the overall development and growth of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Resistance in Colonial and Communist China, 1950-1963

    Anatomy of a Riot, 1st Edition

    By R. B. E. Price

    The history of colonial East Asia is a human anatomy describing beneficial organs of foreign rule. Proclaiming itself a schematic diagram open to inspection, the anatomy of the late British Empire nevertheless obscured much more than it revealed. This analogy in Price’s provocative Cold War history…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on the History of Conflict

  • China’s Role in Reducing Carbon Emissions

    The Stabilisation of Energy Consumption and the Deployment of Renewable Energy, 1st Edition

    By David Toke

    China, a still developing economy comprising a fifth of the world’s population, will play a key role in the global movement towards reducing carbon emissions. The aims of the Paris Agreement may stand or fall with China, both for its own contribution and the example it will set the developing world…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Debating Regime Legitimacy in Contemporary China

    Popular Protests and Regime Performances, 1st Edition

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    This comprehensive volume is a three-part study of whether the Chinese political system has maintained a significant degree of regime legitimacy in the context of rising domestic discontent, in particular the popular protests against socio-economic inequality and environment degradation. Part I…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • International Migrants in China's Global City

    The New Shanghailanders, 1st Edition

    By James Farrer

    Long a source of migrants, China has now become a migrant destination. In 2016, government sources reported that nearly 900,000 foreigners were working in China, though international migrants remain a tiny presence at the national level. Shanghai is China’s most globalized city and has attracted a…

    Hardback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Asian Migration

  • China's Changing Economy

    Trends, Impacts and the Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Curtis Andressen

    One of the most dramatic events in the global economy over the past few decades has been the rise of China as a global economic power. From humble beginnings in the late 1970s, the policy shift in China from a planned to market economy has led to economic growth of tremendous speed. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

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