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  • Language Management and Its Impact

    The Policies and Practices of Confucius Institutes, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mingfang Li

    This book provides a comprehensive account of language management and planning at Confucius Institutes in the UK, implementing an ethnographic approach grounded in language management theory. As a global language promotion organization, Confucius Institutes have previously been discussed in the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Applied Linguistics

  • China's New Silk Road

    An Emerging World Order, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carmen Amado Mendes

    Much is being written about China’s new 'One Belt, One Road' initiative, but much of the writing focuses on China itself, on the destinations of the road – Europe and the Middle East – or on the countries through which the road passes, such as Central Asia. This book takes a different approach…

    Hardback – 2018-10-12
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Western Bankers in China

    Institutional Change and Corporate Governance, 1st Edition

    By Jane Nolan

    When China’s economic reforms were beginning, there was an expectation in the west that China’s financial markets would be opened to western banks and that China’s banks would be reformed along western lines. Joint ventures between Chinese banks and western banks, minority shareholding by western…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Geopolitics in Late Antiquity

    The Fate of Superpowers from China to Rome, 1st Edition

    By Hyun Jin Kim

    Geopolitics in Late Antiquity explores the geopolitical revolution which shook the foundations of the ancient world, the dawning of the millennium of Inner Asian dominance and virtual monopoly of world power (with interludes) that began with the rise of the Huns and then continued under the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • China and England

    The Preindustrial Struggle for Justice in Word and Image, 1st Edition

    By Martin Powers

    This book examines egalitarian social ideals and institutions that arose in preindustrial China and England, and in the process, uncovers China’s forgotten role in the history of social justice debate and legislation during the eighteenth century. Drawing on a wide range of visual and documentary…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Social Movements in Taiwan’s Democratic Transition

    Linking Activists to the Changing Political Environment, 1st Edition

    By Yun Fan

    Examining the relationships between activists and the changing political environment, this book analyzes the trajectories of three major social movements in Taiwan during the country’s democratic transition between 1980 and 2000. In doing so, it explores why the labor and environmental movements…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Imperial Chinese History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Victor Cunrui Xiong, Kenneth J. Hammond

    The resurgence of modern China has generated much interest, not only in the country’s present day activities, but also in its long history. As the only uninterrupted ancient civilization still alive today, the study of China’s past promises to offer invaluable insights into understanding…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Newspapers and the Journalistic Public in Republican China

    1917 as a Significant Year of Journalism, 1st Edition

    By Qiliang He

    Offering an entirely new approach to understanding China’s journalism history, this book covers the Chinese periodical press in the first half of the twentieth century. By focusing on five cases, either occurring in or in relation to the year 1917, this book emphasizes the protean nature of the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Hong Kong's Global Financial Centre and China's Development

    Changing Roles and Future Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Yan-leung Cheung, Yuk-shing Cheng, Chi-keung Woo

    This book provides an overview of Hong Kong’s role as an international financial centre, focusing especially on how Hong Kong has contributed significantly, and continues to contribute significantly, to China’s economic development. It considers the importance of Hong Kong’s stock market in raising…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • China’s Use of Military Force in Foreign Affairs

    The Dragon Strikes, 1st Edition

    By Markus B. Liegl

    This book explains why China has resorted to the use of large-scale military force in foreign affairs. How will China use its growing military might in coming crisis and existing conflicts? This book contributes to the current debate on the future of the Asia-Pacific region by examining why China…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • The Pushing-Hands of Translation and its Theory

    In memoriam Martha Cheung, 1953-2013, 1st Edition

    Edited by Douglas Robinson

    This book presents an East-West dialogue of leading translation scholars responding to and developing Martha Cheung’s "pushing-hands" method of translation studies. Pushing-hands was an idea Martha began exploring in the last four years of her life, and only had time to publish at article length in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Sociolinguistics of Voice in Globalising China

    1st Edition

    By Jie Dong

    This book deploys and develops the notion of voice in an investigation of China’s rapidly reshuffling society. The book is structured around two aspects of the voicing process in contemporary China: (1) stratification of voice, which addresses the stabilizing condition of voice; and (2)…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

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