Chinese Politics Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Hong Kong

    Edited by Tai-Lok Lui, Stephen Wing-Kai Chiu, Ray Yep

    When Britain and China negotiated over the future of Hong Kong in the early 1980s, the main concern was primarily about the maintenance of the status quo. It was meant to be maintaining Hong Kong’s capitalist economy, upholding the rule of law, safeguarding freedom of speech, and retaining the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 

  • Local Elites in Post-Mao China

    Edited by Yingjie Guo

    This book provides fresh insights into the study of Chinese elites at the county level and below. By shifting the analytical focus onto the agency of elites at the local level and away from the institutional structures within which they operate, it fills a number of significant gaps in the field.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • US-China Competition and the South China Sea Disputes

    Edited by Huiyun Feng, Kai He

    Traditionally, the South China Sea (SCS) issue was not on the negotiation table between the United States and China. However, the tensions between the United States and China over the SCS have gradually simmered up to a strategic level. Why and how did the SCS become a flashpoint between the United…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03 
    Politics in Asia

  • 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 

  • 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 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 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 

  • China's Policy towards the South China Sea

    When Geopolitics Meets the Law of the Sea

    By Lingqun Li

    This book provides an explanation of Chinese policy towards the South China Sea, and argues that this has been sculpted by the changing dynamics of the law of the sea in conjunction with regional geopolitical flux. The past few decades have witnessed a bifurcated trend in China’s management of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-05 
    Contemporary Issues in the South China Sea

  • 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 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 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 chief 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 aims…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • China's Road to Peaceful Rise

    Observations on its Cause, Basis, Connotation and Prospect

    By Zheng Bijian

    Zheng Bijian has been one of the most influential thinkers and policy formulators in China during its reform period.  In the early 1990s he worked with Deng Xiaoping collating and publishing Deng’s speeches and as vice president of the Party School gave top priority to ensuring that members of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

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