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  • China’s Use of Military Force in Foreign Affairs

    The Dragon Strikes

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21 
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Public Health and the Modernization of China, 1865-2015

    By Liping Bu

    This book, based on extensive original research, traces the development of China’s public health system, showing how advances in public health have been an integral part of China’s rise. It outlines the phenomenal improvements in public health, for example the increase in life expectancy from 35 in…

    Hardback – 2017-03-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Chinese Public Diplomacy

    The Rise of the Confucius Institute

    By Falk Hartig

    This book presents the first comprehensive analysis of Confucius Institutes (CIs), situating them as a tool of public diplomacy in the broader context of China’s foreign affairs. The study establishes the concept of public diplomacy as the theoretical framework for analysing CIs. By…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • The Authoritarian Public Sphere

    Legitimation and Autocratic Power in North Korea, Burma, and China

    By Alexander Dukalskis

    Authoritarian regimes craft and disseminate reasons, stories, and explanations for why they are entitled to rule. To shield those legitimating messages from criticism, authoritarian regimes also censor information that they find threatening. While committed opponents of the regime may be violently…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Comparative Asian Politics

  • Social Entrepreneurship and Citizenship in China

    The rise of NGOs in the PRC

    By Carolyn L. Hsu

    Over the last thirty years, social entrepreneurship has boomed in the People’s Republic of China. Today there are hundreds of thousands of legally registered NGOs, and millions more unregistered, working in the areas of the environment, education, women’s issues, disability services, community…

    Hardback – 2017-01-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on the Politics and Sociology of China

  • Chinese Just War Ethics

    Origin, Development, and Dissent

    Edited by Ping-Cheung Lo, Sumner B Twiss

    This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of warfare ethics in early China as well as its subsequent development. Chinese attitudes toward war are rich and nuanced, ranging across amoral realism, defensive just war, humanitarian intervention, and mournful skepticism. Covering the five…

    Paperback – 2017-01-03 
    Routledge
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • Sino-U.S. Energy Triangles

    Resource Diplomacy Under Hegemony

    Edited by David Zweig, Yufan Hao

      The remarkable performance of the Chinese economy in the last three decades has placed China at the centre of the world stage. In 1993, China became a net importer of energy, although it was not until the early 2000s that the world began to pay more attention to China’s energy needs and its…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Rethinking South China Sea Disputes

    The Untold Dimensions and Great Expectations

    By Katherine Hui-Yi Tseng

    The proposed book draws on the on-going South China Sea dispute, and the multifaceted challenges wrought by the South China Sea issue that requires an inter-disciplinary perspective. It employs legal-analytical methods, to emphasize the nuances of the role and interpretation of international law…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Chinese Cooperative-Harmonious Democracy

    By Zongchao Peng, Ben Ma, Taoxiong Liu

    After several decades of reform and opening up, China has come to a critical period of transformation and development. How to improve the development strategies to effectively promote China's democratic politics has once again attracted the world's attention. This book compares the commons and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • Energy Security in Asia and Eurasia

    Edited by Mike M. Mochizuki, Deepa M. Ollapally

    Many states appear to have strong sentiment on energy security and energy transit vulnerability. Some analysts see the rapidly increasing demand for energy and competition for energy resources leading to nationalistic energy policies. Others argue that global trends with efficient energy markets…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Critical Issues in Contemporary China

    Unity, Stability and Development, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Czeslaw Tubilewicz

    Critical Issues in Contemporary China: Unity, Stability and Development comprehensively examines key problems crucial to understanding modern-day China. Organized around three interrelated themes of unity, stability and development, each chapter explores distinct issues and debate their…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Russia-China Relations in the Post-Crisis International Order

    By Marcin Kaczmarski

    The book explores developments in Russia-China relations in the aftermath of the global economic crisis, arguing that the crisis transformed their bilateral affairs, regional liaisons and, crucially, altered the roles both states play on the international arena. Discussing how Russo-Chinese…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

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