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  • Understanding Japanese Society

    5th Edition

    By Joy Hendry

    With the ever growing contact between Japan and the rest of the world comes an increasingly important need to understand a society that is fascinating but still often confusing to the outsider. In this brand new fifth edition of Understanding Japanese Society Joy Hendry brings the reader up-to-date…

    Paperback – 2019-07-31 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Internet Video Culture in China

    YouTube, Youku, and the Space in Between, 1st Edition

    By Marc L Moskowitz

    Examining internet culture in the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the US, this book analyses videos which entertain both English and Chinese-speaking viewers to gain a better understanding of cultural similarities and differences. Each of the chapters in the volume studies…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Borderlands in East and Southeast Asia

    Emergent conditions, relations and prototypes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuk Wah Chan, Brantly Womack

    This book provides a glimpse into the different emergent borderland prototypes in East and Southeast Asia, with illustrative cases and discussions. Asia has contained a number of reactivated border zones since the end of the Cold War, borders which have witnessed ever greater human activity,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption

    Embodiment and Emotion, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Walton

    This book investigates the experiences of South Koreans adopted into Western families and the complexity of what it means to ‘feel identity’ beyond what is written in official adoption files. Korean Adoptees and Transnational Adoption is based on ethnographic fieldwork in South Korea and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

  • Popular Politics and the Quest for Justice in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Brandtstädter, Hans Steinmüller

    The rise of popular politics is among one the most significant social and political developments the People’s Republic of China has witnessed in the post-Mao era. People from all walks of life have responded to rising inequalities and the privatization of collective goods with a new quest for…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • China's Rise and the Chinese Overseas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bernard Wong, Chee-Beng TAN

    Since the 1978 opening up of China and her active engagement in economic reformation and modernization, China has become a truly global economic power. These developments have, consequently, had an impact on ethnic Chinese people living across the world. Traditionally, the study of immigrant…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    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

  • Work, Love, and Learning in Utopia

    Equality Reimagined, 1st Edition

    By Martin Schoenhals

    Work, Love, and Learning in Utopia breathes new life into the age-old human preoccupation with how to create a happier society. With a fascinating mix of research from cross-cultural psychology, macro history, and evolutionary biology, the book gives new credibility to the advocacy of radical…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge

  • Irony, Cynicism and the Chinese State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hans Steinmüller, Susanne Brandtstädter

    Unprecedented social change in China has intensified the contradictions faced by ordinary people. In everyday life, people find themselves caught between official and popular discourses, encounter radically different representations of China's past and its future, and draw on widely diverse moral…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge

  • Chinese Muslims and the Global Ummah

    Islamic Revival and Ethnic Identity Among the Hui of Qinghai Province, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Stewart

    The global spread of Islamic movements and the ascendance of a Chinese state that limits religious freedom have aroused anxieties about integrating Islam and protecting religious freedom around the world. Focusing on violent movements like the so-called Islamic State and Uygur separatists in China’…

    Paperback – 2018-03-15
    Routledge

  • Friendship and Work Culture of Women Managers in Japan

    Tokyo After Ten, 1st Edition

    By Swee-Lin Ho

    Drawing on ethnographic data gathered from fieldwork spanning a 15-year period, this book offers new insights into understanding the lives and experiences of women managers in Japan. Based on empirical case studies, it explores the ways in which professional women in Tokyo creatively mobilize…

    Hardback – 2018-02-08
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Language, Education and Uyghur Identity in Urban Xinjiang

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joanne Smith Finley, Xiaowei Zang

    As the regional lingua franca, the Uyghur language long underpinned Uyghur national identity in Xinjiang. However, since the ‘bilingual education’ policy was introduced in 2002, Chinese has been rapidly institutionalised as the sole medium of instruction in the region’s institutes of education. As…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

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