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  1. Charting China's Future

    Domestic and International Challenges

    Edited by David Shambaugh

    Every day and everywhere, China figures prominently in global attention: companies and banks weigh billions in investments; hedge fund managers assess and speculate on downside risks; commodity traders and natural resource producers salivate over China’s energy appetite; intelligence agencies...

    Published June 26th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Learning Chinese, Turning Chinese

    Challenges to Becoming Sinophone in a Globalised World

    By Edward McDonald

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    In this book Edward McDonald takes a fresh look at issues of language in Chinese studies. He takes the viewpoint of the university student of Chinese with the ultimate goal of becoming 'sinophone': that is, developing a fluency and facility at operating in Chinese-language contexts comparable to...

    Published February 7th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Governance of Life in Chinese Moral Experience

    The Quest for an Adequate Life

    Edited by Everett Zhang, Arthur Kleinman, Weiming Tu

    China has experienced a tremendous turn-around over the past three decades from the ethos of sacrificing life to the emergent appeal for valuing life. This book takes an interdisciplinary look at China during these decades of transformation through the defining theme of governance of life....

    Published December 17th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Hong Kong

    Becoming a Chinese Global City

    By Stephen Chiu, Tai-Lok Lui

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia's Great Cities

    Hong Kong is a small city with a big reputation. As mainland China has become an 'economic powerhouse' Hong Kong has taken a route of development of its own, flourishing as an entrepot and a centre of commerce and finance for Chinese business, then as an industrial city and subsequently a regional...

    Published June 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Contemporary China - An Introduction

    By Michael Dillon

    This book presents a concise introduction to contemporary China. It is intended as a first book for those coming new to the subject, providing the essential information that most people need to know, without going into excessive detail. Its coverage includes the economy, society, politics and...

    Published November 19th 2008 by Routledge

  6. China Watching

    Perspectives from Europe, Japan and the United States

    Edited by Robert Ash, David Shambaugh, Seiichiro Takagi

    China Watching analyzes the state of European, Japanese and American scholarship on China over the last decade. The international team of contributors explore the main subjects and trends in research being done on contemporary Chinese politics, economy, foreign affairs and security studies. They...

    Published November 21st 2006 by Routledge