- Chinese Business & Economics
- Chinese Culture & Society
- Chinese History
- Chinese Politics
- Chinese Religion & Philosophy
- Chinese Security Studies
Domestic and International Challenges
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 27th 2011 by Routledge
Challenges to Becoming Sinophone in a Globalised World
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 6th 2011 by Routledge
The Quest for an Adequate Life
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 16th 2010 by Routledge
Becoming a Chinese Global City
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 4th 2009 by Routledge
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 18th 2008 by Routledge
Perspectives from Europe, Japan and the United States
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