Migrant Workers, Globalisation and the Sino-French Connection
Chinese labourers were contracted in large numbers – over 140,000 of them – by the French and British governments for war-related work on the Western front. This book examines how this came about; and it explores the experiences of the Chinese workers involved. It discusses the wider extent of the...
To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge
Gender Discourses and Women's Schooling in the Early Twentieth Century
Gender and Education in China analyzes the significance, impact and nature of women's public education in China from its beginnings at the turn of the twentieth century. Educational change was an integral aspect of the early twentieth century state-building and modernizing reforms implemented by...
Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge
Explorations in Evolutionary Psychotherapy
Philosophers and therapists have long theorised about how psychological mechanisms for love, jealousy, anxiety, depression and many other human characteristics may have evolved over millions of years. In the dawn of the new insights on evolution, provided by Darwin's theories of natural selection,...
Published October 31st 2001 by Psychology Press
The Reform Writings of Ma Jianzhong
Series: Durham East Asia Series
Ma Jianzhong was a close adviser to the powerful Qing government official, Li Hong-zhang, and wrote several essays between 1878 and 1890 outlining his plans for economic and administrative reform. He was the first Chinese to advocate the creation of a specialized and professional diplomatic corps....
Published January 12th 1998 by Routledge