Ageing will become an increasingly important social and economic challenge for China as the aged proportion of the population grows. This book focuses on elderly people in China, many of whom were born before the Communists came to power in 1949, and who have experienced the many huge changes which...
To Be Published December 30th 2014 by Routledge
Cosmopolitanism, Parochialism, and Social Change
Series: Routledge Advances in Geography
Fierce competitiveness between established and emerging major cities, such as Berlin, London, Shanghai and Sydney, has led to a pressure to excel as desirable locations for business, cultural activities, highly skilled migrants and tourists. At the same time, the transformation of settled and new...
Published February 2nd 2012 by Routledge
This book examines the influence of mobile media technology on the lives of young people in East and North Asia, South East Asia and Australia. It discusses the impact information communication technologies have today on social identity, well-being, participation and exclusion. It explores current...
Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge
This book restores water, both fresh and salt, to its central position in human endeavour, ecology and environment. Water access and the environmental and social problems of development are major issues of concern in this century. Drawing on water's many formations in debating human relationship...
Published December 4th 2008 by Routledge
Consumption, Content and Crisis
Multinational media companies increasingly look to China as a highly important market for the future, but with what degree of confidence should they do so? Media in China is about a new kind of revolution in China - a revolution in which rapidly commercializing media industries confront...
Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge