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Routledge Studies on China in Transition

Series Editor: David Goodman

The spectacular economic development of China has raised many questions about its future. China in Transition participates in the intellectual developments by focusing on social, political and cultural change in the China of the 1990s and beyond. Drawing on new research from scholars in Asia, Australia, North America and Europe, this series is invaluable in monitoring reform and interpreting the consequences for China, its neighbours and the West.

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31-40 of 47 results in Routledge Studies on China in Transition
  1. Translocal China

    Linkages, Identities and the Re-imagining of Space

    Edited by Tim Oakes, Louisa Schein

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    Inter-disciplinary in approach, this collection of essays explores China’s reform era development within the concept of translocality. A key element of spatial change in today’s China has been the unprecedented geographic mobility of millions of labour migrants, tourists, brides, entrepreneurs, and...

    Published June 15th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Locating China

    Space, Place, and Popular Culture

    Edited by Jing Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this volume examines the relationship between space and the production of local popular culture in contemporary China. The international team of contributors examine the inter-relationship between the cultural imaginary of a given place and China’s continuing...

    Published June 21st 2005 by Routledge

  3. The Development of China's Stockmarket, 1984-2002

    Equity Politics and Market Institutions

    By Stephen Green

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    As China's government manages a transition away from the socialist plan, how does it build the regulatory institutions it needs to manage the new market economy? Without the correct institutions, laws and agencies that implement the laws in place, the remarkable growth witnessed in China over the...

    Published December 18th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Chinese Intellectuals Between State and Market

    Edited by Merle Goldman, Edward Gu

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    This edited volume describes the intellectual world that developed in China in the last decade of the twentieth century. How, as China's economy changed from a centrally planned to a market one, and as China opened up to the outside world and was influenced by the outside world, Chinese...

    Published December 18th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Cultural Nationalism in Contemporary China

    By Yingjie Guo

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    In the vast majority of literature on 'Chinese nationalism' the distinction between nation and state is rarely made, consequently nationalism usually appears as loyalty to the state rather than identification with the nation. Yet, since 1989, both the official configuration of the nation and the...

    Published November 13th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Elite Dualism and Leadership Selection in China

    By Xiaowei Zang

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    Who are the top political leaders in China? What are the major criteria in elite recruitment? How is job promotion in high politics determined? By studying over one and a half thousand top political Chinese leaders, this book seeks to answer these questions and, as a result, defines how Chinese...

    Published October 23rd 2003 by Routledge

  7. Manager Empowerment in China

    Political Implications of Rural Industrialisation in the Reform Era

    By Ray Yep

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    Institutional changes in rural China caused by the economic reforms of the post-Mao era have led to a new pattern of state-society interaction in the rural polity. Central to this is the spectacular rise of a group of managerial elites. Contrary to economic predictors, this has been accompanied by...

    Published March 13th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Negotiating Ethnicity in China

    Citizenship as a Response to the State

    By Chih-yu Shih

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    This challenging study brings together anthropology and political science to examine how ethnic minorities are constructed by the state, and how they respond to such constructions.Disclosing endless mini negotiations between those acting in the name of the Chinese state and those carrying the...

    Published May 16th 2002 by Routledge

  9. The Chinese Legal System

    Globalization and Local Legal Culture

    By Pitman B. Potter

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    The legal system of the People's Republic of China has seen significant changes since legal reforms began in 1978. At the end of the second decade of legal reform, law-making and institution-building have reached impressive levels. Understanding the operation and possible futures of law in the...

    Published July 26th 2001 by Routledge

  10. China's Spatial Economic Development

    Regional Transformation in the Lower Yangzi Delta

    By Andrew M. Marton

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    The spatial patterns of China's rapid economic transformation fundamentally challenge conventional geographies of urban and regional development. This book provides a theoretically informed case study of the local character of regional change in China's lower Yangzi Delta, as well as a new...

    Published November 23rd 2000 by Routledge