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Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

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  1. Fertility, Family Planning and Population Policy in China

    Edited by Chiung-Fang Chang, Che-Fu Lee, Sherry L. McKibben, Dudley L. Poston, Carol S. Walther

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    China's one-child population policy, first initiated in 1979, has had an enormous effect on the country’s development. By reducing its fertility in the past two decades to less than two children per woman, and developing a family planning program focused heavily on sterilization and abortion, China...

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Developmental Dilemmas

    Land Reform and Institutional Change in China

    By Peter Ho

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Developmental Dilemmas singles out land as an object of study and places it in the context of one of the world's largest and most populous countries undergoing institutional reform: the People's Republic of China. The book demonstrates that private property protected by law, the principle of '...

    Published March 10th 2009 by Routledge

  3. How China Works

    Perspectives on the Twentieth-Century Industrial Workplace

    Edited by Jacob Eyferth

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Spanning the whole of the twentieth century, How China Works examines the labour issues surrounding the workplace in China in both the Republican and People's Republic epochs. The international team of contributors treat China's twentieth-century revolution as an industrial...

    Published March 10th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Japanese Diasporas

    Unsung Pasts, Conflicting Presents and Uncertain Futures

    Edited by Nobuko Adachi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Japanese Diasporas examines the relationship of overseas Japanese and their descendents (Nikkei) with their home and host nations, focusing on the political, social and economic struggles of Nikkei. Frequently abandoned by their homeland, and experiencing alienation in their host nations, the...

    Published March 10th 2009 by Routledge

  5. medi@sia

    Global Media/tion In and Out of Context

    By T.J.M. Holden, Timothy J. Scrase

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    This new inter-disciplinary book is the first comparative, case-based analysis of media panoply in (and out of) Asia today. Examining what the authors call the "media/tion equation", the contributors demonstrate the multiple links between media, society and culture, and advance...

    Published April 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  6. Popular Culture, Globalization and Japan

    Edited by Matthew Allen, Rumi Sakamoto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Japanese popular culture is constantly evolving in the face of internal and external influence. Popular Culture, Globalization and Japan examines this evolution from a new and challenging perspective by focusing on the movements of popular culture into and out of Japan. Taking a multidisciplinary...

    Published February 21st 2008 by Routledge

  7. Remolding and Resistance Among Writers of the Chinese Prison Camp

    Disciplined and published

    Edited by Philip Williams, Yenna Wu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Even in the twenty-first century, the contemporary Chinese prison camp remains a more obscure and poorly understood realm than the Forbidden City of old. Apolitical service organizations such as the International Red Cross have routinely been denied access to PRC prison camps and prison camp...

    Published September 20th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Remaking Citizenship in Hong Kong

    Community, nation and the global city

    Edited by Agnes S. Ku, Ngai Pun

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Hong Kong has been undergoing considerable changes since its postcolonial independence. This book provides a detailed comparative account of the development of citizenship and civil society in Hong Kong from its time as a British colony to its current status as a special autonomous region of China....

    Published August 10th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Genders, Transgenders and Sexualities in Japan

    Edited by Mark McLelland, Romit Dasgupta

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Incorporating Japanese language materials and field-based research, this compelling collection of essays takes a comparative look at the changing notions of gender and sexual diversity in Japan, considering both heterosexual and non-heterosexual histories, lifestyles and identities. Written by key...

    Published August 30th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Koreans in Japan

    Critical Voices from the Margin

    Edited by Sonia Ryang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Koreans in Japan are a barely known minority, not only in the West but also within Japan itself. This pioneering study analyses these relations in the context of the particular conditions and constraints that Koreans face in Japanese society. The contributors cover a wide range of topics, including...

    Published April 28th 2005 by Routledge

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