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Chinese Worlds

Series Editor: GREGOR BENTON, Flemming Christiansen, Hong Liu, Terence Gomez, Delia Davin

Chinese Worlds publishes high-quality scholarship, research monographs, and source collections on Chinese history and society. 'Worlds' signals the diversity of China, the cycles of unity and division through which China's modern history has passed, and recent research trends toward regional studies and local issues. It also signals that Chineseness is not contained within borders - ethnic migrant communities overseas are also 'Chinese worlds.'

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11-20 of 35 results in Chinese Worlds
  1. Chinese Migrants and Internationalism

    Forgotten Histories, 1917–1945

    By Gregor Benton

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    The transnational and diasporic dimensions of early Chinese migrant politics opened in the late nineteenth century when Chinese radical groups bent on overthrowing the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) vied with one another to win Chinese overseas to their modernizing projects, and immigrants who had...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Rural Reform in China

    State Policy and Village Predicament in the Early 2000s

    By Christian Göbel

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Based on a treasure trove of information collected through fieldwork interviews and painstaking documentary research through the Chinese and Western language presses, this book analyzes one of the most important reforms implemented in China over the past decade – the rural tax and fee reform, also...

    Published May 24th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Chinese Entrepreneurship in a Global Era

    Edited by Raymond Sin-Kwok Wong

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    As we enter the 21st century it is clear that the economic growth China has enjoyed has been extraordinary. Although Western countries continue to dominate the world economy and financial markets, the capital markets pf Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, and Shenzen have matured considerably and are...

    Published December 15th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Chinese Transnational Networks

    Edited by Chee-Beng Tan

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    The Chinese overseas have long been relevant to China, especially to qiaoxiang, and vice-versa. Qiaoxiang refers to regions from where emigrants migrated overseas, where there are therefore ties with Chinese communities overseas. Unlike most other works, which cover either China or ...

    Published July 24th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Chinese Identities, Ethnicity and Cosmopolitanism

    By Kwok-bun Chan

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Drawing upon wide-ranging case study material, the book explores the ever-changing personal and cultural identity of Chinese migrants and the diverse cosmopolitan communities they create. The various models of newly-forged communities are examined with the added dimension of personal...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  6. Chinese Ethnic Business

    Global and Local Perspectives

    Edited by Eric Fong, Chiu Luk

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Providing a crucial understanding of how globalization impacts on the development of Chinese businesses, this book analyzes the unprecedented changes in Chinese ethnic business due to the process of globalization, specifically economic globalization, in the key receiving countries of the US,...

    Published May 21st 2009 by Routledge

  7. Intellectuals in Revolutionary China, 1921-1949

    Leaders, Heroes and Sophisticates

    By Hung-yok Ip

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    This book originally examines how prominent communist intellectuals in China during the revolutionary period (1921 to 1940) constructed and presented identities for themselves and how they narrated their place in the revolution....

    Published April 15th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Birth Control in China 1949-2000

    Population Policy and Demographic Development

    By Thomas Scharping

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    This comprehensive volume analyzes Chinese birth policies and population developments from the founding of the People's Republic to the 2000 census. The main emphasis is on China's 'Hardship Number One Under Heaven': the highly controversial one-child campaign, and the violent clash between family...

    Published August 1st 2005 by Routledge

  9. Diasporic Chinese Ventures

    The Life and Work of Wang Gungwu

    Edited by GREGOR BENTON, Hong Liu

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    This collection of essays by and about Wang Gungwu brings together some of Wang's most recent and representative writing about the ethnic Chinese outside China giving the reader a deeper understanding of his views on migration, identity, nationalism and culture, all key issues in modern Asia's...

    Published January 29th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Chinese Enterprise, Transnationalism and Identity

    Edited by Terence Gomez, Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 13th 2003 by Routledge