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  1. Rethinking Chinese Popular Culture

    Cannibalizations of the Canon

    Edited by Carlos Rojas, Eileen Chow

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Through analyses of a wide range of Chinese literary and visual texts from the beginning of the twentieth century through the contemporary period, the thirteen essays in this volume challenge the view that canonical and popular culture are self-evident and diametrically opposed categories, and...

    Published May 9th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Cultural Heritage Management in China

    Preserving the Cities of the Pearl River Delta

    Edited by Hilary Du Cros, Yok-shiu F. Lee

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Cultural Heritage Management in China presents a thematic examination of the development of cultural heritage management (CHM) in an Asian context. It challenges assumptions of the primacy of community-sponsored action and heritage authority based on Western-derived ideals and practices that fit...

    Published April 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Developing China

    Land, Politics and Social Conditions

    By George C.S. Lin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    In the first systematic documentation of the pattern and processes of land development taking place in China in the last two decades George C.S Lin advocates a fresh and innovative approach that goes beyond the privatization debate to probe directly into the social and political origins of land...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  4. China, Xinjiang and Central Asia

    History, Transition and Crossborder Interaction into the 21st Century

    Edited by Colin Mackerras, Michael Clarke

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Central Asia and Xinjiang – the far north-western province of China – are of increasing international importance. The United States, having established military bases in Central Asia after September 2001, has now become a force in what was previously predominantly a Russian sphere of influence;...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. China Turns to Multilateralism

    Foreign Policy and Regional Security

    Edited by Guoguang Wu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s recent rapid economic growth has drawn global attention to its foreign policy, which increasingly has had an impact on world politics. In contrast with China’s long-standing preference for bilateralism or unilateralism in foreign policy, recent decades have seen changes in the PRC’s...

    Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. China's Homeless Generation

    Voices from the veterans of the Chinese Civil War, 1940s-1990s

    By Joshua Fan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China's Homeless Generation is a study of nearly two million Chinese who were displaced from home in Mainland China to the island of Taiwan. A result of the Chinese civil war between the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), this massive migration began around 1948...

    Published December 6th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Law, Policy, and Practice on China's Periphery

    Selective Adaptation and Institutional Capacity

    By Pitman B. Potter

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the Chinese government’s policies and practices for relations with the Inner Periphery areas of Tibet, Xinjiang, and Inner Mongolia, and the Outer Periphery areas of Hong Kong and Taiwan focusing on themes of political authority, socio-cultural relations, and economic development...

    Published September 1st 2010 by Routledge

  8. State and Society Responses to Social Welfare Needs in China

    Serving the people

    Edited by Jonathan Schwartz, Shawn Shieh

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This volume examines the shifting role of the state and social organizations (e.g. NGOs) in providing social services in contemporary China. A series of case studies identifies a dynamic whereby the state increasingly withdraws from social service provision with social organizations taking up the...

    Published August 14th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Neoliberalism and Culture in China and Hong Kong

    The Countdown of Time

    By Hai Ren

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the period leading up to the Hong Kong handover in 1997 - the 'countdown of time', and by using iconic cultural symbols such as the countdown clock, the Hong Kong Museum exhibitions and cultural heritage sites, argues that China has undergone a transition to neoliberal state, in...

    Published August 10th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Industrialisation and Rural Livelihoods in China

    Agricultural Processing in Sichuan

    By Susanne Lingohr-Wolf

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Since the mid-1990s, "agricultural industrialisation" (AI) has been advocated in China to promote rural development by integrating agriculture with the post-harvest sectors such as agro-processing and marketing. Large-scale "Dragon head enterprises" (DHEs) and various forms of rural household...

    Published July 13th 2010 by Routledge