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  1. Politics and Markets in Rural China

    Edited by Björn Alpermann

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Thirty years have passed since the beginning of the reform era in China which saw important changes in agriculture and rural organizations, but it is clear that certain entrenched legacies from pre-reform China still linger on even after WTO accession, most importantly the key role played by state...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  2. Intellectual Property Rights in China

    Politics of Piracy, Trade and Protection

    By Gordon C.K Cheung

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) infringement is so rampant in China that counterfeit goods - from general household merchandise, garments and media consumables to specialist products including pharmaceutical products and super computer chips - can be found in roadside stalls, markets, shops,...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  3. China and Africa Development Relations

    Edited by Christopher M. Dent

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China is among a number of large developing country or new powers on the ascendance in the international system, all of which are deepening their economic relations with Africa However, China is the largest and most powerful of this group. it has sought closer economic relationships with other...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  4. Tourism and Tibetan Culture in Transition

    A Place called Shangrila

    By Ashild Kolas

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores the relationship between tourism, culture and ethnic identity in Tibet in , focusing in particular on Shangrila, a Tibetan region in Southwest China, to show how local ‘Tibetan culture’ is reconstructed as a marketable commodity for tourists. It analyses the socio-economic...

    Published June 12th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Social Policy and Migration in China

    By Lida Fan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores the interactions between social policy and migration in China. Using a theoretical framework of institutional economics, Lida Fan’s discussion examines migration regulations, household registration, social welfare and insurance, employment, education, housing, medical care and...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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