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  1. Chinese Middle Classes

    Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, and China

    Edited by Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The formation and characteristics of a nation’s middle class are shaped by historical context and the developmental path that has been followed. However, can the same be said of the ethnic Chinese middle classes in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, and Macao? Given the divergent political and economic...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. New Confucianism in Twenty-First Century China

    The Construction of a Discourse

    By Jesús Solé-Farràs

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores how Confucian thought, which was the ideological underpinning of traditional, imperial China, is being developed and refined into a New Confucianism relevant for the twenty-first century. It traces the development of Confucian thought, examines significant new texts, and shows...

    Published November 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Queer Sinophone Cultures

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Ari Larissa Heinrich

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The Sinophone framework emphasises the diversity of Chinese-speaking communities and cultures, and seeks to move beyond a binary model of China and the West. Indeed, this strikingly resembles attempts within the queer studies movement to challenge the dimorphisms of sex and gender. Bringing...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. China and Global Trade Governance

    China's First Decade in the World Trade Organization

    Edited by Ka Zeng, Wei Liang

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China's historic accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in November 2001 not only represents an important milestone in the country’s transition to a market economy and integration into the global economy, but is also among the most important events in the history of the WTO and the...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. International Human Resource Management in Chinese Multinationals

    Edited by Jie Shen, Vincent Edwards

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The authors explore the degree to which Chinese multinationals have a distinctive 'Chinese' approach to human resource management, in the same way as large Japanese companies are widely regarded as having a special Japanese approach. Based on extensive original research in the subsidiaries of...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Education Reform in China

    Changing concepts, contexts and practices

    Edited by Janette Ryan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Over the past decade there has been radical reform at all levels of China’s education system as it attempts to meet changing economic and social needs and aspirations. Changes have been made to pedagogy and teacher professional learning and also to the curriculum - both at the basic education level...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  7. HIV/AIDS in China - The Economic and Social Determinants

    By Dylan Sutherland, Jennifer Y.J. Hsu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    South and East Asia may well become the epicentres of the global HIV/AIDS pandemic. More than three-quarters of a million people are now estimated to be living with HIV/AIDS in China. In 2009, AIDS had already become the leading cause of death by infectious disease. Yet, even despite China’s recent...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  8. China's Supreme Court

    By Ronald C. Keith, Zhiqiu Lin, Shumei Hou

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the learning curve of the People's Supreme Court of China as an expanding Chinese national institution that has played a key role in the struggle for the rule of law in China. Within the unity of state administration and the requirements of the constitution, the court has...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Christian Values in Communist China

    By Gerda Wielander

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book argues that as new political and social values are formed in post-socialist China, Christian values are becoming increasingly embedded in the new post-socialist Chinese outlook. It shows how although Christianity is viewed in China as a foreign religion, promoted by Christian missionaries...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Looking for Work in Post-Socialist China

    Governance, Active Job Seekers and the New Chinese Labour Market

    By Feng Xu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Unemployment is one of the most politically explosive issues in China and has gained further prominence as a result of the present global financial crisis. The novelty, urgency, and complexity of Chinese unemployment have compelled the government to experiment with policy initiatives that originate...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge