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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Trade Unions in China

    The Challenge of Labour Unrest

    By Tim Pringle

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The transition from a command economy to a capitalist market economy has entirely altered the industrial landscape in which Chinese trade unions have to operate. This book focuses on how the All China Federation of Trade Unions (ACFTU) is reforming under current conditions and demonstrates that...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Xinjiang and China's Rise in Central Asia - A History

    By Michael E. Clarke

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The recent conflict between indigenous Uyghurs and Han Chinese demonstrates that Xinjiang is a major trouble spot for China, with Uyghur demands for increased autonomy, and where Beijing’s policy is to more firmly integrate the province within China. This book provides an account of how China’s...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. China's Higher Education Reform and Internationalisation

    Edited by Janette Ryan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Despite radical and fundamental reform of the Chinese higher education system, very little is known about this outside China. The past decade has seen radical reform of all levels of China’s education system as it attempts to meet changing economic and social needs and aspirations: this has...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  9. State-Led Privatization in China

    The Politics of Economic Reform

    By Jin Zeng

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Large-scale privatization did not emerge spontaneously in China in the late 1990s. Rather, the Chinese state led and carefully “planned” ownership transformation with timetables and measurable privatization quotas, not for the purpose of extracting the state from the economy, but in order to...

    Published September 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Politics in China since 1949

    Legitimizing Authoritarian Rule

    By Robert Weatherley

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Since the victory of the 1949 revolution the incumbency of the Chinese Communist Party has been characterized by an almost relentless struggle to legitimize its monopoly on political power. During the Mao era, attempts to derive legitimacy focused primarily on mass participation in political...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge