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  1. 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 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Rural Migrants in Urban China

    Enclaves and Transient Urbanism

    Edited by Fulong Wu, Fangzhu Zhang, Chris Webster

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    After millions of migrants moved from China’s countryside into its sprawling cities a unique kind of ‘informal’ urban enclave was born – ‘villages in the city’. Like the shanties and favelas before them elsewhere, there has been huge pressure to redevelop these blemishes to the urban face of China’...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  9. International Regimes in China

    Domestic Implementation of the International Fisheries Agreements

    By Gianluca Ferraro

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, more than 80% of world’s fish stocks are fully exploited, over-exploited, depleted, or recovering from depletion. Although several international agreements have promoted more responsible fisheries, coastal states have...

    Published July 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Hong Kong's Tortuous Democratization

    A Comparative Analysis

    By Ming Sing

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book raises interesting questions about the process of democratization in Hong Kong. It asks why democracy has been so long delayed when Hong Kong's level of socio-economic development has become so high. It relates democratization in Hong Kong to wider studies of the democratization process...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge