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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Islam and China's Hong Kong

    Ethnic Identity, Muslim Networks and the New Silk Road

    By Wai-Yip Ho

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Hong Kong is a global city-state under the sovereignty of the People’s Republic of China, and is home to around 250,000 Muslims practicing Islam. However existing studies of the Muslim-majority communities in Asia and the Northwest China largely ignore the Muslim community in Hong Kong. Islam and...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Sustainable Development in China

    Edited by Curtis Andressen, A.R. Mubarak, Xiaoyi Wang

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Over the past three decades, China’s economic structure, direction and international presence have undergone a dramatic transformation. This rapid rise and China’s enormous success in economic terms has created new challenges, and this book examines how the Chinese economy can continue to flourish,...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Consumer-Citizens of China

    The Role of Foreign Brands in the Imagined Future China

    By Kelly Tian, Lily Dong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via www.tandfebooks.com as well as the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license and is part of the OAPEN-UK research project. This...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. China's One-Child Policy and Multiple Caregiving

    Raising Little Suns in Xiamen

    By Esther Goh

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores the effects of China’s one child policy on modern Chinese families. It is widely thought that such a policy has contributed to the creation of a generation of little emperors or little suns spoiled by their parents and by the grandparents who have been recruited to care for the...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Chinese Communist Party and China’s Capitalist Revolution

    The Political Impact of Market

    By Lance Gore

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The Chinese Communist Party and China’s Capitalist Revolution examines issues of political change and development in China. In the last 30 years China has experienced a profound political transformation and a degree of political progress but these are largely mired in the assumption that the free...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Gender, Modernity and Male Migrant Workers in China

    Becoming a 'Modern' Man

    By Xiaodong Lin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Rural-urban migration within China has transformed and reshaped rural people’s lives during the past few decades, and has been one of the most visible phenomena of the economic reforms enacted since the late 1970s. Whilst Feminist scholars have addressed rural women’s experience of struggle and...

    Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge