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  1. China, Oil and Global Politics

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Roland Dannreuther

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s rapid economic growth has led to a huge increase in its domestic energy needs. This book provides a critical overview of how China’s growing need for oil imports is shaping its international economic and diplomatic strategy and how this affects global political relations and behaviour....

    Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Chinese Corporatist State

    Adaption, Survival and Resistance

    Edited by Jennifer Y.J. Hsu, Reza Hasmath

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The modern Chinese state has traditionally affected every major aspect of domestic society. With the growing liberalization of the economy, coupled with increasingly complex social issues, there is a belief that the state is retreating from an array of social problems from health to the environment...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of China's Accession to the World Trade Organization

    The Dragon Goes Global

    By Hui Feng

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Grounded on a series of first-hand interviews with Chinese government officials, this book examines China’s accession to the World Trade Organization, providing an ‘inside’ look at Chinese WTO accession negotiations. Presenting a systematic political economy model in analyzing Beijing’s...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Middle Class in Neoliberal China

    Governing Risk, Life-Building, and Themed Spaces

    By Hai Ren

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Since the late 1970s, China’s move towards neoliberalism has made it not only one of the world’s fastest growing economies, but also one of the most polarised states. This economic, social and political transformation has led to the emergence of a new Chinese middle class, and understanding the...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Sinologism

    An Alternative to Orientalism and Postcolonialism

    By Ming Dong Gu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Why, for centuries, have the West and the world continuously produced China knowledge that deviates from Chinese realities? Why, since the mid-nineteenth century, have Chinese intellectuals oscillated between commendation and condemnation of their own culture, and between fetishization and...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Reception and Rendition of Freud in China

    China’s Freudian Slip

    Edited by Tao Jiang, Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Although Freud makes only occasional, brief references to China and Chinese culture in his works, for almost a hundred years many leading Chinese intellectuals have studied and appropriated various Freudian theories. However, whilst some features of Freud’s views have been warmly embraced from the...

    Published September 26th 2012 by Routledge

  7. China's Business Reforms

    Institutional Challenges in a Globalised Economy

    Edited by Russell Smyth, On Kit Tam, Malcolm Warner, Cherrie Jiuhua Zhu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China's recent economic reforms have led to impressive growth, and an unprecedented enthusiasm for establishing foreign enterprises in China. Since 1993, China has been the second largest recipient of foreign direct investment in the world and is now considered to be the world's third biggest...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Challenges for China's Development

    An Enterprise Perspective

    Edited by David Brown, Alasdair MacBean

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The pace of reform for China’s enterprises of all kinds has quickened as they seek to cope with the challenges of self-determination in a rapidly evolving context of difficult social and welfare changes, and the realities of increasing global competition. This book explores these challenges from...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Southern China

    Industry, Development and Industrial Policy

    By Marco R. Di Tommaso, Lauretta Rubini, Elisa Barbieri

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    By concentrating on one of the key locations of global manufacturing, this volume offers a contribution to contemporary industry studies. The rates of growth that have characterized the southern Guangdong province in the last three decades are unique, even with respect to the more general and often...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Lahu Minority in Southwest China

    A Response to Ethnic Marginalization on the Frontier

    By Jianxiong Ma

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The Lahu, with a population of around 470,000, inhabit the mountainous country in Yunnan Province bordering on Burma, Laos and northern Thailand. Buddhists, with a long history of resistance to the Chinese Han majority, the Lahu are currently facing a serious collapse of their traditional social...

    Published September 3rd 2012 by Routledge