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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Emissions, Pollutants and Environmental Policy in China

    Designing a National Emissions Trading System

    By Bo Miao

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    As the world's biggest polluter, the environmental challenges that China faces in controlling its airborne emissions are crucial, not only to its own population in terms of tackling the severe domestic air pollution, but also to the planet as it faces calls from the international community to...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Patron-Client Politics and Elections in Hong Kong

    By Bruce Kam-kwan Kwong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The study of patron-client politics is new to the study of Hong Kong political science. This book examines whether patron-client relations are critical to the electoral victory of candidates; how the political elites cultivate support from clients in order to obtain more votes during local...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. China's Changing Workplace

    Dynamism, diversity and disparity

    Edited by Peter Sheldon, Sunghoon Kim, Yiqiong Li, Malcolm Warner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores the diversity and dynamism of China’s workplaces and of the wider labour market experiences of its workforce. Drawing on the authors’ extensive recent research, it considers a diverse range of issues and types of workplaces. These changes include: the continuing spread of...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Disruptive Innovation in Chinese and Indian Businesses

    The Strategic Implications for Local Entrepreneurs and Global Incumbents

    Edited by Peter Ping Li

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    With the rapid development of China and India as new economic powers in global competition, an obvious question is whether these emerging economies are great opportunities or threats. Whilst answers are bound to differ depending on one’s perspective, it is increasingly clear that more local firms,...

    Published February 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Suicide and Justice

    A Chinese Perspective

    By Fei Wu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Sociological and psychiatric studies on suicide based on Western ideas about human nature see suicide as social or individual disorder. Suicide in China, however, should be understood differently. By analyzing 30 cases, Wu Fei studies the dynamics of suicide in terms of family politics and local...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Chinese Family Business and the Equal Inheritance System

    Unravelling the Myth

    By Victor Zheng

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book disputes the traditional argument that the equal inheritance system hinders the growth of Chinese family business, approaching this not only in terms of economic capital, but also in terms of human capital such as education and leadership, and social networks. Zheng argues that most of...

    Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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