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61-70 of 118 results in Routledge Contemporary China Series
  1. State-Market Interactions in China's Reform Era

    Local State Competition and Global Market Building in the Tobacco Industry

    By Junmin Wang

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China today has the largest communist political regime and one of the most dynamic, fastest-growing, and largest economies in the world. Using a case study of China’s tobacco industry, this book analyses how the Chinese government was able to cultivate big state-owned firms that have successfully...

    Published August 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Social Capital and Institutional Constraints

    A Comparative Analysis of China, Taiwan and the US

    By Joonmo Son

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The sociological concept of social capital has grown in popularity in recent years and research programs in North America, Europe, and East Asia have demonstrated how social capital has a significant impact on occupational mobility, community building, social movement, and economic development....

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Narrating China

    Jia Pingwa and his Fictional World

    By Yiyan Wang

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Jia Pingwa, whose novels have caused both fame and controversy, has an enormous readership throughout the Chinese speaking world. However, despite Pingwa's cultural significance and the use of his poetry, novels and prose in schools and universities, there has never been any substantial...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Institutional Balancing in the Asia Pacific

    Economic interdependence and China's rise

    By Kai He

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the strategic interactions among China, the United States, Japan, and Southeast Asian States in the context of China’s rise and globalization after the cold war. Engaging the mainstream theoretical debates in international relations, the author introduces a new theoretical...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. China-Taiwan Relations in a Global Context

    Taiwan's Foreign Policy and Relations

    Edited by George Wei

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book traces the development of Taiwan’s relations with its diplomatic partners and its policy towards the political opponents of its political opponent - mainland China. Paying particular attention to the powers that could exercise great influence in the future of East Asia, China-Taiwan...

    Published June 7th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Chinese Transformation of Corporate Culture

    By Colin Hawes

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    In recent years, Chinese policymakers and corporate leaders have focused significant attention on the concept of corporate culture. This book will reveal the political, social and economic factors behind the enormous current interest in corporate culture in China and provide a wide range of case...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Mapping Media in China

    Region, Province, Locality

    Edited by Wanning Sun, Jenny Chio

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Mapping Media in China is the first book-length study that goes below the ‘national’ scale to focus on the rich diversity of media in China from local, provincial and regional angles. China’s media has played a crucial role in shaping and directing the country’s social and cultural changes, and...

    Published May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Politics and Government in Hong Kong

    Crisis under Chinese sovereignty

    Edited by Ming Sing

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the government of Hong Kong since its handover to mainland China in 1997, focusing in particular on the anti-government mass protests and mobilisations in the years since 2003. It argues that Hong Kong has been poorly governed since transferring to Chinese rule, and that public...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Chinese Male Homosexualities

    Memba, Tongzhi and Golden Boy

    By Travis S. K. Kong

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book presents a groundbreaking exploration of masculinities and homosexualities amongst Chinese gay men. It provides a sociological account of masculinity, desire, sexuality, identity and citizenship in contemporary Chinese societies, and within the constellation of global culture. Kong...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Rent Seeking in China

    Edited by Tak-Wing Ngo, Yongping Wu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    In China, rent seeking has been linked to the idea of the local developmental state in which rapid economic development is explained in terms of the promotion of village and township enterprises by local cadres who wants to maximize revenue. At the same time, the rent-seeking state is also seen as...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge