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  1. 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 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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