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  1. Chinese Kinship

    Contemporary Anthropological Perspectives

    Edited by Susanne Brandtstädter, Gonçalo D Santos

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The essays in this volume present contemporary anthropological perspectives on Chinese kinship, its historical complexity and its modern metamorphoses. The collection draws particular attention to the reverberations of larger socio-cultural and politico-economic processes in the formation of...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Human Security and the Chinese State

    Historical Transformations and the Modern Quest for Sovereignty

    By Robert Bedeski

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Offering a fresh and unique approach to surveying the historical transformations of the Chinese state, Human Security and the Chinese State focuses on human security in contrast with the twenty-first century obsession with national security. Building upon Hobbes' Leviathan, Robert Bedeski...

    Published October 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Poverty and Development in China

    Alternative Approaches to Poverty Assessment

    By Caizhen Lu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China has made huge economic strides in recent decades but poverty is still a major issue on the agenda for rural China. Poverty and Development in China analyses how poverty is recognized and measured and how people in poverty are identified, literally asking: who is poor in China? Lu Caizhen’s...

    Published September 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Chinese Party-State in the 21st Century

    Adaptation and the Reinvention of Legitimacy

    Edited by Andre Laliberte, Marc Lanteigne

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    As the Chinese Communist Party continues to move away from socialism, it faces a growing number of challenges to the claim that it represents the sole legitimate governing body in China. In order to reaffirm itself as the most effective force for keeping the...

    Published July 25th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Chinese Film Stars

    Edited by Mary Farquhar, Yingjin Zhang

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This volume of original essays fills a significant research gap in Chinese film studies by offering an interdisciplinary, comparative examination of ethnic Chinese film stars from the silent period to the era of globalization. Whereas studies of stars and stardom have developed considerably in the...

    Published July 10th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Gay and Lesbian Subculture in Urban China

    By Loretta Wing Wah Ho

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book contributes to a critical understanding of how Chinese same-sex identity in urban China is variously imagined; how it is transformed; and how it presents its resistances as China continues to open up to global power relations. Equally important, the book will 1) sharpen knowledge of China...

    Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Heritage Tourism in China

    A View from Lijiang

    By Xiaobo Su, Peggy Teo

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This volume unravels the politics surrounding behind China’s hegemonic project of heritage tourism development in Lijiang. It provides a compelling study of the dialectical relationships between global and domestic capital, the state, tourists and locals as they collude, collaborate and...

    Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Reconciling State, Market and Society in China

    The Long March Toward Prosperity

    By Paolo Urio

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Analysing post-Mao China is not an easy task, but it is essential in order to understand the rationale and scope of the reform process started by the Chinese leadership under the guidance of Deng Xiaoping at the end of the 1970s. Thirty years after the beginning of the reform process China has...

    Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Management Training and Development in China

    Educating Managers in a Globalized Economy

    Edited by Malcolm Warner, Keith Goodall

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    One of the critical issues facing both the Chinese government and businesses operating in China is the lack of trained managers. This book, with contributions by internationally-known scholars from a wide range of countries, examines the Chinese response to the challenges of management...

    Published June 29th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Politics and Markets in Rural China

    Edited by Björn Alpermann

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Thirty years have passed since the beginning of the reform era in China which saw important changes in agriculture and rural organizations, but it is clear that certain entrenched legacies from pre-reform China still linger on even after WTO accession, most importantly the key role played by state...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge