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  1. China's One-Child Policy and Multiple Caregiving

    Raising Little Suns in Xiamen

    By Esther Goh

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores the effects of China’s one child policy on modern Chinese families. It is widely thought that such a policy has contributed to the creation of a generation of little emperors or little suns spoiled by their parents and by the grandparents who have been recruited to care for the...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Corporate Governance and Banking in China

    By Michael Tan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    As China began its economic reforms in the late 1970s and made a transition from planned to a market economy, corporate governance of the banking sector became an increasingly pressing issue. Further, in the aftermath of the Asian Financial Crises in the late 1990s, Chinese authorities became...

    Published February 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Shanghai Alleyway House

    A Vanishing Urban Vernacular

    By Gregory Bracken

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    As a nineteenth-century commercial development, the alleyway house was a hybrid of the traditional Chinese courtyard house and the Western terraced one. Unique to Shanghai, the alleyway house was a space where the blurring of the boundaries of public and private life created a vibrant social...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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