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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Chinese Globalization

    A Profile of People-Based Global Connections in China

    By Jiaming Sun, Scott Lancaster

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the explicit effects of global connectivity on local culture and society in post-reform mainland China. It focuses on individual level globalization in China and how global socialization impacts local residents’ behaviors, lifestyle, value orientation and the consequence of...

    Published February 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Guangdong and Chinese Diaspora

    The Changing Landscape of Qiaoxiang

    By Yow Cheun Hoe

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s rapid economic growth has drawn attention to the Chinese diasporic communities and the multiple networks that link Chinese individuals and organizations throughout the world. Ethnic Chinese have done very well economically, and the role of the Chinese Diaspora in China’s economic success...

    Published February 10th 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. Law and Fair Work in China

    By Sean Cooney, Sarah Biddulph, Ying Zhu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s economic reforms have brought the country both major international clout and widespread domestic prosperity. At the same time, the reforms have led to significant social upheaval, particularly manifest in labour relations. Each year, several thousand disputes break out over working...

    Published December 11th 2012 by Routledge