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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Chinese Corporatist State

    Adaption, Survival and Resistance

    Edited by Jennifer Y.J. Hsu, Reza Hasmath

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The modern Chinese state has traditionally affected every major aspect of domestic society. With the growing liberalization of the economy, coupled with increasingly complex social issues, there is a belief that the state is retreating from an array of social problems from health to the environment...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of China's Accession to the World Trade Organization

    The Dragon Goes Global

    By Hui Feng

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Grounded on a series of first-hand interviews with Chinese government officials, this book examines China’s accession to the World Trade Organization, providing an ‘inside’ look at Chinese WTO accession negotiations. Presenting a systematic political economy model in analyzing Beijing’s...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Middle Class in Neoliberal China

    Governing Risk, Life-Building, and Themed Spaces

    By Hai Ren

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Since the late 1970s, China’s move towards neoliberalism has made it not only one of the world’s fastest growing economies, but also one of the most polarised states. This economic, social and political transformation has led to the emergence of a new Chinese middle class, and understanding the...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Sinologism

    An Alternative to Orientalism and Postcolonialism

    By Ming Dong Gu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Why, for centuries, have the West and the world continuously produced China knowledge that deviates from Chinese realities? Why, since the mid-nineteenth century, have Chinese intellectuals oscillated between commendation and condemnation of their own culture, and between fetishization and...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge