New and Published Books
51-60 of 115 results in Routledge Contemporary China Series
Governing Risk, Life-Building, and Themed Spaces
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
An Alternative to Orientalism and Postcolonialism
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
China’s Freudian Slip
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
Institutional Challenges in a Globalised Economy
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 11th 2012 by Routledge
An Enterprise Perspective
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 11th 2012 by Routledge
Industry, Development and Industrial Policy
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 9th 2012 by Routledge
A Response to Ethnic Marginalization on the Frontier
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 3rd 2012 by Routledge
Local State Competition and Global Market Building in the Tobacco Industry
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 12th 2012 by Routledge
A Comparative Analysis of China, Taiwan and the US
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 22nd 2012 by Routledge
Jia Pingwa and his Fictional World
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 12th 2012 by Routledge
Popular Media, Social Emotion and Public Discourse in Contemporary China
To Be Published March 17th 2014
Transforming Chinese Cities
To Be Published March 27th 2014
Globalization and Public Sector Reform in China
To Be Published April 6th 2014
China, the West and the Myth of New Public Management: Neoliberalism and its Discontents
To Be Published April 14th 2014
Religion and Ecological Sustainability in China
To Be Published May 1st 2014
The Politics of Controlling Organized Crime in Greater China
To Be Published June 14th 2014
China’s Strategic Priorities
To Be Published July 31st 2014
To Be Published August 4th 2014
Chinese Television in the Twenty-First Century: Entertaining the Nation
To Be Published August 14th 2014
Railway Reform in China: A Train of Property Rights Re-arrangements
To Be Published September 14th 2014