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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Intellectual Property Rights in China

    Politics of Piracy, Trade and Protection

    By Gordon C.K Cheung

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) infringement is so rampant in China that counterfeit goods - from general household merchandise, garments and media consumables to specialist products including pharmaceutical products and super computer chips - can be found in roadside stalls, markets, shops,...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. China and Africa Development Relations

    Edited by Christopher M. Dent

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China is among a number of large developing country or new powers on the ascendance in the international system, all of which are deepening their economic relations with Africa However, China is the largest and most powerful of this group. it has sought closer economic relationships with other...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Tourism and Tibetan Culture in Transition

    A Place called Shangrila

    By Ashild Kolas

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores the relationship between tourism, culture and ethnic identity in Tibet in , focusing in particular on Shangrila, a Tibetan region in Southwest China, to show how local ‘Tibetan culture’ is reconstructed as a marketable commodity for tourists. It analyses the socio-economic...

    Published June 12th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Social Policy and Migration in China

    By Lida Fan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores the interactions between social policy and migration in China. Using a theoretical framework of institutional economics, Lida Fan’s discussion examines migration regulations, household registration, social welfare and insurance, employment, education, housing, medical care and...

    Published May 11th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Rethinking Chinese Popular Culture

    Cannibalizations of the Canon

    Edited by Carlos Rojas, Eileen Chow

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Through analyses of a wide range of Chinese literary and visual texts from the beginning of the twentieth century through the contemporary period, the thirteen essays in this volume challenge the view that canonical and popular culture are self-evident and diametrically opposed categories, and...

    Published May 9th 2011 by Routledge