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  1. Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

    Edited by Edward L. Davis

    Series: Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture

    The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture contains nearly 1,200 entries written by an international team of specialists to enable readers to explore a range of diverse and fascinating cultural subjects from prisons to rock groups, underground Christian churches to TV talk shows and radio...

    Published August 27th 2008 by Routledge

  2. British Buddhism

    Teachings, Practice and Development

    By Robert Bluck

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    British Buddhism presents a useful insight into contemporary British Buddhist practice. It provides a survey of the seven largest Buddhist traditions in the United Kingdom, including the Forest Sangha (Theravada) and the Samatha Trust (Theravada), the Serene Reflection Meditation tradition (Soto...

    Published August 1st 2008 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong

    Edited by Wing Hong Chui, T. Wing Lo

    Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong provides a much-needed overview of the criminal justice system in Hong Kong. It is designed to be used as a text for students studying this subject as part of a wider course in criminal justice, police studies, law or social work, and for practitioners...

    Published August 1st 2008 by Willan

  4. Gender and Chinese Development

    Towards an Equitable Society

    By Lanyan Chen

    Series: Routledge IAFFE Advances in Feminist Economics

    This book takes a look beneath the surface of this "miracle growth", to explore the political economy of this process. Beyond the superficial macroeconomics of high growth rates, increasing GDP per capita and high trade volume, the book looks at what is happening to the very socioeconomic and...

    Published July 29th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Hong Kong, China

    Learning to belong to a nation

    By Gordon Mathews, Eric Ma, Tai-Lok Lui

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The idea of ‘national identity’ is an ambiguous one for Hong Kong. Returned to the national embrace of China on 1 July 1997 after 150 years as a British colony, the concept of national identity and what it means to "belong to a nation" is a matter of great tension and contestation in Hong...

    Published July 20th 2008 by Routledge

  6. China, East Asia and the Global Economy

    Regional and Historical Perspectives

    By Takeshi Hamashita

    Edited by Mark Selden, Linda Grove

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Critical Asian Scholarship

    Takeshi Hamashita, arguably Asia's premier historian of the longue durée, has been instrumental in opening a new field of inquiry in Chinese, East Asian and world historical research. Engaging modernization, Marxist and world system approaches, his wide-ranging redefinition of the evolving...

    Published June 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  7. George Nathaniel Curzon: Collected Writings

    Collection 1: Asian Travels

    Edited by Martin Ewans

    George Nathaniel Curzon was a man of considerable intellect and ambition, combined with a degree of energy and application which were all the more remarkable given that he suffered throughout his life from a spinal deformity which gave him continuous pain and often incapacitated him. His...

    Published May 15th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905-1948

    By Haiping Yan

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Literature and Society

    Chinese Women Writers and the Feminist Imagination, 1905-1948 provides a compelling study of leading women writers in modern China, charting their literary works and life journeys to examine the politics and poetics of Chinese transcultural feminism that exceed the boundaries of bourgeois feminist...

    Published May 1st 2008 by Routledge

  9. Religion, Medicine and the Human Embryo in Tibet

    By Frances Garrett

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

    This book explores the cultural history of embryology in Tibet, in culture, religion, art and literature, and what this reveals about its medicine and religion. Filling a significant gap in the literature this is the first in-depth exploration of Tibetan medical history in the English language. It...

    Published April 25th 2008 by Routledge

  10. The New Rich in China

    Future rulers, present lives

    Edited by David Goodman

    Three decades of reform since 1978 in the People’s Republic of China have resulted in the emergence of new social groups which have included new occupations and professions generated as the economy has opened up and developed and, most spectacularly given the legacy of state socialism, the...

    Published April 25th 2008 by Routledge