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  1. Local Environmental Politics in China

    Challenges and Innovations

    Edited by Genia Kostka, Arthur P.J. Mol

    Knowledge and insight in national environmental governance in China is widespread. However, increasingly it has been acknowledged that the major problems in guiding the Chinese economy and society towards sustainability are to be found at the local level. This book illuminates the fast-changing...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Chinese Middle Classes

    Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, and China

    Edited by Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The formation and characteristics of a nation’s middle class are shaped by historical context and the developmental path that has been followed. However, can the same be said of the ethnic Chinese middle classes in Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, and Macao? Given the divergent political and economic...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. China's Economic Dynamics

    A Beijing Consensus in the making?

    Edited by Jun Li, Liming Wang

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Although Chinese economic growth continues strong, and although China coped very well with the recent global crisis, the Chinese economy faces many challenges, including how to sustain growth, how to rebalance the economy towards more domestic consumption, how to accommodate rising wages, growing...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Environmental History in East Asia

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Tsui-jung Liu

    Series: Academia Sinica on East Asia

    As environmental history has developed as growing sub-discipline within the study of history, great emphasis has been placed on the importance of adopting an interdisciplinary approach. Indeed, as Environmental History in East Asia shows, by drawing on research and methodologies from the fields of...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. China

    How the Empire Fell

    Edited by Joseph W. Esherick, C.X. George Wei

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    The Qing dynasty was China’s last, and it created an empire of unprecedented size and prosperity. However in 1911 the empire collapsed within a few short months, and China embarked on a revolutionary course that lasted through most of the twentieth century. The 1911 Revolution ended two millennia...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. New Confucianism in Twenty-First Century China

    The Construction of a Discourse

    By Jesús Solé-Farràs

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book explores how Confucian thought, which was the ideological underpinning of traditional, imperial China, is being developed and refined into a New Confucianism relevant for the twenty-first century. It traces the development of Confucian thought, examines significant new texts, and shows...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Queer Sinophone Cultures

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Ari Larissa Heinrich

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The Sinophone framework emphasises the diversity of Chinese-speaking communities and cultures, and seeks to move beyond a binary model of China and the West. Indeed, this strikingly resembles attempts within the queer studies movement to challenge the dimorphisms of sex and gender. Bringing...

    Published November 24th 2013 by Routledge

  8. China and Global Trade Governance

    China's First Decade in the World Trade Organization

    Edited by Ka Zeng, Wei Liang

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China's historic accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in November 2001 not only represents an important milestone in the country’s transition to a market economy and integration into the global economy, but is also among the most important events in the history of the WTO and the...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 500 Common Chinese Proverbs and Colloquial Expressions

    An Annotated Frequency Dictionary

    By Liwei Jiao, Benjamin Stone

    500 Common Chinese Proverbs and Colloquial Expressions is a dictionary of key Chinese proverbs or suyu. Suyu are vivid and colourful expressions widely used in Chinese language. The smooth use of chengyu in Chinese writing and of suyu in spoken Chinese not only makes communication more effective,...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Museums in China

    Power, Politics and Identities

    By Tracey L-D Lu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    From the earliest museums established by Western missionaries in order to implement religious and political power, to the role they have played in the formation of the modern Chinese state, the origin and development of museums in mainland China differ significantly from those in the West. The...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge