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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 229 new and published books in the subject of Chinese Culture & Society — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. American and Chinese-Language Cinemas

    Examining Cultural Flows

    Edited by Lisa Funnell, Man-Fung Yip

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Critics frequently describe the influence of "America," through Hollywood and other cultural industries, as a form of cultural imperialism. This unidirectional model of interaction does not address, however, the counter-flows of Chinese-language films into the American film market or the influence...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Philosophy and the Martial Arts

    Engagement

    Edited by Graham Priest, Damon Young

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    This is the first substantial academic book to lay out the philosophical terrain within the study of the martial arts and to explore the significance of this fascinating subject for contemporary philosophy. The book is divided into three sections. The first section concerns what philosophical...

    Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Chinese Consumers in a New Era

    Their Travel Behaviors and Psychology

    Edited by Kam Hung, Xiang (Robert) Li

    As a newcomer to tourism, China has amazed the world with its rapid growth of inbound, outbound, and domestic tourism. Tourists from the Greater China area (Mainland, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan) are well positioned to change the world’s tourism landscape. Influence of China in the global tourism...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. China Tourism: Cross-cultural Studies

    Edited by Honggen Xiao, Mimi Li

    Deriving from a special issue on "China Watching" (Journal of China Tourism Research), this book presents the readers with a collection of seven independent research reports that adopt cross-cultural communication and cultural studies approaches to China tourism. Topics covered include the...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Shanghai Alleyway House

    A Vanishing Urban Vernacular

    By Gregory Bracken

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    As a nineteenth-century commercial development, the alleyway house was a hybrid of the traditional Chinese courtyard house and the Western terraced one. Unique to Shanghai, the alleyway house was a space where the blurring of the boundaries of public and private life created a vibrant social...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Chinese Television in the Twenty-First Century

    Entertaining the Nation

    Edited by Ruoyun Bai, Geng Song

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The past two decades witnessed the rise of television entertainment in China. Although television networks are still state-owned and Party-controlled in China, the ideological landscape of television programs has become increasingly diverse and even paradoxical, simultaneously subservient and...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Guangdong and Chinese Diaspora

    The Changing Landscape of Qiaoxiang

    By Yow Cheun Hoe

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s rapid economic growth has drawn attention to the Chinese diasporic communities and the multiple networks that link Chinese individuals and organizations throughout the world. Ethnic Chinese have done very well economically, and the role of the Chinese Diaspora in China’s economic success...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Chinese Way

    By Min Ding, Jie Xu

    As business becomes increasingly globalized and China establishes its growing role in the international business environment, developing an understanding of the complex culture is important to anyone acting in the global arena. This book offers readers a thorough and nuanced resource to...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. China's New Underclass

    Paid Domestic Labour

    By Xinying Hu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book examines the implications of China’s economic reforms for domestic work and domestic workers. The author examines the factors that give rise to paid domestic work in a socialist economy, and goes on to look at the need for social protection of domestic workers within cities in...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Remaking China's Great Cities

    Space and Culture in Urban Housing, Renewal, and Expansion

    By Samuel Y. Liang

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    China’s rapid urbanization has restructured the great socialist cities Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou into mega cities that embrace global capitalism. This book focuses on the urban transformations of these three cities: Beijing is the nation’s political and cultural capital; Shanghai is the...

    Published August 3rd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Comparatizing Taiwan
    Edited by Shu-mei Shih, Ping-hui Liao
    To Be Published October 30th 2014
  2. New Chinese-Language Documentaries: Ethics, Subject and Place
    By Kuei-fen Chiu, Yingjin Zhang
    To Be Published November 10th 2014
  3. Chinese Masculinities in a Globalizing World
    By Kam Louie
    To Be Published November 13th 2014
  4. Love and Marriage in Globalizing China
    By Wang Pan
    To Be Published November 17th 2014
  5. China Online: Locating Society in Online Spaces
    Edited by Peter Marolt, David Kurt Herold
    To Be Published November 19th 2014

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