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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 222 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. The Lahu Minority in Southwest China

    A Response to Ethnic Marginalization on the Frontier

    By Jianxiong Ma

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Border Crossing in Greater China

    Production, Community and Identity

    Edited by Jenn-hwan Wang

    Series: Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

    China’s transformation from a poor and underdeveloped country into a global market power has profoundly altered its socioeconomic power relations with the other countries in the Greater China region, namely, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Indeed, this economic shift has resulted in the massive flow of...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Gender and Chinese Society

    Edited by Xiaowei Zang

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    Compiled and introduced by Xiaowei Zang, Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Sheffield, this new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Asian Studies series is a collection of classic and the very best cutting-edge scholarship on themes and issues around gender in historical and...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. New Modern Chinese Women and Gender Politics

    The Centennial of the End of the Qing Dynasty

    Edited by Ya-chen Chen

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    The past century witnessed dramatic changes in the lives of modern Chinese women and gender politics. Whilst some revolutionary actions to rectify the feudalist patriarchy, such as foot-binding and polygyny were first seen in the late Qing period; the termination of the Qing Dynasty and...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Demographic Developments in China

    By China Development Research Foundation

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book assesses current developments in China’s demography, and discusses the changes which should be implemented to bring policy into line with the current demographic situation. It argues that population planning, which was introduced in the early years of the People’s Republic alongside...

    Published June 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. China on the Move

    Migration, the State, and the Household

    By C. Cindy Fan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    China on the Move offers a new and more thorough explanation of migration, which integrates knowledge from geography, population studies, sociology and politics; to help us understand the processes of social, political, and economic change associated with powerful migration streams so essential to...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Religion and Ecological Sustainability in China

    Edited by James Miller, Dan Smyer Yu, Peter van der Veer

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book sheds light on the social imagination of nature and environment in contemporary China. It demonstrates how the urgent debate on how to create an ecologically sustainable future for the world’s most populous country is shaped by its complex engagement with religious traditions, competing...

    Published April 29th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Encoding the Olympics

    The Beijing Olympic Games and the Communication Impact Worldwide

    Edited by Luo Qing, Giuseppe Richeri

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    Encoding the Olympics assembles a uniquely representative international team of media experts to provide a comprehensive review of the global impact of media and cultural communications associated with the Beijing 2008 Olympics. Commissioned by the IOC, this pioneering comparative study – the...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Chinese Way
    By Min Ding, Jie Xu
    To Be Published August 31st 2014
  2. Chinese Television in the Twenty-First Century: Entertaining the Nation
    Edited by Ruoyun Bai, Geng Song
    To Be Published September 2nd 2014
  3. China Tourism: Cross-cultural Studies
    Edited by Honggen Xiao, Mimi Li
    To Be Published September 4th 2014
  4. Chinese Consumers in a New Era: Their Travel Behaviors and Psychology
    Edited by Kam Hung, Xiang (Robert) Li
    To Be Published September 9th 2014
  5. Philosophy and the Martial Arts: Engagement
    Edited by Graham Priest, Damon Young
    To Be Published September 24th 2014

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