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  1. China in the World Economy

    Edited by Zhongmin Wu

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    China's economy continues to grow at a great rate, with important consequences for China's society and environment, as well as for the wider world economy. Reforms are being undertaken in many areas within China, both to encourage continued economic growth and also to mitigate the adverse effects...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  2. Chinese Documentaries

    From Dogma to Polyphony

    By Yingchi Chu

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    In China, unlike in Western cinema, documentary film, rather than fiction film, has been the dominant mode since 1949. In recent years, documentary TV programmes have experienced a meteoric rise. Arguing that there is a gradual process of 'democratization' in the media, in which documentaries play...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  3. Media in Hong Kong

    Press Freedom and Political Change, 1967-2005

    By Carol P. Lai

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book examines the Hong Kong media over a forty year period, focusing in particular on how its newspapers and TV stations have struggled for press freedom under the colonial British administration, as well as Chinese rule. Making full use of newly declassified material, extensive...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  4. Women and Labour Organizing in Asia

    Diversity, Autonomy and Activism

    Edited by Kaye Broadbent, Michele Ford

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    This book investigates the role of women and labour activism in Asia, demonstrating that women have been active in union and non union based campaigns throughout the region. Although focusing primarily on women, the contributions to this book address issues that affect all workers. Chapters on...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Asian Informal Workers

    Global Risks Local Protection

    By Santosh K. Mehrotra, Mario Biggeri

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This thoroughly researched volume surveys the nature and extent of 'informal' work in Asia, which is a powerful and under-studied force in the region. After over half a century of development, even in the fast growing economies of Asia, the formal sector, and industrial jobs have grown rather...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  6. Britain's Imperial Cornerstone in China

    The Chinese Maritime Customs Service, 1854-1949

    By Donna Brunero

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This is an in-depth account of the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Service, a uniquely cosmopolitan institution established in the wake of China's defeat in the Opium Wars (1842 to 43), and a central feature of the Treaty Port system. The British-dominated service was headed by the...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  7. China and Africa

    Engagement and Compromise

    By Ian Taylor

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    With China’s rise to the status of world power, trade and political links between Africa and China have been escalating at an astonishing rate. Sino-African relations are set to become an increasingly significant feature of world politics as China’s hunger for energy resources grows and many...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  8. Peasants and Revolution in Rural China

    Rural Political Change in the North China Plain and the Yangzi Delta, 1850-1949

    By Chang Liu

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book explores rural political change in China from 1850 to 1949 to help us understand China’s transformation from a weak, decaying agrarian empire to a unified, strong nation-state during this period. Based on local gazetteers, contemporary field studies, government archives, personal memoirs...

    Published April 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. Socialist China, Capitalist China

    Social tension and political adaptation under economic globalization

    Edited by Guoguang Wu, Helen Lansdowne

    Series: China Policy Series

    China is currently encountering increasing social problems, together with the rise of mass discontent and public protest, despite having achieved enormous economic growth after nearly thirty years of market socialism and embracing globalization. The future of China thus depends not only on the...

    Published March 26th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Developmental Dilemmas

    Land Reform and Institutional Change in China

    By Peter Ho

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Developmental Dilemmas singles out land as an object of study and places it in the context of one of the world's largest and most populous countries undergoing institutional reform: the People's Republic of China. The book demonstrates that private property protected by law, the principle of '...

    Published March 9th 2009 by Routledge