This section includes titles from a variety of subjects such as Law, Economics, Literature which are part of the Major Works landscape and includes sets on the Chinese legal system, Chinese Economy and Japanese fiction.
Series: Critical Concepts in Law
In the past three decades, the Chinese legal system has undergone a substantial transformation, reflecting the economic, social, culture, administrative, and political changes taking place in China. Compared with the situation in the early 1950s when the newly established People’s Republic of China...
Published June 16th 2011 by Routledge
Series: Critical Concepts in Economics
It is more than three decades since China initiated its economic reform and open-door policies. During that period, China has successfully transformed itself from an inefficient centrally-planned economy to a fast-growing market-orientated economy. To the rest of the world, China has emerged from...
Published May 26th 2011 by Routledge
The monumental Japanese fictional narrative known as The Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari) appeared during the first decade or so of the eleventh century, CE. This vast narrative—which spans three-quarters of a century, and is made up of fifty-four chapters and 795 poems—has been attributed to a...
Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge