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    Senior Editor, Central, South and Southeast Asia
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Chinese Worlds

  1. Consumers and Individuals in China

    Standing Out, Fitting In

    By Michael B. Griffiths

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Breaking new ground in the study of Chinese urban society, this book applies critical discourse analysis to ethnographic data gathered in Anshan, a third-tier city and market in northeast China. The book confronts the – still widespread – notion that Chinese consumers are not "real" individuals,...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Foreigners and Foreign Institutions in Republican China

    Edited by Anne-Marie Brady, Douglas Brown

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Republican China attracted an uncommon diversity of foreign interests, groups, and individuals, which included missionaries, adventurers, diplomats, academics, humanitarians and refugees, as well as hedonists and tourists. By exploring the diverse nature of foreign activities in Republican China,...

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Overseas Chinese in the People’s Republic of China

    By Glen Peterson

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Overseas Chinese in the People’s Republic of China examines the experiences of a group of persons known officially and collectively in the PRC as "domestic Overseas Chinese". They include family members of overseas migrants who remained in China, refugees fleeing persecution, and former migrants...

    Published September 14th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Community Building in Urban China

    By Thomas Heberer, Christian Göbel

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    This book aims to make sense of the recent reform of neighbourhood institutions in urban China. It builds on the observation that the late 1990s saw a comeback of the state in urban China after the increased economization of life in the 1980s had initially forced it to withdraw. Based on several...

    Published March 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Rural Reform in China

    State Policy and Village Predicament in the Early 2000s

    By Christian Göbel

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Based on a treasure trove of information collected through fieldwork interviews and painstaking documentary research through the Chinese and Western language presses, this book analyzes one of the most important reforms implemented in China over the past decade – the rural tax and fee reform, also...

    Published May 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  6. Chinese Entrepreneurship in a Global Era

    Edited by Raymond Sin-Kwok Wong

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    As we enter the 21st century it is clear that the economic growth China has enjoyed has been extraordinary. Although Western countries continue to dominate the world economy and financial markets, the capital markets of Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, and Shenzen have matured considerably and are...

    Published June 17th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Chinese in Eastern Europe and Russia

    A Middleman Minority in a Transnational Era

    By Pál Nyiri

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Since the late nineteenth century, hundreds of thousands of Chinese have moved to Russia and Eastern Europe. However, until now, very little research has been done about the initial migrants in the nineteenth century, the presence of the Chinese in Europe and Russia in the twentieth century...

    Published October 16th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Chinese Migrants and Internationalism

    Forgotten Histories, 1917–1945

    By Gregor Benton

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    The transnational and diasporic dimensions of early Chinese migrant politics opened in the late nineteenth century when Chinese radical groups bent on overthrowing the Qing dynasty (1644-1911) vied with one another to win Chinese overseas to their modernizing projects, and immigrants who had...

    Published May 28th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Chinese Ethnic Business

    Global and Local Perspectives

    Edited by Eric Fong, Chiu Luk

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    Providing a crucial understanding of how globalization impacts on the development of Chinese businesses, this book analyzes the unprecedented changes in Chinese ethnic business due to the process of globalization, specifically economic globalization, in the key receiving countries of the US,...

    Published November 8th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Chinese Transnational Networks

    Edited by Chee-Beng Tan

    Series: Chinese Worlds

    The Chinese overseas have long been relevant to China, especially to qiaoxiang, and vice-versa. Qiaoxiang refers to regions from where emigrants migrated overseas, where there are therefore ties with Chinese communities overseas. Unlike most other works, which cover either China or ...

    Published October 16th 2006 by Routledge