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  1. The Evolution of Chinese Medicine

    Song Dynasty, 960–1200

    By Asaf Goldschmidt

    Series: Needham Research Institute Series

    The history of Chinese medicine hinges on three major turning points: the formation of canonical theory in the Han dynasty; the transformation of medicine via the integration of earlier medical theories and practices in the Song dynasty; and the impact of Western medicine from the nineteenth...

    Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Reconciling State, Market and Society in China

    The Long March Toward Prosperity

    By Paolo Urio

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Analysing post-Mao China is not an easy task, but it is essential in order to understand the rationale and scope of the reform process started by the Chinese leadership under the guidance of Deng Xiaoping at the end of the 1970s. Thirty years after the beginning of the reform process China has...

    Published July 6th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Queer Temporalities in Gay Male Representation

    Tragedy, Normativity, and Futurity

    By Dustin Bradley Goltz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Through the analysis of over seventy films and thirty television series, ranging from Shortbus, Sweet Home Alabama, and Poseidon to Noah’s Arc, Brothers & Sisters, and Dawson’s Creek, Goltz examines reoccurring narrative structures in popular media that perpetuate the extreme value placed upon...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Latsploitation, Exploitation Cinemas, and Latin America

    Edited by Victoria Ruétalo, Dolores Tierney

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Exploring the much neglected area of Latin American exploitation cinema, this anthology challenges established continental and national histories and canons which often exclude exploitation cinema due to its perceived ‘low’ cultural status. It argues that Latin American exploitation cinema...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Across the Religious Divide

    Women, Property, and Law in the Wider Mediterranean (ca. 1300-1800)

    Edited by Jutta Sperling, Shona Kelly Wray

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    Examining women's property rights in different societies across the entire medieval and early modern Mediterranean, this volume introduces a unique comparative perspective to the complexities of gender relations in Muslim, Jewish, and Christian communities. Through individual case studies based on...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Palestinian Politics and the Middle East Peace Process

    Consensus and Competition in the Palestinian Negotiating Team

    By Ghassan Khatib

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Eight years after the second Palestinian uprising, the Oslo accords signed in 1993 seem to have failed. The reasons for the failure continue to fascinate students, politicians, researchers and policymakers alike. This book explores one of the major aspects of the bilateral peace process – the...

    Published June 29th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Management Training and Development in China

    Educating Managers in a Globalized Economy

    Edited by Malcolm Warner, Keith Goodall

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    One of the critical issues facing both the Chinese government and businesses operating in China is the lack of trained managers. This book, with contributions by internationally-known scholars from a wide range of countries, examines the Chinese response to the challenges of management...

    Published June 29th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Intellectual Property Rights in China

    Politics of Piracy, Trade and Protection

    By Gordon C.K Cheung

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) infringement is so rampant in China that counterfeit goods - from general household merchandise, garments and media consumables to specialist products including pharmaceutical products and super computer chips - can be found in roadside stalls, markets, shops,...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Post-Conflict Heritage, Postcolonial Tourism

    Tourism, Politics and Development at Angkor

    By Tim Winter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Angkor, Cambodia’s only World Heritage Site, is enduring one of the most crucial, turbulent periods in its twelve hundred year history. Given Cambodia’s need to restore its shattered social and physical infrastructures after decades of violent conflict, and with tourism to Angkor increasing by a...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  10. China and Africa Development Relations

    Edited by Christopher M. Dent

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China is among a number of large developing country or new powers on the ascendance in the international system, all of which are deepening their economic relations with Africa However, China is the largest and most powerful of this group. it has sought closer economic relationships with other...

    Published June 22nd 2011 by Routledge