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  1. Chinese Film Stars

    Edited by Mary Farquhar, Yingjin Zhang

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This volume of original essays fills a significant research gap in Chinese film studies by offering an interdisciplinary, comparative examination of ethnic Chinese film stars from the silent period to the era of globalization. Whereas studies of stars and stardom have developed considerably in the...

    Published July 11th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Explorations in Daoism

    Medicine and Alchemy in Literature

    By Ho Peng Yoke

    Series: Needham Research Institute Series

    The Daoist canon is the definitive fifteenth century compilation of texts concerning ritual, alchemical and meditation practices within Daoist religion. Many of these texts are undated and anonymous, so dating them is essential for a clear understanding of the development of Chinese alchemy, and...

    Published July 11th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Challenges of Human Resource Management in Japan

    Edited by Ralf Bebenroth, Toshihiro Kanai

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Human resource management systems differ across corporations around the world. Japan has unique characteristics that create specific challenges for HRM and there is currently a lack of research focusing on Japanese HR issues available to westerners. This book examines the major challenges and...

    Published July 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Japan and Africa

    Globalization and Foreign Aid in the 21st Century

    Edited by Howard P. Lehman

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    Since the early 1990s, Japan has played an increasingly important and influential role in Africa. A primary mechanism that has furthered its influence has been through its foreign aid policies. Japan’s primacy, however, has been challenged by changing global conditions related to aid to Africa,...

    Published July 11th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Gay and Lesbian Subculture in Urban China

    By Loretta Wing Wah Ho

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book contributes to a critical understanding of how Chinese same-sex identity in urban China is variously imagined; how it is transformed; and how it presents its resistances as China continues to open up to global power relations. Equally important, the book will 1) sharpen knowledge of China...

    Published July 7th 2011 by Routledge

  6. China's Governmentalities

    Governing Change, Changing Government

    Edited by Elaine Jeffreys

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    Since the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) embarked on a programme of ‘reform and openness’ in the late 1970s, Chinese society has undergone a series of dramatic transformations in almost all realms of social, cultural, economic and political life and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has emerged...

    Published July 7th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Heritage Tourism in China

    A View from Lijiang

    By Xiaobo Su, Peggy Teo

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This volume unravels the politics surrounding behind China’s hegemonic project of heritage tourism development in Lijiang. It provides a compelling study of the dialectical relationships between global and domestic capital, the state, tourists and locals as they collude, collaborate and...

    Published July 7th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Translation in Modern Japan

    Edited by Indra Levy

    The role of translation in the formation of modern Japanese identities has become one of the most exciting new fields of inquiry in Japanese studies. This book marks the first attempt to establish the contours of this new field, bringing together seminal works of Japanese scholarship and criticism...

    Published July 7th 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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 7th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 7th 2011 by Routledge