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New and Published Books

  1. Taiwan Cinema

    International Reception and Social Change

    Edited by Kuei-fen Chiu, Ming-yeh Rawnsley, Gary Rawnsley

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    The book examines recent developments in Taiwan cinema, with particular focus on a leading contemporary Taiwan filmmaker, Wei Te-sheng, who is responsible for such Asian blockbusters as Cape No.7, Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale and Kano. The book discusses key issues, including...

    Published June 23rd 2017 by Routledge

  2. Chinese Business

    Landscapes and Strategies, 2nd Edition

    By Hong Liu

    It is difficult to overstate the importance of China to the world economy, and yet the majority of books either look at Chinese business by applying Western frameworks or models to the context of China or focus on a particular aspect of business in China. Authored by an academic expert on China,...

    Published June 21st 2017 by Routledge

  3. The EU, US and China Tackling Climate Change

    Policies and Alliances for the Anthropocene

    By Sophia Kalantzakos

    Series: Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

    The feeling of optimism that followed the COP 21 Paris Conference on Climate Change requires concrete action and steadfast commitment to a process that raises a number of crucial challenges: technological, political, social, and economic. As climate change worsens, new robust leadership is...

    Published June 21st 2017 by Routledge

  4. Christianity and the Transformation of Physical Education and Sport in China

    By Huijie Zhang, Fan Hong, Fuhua Huang

    Series: Routledge Focus on Sport, Culture and Society

    Despite the popularity of sport in contemporary China, the practice of physical education is not indigenous to its culture. Strenuous physical activity was traditionally linked to low class and status in the pre-modern Chinese society. The concept of modern PE was introduced to China by Western...

    Published June 21st 2017 by Routledge

  5. Southern China

    Industry, Development and Industrial Policy

    By Marco R. Di Tommaso, Lauretta Rubini, Elisa Barbieri

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    By concentrating on one of the key locations of global manufacturing, this volume offers a contribution to contemporary industry studies. The rates of growth that have characterized the southern Guangdong province in the last three decades are unique, even with respect to the more general and often...

    Published June 16th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Animation in China

    History, Aesthetics, Media

    By Sean Macdonald

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    By the turn of the 21st century, animation production has grown to thousands of hours a year in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Despite this, and unlike American blockbuster productions and the diverse genres of Japanese anime, much animation from the PRC remains relatively unknown. This...

    Published June 16th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Chinese National Health Care Reform

    On the Mend?

    Edited by Alex Jingwei He, Qingyue Meng

    Five years have elapsed since the Chinese government announced its ambitious health care reform programme. The fact that both the United States and China unfolded their gigantic national health care reforms almost simultaneously is reflective of the daunting health policy challenges that most...

    Published June 16th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Mobile Communication and Greater China

    Edited by Rodney Wai-chi Chu, Leopoldina Fortunati, Pui-Lam Law, Shanhua Yang

    Series: Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

    This edited volume is the first book-length study focusing entirely on mobile phone use in China. Drawing on examples from a wide range of contemporary situations in China and beyond, the contributors argue that the mobile phone is in fact an important means by which one can understand a rapidly...

    Published June 16th 2017 by Routledge

  9. The Economy of Lower Yangzi Delta in Late Imperial China

    Connecting Money, Markets, and Institutions

    Edited by Billy K. L. So

    Series: Academia Sinica on East Asia

    Historically, the Lower Yangzi Delta (or Jiangnan), has played a key role in China’s economic development. Indeed, as the prime example of a traditional Chinese market economy, the region serves as the core case study when making comparisons between the Chinese and Western economies in the early...

    Published June 16th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Social Capital and Institutional Constraints

    A Comparative Analysis of China, Taiwan and the US

    By Joonmo Son

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The sociological concept of social capital has grown in popularity in recent years and research programs in North America, Europe, and East Asia have demonstrated how social capital has a significant impact on occupational mobility, community building, social movement, and economic development....

    Published June 16th 2017 by Routledge