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  1. Daoist Ritual, State Religion, and Popular Practices

    Zhenwu Worship from Song to Ming (960-1644)

    By Shin-Yi Chao

    Series: Routledge Studies in Taoism

    Zhenwu, or the Perfected Warrior, is one of the few Chinese Deities that can rightfully claim a countrywide devotion. Religious specialists, lay devotees, the state machine, and the cultural industry all participated, both collaboratively and competitively, in the evolution of this devotional...

    Published May 24th 2017 by Routledge

  2. Christianity in Contemporary China

    Socio-cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Francis Khek Gee Lim

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

    Christianity is one of the fastest growing religions in China. Despite its long history in China and its significant indigenization or intertwinement with Chinese society and culture, Christianity continues to generate suspicion among political elites and intense debates among broader communities...

    Published May 24th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Sexuality in a Changing China

    Young Women, Sex and Intimate Relations in the Reform Period

    By Nicole Zarafonetis

    Series: Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

    Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataNames: Zarafonetis, Nicole, author.Title: Sexuality in a changing China : young women, sex and intimate relations in the reform period / Nicole Zarafonetis.Description: New York, NY : Routledge, 2017. | Series: Routledge research on gender in Asia...

    Published May 22nd 2017 by Routledge

  4. Creative Involvement

    The Evolution of China's Global Role

    By Yizhou Wang

    Series: China Perspectives

    This book continues the "creative involvement" proposition put forward in Creative Involvement: A New Direction in China's Diplomacy with new cases and stories to enrich its content. It discusses China's global role, and explores its root cause of formation, development stages, and future direction...

    Published May 22nd 2017 by Routledge

  5. The Pacific Basin

    An Introduction

    Edited by Shane J. Barter, Michael Weiner

    The Pacific Basin: An Introduction is a new textbook which provides an interdisciplinary and comparative overview of the emerging Pacific world. Interest in the Pacific Basin has increased markedly in recent years, driven largely by the rise of China as a global rival to the United States and Asian...

    Published May 19th 2017 by Routledge

  6. Citizenship Education and Migrant Youth in China

    Pathways to the Urban Underclass

    By Miao Li

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    In East Asian economies such as China, recent mass rural-urban migration has created a new urban underclass, as have their children. However, their inclusion in urban public schools is a surprisingly slow process, and youth identities in newly industrialized countries remain largely neglected....

    Published May 18th 2017 by Routledge

  7. China’s Eurasian Pivot

    The Silk Road Economic Belt

    By Raffaello Pantucci, Sarah Lain

    Series: Whitehall Papers

    This Whitehall Paper is an examination of China’s relations over its western borders, looking at the interplay between China’s relations with South and Central Asia, and its relations with other great adjacent powers. Based on a two-year research project that included travel and workshops in South...

    Published May 17th 2017 by Routledge

  8. Energy Policy in China

    By Chi-Jen Yang

    Series: Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

    Energy policy has always been an important part of China’s national policy agenda. Although the overall Chinese economy has become largely market-driven, its energy sectors are still subject to varying degrees of government control. Authoritarian governance allows China to move very quickly in some...

    Published May 17th 2017 by Routledge

  9. Financial Decision Making

    Understanding Chinese Investment Behavior

    By Ning Zhu

    This book sheds light on financial decision making and lays down the major biases in human behavioral decision making, such as over-confidence, naive extrapolation, attention, and risk aversion, and how they lead investors and corporations to make considerable mistakes in investment. It draws on a...

    Published May 16th 2017 by Routledge

  10. Politics of the 'Other' in India and China

    Western Concepts in Non-Western Contexts

    Edited by Lion Koenig, Bidisha Chaudhuri

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    The social sciences have been heavily influenced by modernization theory, focusing on issues of economic growth, political development and social change, in order to develop a predictive model of linear progress for developing countries following a Western prototype. Under this hegemonic paradigm...

    Published May 16th 2017 by Routledge