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New and Published Books

  1. China's Historical Choice in Global Governance

    By He Yafei

    Series: China Perspectives

    Since the 1990s, the world has been witnessing the most fundamental changes in global governance structure and international relations. Due to multipolarization, economic globalization, cultural diversification and information revolution, a number of rising global powers have become new players on...

    Published December 19th 2017 by Routledge

  2. China and Transboundary Water Politics in Asia

    Edited by Hongzhou Zhang, Mingjiang Li

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Water-related conflicts have a long history and will continue to be a global and regional problem. Asia, with 1.5 billion of its people living in shared river basins, and with very few transboundary rivers governed by treaties, is especially prone to such conflicts. The key to mitigating...

    Published December 19th 2017 by Routledge

  3. Religion in Contemporary China

    Edited by Xinzhong Yao

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    This new 4 volume collection is an authoritative anthology containing the best scholarship on aspects of religion in contemporary China. The articles will focus on religious beliefs, practices and organisations as well as on the interactive relations between religion and other dimensions of...

    Published December 18th 2017 by Routledge

  4. Building the Rule of Law in China

    Procedure, Discourse and Hermeneutic Community

    By Weidong Ji

    Series: China Perspectives

    After thirty years of Mao era (1949-1979) which was struggle-based, the Communist Party of China has begun to change its position as a pioneering revolutionary party, evolving into a universal ruling party that transcends class interests. Meanwhile, administrative and judicial reforms oriented...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  5. Building the Rule of Law in China

    Ideas, Praxis and Institutional Design

    By Weidong Ji

    Series: China Perspectives

    After thirty years of Mao era (1949-1979) which was struggle-based, the Communist Party of China has begun to change its position as a pioneering revolutionary party, evolving into a universal ruling party that transcends class interests. Meanwhile, administrative and judicial reforms oriented...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  6. China's Architecture in a Globalizing World

    Between Socialism and the Market

    By Jiawen Han

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    China is currently in the midst of an unprecedented building boom and, indeed, interest in Chinese contemporary architecture has been fuelled by this huge expansion. Through a cutting-edge theoretical discussion of Chinese architecture in relation to Chinese modernity, this book examines this...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  7. Urbanization and Contemporary Chinese Art

    By Meiqin Wang

    This book explores the relationship between the ongoing urbanization in China and the production of contemporary Chinese art since the beginning of the twenty-first century. Wang provides a detailed analysis of artworks and methodologies of art-making from eight contemporary artists who employ a...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  8. China's Socialist Rule of Law Reforms Under Xi Jinping

    Edited by John Garrick, Yan Chang Bennett

    Under the direction of the Communist Party of China (CPC), key legal challenges have been identified which will shape the modernization of China’s legal and administrative institutions. An increasingly complex set of legal actors now seek to influence this development, including securities...

    Published December 15th 2017 by Routledge

  9. China's Low Birth Rate and the Development of Population

    By Guo Zhigang, Wang Feng, Cai Yong

    Series: China Perspectives

    As the most populous country in the world, China’s demographic challenges have always been too many people for ecological system, resources, and the environment. However, by the early 1990s, fertility rate in China had dropped below the replacement level, and China’s low fertility has now attracted...

    Published December 14th 2017 by Routledge

  10. China, India and Southeast Asia

    Paths to development and state-society relations

    Edited by Edmund Terence Gomez, Kee Cheok Cheong, Vamsi Vakulabharanam

    This volume studies the outcomes of the two-way flow of investments and people between China and India, and Southeast Asia. These cross-border flows have led to new settlements in Southeast Asia from which new outlooks have emerged among locally born generations that have given rise to new forms of...

    Published December 14th 2017 by Routledge