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Chinese Ideas of Life and Death

Faith, Myth and Reason in the Han Period (202 BC-AD 220)

by Michael Loewe

<p>Many of the basic characteristics of Imperial China took shape during the Han period (202 BC-AD 220). This book, first published in 1982, is a key contribution to our understanding of China’s cultural history. It explains the conceptual ...

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Chinese Marxism in Flux 1978-84

Essays on Epistemology, Ideology and Political Economy

by Bill Brugger

<p>This book, first published in 1985, considers the state of Marxist thought in China at the time, a time when the country’s leadership appeared more concerned with attaining modernisation and economic development than Marxist theory. It ...

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Chinese Middlemen in Hong Kong's Colonial Economy, 1830-1890

by Kaori Abe

<p>The traditional view of the Hong Kong colonial economy is that it was dominated by Western companies, notably the great British merchant houses, and that these firms enlisted support from Chinese middlemen – the compradors – who were ...

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Chinese Migration and Economic Relations with Europe

by Agnieszka Weinar & Marco Sanfilippo

<p>This book explores how far existing networks of overseas Chinese and new flows of migrants act as drivers of economic relations between China and the host countries. It considers migration, trade, the flow of capital, and foreign direct ...

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Chinese Perspectives on the Nien Rebellion

by Elizabeth J. Perry

<p>This title was first published in 1981.</p> ...

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Chinese Politics as Fragmented Authoritarianism

Earthquakes, Energy and Environment

by Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard

<p>This book explores how far the concept of fragmented authoritarianism remains valid as the key concept for understanding how the Chinese political process works. It contrasts fragmented authoritarianism, which places bureaucratic bargaining ...

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Chinese Politics in the Hu Jintao Era: New Leaders, New Challenges

New Leaders, New Challenges

by Willy Lam

<p>Drawing on hundreds of interviews with top Chinese officials, parliamentarians, scholars, and businessmen, Willy Lam, a renowned journalist and writer on Chinese affairs, presents a first-hand, multi-dimensional account of twenty-first ...

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Chinese Private Manufacturing Firms

The Challenges of Global Competition

by Xiao Chen

<p>Since the beginning of China’s economic reform in 1978, private manufacturing firms have played an indispensable role in, and have made a remarkable contribution to, the country’s economic development. This book, based on extensive original ...

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Chinese Scholars and Foreign Policy

Debating International Relations

by Huiyun Feng, Kai He & Yan Xuetong

<p>How does China see the rest of the world? One way to answer this question is to look at the work of China’s scholars in the field of International Relations (IR). This leads to a second question – to what extent do Chinese IR scholars ...

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Chinese State Owned Enterprises in West Africa

Triple-embedded globalization

by Katy Ngan Ting Lam

<p>This book investigates the globalization process of Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in West Africa, primarily in Benin and Ghana, based on ethnographical studies. It challenges the dominant vision of &quot;a powerful China in ...

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Chinese Stories of Drug Addiction

Beyond the Opium Dens

by Guy Ramsay

<p>Addiction to illicit drugs is a pressing social concern across greater China, where there are likely several million drug addicts at present. This research breaks new ground by examining Chinese people’s stories of drug ...

ISBN: 9781317368526

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Chinese Transnational Migration in the Age of Global Modernity

The Case of Oceania

by Liangni Sally Liu

<p>The term ‘circulatory transnational migration’ best describes the unconventional migratory route of many contemporary Chinese migrants – that is an unfinished set of circulatory movements that these migrants engage in between the homeland and

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Chink

Thinking Beyond the Stereotype

by Henry Woongjae Kong

<p>Henry Kong takes on the clash of cultures in a nuanced study of what it means to be Asian American. Underlying the prejudices and misunderstandings that Asian-Americans face are deeper issues of alienation and belonging. For many, being Asian

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Chongqing’s Red Culture Campaign

Simulation and its Social Implications

by Xiao Mei

<p>Between 2009 and 2012, the city of Chongqing came into the national, and even international spotlight, as it became the geographical centre of the ‘Singing Red, Smashing Black’ campaign, and later the political storm that swept China. ...

ISBN: 9781315408040

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Cities and the Politics of Difference

Multiculturalism and Diversity in Urban Planning

by Michael Burayidi

<p>Demographic change and a growing sensitivity to the diversity of urban communities have increasingly led planners to recognize the necessity of planning for diversity. Edited by Michael A. Burayidi, <em>Cities and the Politics of ...

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Citizens but Not Americans

Race and Belonging among Latino Millennials

by Nilda Flores-González

<p><strong>An exploration of how race shapes Latino millennials’ notions of national belonging</strong></p> <p>Latino millennials constitute the second largest segment of the millennial population. By sheer numbers they will inevitably have a ...

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Citizenship in European Cities

Immigrants, Local Politics and Integration Policies

by Karen Kraal & Steven Vertovec

<p>There are relatively few books that provide comparative analysis of European cities in relation to immigrants and political participation. This fresh and insightful volume, from the same team that published Multicultural Policies and Modes of

ISBN: 9781351951401

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Citizenship, Community and Democracy in India

From Bombay to Maharashtra, c. 1930 - 1960

by Oliver Godsmark

<p>On 1 May 1960, Bombay Province was bifurcated into the two new provinces of Gujarat and Maharashtra, amidst scenes of great public fanfare and acclaim. This decision marked the culmination of a lengthy campaign for the creation of Samyukta ...

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Citizenship, Identity and Social Movements in the New Hong Kong

Localism after the Umbrella Movement

by Wai-man Lam & Luke Cooper

<p>Hong Kong’s ‘Umbrella Revolution’ has been widely regarded as a watershed moment in the polity’s post-1997 history. While public protest has long been a routine part of Hong Kong’s political culture, the preparedness of large numbers of ...

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Civil Society, Social Change, and a New Popular Education in Russia

From Comrades to Citizens

by W. John Morgan, Irina N. Trofimova & Grigori A. Kliucharev

<p><em>Civil Society, Social Change and a New Popular Education in Russia</em> is a detailed account of contemporary issues that draws upon recent survey research conducted by the Institute of Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences, as well as ...

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