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Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society

Edited by: Kevin Latham

Print publication date:  March  2020
Online publication date:  February  2020

Print ISBN: 9780415830584
eBook ISBN: 9781315180243
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315180243
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Book description

The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Culture and Society is an interdisciplinary resource that offers a comprehensive overview of contemporary Chinese social and cultural issues in the twenty-first century.

Bringing together experts in their respective fields, this cutting-edge survey of the significant phenomena and directions in China today covers a range of issues including the following:

  • State, privatisation and civil society
  • Family and education
  • Urban and rural life
  • Gender, and sexuality and reproduction
  • Popular culture and the media
  • Religion and ethnicity

Forming an accessible and fascinating insight into Chinese culture and society, this handbook will be invaluable to students and scholars across a range of disciplines, including anthropology, sociology, area studies, history, politics and cultural and media studies.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  The State and Privatisation Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Civil Society and its Challenges Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Schooling in China Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Migrant Children’s Education Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Youth, Exams and the Pressure to Conform Download PDF
Chapter  6:  HIV/AIDS Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Language and the Construction of Difference Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Rural Migrant Workers in Chinese Cities Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Urban Neighbourhoods Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Rural-Urban Migration and Social Inequality in Urban China Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Social Transformation in Rural China Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Rural Chinese Families Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Popular Resistance in Rural China Download PDF
Chapter  14:  The Cultural Politics of Labour in Postsocialist China Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Prostitution and Masculinity Download PDF
Chapter  16:  One Child and More Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Gender and the other Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Patriarchies Old and New in Chinese Society Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Mobile and Protests Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Philanthropy, Celebrity and Governance in Mainland China Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Corruption and Officialdom Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Microblogs and the Transformation of Political Debate  Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Screening Sexualities, Identities and Politics Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Transformations of Chinese Cuisines Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Investigative Journalism in China Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Religion and Social Change in Reform-Era China Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Christianity, Culture and Politics in Contemporary China Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Ethnic Minorities and Religion Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Ethnic Identity and Inter-Ethnic Relations in Contemporary China Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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