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China Today series Mental Health in China Change, Tradition and Therapeutic Governance JIE YANG Simon Fraser University China’s massive economic restructuring in recent decades has generated alarming incidences of mental disorder affecting over a hundred million people. This timely book provides an anthropological analysis of mental health in China through an exploration of psychology, psychiatry, psychotherapy and psychosocial practices, and the role of the State. SERIES: China Today 210 x 148mm / 256 pages / Oct 2017 UK, Nov 2017 US HB / 978-1-5095-0295-0 / £50.00 / $64.95 / €67.90 PB / 978-1-5095-0296-7 / £15.99 / $22.95 / €21.90 ebook available

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Human Rights in China A Social Practice in the Shadows of Authoritarianism EVA PILS King’s College London How can we make sense of human rights in China’s authoritarian system? In this insightful book, China law expert Eva Pils offers a nuanced account of this contentious area, examining human rights as a set of social practices involving a variety of actors, including officials of the system and civil society actors. Drawing on a wide range of resources including years of interaction with Chinese human rights defenders, Pils discusses sources of human rights violations, as well as institutional avenues of protection and social practices of human rights defence. SERIES: China Today 210 x 148mm / 240 pages / Oct 2017 UK, Nov 2017 US HB / 978-1-5095-0069-7 / £50.00 / $64.95 / €67.90 PB / 978-1-5095-0070-3 / £15.99 / $22.95 / €21.90 ebook available

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Population in China NANCY E. RILEY Bowdoin College China is home to a fifth of the world’s inhabitants. For the last several decades, this huge population has been in flux: fertility has fallen sharply, mortality has declined, and massive rural-to-urban migration is taking place. The state has played a direct role in these changes, seeing population control as an important part of its intention to modernize the country. In this insightful new work, Nancy E. Riley argues that China’s population policies and outcomes are not simply imposed by the state onto an unresponsive citizenry, but have arisen from the social organization of China over the past sixty years. Riley demonstrates how China’s population and population policy are intertwined and interact with other social and economic features. Riley also examines the unintended consequences of state directives, including the extraordinary number of “missing girls,” the rapid aging of the population, and an increase in inequality, particularly between rural and urban residents. Ultimately, China’s demographic story has to be understood as a complex, multi-pieced phenomenon. This book will be essential reading for researchers and students of China and social demography, as well as non-specialists interested in the changing nature of China’s population. SERIES: China Today 210 x 148mm / 200 pages / Nov 2016 UK, Jan 2017 US HB / 978-0-7456-8863-3 / £50.00 / $64.95 / €67.90 PB / 978-0-7456-8864-0 / £15.99 / $22.95 / €21.90 ebook available

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