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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Offering a comprehensive account of the role of trade unions in Asia today, this book, put together by two editors who have published extensively in the areas of business and economics in Asia, covers all the important Asian economies: both developed and developing. Making a vital contribution to the very small amount of literature that has been... more...
- The New Press 2012; US$ 18.99
As China navigates the murky waters of a ?third way? with liberal economic policies under a strict political regime, the surprising battleground for China?s future emerges in the country?s highest rated television network?China Central Television, or CCTV. With 16 internationally broadcast channels and over 1.2 billion viewers, CCTV is a powerhouse... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book explores the political, economic, and cultural forces, locally and globally that have shaped the evolution of Chinese primetime television dramas, and the way that these dramas in turn have actively engaged in the major intellectual and policy debates concerning the path, steps, and speed of China?s economic and political modernization during... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95
The rate of economic change in East Asia over the past two decades has been astounding. High levels of growth have been experienced by a number of the region?s developing economies, centralized systems have developed large market sectors, Japan has suffered a prolonged downturn and the 1997 crisis plunged the region into economic turmoil. This... more...
- Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 21.20
If radio and film were the emblematic media of the Maoist era, television has rapidly established itself as the medium of the "marketized" China and in the diaspora. In less than two decades, television has become the dominant medium across the Chinese cultural world. TV China is the first anthology... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 52.95
Asia has undergone rapid economic transformation over the past two decades. Despite its constant economic growth, the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis and the resulting surge in unemployment highlighted the vulnerability of national systems that base development solely on economic growth. This book fills a major research gap by exploring the nature,... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 50.00
Art, politics and commerce are intertwined everywhere, but in China the interplay is explicit, intimate and elemental, and nowhere more so than in the film industry. Understanding this interplay in the era of market reform and globalization is essential to understanding mainland Chinese cinema. This interdisciplinary book provides a comprehensive reappraisal... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 175.00
How has China approached the global economy? Webber, Wang and Zhu attempt to answer this question through analysis of the concepts of globalization, transition and regionalization. China's approach has been experimental, stressing the liberalization of trade and investment flows and the development of a market economy. By these indexes globalization... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 52.95
During the past 30 years, China has undergone extensive economic reform, replacing the government?s administration of enterprises with increasing levels of market-oriented enterprise autonomy. At the heart of the reform are changes in the employment relationship, where state control has been superceded by market relationships. These reforms have had... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2008; US$ 50.00
The book provides an international and cross-cultural perspective with chapters on Taiwanese TV drama in China, the impact of South Korean drama, and trans-border production between the Mainland and Hong Kong. more...