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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95
This volume, written by contributors from a number of different specialisms, suggests that different combinations of factors have contributed to the relative successes and failures in these cities. Endowment factors, preferential policies, and history have all proved to be important. Most importantly, Cities in Post-Mao China suggests that locally-generated... more...
- Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 31.99
China and South Korea have come a long way since they were adversaries. The arc of their relationship since the late 1970s is an excellent model of East-West cooperation and, at the same time, highlights the growing impact of China's "rise" over its regional neighbors, including America's close allies. South Korea-China relations have rarely been... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 159.00
The continuation of China?s successful rise depends considerably on the capacity of the Chinese government to prevent and manage a wide range of potential and actual crises, which could, if mishandled, have serious adverse consequences for China. These potential crises are both domestic - where the example of the collapse of the Soviet Union is well... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 38.00
The topic of China's rise and what it really means for the global and regional order is the subject of intense debate. In this volume, top scholars address China's power today, compare China's power with that of the USA, and forecast China's power in 2025. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 45.99
China has scored huge successes during the last quarter century and has already become a global phenomenon. Twenty-five years ago, however, China's remarkable accomplishments were largely unforeseen. This volume, consisting of nine essays based on "best informed guesses" that are guided by the contributors' concrete understanding of current trends,... more...
- Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 59.99
Despite the destabilizing pull of a vast territory and a large multicultural population, the centralized government of the People?s Republic of China has held together for decades, resisting efforts at local autonomy. By examining Beijing?s strategies for maintaining control even in the reformist post-Mao era, Centrifugal Empire reveals the unique... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
The remarkable changes in China over the past three decades are mostly considered at the national level, whereas local government ? which has played and continues to play a key role in these developments ? is often overlooked. The themes of China?s local administrative hierarchy, and its historical evolution, have until now received scant attention;... more...
Provincial Strategies of Economic Reform in Post-Mao China: Leadership, Politics, and ImplementationTaylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95
Focusing on the role of provincial leadership in the initiation and implementation of economic reform, this text studies economic decentralization in eight Chinese provinces. In each area, resource allocation and acquisition of foreign capital and investment are investigated. more...