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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
In the vast majority of literature on 'Chinese nationalism' the distinction between nation and state is rarely made, consequently nationalism usually appears as loyalty to the state rather than identification with the nation. Yet, since 1989, both the official configuration of the nation and the state's monopolized right to name the nation have come... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This study aims to fill the gap in the existing literature on China's Democratic development, by presenting a comprehensive and detailed examination of the key factors that have created and sustained state domination over society in China. more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 185.00
This essay is about the management of natural and environmental resources in cross-border areas. It explores a group of geographical, political, legal, economic and cultural factors that arise when political units (such as sovereign countries, dependent states and other administrative units) seek to utilize natural and environmental resources efficiently... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00
Voluntary organisations are an integral part of community care, and the available research indicates the value of their social support role. However, surprisingly little is known about the forms and functions of this support, or the links to the formal support provided by the National Health Service (NHS), so hampering quality improvements. Therefore,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95
Language and love collide in this inventive novel of a young Chinese woman's journey to the West and her attempts to understand the language, and the man, she adores.Zhuang ? or ?Z,? to tongue-tied foreigners ? has come to London to study English, but finds herself adrift, trapped in a cycle of cultural gaffes and grammatical mishaps. Then she meets... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
The latest novel from Orange Prize finalist Xiaolu Guo is the enchantingly comic story of a young Chinese woman's life as a film extra in hyper-modern, tumultuous Beijing.Though twenty-one-year-old Fenfang Wang has traveled 1,800 miles to seek her fortune in urban Beijing, she is ill-prepared for what greets her: a Communist regime that has outworn... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95
From the 1970s to the 1990s, China implemented a wide array of industrial policies to build up indigenous big business groups in their attempts to ?catch-up? with the industries of the developed world. With its entry into the WTO, China is under huge pressure to pursue the market-friendly policies advocated by the advanced economies. This is the first... more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 189.00
Presenting a framework for analyzing intercultural issues that are currently frequently misinterpreted, this book?s challenge-and-response theory of cultural development explores the relationship between natural disasters and the rise of ancient civilizations. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 145.00
This is a revised and updated version of the celebrated 'Best Book on Chinese Economy'. It sets out to analyze and compare the operational mechanisms of the Chinese economy between the pre- and post-reform periods and through national, regional and local dimensions. more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 18.32
The lovers in the age of indifference are tough romantics from every corner of the planet: a marriage splinters during a game of mah jong; a depressed fiancée is lifted by a mid-air encounter with a Hollywood legend; a mountain keeper watches over a lonely temple but is perturbed when, finally, a visitor dares to arrive. In this engagingly maverick... more...