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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Developmental Dilemmas singles out land as an object of study and places it in the context of one of the world's largest and most populous countries undergoing institutional reform: the People's Republic of China. The book demonstrates that private property protected by law, the principle of 'getting-the-prices-right', and the emergence of effectively... more...
- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 154.99
This monograph contributes to the field of institutional change and property rights reform in (former) socialist economies with particular reference to China. Studying institutional change regardless of whether it is focused on transitional or developing economies, may prove most fruitful when focused on its structuring of the means of production -... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
In recent years China has been remarkable in achieving extraordinary economic transformation, yet without fundamental political change. To many observers this would seem to imply a weakness in Chinese civil society. However, though the idea of democracy as multitudes of citizens taking to the streets may be attractive, it is simultaneously misleading... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2008; US$ 10.99
In the wake of D-Day, the war brings two very different Germans to Wales. Captain Rotheram, a German Jewish refugee working for British Intelligence, arrives in the Black Mountains to interview a notorious captive ? Rudolf Hess. Further north, Karsten Simmering, a dutiful soldier struggling to reconcile his surrender with his sense of honour, is incarcerated... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 21.99
Ah Ling: son of a prostitute and a white 'ghost', dispatched from Hong Kong as a boy to make his way alone in 1860s California. Anna May Wong: the first Chinese film star in Hollywood, forbidden to kiss a white man on screen. Vincent Chin: killed by a pair of Detroit auto workers in 1982 simply for looking Japanese. John Ling Smith: a half-Chinese... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 73.95
Since the late 1970s, China has experienced the most rapid social and economic changes in world history. Over 200 million rural inhabitants were lifted out of absolute poverty and tens of millions became wealthier than the average urban resident. This book offers an authoritative and in-depth analysis of the social and economic changes that have swept... more...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 141.19
Case Studies in Food Safety and Environmental Health , the sixth volume of the ISEKI-Food book series, presents food safety concepts and issues in a practical and applied framework for use in the classroom. The book is divided into three main sections: microbial food safety chemical residues and contaminants risk assessment and food... more...
- Springer US 2008; US$ 117.18
In chemical engineering, a unit operation is any single step in a process. This book takes a close look at various unit operations as they apply to food processing. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 53.95
During the second half of the twentieth century, development in the Asia-Pacific region has been dominated by industrialization. However, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, services, in particular, finance, information and creative services, have become deeply embedded in the processes of urban growth. In Asia-Pacific the rise of service... more...