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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 159.00
In the context of the NASA Deep Impact space mission, comet 9P/Tempel1 has been at the focus of an unprecedented worldwide long-term multi-wavelength observation campaign. The comet was also studied throughout its perihelion passage by various sources including the Deep Impact mission itself, the Hubble Space Telescope, Spitzer, Rosetta, XMM and all... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 140.00
The present information age is enabled by telecommunications and information technology and the continued convergence of their services, technologies and business models. Within telecommunications, the historic separations between fixed networks, mobile telephone networks and data communications are diminishing. Similarly, information technology and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 46.95
Providing an account of the role of informal institutions in Chinese rural development, this book, based on a decade of fieldwork of village life in the Chinese countryside, puts forth a distinctive argument on a very important topic in Chinese economic and social affairs. Focusing in particular on three major informal institutions: village trust... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
The Center for China Studies is among China?s most influential think-tanks, and its China Studies Reports are read at the highest levels of government. Now for the first time, the most important of these reports is collected in book form in English, providing a fascinating insight into the challenges and opportunities for Chinese development and the... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2003; US$ 40.00
The book analyses the wide variety of conceptions of "Chinese national cinema" between the early years of the 20th century and 1949, and contrasts these to conceptions of national cinema in Europe and China. more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2011; US$ 24.95
The rapid pace and grand scale of Chinas rise have produced a heady mixture of wonder and consternation in the West. Is China on track to become a superpower? What would that mean for the rest of the world? Economist Hu Angang approaches these questions through analysis of three major dimensions of Chinas rise: its overall economic and... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 163.00
This volume covers the most updated studies and achievements in some adaptive and very functional polymers such as chitosan, cyclodextrin, dendrimer and hyper-branched polymers in terms of principles of adaptiveness, properties, structure design and characterization with an emphasis on their applications, particularly in textiles and related areas.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 165.00
This book examines the implications of China?s economic reforms for domestic work and domestic workers. The author examines the factors that give rise to paid domestic work in a socialist economy, and goes on to look at the need for social protection of domestic workers within cities in contemporary China. Using a socialist feminist approach, the... more...
- Springer Vienna 2012; US$ 129.00
Concise in its account of polymer physics, this work by a renowned Chinese author has been an effective source of learning for many years. The text presents up-to-date developments are reflected throughout in this presentation of the topic. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
Relations between mainland China and Taiwan have improved markedly in recent years, giving rise to the key question, How far can the current rapprochement go? This book focuses on how mainland China-Taiwan relations are likely to develop in future. It considers economic relations, including the many recent trade agreements, the political sphere, where... more...