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- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 33.00
This book argues that China succeeded in moving from a Maoist command economy to a market economy because government failed to prevent local officials from forcing prices to market levels. The 'resource wars' that resulted from partial price reform in the early 1980s cleared the way for sweeping reforms. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 27.00
The book proposes a radically different perspective on China's integration in the world economy. Most economists view China's large foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows as a result of China's economic success. This book views the same phenomenon as a function of the imperfections in the Chinese economic system. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 26.00
It examines China's use of force domestically and abroad. The author warns that a 'Cult of Defense' disposes Chinese leaders to rationalize all military deployment as defensive, while recent changes in PLA suggest that today's leaders may use military force more readily than their predecessors. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 27.00
Examines the evolving relationship between the Chinese Communist Party and private entrepreneurs. Although many foreign observers expect that economic change will inevitably lead to political change in China, the author shows that China's entrepreneurs are willing partners with the state rather than an autonomous force in opposition to the state. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 38.00
This book traces the origins of the 'iron rice bowl' of comprehensive cradle-to-grave benefits and lifetime employment in Chinese factories. It suggests that, in some ways, the Chinese revolution in 1949 was not as revolutionary as most have thought. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 40.00
Xu makes a compelling, original contribution to the study of China's modernization with this book on the rise of professional associations in Republican China. This book is rich in detail about the key professional and political figures and organizations in Shanghai, filling an important gap in its social history. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 31.00
Moore examines the role of the outside world as a source of change in post-Mao China. This book will be timely and provocative reading for anyone concerned with the nature of China's participation in the world economy and its consequences for the country's development prospects, internal reforms, and foreign policy. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 22.00
China Since Tiananmen offers a comprehensive assessment of the evolution of China since the Tiananmen Incident (1989). Fewsmith looks at the intellectual trends, and examines the conduct of elite politics to see the ways in which the political system has, and has not, evolved over the past decade. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 32.00
This book is about the development of Chinese ideas of human rights, and about what we in the contemporary world should make of different cultures having different moral ideas. It elaborates a plausible kind of moral pluralism and demonstrates that Chinese ideas of human rights do indeed have distinctive characteristics. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 138.00
Professionals are a growing group in China and increasingly make their presence felt in governance and civil society. At the same time, however, professionals in the West are under increasing pressure from commercialism or scepticism about their ability to rise above self-interest. ? This book focuses on professionals in China and asks whether... more...