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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 193.00
This book is the first attempt to conceptualize Chinas central-local relations from the behavioral perspective. Although China does not have a federalist system of government, the author believes that, with deepening reform and openness, Chinas central-local relations is increasingly functioning on federalist principles. Federalism as a... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is the largest and one of the most powerful, political organizations in the world today, which has played a crucial role in initiating most of the major reforms of the past three decades in China. China?s rapid rise has enabled the CCP to extend its influence throughout the globe, but the West remains uncertain whether... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
Despite Beijing?s repeated assurance that China?s rise will be "peaceful", the United States, Japan and the European Union as well as many of China's Asian neighbours feel uneasy about the rise of China. Although China?s rise could be seen as inevitable, it remains uncertain as to how a politically and economically powerful China will behave, and... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95
Using new research and considering a multidisciplinary set of factors, Contemporary China offers a comprehensive exploration of the making of contemporary China. Provides a unique perspective on China, incorporating newly published materials from within and outside China, in English and Chinese. Discusses both the societal and economic... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 14.00
With mounting discontent due to widespread unemployment, corruption and misgovernment, the Ninth National People's Congress in March 2000 was a letdown. Significant though was Premier Zhu Rongji's announcement at the Congress of the leadership's decision to go west. While Zhu explained the policy shift as the government's attempt... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 22.00
At the beginning of the new century, China's leadership is preparing the ground for a smooth transfer of power from the third generation to the fourth generation leaders. Politicking among different factions has intensified as top leaders who are slated to step down after the 16th National Party Congress in 2002 jockey to put their imprint on... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 148.00
In the first half of 2003, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) struck China (including Hong Kong), causing panic and claiming many lives. The unknown nature of SARS at that time also jolted the economic growth of China and Hong Kong, disrupted the social life of their citizens and created much stress and strain for their political systems and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Contrary to the expectations of many people, China's recent economic growth has not led to the collapse of the Chinese Communist Party. In fact, the Party has recently carried out a peaceful and orderly transition to the so-called fourth generation of leadership, has revitalised itself, and created a new, younger and better trained cadre corps. Despite... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Despite its recent rapid economic growth, China?s political system has remained resolutely authoritarian. However, an increasingly open economy is creating the infrastructure for an open society, with the rise of a non-state sector in which a private economy, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and different forms of social forces are playing an... more...