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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
In the past three decades, China has successfully transformed itself from an extremely poor economy to the world?s second largest economy. The country?s phenomenal economic growth has been sustained primarily by its rapid and continuous industrialisation. Currently industry accounts for nearly two-fifth of China?s gross domestic product, and since... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is one of the largest and most powerful political organizations, and China?s rapid rise has allowed CCP to extend its influence throughout the globe. This book explores the CCP transformation as a form of "organizational emperor", and its ability to survive potential democracy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
Focussing on one of the most influential scholars writing on international relations, Wang Gungwu, this book explores the limitations of Western international relations approaches to China, and explains China?s IR from a non-Western perspective, and demonstrates how the study of Chinese experiences can enrich the IR field. 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 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...
- 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 131.00
How has China's post-Deng leadership governed the country? How have the changing social and political environments shifted the bases of political legitimacy? What strategies has Jiang Zemin adopted to cope with new circumstances in order to strengthen his leadership? What are the challenges these new reform measures have generated for the leadership?... more...