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  • The Social Life of Opium in Chinaby Zheng Yangwen

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This book traces the transformation of opium from medicine to narcotic over a period of five hundred years. more...

  • Globalization and State Transformation in Chinaby Yongnian Zheng

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    As China develops its economy, this 2004 book argues it will be held back by its refusal to import democratic values. more...

  • Internet QoSby Zheng Wang

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 82.95

    Guaranteeing performance and prioritizing data across the Internet may seem nearly impossible because of an increasing number of variables that can affect and undermine service. But if you're involved in developing and implementing streaming video or voice, or other time-sensitive Internet applications, you understand exactly what's at stake in... more...

  • De Facto Federalism In Chinaby Zheng Yongnian

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 118.00 US$ 96.76

    This book is the first attempt to conceptualize China’s 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, China’s central-local relations is increasingly functioning on federalist principles. Federalism as a... more...

  • Formulation and Analytical Development for Low-Dose Oral Drug Productsby Jack Zheng

    Wiley 2009; US$ 140.00 US$ 121.33

    There are unique challenges in the formulation, manufacture, analytical chemistry, and regulatory requirements of low-dose drugs. This book provides an overview of this specialized field and combines formulation, analytical, and regulatory aspects of low-dose development into a single reference book. It describes analytical methodologies like dissolution... more...

  • Red Lightsby Tiantian Zheng

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 68.00

    In China today, sex work cannot be untangled from the phenomenon of rural?urban migration, the entertainment industry, and state power. In Red Lights, Tiantian Zheng highlights the urban karaoke bar as the locus at which these three factors intersect and provides a rich account of the lives of karaoke hostesses?a career whose name disguises the sex... more...

  • The Chinese Communist Party as Organizational Emperorby Zheng Yongnian

    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...

  • Chinese Family Business and the Equal Inheritance Systemby Victor Zheng

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This book disputes the traditional argument that the equal inheritance system hinders the growth of Chinese family business, approaching this not only in terms of economic capital, but also in terms of human capital such as education and leadership, and social networks. Zheng argues that most of the family business patriarchs only focus on the... more...

  • Ethnographies of Prostitution in Contemporary Chinaby Tiantian Zheng

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 33.00

    Based on three years of extensive fieldwork, this ethnographic study of prostitution in the metropolitan city of Dalian, China, explores the lives of rural migrant women working as karaoke bar hostesses, delving into the interplay of gender politics, nationalism, and power relationships that inhere in practices of birth control, disease control, and... more...

  • China and International Relationsby Zheng Yongnian

    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...