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- 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 107.38
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...
- Springer US 2009; US$ 169.84
Nanofabrication: Principles, Capabilities and Limits presents a one-stop description at the introductory level on most technologies that have been developed which are capable of making structures below 100nm. Principles of each technology are introduced and illustrated with minimum mathematics involved. The capabilities of each technology in making... more...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 191.07
This book systematically presents recent progress made in the research of aeolian processes, especially in the research on mechanism, theoretical modelling and computational simulation of aeolian processes from the viewpoint of mechanics. 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 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...
- 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...