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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 118.00
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$ 35.95 US$ 31.16
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 aspects... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 91.00
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 2008; US$ 54.95
This book explores China's place in the ?new international order?, from both the international perspective and from the perspective within China. It discusses how far the new international order, as outlined by George Bush in 1991 after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the liberation of Kuwait in the Gulf War, with its notions of ?international... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
In recent years, China has experienced a revolution in information and communications technology (ICT), in 2003 surpassing the USA as the world?s largest telephone market, and as of February 2008, the number of Chinese Internet users has become the largest in the world. At the same time, China has overtaken the USA as the world?s biggest supplier... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 30.00
Touted as one of the main engineers of Singapore's economic growth, Dr Goh's collection of writings and speeches seek to shed light on the various challenges that China faced in the early 90s. His arguments and analyses were presented clearly and concisely while being firmly established upon economic principles. Covering a broad range of topics... more...