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  • The Chinese Communist Party as Organizational Emperorby Zheng Yongnian

    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...

  • Democracy, Asian Values, and Hong Kong: Evaluating Political Elite Beliefsby Bob Beatty

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 88.00

    On July 1, 1997, China took control over Hong Kong, where Britain had begun a process of introducing democracy. Beatty examines the process of democratization in Hong Kong, with the argument that democratic development will continue, despite being under Chinese rule. Through a series of 128 interviews with 89 Hong Kong elites from 1997-2002, including... more...

  • Remaking China's Public Philosophy for the Twenty-first Centuryby Jinghao Zhou

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 96.00

    In this book, author Jinghao Zhou uses for the first time the prism of public philosophy to examine Chinese society, modernization, globalization, and democratization as a whole. Challenging conventional thinking in China studies, he examines China systematically in seven aspects: history, ideology, economy, politics, religion, education, and China's... more...

  • Chinese Civil-Military Relationsby Nan Li

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    This new book addresses three key issues: What has changed in Chinese civil-military relations? What can account for changes? And what are the implications for Chinese security policy and strategic behaviour? It tackles these questions by sharply assessing civil-military dynamics in elite politics; such dynamics in national security and arms... more...

  • The Making of Northeast Asiaby Kent Calder; Min Ye

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    This book offers a detailed analysis of the domestic politics of regionalism in the three major nations of Northeast Asia (China, Japan, and Korea), as well as in the most important external actor, the United States. more...

  • The Problem of Bureaucratic Rationalityby Junko Kato

    Princeton University Press 1994; US$ 41.50

    Through a detailed account of the political battles over Japanese tax reform during the last two decades, Junko Kato draws an unconventional portrait of bureaucratic motivation, showing how fiscal bureaucrats exploit their unique technical knowledge to influence policymaking. Rejecting the notion that the monopolization of policy expertise leads to... more...

  • China's Peaceful Rise in a Global Contextby Jinghao Zhou

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 34.99

    China's potential threat to the existing global order is not derived from her rapid economic growth and military expansion, but from China's potential domestic chaos. The workable solution of China's democratization under the current Chinese political system is not to dissolve the Communist Party of China, but to begin with freedom of media, religion,... more...

  • Korruption in Thailandby Mona Schankin

    Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 34.77

    Hauptbeschreibung Stimmabgabe gegen Bares, Bauaufträge nach Bezahlung, Veruntreuung öffentlicher Gelder. Egal von welchen Ereignissen die Rede ist, alle umschreiben ein und dasselbe Übel; die Korruption. Jahrelang hatten Teile der Welt die Augen vor dem Ausmaß der weltweiten Korruption verschlossen und nahmen an, dass Korruption nur in Entwicklungsländern... more...

  • Informal Politics in East Asiaby Lowell Dittmer; Haruhiro Fukui; Peter N. S. Lee

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 28.00

    This book, first published in 2000, is a pioneering effort to develop theoretical principles about informal political structures in East Asia. more...

  • Factionalism in Chinese Communist Politicsby Jing Huang

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 56.00

    In this book, first published in 2000, Jing Huang examines factionalism's role in leadership relations and policy-making in Chinese communist politics. more...