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  • Towards Responsible Government in East Asiaby Linda Chelan Li

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 168.00

    This book explores the idea of responsible government in East Asia, arguing that many recent governance crises have resulted from responsibility failures on a huge scale.  It distinguishes between accountability, which it argues has been overemphasised recently, and responsibility, which it argues goes beyond accountability, true responsible government... more...

  • China's Governmentalitiesby Elaine Jeffreys

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Since the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) embarked on a programme of ?reform and openness? in the late 1970s, Chinese society has undergone a series of dramatic transformations in almost all realms of social, cultural, economic and political life and the People?s Republic of China (PRC) has emerged as a global power. China?s post-1978 transition from... more...

  • 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...

  • Globalization and Changes in China's Governanceby Yu Keping

    BRILL 2008; US$ 100.00

    China's structure of governance has also been substantially altered in response to globalization. A different model of political development is adopted in China, which differs considerably from those conceived under both traditional socialist and liberal Western models. This volume tackles these issues of global importance. more...

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

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 87.00

    Uses the prism of public philosophy to examine Chinese society, modernization, globalization, and democratization as a whole. more...

  • Democracy, Asian Values, and Hong Kongby BOB BEATTY

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 112.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Koizumi and Japanese Politicsby Yu Uchiyama

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    An empirical and theoretical study of the Koizumi administration. Uchiyama looks at the policy making process; institutional arenas such as the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy; Koizumi?s populist strategy; foreign policy; and neoliberal convictions to find explanations for his wide public support, and the historical significance of his administration.... 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...

  • The Chinese Communist Party and China?s Capitalist Revolutionby Lance Gore

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    Based on extensive empirical investigations of the impact of the market on the communist party, with a particular focus on its grassroots organisations, this book finds that the Chinese communist party is undergoing profound changes in a host of important areas. By analyzing the impact of China?s socioeconomic transformation on the CCP and the adaptations... more...