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  • Overseas Chinese, Ethnic Minorities and Nationalismby Elena Barabantseva

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 140.00

    Elena Barabantseva looks at the close relationship between state-led nationalism and modernisation, with specific reference to discourses on the overseas Chinese and minority nationalities. The interplay between modernisation programmes and nationalist discourses has shaped China?s national project, whose membership criteria have evolved historically.... more...

  • The Politics of Coalition in Koreaby Youngmi Kim

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    This book examines how inter- and intra-party coalition-building affects governability in South Korea. Focusing on the Kim Dae-jung administration (1998-2003) as a case study in the failure of a government to turn electoral success into stable governability, or ability to implement reform policies, the book?s research draws on two bodies of literature... more...

  • Handbook of China?s Governance and Domestic Politicsby Chris Ogden

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 300.00

    This Handbook provides an in-depth overview of how China is governed, how its domestic political system functions and the critical issues that it currently faces. Governed by the world?s largest political party in the world?s longest-ruling Communist regime, China is undergoing a transitional period of rapid economic and social development. How this... more...

  • Preventing Corruption in Asiaby Ting Gong; Stephen K. Ma

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Despite intensified governmental and public efforts at corruption control in recent years, official transgression continues to surface in various ways of abusing the unique power and trust that a government holds. Preventing Corruption in Asia addresses a number of crucial questions: -What institutional arrangements are necessary to ensure... more...

  • Zhao Ziyang and China's Political Futureby Guoguang Wu; Helen Lansdowne

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    What legacies have previous reformers like Zhao Ziyang left to today?s China? Does China have feasible political alternatives to today?s repressive ?market Leninism? and corrupt ?state capitalism?? Does Zhao?s legacy indicate an alternative to the past and for the future? For those who are familiar with the development of Chinese politics since... more...

  • Choosing China's Leadersby Chien-wen Kou; Xiaowei Zang

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Political elites are a key topic in contemporary China studies, and have been investigated in relation to factional politics, generation politics, technocracy, and crucially, institutionalization. The institutionalization of elite replacement began in China in the 1980s and quickly accelerated after the early 1990s, as mechanisms emerged to regulate... more...

  • Government of China 1644- Cbby Pao Chao Hsieh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Liberal Rights and Political Cultureby Zhenghuan Zhou

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book argues that the liberal concept of rights presupposes and is grounded in an individualistic culture or shared way of relating, and that this particular shared way of relating emerged only in the wake of the Reformation in the modern West. more...

  • Democratization in China, Korea and Southeast Asia?by Kate Xiao Zhou; Shelley Rigger; Lynn T. White III

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Rapid economic pluralization in East Asia has empowered local and medial groups, and with this change comes the need to rethink usual notions regarding ways in which "democracies" emerge or "citizens" gain more power. Careful examination of current developments in China, Korea, and Southeast Asia show a need for expansion of our understandings of... more...

  • Patron-Client Politics and Elections in Hong Kongby Bruce Kam-kwan Kwong

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    The study of patron-client politics is new to the study of Hong Kong political science. This book examines whether patron-client relations are critical to the electoral victory of candidates; how the political elites cultivate support from clients in order to obtain more votes during local elections; and tests the extent to which whether patron-client... more...