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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 179.00
We have witnessed the substantial transformation of China studies, particularly Chinese political studies, in the past 30 years due to changes in China and its rising status in the world as well as changes in our ways of conducting research. As area studies specialists, we are no longer ?isolated? from the larger disciplines of Political Science and... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 36.54
Hauptbeschreibung Während der 14. und 15. Wahlperiode des Deutschen Bundestages ab dem Jahr 1998 häuften sich die Stimmen, die einen Machtverlust des Parlaments zu erkennen glaubten. Hintergrund war die Einsetzung zahlreicher so genannter Konsensrunden und Expertenkommissionen, die im Auftrag der Bundesregierung Vorschläge für konkrete Gesetzgebungsprojekte... more...
- RAND Corporation 2008; US$ 9.95
This report concludes that, although evidence is mixed and effects difficult to measure, consolidating the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County could enhance economic development by unifying leadership, improving policy direction and coordination, and more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 195.00
Hong Kong in Transition offers a perspective on the exceptional constitutional and administrative experiment that has been taking place in Hong Kong, based on a substantial period under Chinese rule. There have been both successes and failures, and a perceptible process of change which is important to document. The particular appeal of this volume... more...
- Zed Books 2012; US$ 34.95
China is a rising economic and political power. But what is the message of this rise? Tongdong Bai addresses this increasingly pressing question by examining the rich history of political theories and practices from China's past, and showing how it impacts upon the present. Part of Zeds World Political Theories series, this ground-breaking... more...
- 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...
Constitutional Documents of Portugal and Spain 1808?1845 / Textos constitucionais de Portugal e Espanha 1808?1845 / Textos constitucionales de Portugal y España 1808?1845 / Verfassungsdokumente Portugals und Spaniens 1808?1845De Gruyter 2010; US$ 321.00
This volume includes 31 constitutions, constitutional drafts and amendments illustrating the checkered political history of Spain in the first half of the 19th century. It begins with the "Estatuto de Bayona" (Bayonne Statute) imposed by the French in 1808 and continues with the"Constitucion politica de la Monarquia Española" (Political... more...
- 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...