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- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2010; US$ 44.30
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 2013; 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...
- 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...
- 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$ 130.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 69.95
South Korea underwent rapid economic development under a semi-military, virulently anti-communist government which banned trade unions and kept close checks on the economy. President Roe Tae Woo has, however, since 1987, introduced electoral and social reforms. Strikes and wage rises have followed, leading to a loss of competitive edge, and the growth... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00
This book examines the issues of democracy, nationalism and strengthening Taiwan consciousness in the light of the campaign strategies employed in Taiwan's 2004 presidential and legislative election from the perspective of the Taiwanese people and Taiwanese culture. Particular attention is paid to the mindset of the opposition party. more...