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- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 120.00
An examination of the elements explicit to the Japanese post war governing system that enable the national ministries to extend their administrative authority over the political economy. It argues that the insular model defies structural reform and prevents the implementation of economic and social policies that can resolve socio-economic problems. 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 36.34
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...