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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is the largest and one of the most powerful, political organizations in the world today, which has played a crucial role in initiating most of the major reforms of the past three decades in China. China?s rapid rise has enabled the CCP to extend its influence throughout the globe, but the West remains uncertain whether... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00
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$ 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 87.00
Uses the prism of public philosophy to examine Chinese society, modernization, globalization, and democratization as a whole. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 138.00
This book offers an empirical and theoretical study of the Koizumi administration, covering such issues as the characteristics of its political style, its domestic and foreign policies, and its larger historical significance. The key questions that guide its approach are: what enabled Koizumi to exercise unusually strong leadership, and what structural... 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$ 44.50
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 130.00
The Chinese Communist Party and China?s Capitalist Revolution examines issues of political change and development in China. In the last 30 years China has experienced a profound political transformation and a degree of political progress but these are largely mired in the assumption that the free market is inherently incompatible with communism, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 148.00
This book examines the role of institutions in China?s recent large-scale economic, social and political transformation. The book argues that, although the importance of institutions in China?s rapid economic growth and social development over the past 30 years is widely acknowledged, exactly how institutions affect changes in particular national... more...