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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
Contributes to emerging studies of governmentality in non-western and non-liberal settings, by showing how neoliberal discourses on governance, development, education, the environment, community, religion, and sexual health, have been raised in other contexts. This book opens discussions of governmentality to ?other worlds? and the global politics... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is one of the largest and most powerful political organizations, and China?s rapid rise has allowed CCP to extend its influence throughout the globe. This book explores the CCP transformation as a form of "organizational emperor", and its ability to survive potential democracy. 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$ 44.95
An empirical and theoretical study of the Koizumi administration. Uchiyama looks at the policy making process; institutional arenas such as the Council on Economic and Fiscal Policy; Koizumi?s populist strategy; foreign policy; and neoliberal convictions to find explanations for his wide public support, and the historical significance of his administration.... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
Based on extensive empirical investigations of the impact of the market on the communist party, with a particular focus on its grassroots organisations, this book finds that the Chinese communist party is undergoing profound changes in a host of important areas. By analyzing the impact of China?s socioeconomic transformation on the CCP and the adaptations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95
This book examines the role of institutions in China?s recent large-scale economic, social and political transformation. Unlike existing literature, it offers perspectives from a variety of disciplines - including law, economics, politics, international relations and communication studies ? to consider whether institutions form, evolve and change... more...