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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Japan?s political stability was shattered after the general election of July 1993 when the conservative Liberal Democratic Party?s thirty-eight year domination ended in defeat. This book examines the impact the 1993 general election had on Japanese politics. Although the LDP regained the position of a ruling party within a year, Hori questions whether... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1998; US$ 16.00
China's Ninth National People's Congress (NPC), convened in March 1998, established a new NPC and a new cabinet. Is NPC still much like a “rubber stamp” as before? Will the new chairman, Li Peng, follow his predecessor, Qiao Shi, use it as a base to expand his power in competition with Jiang Zemin and Zhu Rongji? More importantly,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 36.00
In this edited volume, leading scholars from US and China analyze the challenges and opportunities for China in the 21st century, each emphasizing particular dimensions of politics, economics, political culture, and foreign policy. Issues examined include: social harmony and statecraft , media and political culture, and legality in foreign trade. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
A market economy and a more liberal society have brought great challenges to China?s outdated governance structure and personnel management. To improve decision-making in government and reshape the management system in face of a more complex economy, post-Mao authorities have implemented a number of administrative reforms, including civil service... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 101.00
This book offers a comprehensive review of the Communist Party of China's approach to diplomacy, through an extensive evaluation of the major practices and theories behind the Party's diplomacy, with its main achievements in its 90 years of diplomacy highlighted. It delves into the views held by the Communist Party of China on the changing... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 37.00
Chinas Elite Politics provides a new theoretical perspective on elite politics in China and uses this theoretical perspective to explain power transfer from Jiang Zemin to Hu Jintao and political dynamics between different factional groups since the Sixteenth Party Congress of November 2002. It explains the transition in structural terms, presents... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Since the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) embarked on a programme of ?reform and openness? in the late 1970s, Chinese society has undergone a series of dramatic transformations in almost all realms of social, cultural, economic and political life and the People?s Republic of China (PRC) has emerged as a global power. China?s post-1978 transition from... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 19.95
What is it like to be a Westerner teaching political philosophy in an officially Marxist state? Why do Chinese sex workers sing karaoke with their customers? And why do some Communist Party cadres get promoted if they care for their elderly parents? In this entertaining and illuminating book, one of the few Westerners to teach at a Chinese university... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 114.95
For the first time since its founding in 1921, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has adopted a new paradigm for its role in China. Abandoning its former identity as a 'revolutionary party', the CCP now regards itself as a 'governing party' committed to meeting the diverse needs of its people and realizing China?s revitalization as a great power. 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...