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China

  • China, Arms Control, and Non-Proliferationby Wendy Frieman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    China, Arms Control, and Non-Proliferation is an empirically and conceptually path-breaking book that documents China's participation in international arms control and non-proliferation regimes from 1985 to 2001. The book focuses on the distinction between US expectations of Chinese compliance, which China has not always met, and international standards,... more...

  • Impact of Globalization on the Local Press in Chinaby Shixin Ivy Zhang

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This is an essential read for Chinese journalism. China has the world?s largest newspaper market, and globalization impacts many aspects of newspapers in China, ranging from press policies, press ownership, corporate strategies, newsroom structure, news production routine, to individual journalists and ethical issues. more...

  • Harmonious Interventionby Chiung-Chiu Huang; Chih-yu Shih

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Two major features of international relations at the beginning of the 21st century are global governance and an ascendant China. Whether or not China will ultimately sinicize global governance or become assimilated into global norms remains both a theoretical and a practical challenge. This book offers an understanding of China’s intervention... more...

  • Regulating Prostitution in Chinaby Elizabeth Remick

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    In the early decades of the twentieth century, prostitution was one of only a few fates available to women and girls besides wife, servant, or factory worker. At the turn of the century, cities across China began to register, tax, and monitor prostitutes, taking different forms in different cities. Intervention by way of prostitution regulation connected... more...

  • I Chingby Kerson Huang

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 49.00

    This book contains a dramatic and revealing translation of this ancient classic into English. The Chinese original is set side-by-side with the translation. Two things set this work apart from other translated versions. First, archeological findings are used to uncover the meaning of passages obscured for thousands of years. Second, it preserves the... more...

  • In the Valley of the Yangtzeby Helen Roberts Thomas; Katherine P. Granfield

    Commonwealth Books 2014; US$ 7.99

    A China-born daughter of American Episcopal missionaries tells a story of China that is little-known to both Chinese and Americans in this robust memoir. What were Americans doing in China in the 1920s and 30s, and how did an American child come to be born and raised there? Helen Roberts Thomas and her family were part of a vibrant international community... more...

  • Mauern aus Harmonieby Timo Eidemüller

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 37.02

    In China mauert man sich ein. Und das nicht nur mit Steinen, sondern auch zwischenmenschlich: Um die Harmonie zu wahren, ist man höflich und ignoriert bereitwillig Konflikte und kleinere Risse in den Mauern. Wer zu tief in diese Risse hinein späht, gefährdet die Harmonie und verliert sein Gesicht, was in der chinesischen Kultur den gesellschaftlichen... more...

  • Chinese Engagement in Africaby Larry Hanauer; Lyle J. Morris

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    Examines Chinese engagement with African nations, focusing on (1) Chinese and African objectives in the political and economic spheres and how they work to achieve them, (2) African perceptions of Chinese engagement, (3) how China has adjusted its policies to accommodate African views, and (4) whether the United States and China are competing for influence,... more...

  • The Implementation of Inclusive Education in Beijingby Kai Yu

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    The Chinese educational experience illustrates a vacillation between a socialist egalitarian belief and a liberal cost-effective development model. The apex of China?s education system has become a privileged meritocracy. By studying battles of ideologies among policy makers and implementers, Kai Yu?s The Implementation of Inclusive Education in Beijing... more...

  • Breaking with the Pastby Hans Van de Ven

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    From 1854 to 1952, the Chinese Maritime Customs Service delivered one-third to one-half of all revenue available to China?s central authorities. Much more than a tax collector, the institution managed China?s harbors and surveyed the Chinese coast. It oversaw a college training Chinese diplomats; translated legal, philosophical, economic, and scientific... more...