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  • China in the Twenty-First Centuryby Shiping Hua; Sujian Guo

    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...

  • China's Elite Politicsby by Bo Zhiyue

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 37.00

    China’s 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...

  • China's Governmentalitiesby Elaine Jeffreys

    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...

  • China's New Governing Party Paradigmby Mr Timothy R. Heath; Assoc Prof Emilian Kavalski

    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...

  • China's War on Terrorismby Martin I. Wayne

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    China?s war on terror is among its most prominent and least understood of campaigns. With links to the global jihad, an indigenous insurgency threatens the government?s grip on a massive region of north- western China known as Xinjiang. Riots, bombings, ambushes, and assassinations have rocked the region under separatist and Islamist banners. China... more...

  • China since Tiananmenby Joseph Fewsmith

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 24.00

    An analysis of political and social change in China since the crackdown in Tiananmen Square. more...

  • China?s Collective Presidencyby Angang Hu

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book examines the historical development of China's collective presidency and identifies five key mechanisms which effectively reduce the asymmetries of knowledge and power. The mechanisms discussed are: group or collective succession, collective division of responsibilities and cooperation, collective learning, collective research and collective... more...

  • The Chinese Party-State in the 21st Centuryby Andre Laliberte; Marc Lanteigne

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    As the Chinese Communist Party continues to move away from socialism, it faces a growing number of challenges to the claim that it represents the sole legitimate governing body in China. In order to reaffirm itself as the most effective force for keeping the country together, the CCP has adapted to contemporary political conundrums in a variety of... more...

  • Citizen Participation in Decision Makingby Kimani Njogu

    Twaweza Communications 2013; US$ 27.55

    This book is a result of public dialogue forums in pursuit of accountable and transparent governance in Kenya organized by Twaweza Communications with the support of Ford Foundation. From the convenings it was evident that the stability of Kenya will be driven by the extent to which citizens feel fully included in the development agenda. Quite often,... more...

  • Citizens, Democracy, and Markets Around the Pacific Rimby Russell J. Dalton; Doh Chull Shin

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 94.99

    East Asia is one of the most dynamic areas of political change in the world today-what role do citizens play in these processes of change? Drawing upon a unique set of coordinated public opinion surveys conducted by the World Values Survey, this book provides a dramatically new image of the political cultures of East Asia. - ;East Asia is one of the... more...