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  • Case Studies on Human Rights in Japanby Roger Goodman; Ian Neary

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Japanese society is often referred to as an example of a homogeneous culture moderated by an ethos of groupism. Yet often enough homogeneity is its own worst enemy as norms are required and enforced at the centre of power to the detriment of individual and human rights. more...

  • Challenging Southeast Asian Developmentby Jonathan Rigg

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Over the course of the last half century, the growth economies of Southeast Asia ? Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam ? have transformed themselves into middle income countries. This book looks at how the very success of these economies has bred new challenges, novel problems, and fresh tensions, including the fact... more...

  • The Changing Policy-Making Process in Greater Chinaby Bennis Wai Yip So; Yuang-kuang Kao

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book explores how the policy-making process is changing in the very volatile conditions of present day mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. It considers the overall background conditions ? the need to rebalance in mainland China after years of hectic economic growth; governance transition and democratic consolidation in Taiwan; and governance... more...

  • Chinaby Michael Dillon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Compiled by specialists from the University of Durham Department of East Asian Studies, this new reference work contains approximately 1500 entries covering Chinese civilisation from Peking Man to the present day. Subjects include history, politics, art, archaeology, literature, etc. The Dictionary is intended for students, teachers and researchers,... more...

  • China's Development and Harmonizationby Bin Wu; Shujie Yao; Jian Chen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    The concept of ?harmonization? has become very popular in China, with the Chinese government increasingly applying the term ?harmonious society? to internal affairs and the term ?harmonious world? to international relationships. Harmonization as both an end and a means of China?s development is deeply rooted in China?s cultural tradition, which emphasizes... more...

  • China's Social Policyby Kinglun Ngok; Chak Kwan Chan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book critically and comprehensively examines China?s welfare development amidst its rapid economic growth and increasing social tensions. It covers the main policy areas from China?s inception of the open door policy in 1978 to the new administration of Jinping Xi and Keqiang Li, including social security, health, education, housing, employment,... more...

  • China's Transition from Communism ? New Perspectivesby Guoguang Wu; Helen Lansdowne

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    As China moved from a planned to a market economy many people expected that China?s political system would similarly move from authoritarianism to democracy. It is now clear, however, that political liberalisation does not necessarily follow economic liberalisation. This book explores this apparent contradiction, presenting many new perspectives and... more...

  • Chinese Buddhismby Joseph Edkins

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Chinese Community Leadershipby David Chuenyan Lai

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 44.00

    This book presents an in-depth research into 125 years of the history of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association in City of Victoria as a case study of Chinese community leadership and operation of a Chinese government within a municipal government in Canada. It does not examine only one association in one city. Instead, it provides an overview... more...

  • Chinese Stories of Drug Addictionby Guy Ramsay

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Addiction to illicit drugs is a pressing social concern across greater China, where there are likely several million drug addicts at present. This research breaks new ground by examining Chinese people?s stories of drug addiction. Chinese Stories of Drug Addiction systematically evaluates how drug addiction is represented and constructed in... more...