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  • Assessing Listening for Chinese English Learners: Developing a Communicative Listening Comprehension Test Suite for CET book cover

    Assessing Listening for Chinese English Learners

    Developing a Communicative Listening Comprehension Test Suite for CET, 1st Edition

    By Pan Zhixin

    This book reports in detail the newly developed Communicative Listening Comprehension Test (CLCT) for the National College English Test (CET) of China. Following the principles of communicative testing in general and test construction approach proposed by Bachman and Palmer (1996) in particular,…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    China Perspectives

  • Chinese Cooperative-Harmonious Democracy book cover

    Chinese Cooperative-Harmonious Democracy

    1st Edition

    By Zongchao Peng, Ben Ma, Taoxiong Liu

    After several decades of reform and opening up, China has come to a critical period of transformation and development. How to improve the development strategies to effectively promote China's democratic politics has once again attracted the world's attention. This book compares the commons and…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    China Perspectives

  • Government Foresighted Leading: Theory and Practice of the World's Regional Economic Development book cover

    Government Foresighted Leading

    Theory and Practice of the World's Regional Economic Development, 1st Edition

    By Yunxian Chen, Jianwei Qiu

    Over the past several decades of reform and opening up to the outside world, remarkable economic growth has been achieved in China and has drawn considerable world attention. The question of how to explain that phenomenon and the road China has taken towards its modernization have been the…

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    China Perspectives

  • Scientists' Impact on Decision-making: A Case Study of the China Hi-Tech Research and Development Program book cover

    Scientists' Impact on Decision-making

    A Case Study of the China Hi-Tech Research and Development Program, 1st Edition

    By Peng Ru

    With the increasing influence of science and technology (S&T) on socioeconomic life and public affairs, there has been a growing demand for S&T expertise in today's public decision-making. The National High Technology Research and Development Program (863 Program), involving hundreds of S&…

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    China Perspectives

  • Patterns and Meanings of Intensifiers in Chinese Learner Corpora book cover

    Patterns and Meanings of Intensifiers in Chinese Learner Corpora

    1st Edition

    By Chunyan Wang

    Intensification plays a major role in spoken and written interaction, enabling the writer or speaker to express different levels of commitment. This book explores the patterns and meanings of intensifiers in Chinese learner English by ways of comparison with native English. The study is conducted…

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    China Perspectives

  • Cognition-Based Studies on Chinese Grammar book cover

    Cognition-Based Studies on Chinese Grammar

    1st Edition

    By Yulin Yuan

    Introducing the English translations of 8 selected research articles originally written in Chinese by Professor Yuan Yulin, Cognition-based Studies on Chinese Grammar is an essential reading for researchers in Chinese syntax. Yuan Yulin is one of the very first Chinese scholars who introduced…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Chinese Linguistics

  • De-centring Land Grabbing: Southeast Asia Perspectives on Agrarian-Environmental Transformations book cover

    De-centring Land Grabbing

    Southeast Asia Perspectives on Agrarian-Environmental Transformations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Vandergeest, Laura Schoenberger

    Southeast Asia has been portrayed as a key site in the global land grab. Featuring leading scholars in the field, this collection critically examines the nature and extent of land grabbing in Southeast Asia, and seeks to locate this phenomena in broader agrarian and environmental transitions (AET).…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    Critical Agrarian Studies

  • Sport Policy in China book cover

    Sport Policy in China

    1st Edition

    By Jinming Zheng, Shushu Chen, Tien-Chin Tan, Barrie Houlihan

    Acknowledging China’s established status as a global sporting superpower, this is the first book to systematically investigate sport policy in that country. With a focus on sport development in the most recent three decades, Sport Policy in China explores a wide range of topics in Chinese sport,…

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    Routledge Research in Sport Politics and Policy

  • A History of Chinese Martial Arts book cover

    A History of Chinese Martial Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fuhua Huang, Fan Hong

    Chinese martial arts have a long, meaningful history and deep cultural roots. They blend the physical components of combat with strategy, philosophy and tradition, distinguishing them from Western sports. A History of Chinese Martial Arts is the most authoritative study ever written on this topic,…

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    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Free the Land: A Study on China's Land Trust book cover

    Free the Land

    A Study on China's Land Trust, 1st Edition

    By Jian Pu

    Land reform has been the most challenging social issue for China, which is in transition from an agricultural society to an industrialized country. As the initiator of "common-ownership trust", the author introduces trust theory into China's land reform, trying to settle the issues of land right…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    China Perspectives

  • Social Transformation and Chinese Experience book cover

    Social Transformation and Chinese Experience

    1st Edition

    By Peilin Li

    China's success on economic growth and its exploration on political reform in the past few decades have attracted the attention from worldwide economic and political experts. This book studies China's transformation and experience from a sociological perspective, which broadens the research…

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    China Perspectives

  • Chinese Economic Growth and Fluctuations book cover

    Chinese Economic Growth and Fluctuations

    1st Edition

    By Liu Shucheng

    Since the economic reform of the 1980s, Chinese economy has boomed and has now become the second largest in the world. Based on the constant and systematic researches of economic periodicity, this book studies Chinese economic growth and fluctuations. As a famous Chinese economist, the author is…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
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    China Perspectives

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