• Culture, Institution, and Development in China: The economics of national character book cover

    Culture, Institution, and Development in China

    The economics of national character, 1st Edition

    By C. Simon Fan

    How does culture shape history, and history shape culture? This book answers this question by bringing readers on a fascinating journey through the evolution of Chinese culture, political and legal institutions, and "national character" of historical and contemporary China. It illustrates how "…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 

  • The Economics of Child Labour in the Era of Globalization: Policy issues book cover

    The Economics of Child Labour in the Era of Globalization

    Policy issues, 1st Edition

    By Sarbajit Chaudhuri, Jayanta Kumar Dwibedi

    Children in poor countries are subjected to exploitation characterized by low wages and long hours of work, as well as by unclean, unhygienic and unsafe working and living conditions, and, more importantly, by deprivation from education, all of which hampers their physical and mental…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 

  • Strategic Human Resource Management in China: A Multiple Perspective book cover

    Strategic Human Resource Management in China

    A Multiple Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Min Min, Mary Bambacas, Ying Zhu

    This book documents and explains how strategic human resource management (SHRM) and high performance work systems (HPWS) have been adopted among indigenous enterprises, namely state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and domestic private enterprises (DPEs) in China, from both management and employee…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 

  • Innovation and Internationalisation: Successful SMEs’ Ventures into China book cover

    Innovation and Internationalisation

    Successful SMEs’ Ventures into China, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Orr, Jane Menzies, Connie Zheng, Sajeewa 'Pat' Maddumage

    This book provides a comprehensive examination of the many factors that influence the internationalisation of SMEs into China. SMEs represent more than 50 percent of the economic activity and employment in China. This book explores the experiences of SMEs that have internationalised to China…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 

  • Financial Reform in China: The Way from Extraction to Inclusion book cover

    Financial Reform in China

    The Way from Extraction to Inclusion, 1st Edition

    By Changwen Zhao, Hongming Zhu

    This book focuses on the importance for China to correct the present imbalance in the relationship between the financial sector and the real economy. The book looks at China’s current financial system in terms of "extractive" and "inclusive". It asserts that the financial sector is producing huge "…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 

  • Indian Agriculture after the Green Revolution: Changes and Challenges book cover

    Indian Agriculture after the Green Revolution

    Changes and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Binoy Goswami, Madhurjya Prasad Bezbaruah, Raju Mandal

    From a country plagued with chronic food shortage, the Green Revolution turned India into a food-grain self-sufficient nation within the decade of 1968-1978. By contrast, the decade of 1995-2005 witnessed a spate in suicides among farmers in many parts of the country. These tragic incidents were…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 

  • Automotive Global Value Chain: The Rise of Mega Suppliers book cover

    Automotive Global Value Chain

    The Rise of Mega Suppliers, 1st Edition

    By Wilson Kia Onn Wong

    Today, some suppliers have grown increasingly powerful and in certain cases, earn revenues that rival or even exceed that of their automaker clients. In the pre-globalisation period, automakers wielded absolute power over their significantly smaller suppliers. This book reveals the upending of this…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 

  • Governance, Resistance and the Post-Colonial State: Management and State Building book cover

    Governance, Resistance and the Post-Colonial State

    Management and State Building, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Murphy, Nimruji Jammulamadaka

    The manifestation of the colonial nation-state as a legal-bureaucratic-police structure – an exploitation tool – undermined customary modes of governance in colonies. When post-World War II independence of colonies transferred ownership of the state structure to the colonized elite,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 

  • The Discourse of Powerlessness and Repression: Life stories of domestic migrant workers in Hong Kong book cover

    The Discourse of Powerlessness and Repression

    Life stories of domestic migrant workers in Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Hans J. Ladegaard

    Drawing on a large corpus of narratives recorded at a church shelter for abused domestic helpers in Hong Kong, this monograph explores how the women discursively construct themselves in sharing sessions with other helpers. They see themselves as ‘helpers’ who have come to Hong Kong to help their…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 

  • Knowledge Spillover-based Strategic Entrepreneurship book cover

    Knowledge Spillover-based Strategic Entrepreneurship

    1st Edition

    Edited by João J. Ferreira, Leo-Paul Dana, Vanessa Ratten

    This book is about the role of knowledge spillovers and strategic entrepreneurship in the management context. It focuses on how knowledge spillovers and strategic entrepreneurship are crucial to the process of creative destruction and construction. The book aims to provide insights into and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 

  • The Future of Translation Technology: Towards a World without Babel book cover

    The Future of Translation Technology

    Towards a World without Babel, 1st Edition

    By Chan Sin-wai

    Technology has revolutionized the field of translation, bringing drastic changes to the way translation is studied and done. To an average user, technology is simply about clicking buttons and storing data. What we need to do is to look beyond a system’s interface to see what is at work and what…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 

  • Grounded Theory in Applied Linguistics Research: A practical guide book cover

    Grounded Theory in Applied Linguistics Research

    A practical guide, 1st Edition

    By Gregory Hadley

    This volume demystifies the procedures and practical uses of Grounded Theory, a well-established research methodology used around the world today by social scientists, teachers, and qualitative researchers. Intended for graduate students, supervisors, and researchers, it provides readers with the…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 

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