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  • Chinese Politics as Fragmented Authoritarianism

    Earthquakes, Energy and Environment

    Edited by Kjeld Erik Brosdgaard

    This book explores how far the concept of fragmented authoritarianism remains valid as the key concept for understanding how the Chinese political process works. It contrasts fragmented authoritarianism, which places bureaucratic bargaining at the centre of policy-making, arguing that the goals and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Britain's Imperial Retreat from China, 1900-1931

    By Phoebe Chow

    Britain’s relationship with China in the nineteenth and early twentieth century is often viewed in terms of gunboat diplomacy, unequal treaties, and the unrelenting pursuit of Britain’s own commercial interests. This book, however, based on extensive original research, demonstrates that in Britain…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Political Survival and Yasukuni in Japan's Relations with China

    By Mong Cheung

    What role does the political survival of prime ministers play in Japan’s relations with China over the Yasukuni issue? Three Japanese prime ministers, including Nakasone Yasuhiro, Hashimoto Ryutaro and Abe Shinzo, complied with China’s demands and stopped visiting the controversial Shrine in 1986,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Assessing the Balance of Power in Central-Local Relations in China

    Edited by John Donaldson

    How do we understand the evolution of central-local relations in China during the reform period? This book addresses this question by focusing on eight separate issues in which the central-local relationship has been especially salient – government finance, investment control, regional development,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Towards a New Development Paradigm in Twenty-First Century China

    Economy, Society and Politics

    Edited by Eric Florence, Pierre Defraigne

    This book argues that the current state of China requires an important paradigm shift in the way the party-state manages the country’s development, and goes on to assess the fitness of the party-state for implementing such a paradigm shift and the likelihood of the party-state bringing this about.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Defence Planning and Uncertainty

    Preparing for the Next Asia-Pacific War

    By Stephan Frühling

    How can countries decide what kind of military forces they need, if threats are uncertain and history is full of strategic surprises? This is a question that is more pertinent than ever, as countries across the Asia-Pacific are faced with the military and economic rise of China. Uncertainty is…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Foreign Policy: Thinking Outside the Box

    By Amitai Etzioni

    This collection of essays by renowned scholar Amitai Etzioni aims to provoke reconsiderations of basic assumptions of foreign policy by students, academics and practitioners. With chapters focusing on the Middle East, China and the EU, as well as articles with a more global focus, the book offers…

    Paperback – 2016-06-27 
    Routledge
    Insights

  • Chinese Economic Diplomacy

    By Shuxiu Zhang

    Economic diplomacy was declared in 2013 by Beijing as a priority in its "comprehensive" strategy for diplomacy. The political elite undertook to further invest in economic diplomacy as an instrument for economic growth and development. Globally, Chinese cooperation in multilateral economic…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • China's Energy Security

    A Multidimensional Perspective

    Edited by Giulia C Romano, Jean-Francois Meglio

    A secure supply of energy is essential for all nations, to sustain their economy, and indeed their very survival. This subject is especially important in the case of China, as China’s booming economy and consequent demand for energy is affecting the whole world, and in turn potentially driving…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • East Asian Regionalism

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher M. Dent

    East Asia is one of the world's most dynamic and diverse regions and is also becoming an increasingly coherent region through the inter-play of various integrative economic, political and socio-cultural processes. Fully updated and revised throughout, this new edition explores the various ways in…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16 
    Routledge

  • China's Governance Model

    Flexibility and Durability of Pragmatic Authoritarianism

    By Hongyi Lai

    Many books on government in China either simply describe the political institutions or else focus, critically, on the weaknesses of the system, such as corruption or the absence of Western-style democracy. This book, on the other hand, takes a more balanced, more positive view. This view is based…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15 
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Taiwan

    Edited by Gunter Schubert

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Taiwan offers a comprehensive overview of both contemporary Taiwan and the Taiwan studies field. Each contribution summarises the major findings in the field and highlights long-term trends, recent observations and possible future developments in Taiwan.…

    Hardback – 2016-06-09 
    Routledge

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