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  • The Authoritarian Public Sphere

    Legitimation and Autocratic Power in North Korea, Burma, and China

    By Alexander Dukalskis

    Authoritarian regimes craft and disseminate reasons, stories, and explanations for why they are entitled to rule. To shield those legitimating messages from criticism, authoritarian regimes also censor information that they find threatening. While committed opponents of the regime may be violently…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03 
    Routledge Studies on Comparative Asian Politics

  • Governing the Commons in China

    By Yan Zhang

    The idea of “the commons” is a long-standing concept in the English-speaking world and in English law. A similar concept occurs in China. How different from or similar to the English idea of “the commons” is the idea in China; and how is the concept applied? This book explores this important…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Social Entrepreneurship and Citizenship in China

    The rise of NGOs in the PRC

    By Carolyn L. Hsu

    Over the last thirty years, social entrepreneurship has boomed in the People’s Republic of China. Today there are hundreds of thousands of legally registered NGOs, and millions more unregistered, working in the areas of the environment, education, women’s issues, disability services, community…

    Hardback – 2017-01-20 
    Routledge Research on the Politics and Sociology of China

  • The Rise of Think Tanks in China

    By Xufeng Zhu

    Despite continuing criticism of the Chinese authoritarian political system, the range of participants in the decision-making process has widened, with different social actors now playing an increasingly important role in the Chinese policymaking process. Accordingly, the role of think tanks in the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 
    China Policy Series

  • Political Changes in Taiwan Under Ma Ying-jeou

    Partisan Conflict, Policy Choices, External Constraints and Security Challenges

    Edited by Jean-Pierre Cabestan, Jacques deLisle

    In 2008 Ma Ying-jeou was elected President of Taiwan, and the Kuomintang (KMT) returned to power after eight years of rule by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). Since taking power, the KMT has faced serious difficulties, as economic growth has been sluggish, society has been polarised over…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 
    Routledge Research on Taiwan Series

  • Sino-U.S. Energy Triangles

    Resource Diplomacy Under Hegemony

    Edited by David Zweig, Yufan Hao

      The remarkable performance of the Chinese economy in the last three decades has placed China at the centre of the world stage. In 1993, China became a net importer of energy, although it was not until the early 2000s that the world began to pay more attention to China’s energy needs and its…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23 
    Politics in Asia

  • Scientists' Impact on Decision-making

    A Case Study of the China Hi-Tech Research and Development Program

    By Ru Peng

    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&…

    Hardback – 2016-12-20 
    China Perspectives

  • Critical Issues in Contemporary China

    Unity, Stability and Development, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Czeslaw Tubilewicz

    Critical Issues in Contemporary China: Unity, Stability and Development comprehensively examines key problems crucial to understanding modern-day China. Organized around three inter-related themes of unity, stability and development, chapters explore distinct issues and debate their significance…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 

  • Energy Security in Asia and Eurasia

    Edited by Mike M. Mochizuki, Deepa M. Ollapally

    Many states appear to have strong sentiment on energy security and energy transit vulnerability. Some analysts see the rapidly increasing demand for energy and competition for energy resources leading to nationalistic energy policies. Others argue that global trends with efficient energy markets…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • The South China Sea Maritime Dispute

    Political, Legal and Regional Perspectives

    Edited by Leszek Buszynski, Christopher B. Roberts

    The South China Sea is a major strategic waterway for trade and oil shipments to Japan, Korea as well as southern China. It has been the focus of a maritime dispute which has continued now for over six decades, with competing claims from China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia and Brunei.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-10 
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Globalization and Public Sector Reform in China

    Edited by Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard

    This book analyses public sector reform comprehensively in all parts of China’s public sector – government bureaucracy, public service units and state-owned enterprises. It argues that reform of the public sector has become an issue of great concern to the Chinese leaders, who realize that…

    Paperback – 2016-12-10 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Russia-China Relations in the Post-Crisis International Order

    By Marcin Kaczmarski

    The book explores developments in Russia-China relations in the aftermath of the global economic crisis, arguing that the crisis transformed their bilateral affairs, regional liaisons and, crucially, altered the roles both states play on the international arena. Discussing how Russo-Chinese…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08 
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

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