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  • 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 – 2016-03-09 
    China Policy Series

  • Party and Professionals

    The Political Role of Teachers in Contemporary China

    By Gordon White

    Originally published in 1981, this study fits into a wider context of works analysing the impact of the social revolution on the structure of Chinese society since 1949. Party and Professionals focuses on the teaching profession in relation to social ranking. As a part of the intelligentsia, the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-26 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Social Attitudes in Contemporary China

    By Chen Yu, Fang Wei, Liqing Li, Paul Morrissey, Nie Chen

    Unlike many studies of social attitudes, which are based on large scale quantitative surveys, or which focus on the attitude of elites, this book considers the views of ordinary people, and is based on in-depth, qualitative interviews. This approach results in rich, nuanced data, and is especially…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Elites and Governance in China

    Edited by Xiaowei Zang, Chien-wen Kou

    This book reveals the complex relationship between elite perceptions and behaviour, and governance, in China. It moves away from existing scholarship by focusing on functionaries, grass-roots elites, leading intellectuals, and opinion-makers in China and by looking beyond the top leadership, makes…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10 
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • China's Supreme Court

    By Ronald C. Keith, Zhiqiu Lin, Shumei Hou

    This book examines the learning curve of the People's Supreme Court of China as an expanding Chinese national institution that has played a key role in the struggle for the rule of law in China. Within the unity of state administration and the requirements of the constitution, the court has…

    Paperback – 2016-02-06 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • China's Socialist Rule of Law Reforms Under Xi Jinping

    Edited by John Garrick, Yan Chang Bennett

    Under the direction of the Communist Party of China (CPC), key legal challenges have been identified which will shape the modernization of China’s legal and administrative institutions. An increasingly complex set of legal actors now seek to influence this development, including securities…

    Hardback – 2016-02-05 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • New Mentalities of Government in China

    Edited by David Bray, Elaine Jeffreys

    China continues to transform apace, flowing from the forces of deregulation, privatization and globalization unleashed by economic reforms which began in late 1978. The dramatic scope of economic change in China is often counterposed to the apparent lack of political change as demonstrated by…

    Hardback – 2016-01-25 
    Routledge Studies on China in Transition

  • The Geopolitics of Red Oil

    Constructing the China threat through energy security

    By Andrew Stephen Campion

    Energy security has emerged as one of the most important contemporary geopolitical issues. Access to reliable, cheap energy has become essential to the functioning of modern economies but the uneven distribution of energy supplies has led to perceptions of significant Western vulnerability. At the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-25 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Politics of the 'Other' in India and China

    Western Concepts in Non-Western Contexts

    Edited by Lion Koenig, Bidisha Chaudhuri

    The social sciences have been heavily influenced by modernization theory, focusing on issues of economic growth, political development and social change, in order to develop a predictive model of linear progress for developing countries following a Western prototype. Under this hegemonic paradigm…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21 
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Governance for Harmony in Asia and Beyond

    Edited by Julia Tao, Anthony B. L. Cheung, Martin Painter, Chenyang Li

    Harmony has become a major challenge for modern governance in the twenty-first century because of the multi-religious, multi-racial and multi-ethnic character of our increasingly globalized societies. Governments all over the world are facing growing pressure to integrate the many diverse elements…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • E-Government in China

    Technology, Power and Local Government Reform

    By Jesper Schlæger

    This book looks at how information and communication technology and e-government influences power relations in public administration in China. It highlights the role of technology in combating corruption, and clarifies the interplay between ideas, institutions and technologies in shaping the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-28 
    China Policy Series

  • Inside Xinjiang

    Space, Place and Power in China's Muslim Far Northwest

    Edited by Anna Hayes, Michael Clarke

    The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is China’s largest province, shares borders with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Russia and Mongolia, and possesses a variety of natural resources, including oil. The tensions between ethnic Muslim Uyghurs and the growing number of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21 
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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