Towards a Balance with Nature, Society and the International Community
The concept of ‘harmonization’ has become very popular in China, with the Chinese government increasingly applying the term ‘harmonious society’ to internal affairs and the term ‘harmonious world’ to international relationships. Harmonization as both an end and a means of China’s development is...
Published April 10th 2013 by Routledge
Beyond the Expansion
Series: China Policy Series
A major transformation of Chinese higher education (HE) has taken place over the past decade – China has reshaped its higher education sector from elite to mass education with the number of graduates having quadrupled to three million a year over six years. China is exceptional among lower income...
Published March 28th 2011 by Routledge
After thirty years of economic reform, China has reached a crossroads in its development process, and faces many challenges in the use of natural resources, the living environment, and the economic, social and political systems. The sustainability of China’s reform and development is even more...
Published October 28th 2010 by Routledge
Farmer Innovation and Self-Organisation in Marginal Areas
Sustainable development in marginal areas, especially in those where rural poverty and environmental degradation are interwoven, is a great concern of development agencies worldwide, and much effort is put into development programmes, technology transfer schemes and so on. The problem is...
Published June 25th 2003 by Routledge
From Strategy Formulations to System Operation
Manufacturing Systems Management (MSM) is a functional domain that involves all of the activities for regulating and optimizing a manufacturing system as it progresses through its life cycle. These include the tasks of strategic analysis, design, implementation, operations and monitoring.Handbook...
Published December 19th 2001 by CRC Press