The Transformation of Educational Systems
Education has long been highly valued in China, and continues to be highly valued, both by the state, which appreciates the value of education for maintaining China's economic rise, and by parents, who, affected by the One Child Policy, devote a large proportion of their incomes to their one...
To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge
Balancing Control and Flexibility
Asia has undergone rapid economic transformation over the past two decades. Despite its constant economic growth, the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis and the resulting surge in unemployment highlighted the vulnerability of national systems that base development solely on economic growth. This book...
Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge
Management Change, Enterprise Performance and Daily Life
During the past 30 years, China has undergone extensive economic reform, replacing the government’s administration of enterprises with increasing levels of market-oriented enterprise autonomy. At the heart of the reform are changes in the employment relationship, where state control has been...
Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge
Asia has undergone rapid transformation over the past several decades as many countries have embraced new technologies and the processes of globalisation. Over this period the inflow of foreign capital into the region, the level of trade amongst these countries, and trade with other parts of the...
Published May 21st 2013 by Routledge
From Screening to Multidisciplinary Management, Third Edition
First Prize, BMA Medical Book Awards 2013 Breast cancers are now detected earlier and are thus more likely to be confined to the breast itself and regional nodes. Many of these tumours will have minimal proclivity for hematogenous dissemination and formation of micrometastases. On the other hand,...
Published January 3rd 2013 by CRC Press
Organizational and Institutional Relationships
The rate of economic change in East Asia over the past two decades has been astounding. High levels of growth have been experienced by a number of the region’s developing economies, centralized systems have developed large market sectors, Japan has suffered a prolonged downturn and the 1997 crisis...
Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge
This book is a timely publication capturing recent developments in the fields of oncoplastic surgery and whole breast reconstruction. The highly successful first edition has been completely updated and expanded by leading oncologists and surgeons, with key features including: A comprehensive...
Published November 23rd 2010 by CRC Press
An Economic and Sociological Analysis
Offering a comprehensive account of the role of trade unions in Asia today, this book, put together by two editors who have published extensively in the areas of business and economics in Asia, covers all the important Asian economies: both developed and developing. Making a vital contribution to...
Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge
According to a recent study by the ILO (2001), women’s share of the labour force is increasing worldwide. Today, women’s participation rate in the labour force is over 40 per cent of the global workforce. Higher educational levels and falling fertility rates have contributed to this increased...
Published December 14th 2009 by Routledge
Case Histories, Best Practice, and Clinical Decision-Making
Management Options in Breast Cancer is the only comprehensive resource devoted to exploring the systematic approach to breast cancer diagnosis, surgery, and postoperative care. This guide is an ideal tool for oncologists, pathologists, radiologists, and gynecologists seeking alternative management...
Published June 4th 2009 by CRC Press