A Long March Towards Integration into the Global Trading System
Series: China Policy Series
Owing to its massive state sector, public procurement in China is a critical element of public policy. At the same time, because of its considerable market size, public procurement is of increasing importance for international trade, and thus subject to enacted regulations in most countries and has...
To Be Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge
Advances and Applications
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the chalcogenide glass science and various applications based on the glasses. It starts with a review on the glass-forming ability of various systems, followed by a discussion on the structural and physical properties of various chalcolgenide glasses...
To Be Published January 30th 2014 by Pan Stanford Publishing
Series: Housing and Society Series
Economic reform in China has resulted in a widening gap between the rich and the poor, and urban poverty has emerged as a key factor which may affect future development. This new book examines the poverty problem in relation to housing and social changes in large inland cities, and assesses...
Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge
Written specifically as a teaching text and authored by a team of leading academics in the field, this is the first book to bring together the key issues of rapid urbanisation with approaches to planning and housing. Outlining and explaining core concepts from ‘informal settlements’ to ‘...
Published November 21st 2006 by Routledge