Development and Challenges
Private equity is an important source of funds for start-ups, private middle market firms, firms in financial distress and public or private firms seeking buyouts. This book investigates the industry of private equity in China by documenting its development and identifying challenges underlying the...
To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge
Beyond Crystals, Noncrystals, and Quasicrystals
To Be Published September 25th 2014 by CRC Press
Broadening the Scope of Research Directions
This volume grew out of the annual Advertising and Consumer Psychology conference sponsored by the Society for Consumer Psychology. Representing a collection of research from academics in the fields of social psychology, advertising, and marketing, the chapters all focus on discussing existing and...
To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press
Focused on the design, analysis, construction, optimization, and applications of electric motors, this book can be used for regular or advanced mechanical engineering design courses. Mechanical Design of Electric Motors offers research results based on the personal experience of the author as well...
To Be Published April 20th 2014 by CRC Press
How the Empire Fell
Series: Asia's Transformations
The Qing dynasty was China’s last, and it created an empire of unprecedented size and prosperity. However in 1911 the empire collapsed within a few short months, and China embarked on a revolutionary course that lasted through most of the twentieth century. The 1911 Revolution ended two millennia...
Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge
China's First Decade in the World Trade Organization
China's historic accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in November 2001 not only represents an important milestone in the country’s transition to a market economy and integration into the global economy, but is also among the most important events in the history of the WTO and the...
Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge
Macao, the former Portuguese colony in southeast China, has a long and very interesting history of cultural interaction between China and the West. Held by the Portuguese from the 1550s until its return to China in 1999, Macao was up to the emergence of Hong Kong in the later nineteenth century the...
Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge
Macao, the former Portuguese colony in southeast China from the 1550s until its return to China in 1999, has a long and very interesting history of cultural interaction between China and the West. As an entity with independent political power and a unique social setting and cultural development,...
Published September 26th 2013 by Routledge
Facts and Analytics
The ongoing global financial crisis has manifested a remarkable degree of global financial integration—and its implications—for emerging Asian financial markets. The current crisis will not and should not deter the progress that the region has made toward financial openness and integration. However...
Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge
Although China is now the ‘factory of the world’, there is no reason to expect that it will always be content with manufacturing labor-intensive goods for foreign corporations. Scholars must now ask: What is the current level of innovation in China? And how can we face this challenge and renovate...
Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge