Series: China Policy Series
Market reform in China has led not just to economic growth, but also to a momentous transformation of Chinese society, with the simple, enclosed, rigid peasant hierarchy of the Mao era being replaced by an open, modern and evolving system. Most studies of social change in China have focused on...
To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge
Combining GIS concepts and fundamental spatial thinking methodology with real programming examples, this book introduces popular Python-based tools and their application to solving real-world problems. A powerful programming language with high-level toolkits, Python is well suited to handling...
To Be Published November 15th 2015 by CRC Press
Towards a new Long March
Poverty in China seeks to fill the gap in poverty and income studies with its focus on measuring multidimensional poverty in rural and urban China using various markers. This book is a pioneer in this important field of study. Concepts and methodologies used in this book as well as its novel...
To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge
This self-contained book focuses on three categories of disease: cancer, viral diseases, and dynamical diseases. It presents the medical and biological background of the diseases, specific issues to be modeled, and existing methods and their limitations. The book introduces mathematical and...
To Be Published October 26th 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
This book describes how to control the matching transition of new equipment systems as a result of interactions among sub-systems, which belongs to the crossing field among the reliability engineering, maintainability engineering, supportabilityengineering and engineering cybernetics. It helps...
To Be Published October 21st 2015 by CRC Press
As key links in transportation and supply chains, the effect of climate change on seaports has broad implications for the development prospects of the global economy. However, the picture is very uncertain because the impacts of climate change will be felt very differently around the world, both...
To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge
This book examines, from the perspective of public international law, various issues and difficulties faced by human rights advocates in their effort to seek redress transnationally for victims of human rights abuses through the means mainly of bringing legal action against alleged violators of...
To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge
Biotechnology derived therapeutics including monoclonal antibodies, proteins, and peptides hold great promise for treating various diseases such as cancer and inflammatory diseases. However, because of their large size, complex structure, and complicated manufacture process, biopharmaceutical...
To Be Published July 24th 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
The Mega-Event City
Series: Regions and Cities
As London sought to use the Olympics to achieve an ambitious programme of urban renewal in the relatively socially deprived East London it attracted global attention and sparked debate. This book provides an in-depth study of the transformation of East London as a result of the 2012 Summer Olympic...
To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge
Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Future Manufacturing Engineering (ICFME 2014), Hong Kong, December 10-11, 2014
The 2014 International Conference on Future Manufacturing Engineering (ICFME 2014) was held in Hong Kong, December 10-11, 2014. It gathered academics, industry managers and experts, manufacturing engineers, university students all interested or proficient in the field of manufacturing engineering,...
To Be Published May 22nd 2015 by CRC Press