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  1. Danger and Opportunity

    Bridging Cultural Diversity for Competitive Advantage

    By Lionel Laroche, Caroline Yang

    The Chinese characters for "danger" and "opportunity" form the word "crisis". Ancient Chinese wisdom sees an opportunity in danger. While cultural diversity brings challenges to the workplace, how do we turn these challenges into opportunities? Drawing on their extensive experience working with...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Spatial Cloud Computing

    A Practical Approach

    By Chaowei Yang, Qunying Huang

    An exploration of the benefits of cloud computing in geoscience research and applications as well as future research directions, Spatial Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach discusses the essential elements of cloud computing and their advantages for geoscience. Using practical examples, it...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by CRC Press

  3. Solid State Fermentation for Foods and Beverages

    Edited by Jian Chen, Yang Zhu

    Series: Fermented Foods and Beverages Series

    Although one of the oldest microbial technologies used in food processing, solid-state fermentation (SSF) had, until recently, fallen out of favor. However, based on a series of established mathematical models, new design concepts for SSF bioreactors and process control strategies have been...

    Published November 22nd 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Youth Resistance Research and Theories of Change

    Edited by Eve Tuck, K. Wayne Yang

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Youth resistance has become a pressing global phenomenon, to which many educators and researchers have looked for inspiration and/or with chagrin. Although the topic of much discussion and debate, it remains dramatically under-theorized, particularly in terms of theories of change. Resistance has...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Reform and Development in China

    What Can China Offer the Developing World

    Edited by Yang Yao, Ho-Mou Wu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Between 1978 and 2006, GDP growth in China maintained an annual average rate of 9.7%, meaning the Chinese economy increased by more than twelve times. This was achieved with quite unorthodox approaches to reform and development as China has adopted a gradualist approach to adopting key institutions...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Social Capital and Its Institutional Contingency

    A Study of the United States, China and Taiwan

    Edited by Nan Lin, Yang-chih Fu, Chih-jou Jay Chen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This volume is a collection of original studies based on one of the first research programs on comparative analysis of social capital. Data are drawn from national representative samples of the United States, China and Taiwan. The three societies selected for study allow the examination of how...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Political Culture and Participation in Rural China

    By Yang Zhong

    Series: China Policy Series

    Despite China’s rapid urbanisation and industrialisation, most Chinese still live in the vast countryside or have rural household registration. Although there was significant economic improvement in rural areas in the 1980s, the rural economy has been stagnating or deteriorating since then, and the...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Micro- and Macromechanical Properties of Materials

    By Yichun Zhou, Li Yang, Yongli Huang

    Series: Advances in Materials Science and Engineering

    This is an English translation of a Chinese textbook that has been designated a national planned university textbook, the highest award given to scientific textbooks in China. The book provides a complete overview of mechanical properties and fracture mechanics in materials science, mechanics, and...

    Published September 25th 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Autobiographical Writing and Identity in EFL Education

    By Shizhou Yang

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The book explores the pedagogical potential of autobiographical writing in English-as-a-foreign language, approaching the topic from an educational, longitudinal, dialogical, and social perspective. Through a number of case studies, the author delineates four phases that EFL writers may experience...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Korea's Retirement Predicament

    The Ageing Tiger

    Edited by Thomas R. Klassen, Yunjeong Yang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    The distinguishing feature for many workers in South Korea is contractual – and often involuntary – retirement at a young age (mid-50s for most workers) followed by precarious and low-paying self-employment or contract work. In the past this practice, which is also found in other East Asian nations...

    Published July 24th 2013 by Routledge

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