Beyond Crystals, Noncrystals, and Quasicrystals
Containing comprehensive, cutting-edge coverage of metamaterials—a hot topic in radar, antenna, and microwave engineering with next-generation applications in the aerospace and communications industries—this book provides readers with a solid understanding of essential concepts, from microcosmic...
To Be Published May 14th 2015 by CRC Press
Challenges from below
After over a decade of administrative and economic reform in mainland China, the center has become increasingly remote and less important for many localities. In many ways, the mobilization capacity of the central government has been weakened. Central government policies are often ignored and local...
Published November 16th 2014 by Routledge
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