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  1. Social Transformation in China

    Edited by Jieyu Liu

    Series: Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

    Since the late 1970s, China has transformed from an inefficient centrally planned backwater to a fast-growing market-orientated economy. While economic reform has enabled average living standards to improve immensely, the benefits have been shared disproportionately depending on demographic factors...

    Published January 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Political Change in Macao

    By Shiu-Hing Lo

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Since the handover to the People's Republic of China in 1999 Macao has undergone a multi-faceted transformation marked by persistent bureaucratic reforms, changing patterns and modes of political participation, internationalization and modernization, and competition and coordination with Macao’s...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Education Reform and Education Policy in East Asia

    By Ka-ho Mok

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    This book assesses the impact of globalization on the education systems of key East Asian countries, including China, Hong Kong, Japan, and the "tiger economies" of South Korea, Taiwan and Singapore, examining how the increasingly interdependent economic system has driven policy change...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. State and Laid-Off Workers in Reform China

    The Silence and Collective Action of the Retrenched

    By Yongshun Cai

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    In the 1990s, the Chinese government launched an unprecedented reform of state enterprises, putting tens of millions of people out of work. This empirically rich study calls on comprehensive surveys and interviews, combining quantitative data with qualitative in its examination of the variation in...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Governments and Markets in East Asia

    The Politics of Economic Crises

    By Jungug Choi

    Series: Routledge Malaysian Studies Series

    Governments and Markets in East Asia examines the relationship between economic performance, elite co-operation, and political regime stability in the context of the Asian crisis, and argues that economic crisis is not the cause of greater political harmony or discord, but rather that it...

    Published January 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Democratization in China, Korea and Southeast Asia?

    Local and National Perspectives

    Edited by Kate Xiao Zhou, Shelley Rigger, Lynn T. White III

    Series: Politics in Asia

    Rapid economic pluralization in East Asia has empowered local and medial groups, and with this change comes the need to rethink usual notions regarding ways in which "democracies" emerge or "citizens" gain more power. Careful examination of current developments in China, Korea, and Southeast Asia...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Military Force and Elite Power in the Formation of Modern China

    By Edward A. McCord

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    The China we know today emerged at the end of a long period of internal rebellions, civil wars, foreign invasions, and revolutionary insurrections that stretched across the nineteenth century to the mid-point of the twentieth. This book explores one important consequence of this situation—the...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Rural Policy Implementation in Contemporary China

    New Socialist Countryside

    By Anna L. Ahlers

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    At the turn of the millennium, the disparities between rural and urban livelihoods, underdevelopment and administrative shortcomings in the Chinese countryside were increasingly seen as posing a manifest threat to social harmony and economic and political stability. At that time the term "three...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. China's New Retail Economy

    A Geographic Perspective

    By Shuguang Wang

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    Retail is the essential link between production and consumption. The dynamics of a nation’s economy cannot be fully understood without a good understanding of its retail sector. This book is written to achieve three broad objectives. First, it provides a comprehensive assessment of the changes in...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. China's Securities Market

    Towards Efficient Regulation

    By Jing Bian

    Series: Routledge Economic Growth and Development Series

    This book provides an analysis of the development of the Chinese securities market, with special reference to the information disclosure regimes in Mainland China, the UK, and Hong Kong. It examines the listed companies, stock exchanges, securities companies, financial intermediaries, financial...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge