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1、Wind Power In China 2018/11/27

摘要:Whilst China’s growing economy is widely regarded as being responsible for severe environmental degradation and a high reliance on energy from fossil fuels, China is emerging as a potential leader in new green energy technologies. Outlining the extraordinary growth in China’s wind power capacity since 2005, this book explores the deliberate creation of a whole industry and the strategy of transitioning the power sector to renewable energy by accelerated experimentation and through literally pushing the emerging wind power sector to its limits. Investigating how wind power may not always be considered as sustainable in a wider Chinese developmental context, the book traces the struggle China has had in getting this high technology sector to qualify as truly Chinese scientific development, whilst often being opaquely at the mercy of foreign expertise, technology and certification. The book furthermore exposes the surprising nuances, dynamics and potency of unexpected players in Chinese wind power marketisation. Complex interplays are revealed between wind turbine control systems, algorithms in critical software technology, relationships between suppliers, wind farm developers, financiers, the electrical grid itself, the coal lobby, the broader Chinese state, and much more. The book has important implications far beyond wind power and contemporary China studies, highlighting the much wider story of China’s fragmented and experimental style of innovating, upgrading, and greening.
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2、A New Era in Democratic TaiwanTrajectories and Turning Points in Politics and Cross-Strait Relations 2018/7/26

摘要:In January 2016, Taiwan’s former authoritarian ruler, the KMT, the Nationalist Party of China, lost control of both the presidency and the legislature. Having led the democratization process in Taiwan during the 1980s, it maintained a winning coalition among big business, the public sector, green-collar workers and local factions. Until now. A New Era in Democratic Taiwan identifies past, present and future trajectories in party politics and state-society relations in Taiwan. Providing a comprehensive examination of public opinion data, it sheds light on significant changes in the composition of political attitudes among the electorate. Through theoretical and empirical analyses, this book also demonstrates the emergence of a 『new』 Taiwanese identity during the transition to democracy and shows how a diffusion of interests in society has led to an opening for niche political organizations. The result, it argues, is a long-term challenge to the ruling parties. As the first book to evaluate Taiwan’s domestic and international circumstances after Tsai’s election in 2016, this book will be useful for students and scholars of Taiwan Studies and cross-Strait relations, as well as Asian politics more generally.
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3、Assessing the Presidency of Ma Ying-jiu in TaiwanHopeful Beginning, Hopeless End? 2018/6/7

摘要:The years of the Ma Ying-jiu presidency in Taiwan were controversial from the beginning. When he came to power in 2008, Ma was considered the strongest and most popular KMT presidential candidate since Lee Teng-hui. However, his rapprochement towards China met with increasing resistance and by the time he stepped down in 2016, he enjoyed the lowest support rates of any incumbent president. What happened in between? This book undertakes a balanced empirical assessment of the achievements and failures of the Ma Ying-jiu era. Renowned Taiwan scholars analyse the changing political environment that shaped the Ma presidency, covering important topics such as Taiwan’s evolving nationalism and rising civil societal activism, cross-strait economic integration and migration, and the factors determining its 『international space』. As the first comprehensive scholarly work on the Ma Ying-jiu presidency, this books is a must read for students and scholars of Taiwanese politics and society, cross-strait relations and East Asian politics in general.
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4、Chinese Economists on Economic Reform - Collected Works of Li Jiange 2018/2/5

摘要:This book is part of a series which makes available to English-speaking audiences the work of the individual Chinese economists who were the architects of China’s economic reform. The series provides an inside view of China’s economic reform, revealing the thinking of the reformers themselves, unlike many other books on China’s economic reform which are written by outside observers. Li Jiange (1949-) is one of the most notable and powerful economists holding office in China at present. He is currently the Vice-Chairman of the Central Huijin Investment Company, one of the most influential financial institutions in China. He is also a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, and a Professor at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and other academic institutions. He has held many important positions in the state Research Office and the Department of Policies, Laws, and Regulations, and has been Director of the China Securities Regulatory Commission. His work has included major contributions to debates about maintaining financial stability, about achieving equitable income distribution, and about China’s overall economic development. The book is published in association with China Development Research Foundation, one of the leading economic and social think tanks in China, where many of the theoretical foundations and policy details of economic reform were formulated.
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5、India and China in AsiaBetween Equilibrium and Equations 2019/3/10

摘要:Accounting for nearly 40 per cent of the world population, India’s and China’s rise as persuasive powers is heavily influencing the balance of global finance, trade, competition over natural resources, technology, foreign investment and intellectual property rights (IPR), not overlooking the concerns over climate change, global governance, balance of power and security. This remains the defining feature of Asia and its rise. No matter how much India’s and China’s respective rise has impacted the current global politics, the world seems to be taking a strong note of their rise, and is preparing to accommodate them in the regional and global decision-making process within a milieu of multipolarism. This book analyses the structure of India-China relationship in a complex Asian environment and beyond. It examines the relationship structure of India-China relations, bilaterally and globally in a complex Asian security complexity of power equations and equilibrium, which are the two extremes of this relationship. Contributors explore three main aspects: (1) India-China mutual perceptions in a rapidly changing Asian security order and to explore whether "Asian Equilibrium" is a realistic proposition; (2) the impact of the boundary dispute and the beyond-border complexities that will affect their future relationship and, eventually, the Asian order; and (3) the emergence of strategic equations surrounding India and China that will be influencing the Asian and global order in times to come. Examining the relationship trajectory of India and China within the complex structure of power equations and equilibrium in Asia and its periphery, this book will be of interest to academics, students and policy makers working on Asian studies, International Relations, Area studies discipline, emerging powers studies, strategic studies, security studies and conflict studies.
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6、Market-Based Interest Rate Reform in China 2018/12/14

摘要:Market-based interest rate reform, one of the key areas of China’s financial reforms, has consistently been the focus of academic research and policy studies, and has sparked numerous debates and analyses over the last few decades. This book presents a comprehensive review of the process and logic of China’s interest rate reform. It is structured along three lines which are also the principles set by China’s 12th Five-Year (2011-2015) Plan, namely loosening rate controls, establishing market-based interest rates, and building an effective adjustment mechanism. In response to "loosening rate controls", it analyzes the rationale, path and characteristics of China’s interest rate reform by referring to international practices. In terms of the second line, it elucidates the "double-track" system and transmission of interest rates. As for the last line, it summarizes the necessity, environment and conditions of strengthening the central bank’s adjustment mechanism. Also, while most relevant studies have examined the effects of interest rate liberalization on economic and financial development, this book researches the impacts of the latter on the former. Besides, the relations between market-based interest rate reform and the construction of related systems are covered. In addition to scholars and students in finance and economics, this book will appeal to policy makers with insights into the research and implementation of China’s interest rate reform in the future.
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7、Private Lending in ChinaPractice, Law, and Regulation of Shadow Banking and Alternative Finance 2018/12/21

摘要:This book explores China’s private lending market from historical, economic, legal, and regulatory perspectives. Private lending refers to moneylending agreements between a business borrowers and its debt investors without the involvement of banks. In China, it remains difficult for private entrepreneurs to obtain sufficient loans from state-owned banks. Thus, private lending has been a vital alternative financing channel for over 80 million businesses which are reliant on private funds as the major source of operating capital. The market volume of private financing stands at 5 trillion yuan ($783bn), making it one of the largest shadow banking systems in the world. Despite the wide popularity and systemic importance of private lending activities, they have remained outside of the official regulatory framework, leading to extra financial risks. In 2011, China’s private lending sector encountered a severe financial crisis, as thousands of business borrowers failed to repay debts and fell into bankruptcy. Lots of bosses who found it impossible to liquidate debts ran away to hide from creditors. The financial turmoil has caused substantial monetary losses for investors across the country, which triggered social unrests and undermined the financial stability. This book is a timely work to demystify China’s private lending market by investigating its historical development, operating mechanism, and special characteristics. It evaluates the causes and effects of the latest financial crisis by considering a number of real cases relating to helpless investors and runaway bosses. It conducts an in-depth doctrinal analysis of Chinese laws and regulations regarding private lending transactions. It also examines China’s ongoing financial reform to bring underground lending activities under official supervision. Finally, the book points out future development paths for the private lending market. The book offers suggestions for global policymakers devising an effective regulatory framework over shadow banking. It appeals to researchers, lecturers, and students in several fields including law, business, finance, political economy, public policy, and China study.
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8、The History of Sino-Japanese Cultural Exchange 2018/12/21

摘要:This book traces back to the history of Japanese civilization, clarifies the unique thinking mode of Japanese nation, analyses the unique aesthetic viewpoints. It also describes the communication history of culture between China and Japan from BC 3rd century to the Late Qing Dynasty. Taking the communication of culture and arts as main line, taking the field visits as backgrounds, the author shows the colourful communication history between China and Japan. In the process of absorbing each other’s culture, China and Japan show different acceptance modes, as well as different characteristics. These characteristics can help us understand the essence of Japanese culture. As the author widely investigated the important historical relics, there are many unique viewpoints and thinking in this book.
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9、The Silk Road and the Political Economy of the Mongol Empire 2018/4/5

摘要:The growing importance of Central and Inner Asia and the Silk Road is much discussed at present. This book compares the nature of present day networks in these regions with the patterns of similar connections which existed at the time of the Mongol Empire in the thirteenth century and its successor states. It considers settlement patterns, technology and technology transfer, trade, political arrangements, the role of religion and the impact of the powerful states which border the region. Overall, the book demonstrates that the Mongol Empire anticipated many of the networks and connections which exist in the region at present.
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10、Thirty Years of China's Reform 2018/4/20

摘要:China Development Research Foundation is one of the leading economic think tanks in China, where many of the details of China’s economic reform have been formulated. Its work and publications therefore provide great insights into what the Chinese themselves think about economic reform and how it should develop. This book presents a comprehensive survey of China’s reforms of the last thirty years. Its coverage includes macroeconomic policy; banking, finance, capital markets and tax; trade; labour markets; price reform; social security; and much else. Overall, it provides an invaluable assessment of the reforms from the perspective of experts within China, including an appraisal of how extensive the reforms have been, what consequences have turned out, and how far the reforms have been successful.
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11、China's Soil Degradation and Pollution 2017/5/10

摘要:This book provides an overview of the problems related to soil degradation and pollution in China. It describes how and why China has ended up in such a dire situation and what the government is doing to address the problem and the difficulties it has encountered in attempting to reduce the pollution The analysis is based bon both gray literature (newspaper articles, NGO reports, Chinese government information) and on academic studies. The gray literature gives a voice to those who suffer from the pollution, their advocates, and government officers, and allows the reader to better grasp the conditions on the ground, and the impact of the air pollution among the people in different areas in China. The academic literature adds a theoretical perspective and brings these different case studies into a broader context. This book will be of great interest to students of environmental pollution and contemporary Chinese studies looking for an introduction to the topic and also for researchers looking for an extensive list of sources and analysis of China's environmental problems.
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12、Popular Culture and the Formation of Hong Kong Identity 2019/6/7

摘要:This book charts the development of Hong Kong identity from the Second World War to the present. It argues that understanding popular culture is key to understanding how Hong Kong identity has evolved, and it discusses how, in the post-war period, popular culture has gone through various phases where particular aspects of popular culture dominated, for example tourism, television dramas and popular music in the 1970s, shopping culture in the 1980s, and sex culture in the 1990s. The book examines how the consumption of popular culture has been related to the changing geopolitical situation, to the politics of economic transformation, and to community building. It shows how behind all these aspects of popular culture lies the essential "in-between-ness" of Hong Kong, neither Eastern/traditional/conservative nor Western/modern/liberal.
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13、Uyghur Conceptions of Family and Society 2017/6/1

摘要:This book is a study of minority subjective experiences in China, contributing to the literature on ethnic studies in China. Empirically, it examines what Uyghur Muslims think of spousal relations and wife battery, parenting and discipline, trust, community engagement, economic justice, autonomy, and life satisfaction. It uses both qualitative and quantitative data to provide a description of Uyghur perceptions. Data were gathered from fieldwork in Ürümchi, which include field observations, in-depth interviews, and a survey and the concluding analyses show a high degree of Uyghur conformity to global norms on family and society.
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14、Finance in Rural China 2018/7/7

摘要:Finance in Rural China provides insight into scholarly debates and perspectives on formal and informal finance in rural China, which have been underrepresented in the literature. The book covers the subject in two parts: an overview on the overall development of rural finance in China and the necessity of going a path toward rural financial pluralization by introducing a "Local Knowledge Paradigm" while Part II analyzes rural formal and informal financial development in China in various dimensions. The book aids the understanding of the structure of the rural financial system and the operation of rural financial service providers in China.
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15、Chinese Animation, Creative Industries and Digital Culture 2017/8/17

摘要:This book explores the development of the Chinese animation film industry from the beginning of China’s reform process up to the present. It discusses above all the relationship between the communist state’s policies to stimulate "creative industries", concepts of creativity and aesthetics, and the creation and maintenance , through changing circumstances, of a "national style" by Chinese animators. The book also examines the relationship between Chinese animation, changing technologies including the rise first of television and then of digital media, and youth culture, demonstrating the importance of Chinese animation in Chinese youth culture in the digital age.
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16、China and EU:Reform and Governance 2017/5/17

摘要:Reform and governance are of vital interest to both the People’s Republic of China and the European Union (EU). China is facing demographic and environmental challenges and has been experiencing a rapid economic transition. The social tensions arising from these challenges call for a governance system that will allow the Chinese leadership to alleviate social tensions without putting at risk their leadership. A society which is becoming more diverse and facing problems of a global scale that also cause turmoil at the grass roots may be difficult to govern top-down. Notwithstanding the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) grip on Chinese society, there may be ways to integrate public opinion and civil society organisations in governmental decision-making through reforms that do not challenge the current leadership. The EU, on the other hand, faces the same global challenges with a very different and complex governance system. EU foreign and security policy, thus including EU policy towards China, are governed by the EU’s foreign policy principles, which contain, among others, the promotion of democracy, the rule of law and the universality and indivisibility of human rights and fundamental freedoms. How successful can the EU be in advancing these principles when engaging with China, while respecting the Chinese political system? How can the EU and China find common grounds in their governance systems so as to enhance their strategic partnership in order to tackle global issues that need a coordinated approach?
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17、Migration in Post-Colonial Hong Kong 2017/9/1

摘要:Since 1995 most mainland migrants to Hong Kong have been the wives or non-adult children of Hong Kong men of lower socio-economic status. The majority of immigrants are women, who throughout the past two decades have accounted for more than 60% of immigration. The profile of immigrants has been changing and they are significantly more educated than was the case in the past. Despite the improvement in the educational level of mainland Chinese migrants since 1991, and their increased involvement in paid employment, migrants have continued to experience great difficulty integrating into Hong Kong society and anti-immigrant sentiment seems to have increased over the same period. This raises the question of how gender and socio-economic factors intersect with migration to influence the extent of migrants』 adaption to Hong Kong society and culture. The growing anti-China sentiment in Hong Kong also raises the question of how the integration of migrants into a destination society is influenced by the political context. Examining the questions around migration into Hong Kong from a range of multidisciplinary perspectives, this book combines quantitative and qualitative data to portray a detailed image of contemporary Hong Kong.
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18、Sharing identities : celebrating dance in Malaysia. 2011

19、Road to Pakistan : the life and times of Mohammad Ali Jinnah. 2010

20、Garden and landscape practices in pre-colonial India : histories from the Deccan. 2012