On China

Author: Henry Kissinger
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101445351
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"Fascinating, shrewd . . . The book deftly traces the rhythms and patterns of Chinese history." —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times In this sweeping and insightful history, Henry Kissinger turns for the first time at book length to a country he has known intimately for decades and whose modern relations with the West he helped shape. On China illuminates the inner workings of Chinese diplomacy during such pivotal events as the initial encounters between China and tight line modern European powers, the formation and breakdown of the Sino-Soviet alliance, the Korean War, and Richard Nixon’s historic trip to Beijing. With a new final chapter on the emerging superpower’s twenty-first-century role in global politics and economics, On China provides historical perspective on Chinese foreign affairs from one of the premier statesmen of our time.

Kellogg On China

Author: Anuradha Dayal-Gulati
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810122251
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As China continues to implement its commitments agreed upon with membership into the World Trade Organization (WTO), the environment for multinational corporations is changing rapidly. This book examines some of the changes WTO accession is bringing to the market environment and different sectors of the economy, and the resulting challenges and opportunities for companies doing business in China. The book draws on extensive field research with Chinese corporate executives, government officials, and representatives of nongovernmental organizations. Based on the findings from these interviews, the authors provide insights and strategies for companies seeking to establish a sustainable competitive advantage in the country's evolving marketplace.

New Perspectives On China And Aging

Author: Jason L. Powell
Publisher: Nova Publishers
ISBN: 9781600217500
Size: 55.75 MB
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The first part of the book is entitled 'Family, Transition and Ageing' and addresses rapid social and economic changes in China through a kaleidoscope of differential perspectives that focus on how family continues to be an important reference point for the past, present and future institution in the care of older people. The second part of the book focuses on the tangible social forces associated with managing old age: 'Welfare, Consumption and Ageing'. This section is important in locating the structures and agents of power that are relevant to maintaining trust and social relations between older people, the Chinese State and its dualism of state welfare and consumption of welfare.

Handbook On China S Wto Accession And Its Impacts

Author: Cheong Ching
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9789812775634
Size: 44.76 MB
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This handbook highlights the important commitments that China has made to the international community and analyzes the potential impact of such commitments on China. Part I of the book outlines China's commitments to convert her economy from a centrally planned one to a free market one as far as cross-border movement of goods, services and personnel is concerned. It reproduces China's commitments in a tabular format to facilitate reading, and is supplemented with brief references to WTO regulations where appropriate so that readers get to know how China's commitments relate to WTO obligations. Part II examines the impacts of China's WTO membership as a whole and on her specific economic sectors. Part III consists of tables and figures selected from a report compiled by the US General Accounting Office, presenting some of the Office's analysis and findings of China's commitments on WTO accession. Appendix 1 lists all the legal instruments pertaining to China's accession to the WTO.

African Perspectives On China In Africa

Author: Firoze Manji
Publisher: Fahamu/Pambazuka
ISBN: 0954563735
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China's involvement in Africa has provoked much debate and discussion. Is China just the latest in a line of exploiters of Africa's rich natural resources who put their own economic interests above humanitarian, environmental or human rights concerns?

American Political Discourse On China

Author: Michelle Murray Yang
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315442582
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Despite the U.S. and China’s shared economic and political interests, distrust between the nations persists. How does the United States rhetorically navigate its relationship with China in the midst of continued distrust? This book pursues this question by rhetorically analyzing U.S. news and political discourse concerning the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, the 2010 U.S. midterm elections, the 2012 U.S. presidential election, and the 2014-2015 Chinese cyber espionage controversy. It finds that memory frames of China as the yellow peril and the red menace have combined to construct China as a threatening red peril. Red peril characterizations revive and revise yellow peril tropes of China as a moral, political, economic and military threat by imbuing them with anti-communist ideology. Tracing the origins, functions, and implications of the red peril, this study illustrates how historical representations of the Chinese threat continue to limit understanding of U.S.-Sino relations by keeping the nations’ relationship mired in the past.

Research Report On China S Furniture Industry

Author: Albert Pan
Publisher: Zeefer Consulting
ISBN: 1438280920
Size: 79.38 MB
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China's Furniture Market Overview *In-depth analysis on entry barrier / suggestion of China furniture market; *Analysis on the characteristics of Chinese consumer and their preference; *Import / export analysis based on 5 years trade data in detail, source countries / destination; *Market trends and increasing potential prediction; *Analysis on industry policy / law / regulation; *Visual images for easily understanding sales channel in China and import procedures; *Distribution map and top ten players case study to describe the market competition; *Details of China's sanitary and quarantine inspection for importing furniture products; ...estimated that the annual demand in China furniture market in 2010 will be up to RMB 300 billion. Excellent prospect will be offered for manufacturers...China had maintained the gross import of furniture growing sharply in succession for four years... gross import was up to about USD 780 million, a growth of about 17% over last year...

Critical Perspectives On China S Economic Transformation

Author: Hari P. Sharma
Publisher: Daanish Books
ISBN: 8189654349
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China, socialism, and especially China s three-decades-long experiment in building socialism has been an issue of much interest and debate among scholars as well as practicing Marxists in India and elsewhere. They also confront the realities of post-Mao China and how these have been impacting the lives of the peasants and workers in that society, as well as face the question of today s China being a development model for other third world countries. In mid-2005 several editors of Critical Asian Studies (formerly the Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars) convened in a Roundtable to engage the issues raised by Martin Hart-Landsberg and Paul Burkett in their book China and Socialism: Market Reforms and Class Struggle (Monthly Review Press, 2005). The articles published in this Roundtable, along with a Rejoinder by Hart-Landsberg and Burkett, appeared in two issues of Critical Asian Studies (37:3 and 4) in 2005. They, along with an Introduction by Hari P. Sharma, are reprinted here in Critical Perspectives on China s Economic Transformation in order to stimulate further discussion. As Hari P. Sharma writes in the Introduction: It is our task to learn the positive and negative lessons from the Chinese experience and carry on with the task of fighting and defeating imperialism and its hold, wherever we live; as well as lend support to the struggles for national liberation and for socialism, wherever they take place.

On China S Trade Surplus

Author: Tao Yuan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642389252
Size: 11.91 MB
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China’s trade surplus is an essential question, but there are many popular misconceptions about it, a fact that prompted the creation of this book, On China's Trade Surplus. It will help readers to understand the manner in which China’s foreign trade and China’s role in global trade have developed, and to how to benefit from trade with China. In this book, many hot topics are analyzed, such as: What promotes China’s trade surplus? Why doesn’t it have a trade deficit? What are the relations between trade frictions and China’s trade surplus, and how can trade frictions be reduced? What is the deeper meaning of the U.S. trade deficit with China?