Asian Politics in Development: Essays in Honour of Gordon White

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Psychology Press, 2003 - Political Science - 315 pages
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This volume adopts a multidisciplinary and comparative approach to development that brings together issues that are characteristic of the lifelong scholarship of Professor Gordon White. These include a focus on the state, civil society, welfare and globalization.
 

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Contents

Gordon Whites Contribution to China Studies
7
An Appreciation
20
POLITICS AND THE STATE
31
Reform and the Role of the State in China
33
A Changing Role for the Chinese Communist Party
50
Mao Depoliticisation and the Material Present
65
One Step Backwards for Women?
83
CIVIL SOCIETY
107
State Entrepreneurship and Community Welfare Services in Urban China
173
Entrepreneurship and the Developmental State in Rural China
195
Can Welfare Systems be Evaluated Outside Their Cultural and Historical Context? A Case Study of Childrens Homes in Contemporary Japan
214
Challenges and Opportunities
230
GLOBALISATION
253
Is Globalisation All It is Cracked Up to Be?
255
Globalisation Privatisation and Chinas Industrial Labour Systems
273
Bibliography of Gordon Whites Works
290

The Politics of Accumulation in South India
109
Corruption Poverty and the Limitations of Civil Society in India
123
Creating an Enabling Political Environment for the Poor
150
WELFARE
171
Notes on Contributors
299
Index
303
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Robert Benewick is Emeritus Professor of Politics, University of Sussex, and Research Associate at the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster. Stephanie Hemelryk Donald is Professor of Chinese Media Studies at the University of Sydney.

Blecher is Professor of Politics and East Asian Studies, Oberlin College, Ohio

Sarah Cook is a founding member and CEO of Stairway Consultancy Ltd. in the UK. She has experience in leadership and consulting and has spent much time helping both public and private organizations improve their customer service and develop their leadership. Cook has authored several books including Change Management Excellence and Customer Care Excellence, both published by Kogan Page.

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