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The Inevitable And Difficult Transition From Relation-Based To Rule-Based Governance In China, Shaomin Li Jan 2014

The Inevitable And Difficult Transition From Relation-Based To Rule-Based Governance In China, Shaomin Li

Management Faculty Publications

China has benefited tremendously from replying on the relation-based way of doing business and governance, as evidenced in its rapid economic growth up to now. However, further relying on the relation-based governance may eventually hinder China's economic growth and exacerbate inequality, resulting in political instability. On the other hand, given China's cultural heritage and powerful vested interest groups, can China shed its relation-based way? This article argues from logical, theoretical, and empirical perspectives the inevitability and difficulty of China's transition from relations to rules, and discuss the implications of the transition or the lack of it for ...


At The Crossroads Of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, And State-Building In Republican Shanghai, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2009

At The Crossroads Of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, And State-Building In Republican Shanghai, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

History Faculty Publications

Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Dillon, Nara and Jean C. Oi, eds. At the Crossroads of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, and State-Building in Republican Shanghai. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2008.


The People's Peking Man: Popular Science And Human Identity In Twentieth-Century China, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2008

The People's Peking Man: Popular Science And Human Identity In Twentieth-Century China, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

History Faculty Publications

Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Schmalzer, Sigrid. The People's Peking Man: Popular Science and Human Identity in Twentieth-Century China. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.

ISBN 978-0-226-73860-4.


Disarming The Allies Of Imperialism: The State, Agitation, And Manipulation During China's Nationalist Revolution, 1922-1949, Cornell East Asian Series 119, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D. Jan 2008

Disarming The Allies Of Imperialism: The State, Agitation, And Manipulation During China's Nationalist Revolution, 1922-1949, Cornell East Asian Series 119, Thomas D. Curran Ph.D.

History Faculty Publications

Book review by Thomas D. Curran.

Murdock, Michael G. Disarming the Allies of Imperialism: The State, Agitation, and Manipulation during China's Nationalist Revolution, 1922-1949. Ithaca: East Asia Program, Cornell University, 2006.


Atypical Pneumonia And Ambivalent Law And Politics: Sars And The Response To Sars In China, Jacques Delisle Jan 2004

Atypical Pneumonia And Ambivalent Law And Politics: Sars And The Response To Sars In China, Jacques Delisle

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


China's Conception Of Law For Hong Kong, And Its Implications For The Sar And Us-Prc Relations, Jacques Delisle Jul 1998

China's Conception Of Law For Hong Kong, And Its Implications For The Sar And Us-Prc Relations, Jacques Delisle

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


Hong Kong's Endgame And The Rule Of Law (Ii): The Battle Of "The People" And The Business Community In The Transition To Chinese Rule, Jacques Delisle, Kevin P. Lane Jan 1997

Hong Kong's Endgame And The Rule Of Law (Ii): The Battle Of "The People" And The Business Community In The Transition To Chinese Rule, Jacques Delisle, Kevin P. Lane

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


Hong Kong's Endgame And The Rule Of Law (I): The Struggle Over Institutions And Values In The Transition To Chinese Rule, Jacques Delisle, Kevin P. Lane Jan 1997

Hong Kong's Endgame And The Rule Of Law (I): The Struggle Over Institutions And Values In The Transition To Chinese Rule, Jacques Delisle, Kevin P. Lane

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.