A Selection of China Study Reports 1998 2011

This book presents internal information from the Institute of Contemporary China Studies (the former Chinese Academy of Science—Center of China Studies at Tsinghua University) led by Prof. Hu Angang, expert on contemporary China studies.

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Author: Angang Hu

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811069794

Category: Business & Economics

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This book presents internal information from the Institute of Contemporary China Studies (the former Chinese Academy of Science—Center of China Studies at Tsinghua University) led by Prof. Hu Angang, expert on contemporary China studies. Thousands of issues of the influential China Study Reports have been published since the 1990s, and this book is a collection of representative articles from these reports, published from 1998 to 2011. With comprehensive content covering a broad timespan, this book addresses the major breakthroughs and decision-making development strategies offered by Chinese scholars specializing in contemporary China studies. It promotes understanding of the research mechanisms and the work of campus-based Chinese think tanks. It also serves as a valuable resource for those involved in developing the Chinese decision-making process.

Oxford Textbook of Neurologic and Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology

... El Mexico, Turkey, Salvador, Martinique, Poland, Republic, Principe, 2013 2013 1993 2011 2013 1987 Netherlands, ... 2004 1998 1992 1983 China, selected Saint Lucia, rural 1988 areas, 2000 Belarus, 2001 China, selected Macedonia, ...

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Author: Carol Brayne

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192599315

Category: Medical

Page: 496

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Neurologic and neuropsychiatric disorders are of great importance to societies and they also raise special considerations in epidemiological research methodology. Not only do neurologic and neuropsychiatric disorders form a major group of disorders associated with ageing populations, but those disorders that occur in earlier life can be associated with severe individual, family, and societal distress and burden. The inter-relationship of syndromes and disorders is a topic of major interest and growing biological insights across psychiatry and neurology. This includes not only overlaps in neurodegenerative syndromes but also those related to other systems such as metabolic, inflammatory, immune and vascular disorders. Part of the Oxford Textbooks in Clinical Neurology series, the Oxford Textbook of Neurologic and Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology is designed to focus on the overlaps and inter-relationships between neuro-epidemiological disorders, as well as on ways to harmonise large cohort studies to maximise opportunities for determining causes related to rarer disorders. Divided into three main parts, the book covers 1) the principles of neurologic and neuropsychiatric epidemiology; 2) specific neuropsychiatric disorders and their inter-relationships and 3) the implications of neuro-epidemiologic research for patient populations and current medical practice. This comprehensive work serves as an invaluable reference to current neuro-epidemiological methods for neurologists, psychiatrists, and senior trainees in those disciplines, as well as public health practitioners and students with an interest in neurology and neuropsychiatry.

Carbon Markets or Climate Finance

Buen,J. (1998b) 'China's new renewable energy policy: political priorities and market potential', FNI Report 1–1998, ... A.andStadelmann, M. (2011) 'Scopingstudy:'LinkingREpromotion policieswith international carbon trade (LINK)', ...

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Author: Axel Michaelowa

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136471254

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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This book builds on a decade-long experience with mechanisms provided by the Kyoto Protocol and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. It discusses the challenges of climate finance in the context of the post-Copenhagen negotiations and provides a long-term outlook of how climate finance in developing countries could develop. Written by climate finance experts from academia, carbon finance businesses and international organisations, the book provides background, firsthand insights, case studies and analysis into the complex subject area of climate finance.

China s Rural Areas

Chen Xiwen, et al., Study on China's Food Safety Strategy, Beijing, Chemical Industry Press, 2004 China Development ... Beijing, People's Publishing House, 2010 China Development Research Foundation, China Development Report 2011/12: ...

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Author: China Development Research Foundation

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781351784849

Category: Social Science

Page: 382

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The prosperity of China’s people has advanced very much in recent decades. However, in many respects China is still a developing country, and this is especially true of rural areas where economic progress has not been as marked as in urban areas and where many people still live in relative poverty. The Chinese government recognizes that more hard work is needed in order to improve prosperity in the countryside. This book provides a systematic and comprehensive analysis of the situation in China’s rural areas, assesses the effectiveness or otherwise of current policies, and puts forward proposals for further development. Subjects covered include the changing population profile of rural areas, land ownership, agricultural improvements, and local self-government.

Report to Congress of the U S China Economic and Security Review Commission

An estimate by the Brussels Institute of Conter porary China Studies placed the 2006 value at 1.2 trillion euros . http ... Erica Downs and Michel Meidan , “ Business and Politics in China : The Executive Reshuffle in 2011 , ” China ...

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Author: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:30000144680893

Category: China

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China s Changing Economy

Hasnas, J. (1998), 'The normative theories of business ethics', Business Ethics Quarterly, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 19–42. ... KPMG (2011), KPMG International Survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2011, Amstelveen: KPMG.

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Author: Curtis Andressen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317369011

Category: Social Science

Page: 282

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One of the most dramatic events in the global economy over the past few decades has been the rise of China as a global economic power. From humble beginnings in the late 1970s, the policy shift in China from a planned to market economy has led to economic growth of tremendous speed. This book examines the changes taking place in China’s economy today and the impacts of these changes in China and abroad. The central theme is that the rapid economic growth has come at a cost, as many problems have emerged as a result in China’s economy and society, including a dramatic rich-poor gap, labour issues, problems in the banking sector and severe inflation in the cost of housing, as well as challenges with respect to China’s external trade. The Chinese government recognizes these problems and is taking steps to rebalance its economy and society. The book takes a political economy perspective in order to investigate the interplay between the political system in China and the way in which the economy is structured, and the manner in which economic changes take place. Demonstrating that in order for China to achieve sustained economic growth and social improvement it must undertake serious policy changes, it also highlights that if countries are going to deal with China in a stable and productive manner, a thorough understanding of key contemporary developments in that country is vital. Covering a range of the most pertinent issues facing China today, this book will be of interest to students and scholars of Chinese Economics, Economic Development and Political Economy.

Biographical Dictionary of the People s Republic of China

He also worked as the chief editor for China Studies Report, a report intended for high-ranking government officials, ... Report (1995), Employment and Development: China Unemploy- ment Issue and Employment Strategies (1998), China ...

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Author: Yuwu Song

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476602981

Category: Social Science

Page: 452

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This biographical dictionary is an indispensable research tool for information about the prominent persons of the past seven decades in China. The book documents nearly 600 Chinese individuals who contributed, for better or worse, to the development of Chinese life and culture since the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949. Though the book is weighted toward political figures, it includes persons in business, the military, academia, medicine, social movements, the arts, entertainment and athletics. In addition to an objective description of the person’s life, an analysis is provided that identifies the individual’s contributions and importance.

The China Study Solution

Nutrition in Clinical Practice 2011;26:300–308. Smith SR. ... Mediterranean and carbohydraterestricted diets and mortality among elderly men: A cohort study in Sweden. ... China study. American Journal of Cardiology 1998;82:18T–21T.

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Author: Thomas Campbell

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 9781623367572

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

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In 2005, T. Colin Campbell, PhD, and Thomas Campbell, MD, co-authored The China Study, in which they detailed the groundbreaking research results showing that a whole-food, plant-based diet has the potential to prevent and reverse many chronic diseases. The China Study became a worldwide phenomenon, selling more than a million copies and inspiring countless readers to reinvigorate their health by making better food choices. In The China Study Solution, Dr. Thomas Campbell, goes beyond why and shows you how to make the transition--and enjoy the journey--with practical guidance and a simple plan to make a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle easy and sustainable. The China Study Solution tackles the most contentious questions: Is soy healthy? Should you eat gluten? Do you need to eat organic? Should you eat fish? Is GMO dangerous? How should you feed your kids? With more than 50 easy recipes and a 2-week menu plan, The China Study Solution breaks down cutting-edge nutritional research into easy-to-follow instructions on what behavioral principles are needed to succeed in your journey, what to stock in your pantry, how to read labels and shop, and how to navigate social and eating-out situations. Whether you wish to lose weight, reverse disease, or enjoy the best health of your life, The China Study Solution provides step-by-step guidance to help you achieve your goals.

China and Orientalism

“Ageing of the Population in China: Trends and Implications.” Asia-Pacific Population Journal 13.4 (December 1998). http://web.archive.org/web/20041101124030/ www.unescap.org/esid/psis/population/journal/1998/v13n4dn.htm. 29 May 2011.

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Author: Daniel Vukovich

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136505935

Category: Political Science

Page: 190

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This book argues that there is a new, Sinological form of orientalism at work in the world. It has shifted from a logic of ‘essential difference’ to one of ‘sameness’ or general equivalence. "China" is now in a halting but inevitable process of becoming-the-same as the USA and the West. Orientalism is now closer to the cultural logic of capitalism, even as it shows the afterlives of colonial discourse. This shift reflects our era of increasing globalization; the migration of orientalism to area studies and the pax Americana; the liberal triumph at the "end" of history and the demonization of Maoism; an ever closer Sino-West relationship; and the overlapping of anti-communist and colonial discourses. To make the case for this re-constitution of orientalism, this work offers an inter-disciplinary analysis of the China field broadly defined. Vukovich takes on specialist work on the politics, governance, and history of the Mao and reform eras, from the Great Leap Forward to Tiananmen, 1989; the Western study of Chinese film; recent work in critical theory which turns on ‘the China-reference"; and other global texts about or from China. Through extensive analysis, the production of Sinological knowledge is shown to be of a piece with Western global intellectual political culture. This work will be of great interest to scholars of Asian, postcolonial and cultural studies.

State of the World s Cities 2012 2013

Portney, K. E. and J.M. Berry (2011) Civil Society and Sustainable Cities, Paper prepared for the Princeton Conference on ... B.H.(2011) City Clusters and Prosperity, Unpublished UN-Habitat background study for this Report.

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Author: Un Habitat

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135015596

Category: Political Science

Page: 208

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The city is the home of prosperity. It is the place where human beings find satisfaction of basic needs and access to essential public goods. The city is also where ambitions, aspirations and other material and immaterial aspects of life are realized, providing contentment and happiness. It is a locus at which the prospects of prosperity and individual and collective well-being can be increased. However, when prosperity is restricted to some groups, when it is used to pursue specific interests, or when it is a justification for financial gains for the few to the detriment of the majority, the city becomes the arena where the right to shared prosperity is claimed and fought for. As people in the latter part of 2011 gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, in Madrid’s Puerta del Sol, in front of London’s St Paul’s cathedral, or in New York’s Zuccotti Park, they were not only demanding more equality and inclusion; they were also expressing the need for prosperity to be shared across all segments of society. What this new edition of State of the World’s Cities shows is that prosperity for all has been compromised by a narrow focus on economic growth. UN-Habitat suggests a fresh approach to prosperity beyond the solely economic emphasis, including other vital dimensions such as quality of life, adequate infrastructures, equity and environmental sustainability. The Report proposes a new tool – the City Prosperity Index – together with a conceptual matrix, the Wheel of Prosperity, both of which are meant to assist decision makers to design clear policy interventions. The Report advocates for the need of cities to enhance the public realm, expand public goods and consolidate rights to the 'commons' for all as a way to expand prosperity. This comes in response to the observed trend of enclosing or restricting these goods and commons in enclaves of prosperity, or depleting them through unsustainable use. The Report maps out major policy steps to promote a new type of city – the city of the twenty-first century – that is a 'good', people-centred city. One that is capable of integrating the tangible and more intangible aspects of prosperity, and in the process shedding off the inefficient, unsustainable forms and functionalities of the city of the previous century. By doing this, UN-Habitat plays a pivotal role in ensuring that urban planning, legal, regulatory and institutional frameworks become instruments of prosperity and well-being.