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China's Regulatory State
A New Strategy for Globalization
Roselyn Hsueh
Investigating in depth how China implemented its economic policies between 1978 and 2010, Hsueh gives the most complete picture yet of China's regulatory state, particularly as it has shaped the telecommunications and textiles industries.



Chinese Workers in Comparative Perspective
Anita Chan argues that Chinese labor is too often viewed from a prism of exceptionalism and too rarely examined comparatively, even though valuable insights can be derived by analyzing China’s workforce and labor relations side by side with the systems of other nations.



The Comparative Political Economy of Industrial Relations
The distinguished contributors to this volume discuss the global marketplace; labor movements and industrial restructuring; international trends in work organization in the auto industry; linkages between economic development strategies, industrial...



Compassionate Communalism
Welfare and Sectarianism in Lebanon
Melani Cammett
On the basis of years of research into the varying welfare distribution strategies of Christian, Shia Muslim, and Sunni Muslim political parties in Lebanon, Cammett shows how and why sectarian groups deploy welfare benefits.



Constructing Grievance
Ethnic Nationalism in Russia's Republics
Elise Giuliano
The relationship between ethnicity and nationalism in the republics of the Russian Federation.



Consumer Capitalism
Politics, Product Markets, and Firm Strategy in France and Germany
Gunnar Trumbull
"The unfettered marketplace, in which uncertainty rules and the admonition caveat emptor ('let the buyer beware') dictates each consumer decision, has today virtually disappeared. Consumers have become the focus of intensive economic policymaking...



Converging Divergences
Worldwide Changes in Employment Systems
Harry C. Katz, Owen Darbishire
Exploring recent changes in employment practices in seven industrialized countries (Australia, Britain, Germany, Italy, Japan, Sweden, and the United States) and in two essential industries (automobile and telecommunications), Harry C. Katz and Owen...



Corruption as a Last Resort
Adapting to the Market in Central Asia
Kelly M. McMann
Using evidence from her long-term research in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, Kelly M. McMann traces the situations that drive individuals to illicitly seek employment and loans from government officials.



Creative Reconstructions
Multilateralism and European Varieties of Capitalism after 1950
Orfeo Fioretos
The role of multilateral institutions in the shaping of global capitalism.



Creative State
Forty Years of Migration and Development Policy in Morocco and Mexico
Natasha Iskander
Morocco's and Mexico's experiences with migration and development policy demonstrate that the state can be a remarkable site of creativity, an essential but often overlooked component of good government.



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