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“Building a New Socialist Countryside” – Only a Political Slogan?

Anna L. Ahlers; University of Tuebingen; Gunter Schubert; University of Tuebingen

In March 2006, China’s National People’s Congress officially promulgated the central government’s intention to “build a new socialist countryside”, a new policy initiative and approach to rural development. Drawing on fieldwork conducted in two Chinese counties in 2008 and 2009, this article investi...

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The Politics of “Public Opinion” in the Philippines

Eva-Lotta E. Hedman; London School of Economics

In May 2010, national elections in the Philippines saw front-runner presidential candidate Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III win a landslide victory which set the stage for an orderly transition of power from the administration of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. This article argues that Aquino’s victory, rather ...

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The MoA-AD Debacle – An Analysis of Individuals’ Voices, Provincial Propaganda and National Disinterest

Timothy Williams

For nearly forty years a violent conflict has been raging in Mindanao where the Moros are fighting for independence from the Philippine state. On August 5th 2008 the peace negotiation panels of the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front were set to sign a Memorandum of A...

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The Institutional Feasibility of National-Local Policy Collaboration: Insights from Brazil and Argentina La viablidad de la colaboración nacional-local en política pública: evidencia de Brasil y Argentina

Tracy Beck Fenwick

The goal of this paper is to suggest that municipalities can facilitate the central government’s ability to carry out its desired policy goals. Using three institutional variables that provide internal evidence for each case, I will argue that within some institutional configurations the center may ...

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The Financial Crisis and China’s “Harmonious Society”

Arjan de Haan; International Institute for Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam

The global financial crisis has had a large negative impact on China’s economy, particularly on employment, but the government responses appear to have been effective. This article focuses on the social policy responses after the crisis, and how these are situated in the austere social policies that...

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Singapore: The Politics of Inventing National Identity

Stephan Ortmann

This study wants to shed new light on the politics of Singapore’s national identity invention. Since independence in 1965, the Singaporean government has tried to generate a sense of national identity in Singapore. While at first, the priority was on pragmatic values to promote the economic developm...

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Signs of Change? An Analysis of Taiwan’s December 2009 Local Elections

Stefan Braig; University of Tübingen

Under special circumstances created by a government decision to partly merge and upgrade six counties and county-level cities to special municipality status, local elections took place on December 5, 2009 in areas covering less than half of Taiwan’s population. The results are generally seen as an i...

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Revolution ohne Revolutionäre? kollektive Biographie der Delegierten der deutschen Reichsrätekongresse 1918/ 1919

Roß, Sabine

Der Artikel befasst sich mit dem ersten und dem zweiten nationalen Deutschen Kongress der Arbeiter- und Soldatenräte in Berlin im Dezember 1918 und April 1919. Dabei werden Erkenntnisse aus der kollektiven Biografie der Delegierten in Beziehung gesetzt zu den parlamentarisch-politischen Entscheidung...

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Reorganizing Rural Public Finance: Reforms and Consequences

John Q. Tian; Connecticut College

This article examines recent reforms to restructure rural public finance in China and their impact on local-government finance. The focus is on how fiscal income and financial expenditure are managed by local-level governments, particularly at the county and township levels, and how rural public and...

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Rahmenbedingungen für das Verhalten von Aufsichtsratsmitgliedern deutscher börsennotierter Unternehmen - eine ökonomische und verhaltenswissenschaftliche Analyse des Deutschen Corporate-Governance-Kodexes German Code of Corporate Governance - Influences on the Behavior of the Supervisory Board of German Stock Corporations

Seele, Anja

Gegenstand der Betrachtung ist die Arbeit der Aufsichtsräte in den DAX 30-Unternehmen. Aufgrund der nationalen und internationalen Kritik in den 1990er Jahren strebte die deutsche Bundesregierung nach einer Anlehnung des deutschen Corporate-Governance-Systems an internationale Gepflogenheiten. So fl...

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Professor John Bessant CV

Bessant, John

John Bessant is Professor of Innovation Management at the School of Management, Cranfield University. He graduated from Aston University with a degree in Chemical Engineering in 1975 and later obtained a PhD for work on innovation within the chemical industry. After a spell in industry he took up fu...

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Official/ Unofficial: Information Management and Social Association

Kay Hearn; Edith Cowan University

This paper explores the debates around civil society and corporatism as ways of understanding changes in social association, including non-governmental organisations and protest groups, and information management in relation to the development of the Internet. Both concepts have been used to examine...

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Deutschland und der Youngplan - Die Rolle der Reichsregierung, Reichsbank und Wirtschaft bei der Entstehung des Youngplans Germany and the Young Plan - The role of the German national government, the Reichsbank and the economy in the making of the Young Plan

Pfleiderer, Doris

Thema der Dissertation ist die Entstehung des Youngplans aus deutscher Sicht und die Rolle der unmittelbar daran beteiligten Akteure. Die Neuordnung der Reparationsfrage durch den Youngplan im Jahr 1929/30 gehört zu den wichtigsten außen-, wirtschafts-, finanz- und innenpolitischen Ereignissen der G...

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Der entwicklungspolitische Kohärenzanspruch Begründung, Anerkennung und Wege zu seiner Umsetzung

Ashoff, Guido; Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik gGmbH

"Der von der Bundesregierung national wie international anerkannte entwicklungspolitische Kohärenzanspruch bedeutet, dass neben der Entwicklungspolitik auch andere Politiken eine Mitverantwortung für die Erreichung übergeordneter Entwicklungsziele wie Armutsbekämpfung und globale Zukunftssicherung h...

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China’s Employment Crisis – A Stimulus for Policy Change? Chinas Beschäftigungskrise - Antrieb für einen Politikwechsel?

Günter Schucher; GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies

In the face of severe job problems, China’s government has adopted a huge stimulus package in a bid to achieve eight per cent economic growth, which is said to guarantee at least enough jobs for the new entrants to the labour market. The real situation, however, will be much grimmer than statistics ...

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China’s Economic Policy in the Time of the Global Financial Crisis: Which Way Out?

Margot Schüller; GIGA Institute of Asian Studies; Yun Schüler-Zhou; GIGA Institute of Asian Studies

This contribution analyses the impact of the global financial crisis on the Chinese economy and the policies implemented by the Chinese government to cope with it. We argue, first, that China has not been able to decouple its economic performance from that of the U.S. and other developed countries. ...

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Between Dependency and Autonomy – Taiwanese Entrepreneurs and Local Chinese Governments

Chun-yi Lee; Leiden University

This paper focuses on the changing interaction between Taiwanese entrepreneurs and local Chinese governments. Through the analysis of this changing process, it can be seen that Taiwanese businesses are a special “asset” of Chinese governments. The main argument of this paper is that both central and...

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Gentzsch, Wolfgang

In 2003, the German science community and the Government decided to establish a German e-Science Initiative. After almost two years of preparation, the D-Grid Initiative started in September 2005. Since then, 8 projects started to build a grid middleware software stack connecting distributed resourc...

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"Genosse Herr Minister": Sozialdemokraten in den Reichs- und Länderregierungen der Weimarer Republik 1918/19-1933

Schröder, Wilhelm Heinz

Die Anrede 'Genosse Herr Minister' drückte in pointierter Weise das Spannungsverhältnis aus, in dem sich die neuen sozialdemokratischen Minister, Volksbeauftragten oder Senatoren in den Reichs- und Länderregierungen der Weimarer Republik befanden, denn die neue Regierungsaufgabe traf die führenden S...

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