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Joseph, William A.

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Works: 37 works in 217 publications in 2 languages and 3,999 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  History  Reference works  Textbooks  Pictorial works  Instructional and educational works  Periodicals 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
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Most widely held works about William A Joseph
 
Most widely held works by William A Joseph
Politics in China : an introduction by William A Joseph( )

27 editions published between 2010 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixty years ago, China was one of the poorest countries in the world, populated mostly by rural peasants, and still suffering from more than a century of internal turmoil and international humiliation. Today, China is a rapidly modernizing economic dynamo with growing global influence. This work is an introduction to how this transformation occurred, and how China is governed today. Each chapter offers an accessible overview of a key topic in Chinese politics. The opening section provides readers with a firm grounding in China's modern political history, from the fall of the last imperial dynasty through era of communist rule under Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and their successors. The next section covers the political system, with chapters on Communist Party ideology, the structure of the political system, and the policies behind the country's spectacular economic performance. The book then focuses on several major issues in China today: politics in the countryside and the cities; the arts; the environment; public health; and population policy. The final chapters cover politics in four important areas located on China's geographic periphery: Tibet, Xinjiang, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. It is a guide for studying contemporary China, and also for learning how this rising power has evolved in recent times and the workings of its current political system
Introduction to comparative politics : political challenges and changing agendas by Mark Kesselman( Book )

58 editions published between 1999 and 2019 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book surveys 12 countries and compares their stance on civil liberties, security, political identity, political conflict, and military policy, among other issues
New perspectives on the Cultural Revolution by William A Joseph( Book )

12 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The critique of ultra-leftism in China, 1958-1981 by William A Joseph( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and Chinese and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China briefing : the contradictions of change by William A Joseph( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This latest China Briefing provides a retrospective analysis of important events in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong in the mid-1990s and a prospective look at some of the issues that will shape these areas as they each move toward decisive turning points in their distinct yet intertwined histories. This edition includes chapters on politics, economics, U.S.-China relations, Taiwan, Hong Kong, gender, and popular culture. China Briefing: The Contradictions of Change includes with a detailed chronology that covers January 1994 through December 1996
Introduction to politics of the developing world by Mark Kesselman( Book )

27 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on developing nations. In this title, country studies include China, India, Mexico, Brazil, Nigeria, and Iran
Global studies by William A Joseph( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comparative politics at the crossroads( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China briefing, 1994 by Asia Society( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to third world politics by Mark Kesselman( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China briefing, 1991( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Communist and post - communist politics at the crossroads( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The editors have designed the book] to help students come to terms with the quick pace and sheer scope of political changes throughout the communist and post-communist world today ... Comparative analysis focused on countries and political systems, for comprehensive treatment of institutions, political behavior, political economy, and the policy-making process ... The text includes comprehensive country studies of the most significant communist and post-communist states ... [The book] emphasizes historical patterns of state formation, political economy, domestic politics, and the politics of collective identities as they relate to the international political and economic system.-Pref
Third world politics at the crossroads( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains discussions on China, India, Mexico, Brazil, Nigeria, and Iran
The Oxford companion to politics of the world by Joel Krieger( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Oxford Companions have long been respected for their lively and informative presentation of the finest scholarship. (Harper's has called them "the best reference books in the language.") The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World maintains this high standard in an accessible, timely, thought-provoking, and comprehensive reference that captures the complexity, vitality, and endless fascination of contemporary world affairs."--Jacket
China briefing, 1992 by Asia Society( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracies at the crossroads( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The editors] have written this book to help students analyze the problems confronting some important democracies throughout the world and to equip them with an understanding of where these countries may be headed politically once they move beyond the current crossroads ... The wide range of cases provided enables students to analyze continuities and contrasts among democratic regimes ... In [the book, the editors] emphasize patterns of state formation, political economy, domestic politics, and the politics of collective identities within the context of an international political and economic system.-Pref
China Briefing by Jay D White( )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- Map -- Introduction -- Historical Echoes and Chinese Politics: Can China Leave the Twentieth Century Behind? -- The Chinese Economy: Fifty Years into the Transformation -- Power, Patronage, and Protest in Rural China -- The Shape of Society: The Changing Demography of Development -- Promises and Pitfalls of Reform: New Thinking in Post-Deng China -- The Politics of Consumerism in Chinese Society -- Gender and Nationalism in China at the Turn of the Millennium -- Dangerous Liaisons: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the United States at the Turn of the Century -- The More Things Change, The More They Remain the Same: The World, the United States, and the People's Republic of China, 1949-1999 -- Chronology: 1997-1999 -- Historical Chronology of the Twentieth Century -- Glossary -- Suggestions for Further Readings -- About the Contributors -- Index
Liu xia di zhen qian de Tangshan : yi ge Meiguo ren pai she de cai se zhao pian by William A Joseph( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China briefing, 1980 by Anthony James Kane( Book )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1988 : A chronology : p. 131-138."Published in cooperation with the China Council of the Asia Society." Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction to politics of the developing world : political challenges and changing agendas( Recording )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The [editors'] aim [is] to make the book accessible to students with little or no background in political science ... [This book] emphasizes patterns of state formation, political economy, domestic political institutions and processes, and the politics of collective identities within the context of globalization.-Pref
 
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Politics in China : an introduction
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Introduction to comparative politics : political challenges and changing agendasChina briefing : the contradictions of changeIntroduction to politics of the developing worldIntroduction to third world politicsThe Oxford companion to politics of the world
Alternative Names
Joseph, William

Jozefas Viljamas A.

Yuesefu, Weilian A

Languages
English (183)

Chinese (6)