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Contents (abstracts)

On Contempary Theory of Modernisation

Multiple Modernities and the Theory of Indeterminacy– On the Development and Theoretical Foundations of the Historical Sociology of Shmuel N. Eisenstadt
Manussos Marangudakis

Changing China: Dealing with Diversity

Dissent of China’s Public Intellectuals in the Post-Mao Era
Merle Goldman

Modernization of Law in China – its Meaning, Achievements, Obstacles and Prospect
Qingbo Zhang

China’s State in the Trenches: A Gramscian Analysis of Civil Society and Rights-Based Litigation
Scott Wilson

Manufacturing Dissent: Domestic and International Ramifications of China’s Summer of Labor Unrest
Francis Schortgen and Shalendra Sharma


Neoliberalism and the Changes in East Asian Welfare and Education

Business Opportunities and Philanthropic Initiatives: Private Entrepreneurs, Welfare Provision and the Prospects for Social Change in China
Beatriz Carrillo Garcia

Time, Politics and Homelessness in Contemporary Japan
Ritu Vij

Educational Modernisation Across the Taiwan Straits: Pedagogical Transformation in Primary School Moral Education Textbooks in the PRC and Taiwan
David C. Schak

Is China Saving Global Capitalism from the Global Crisis?
Ho-fung Hung

On Contemporary Philosophy

International Development, Paradox and Phronesis
Robert Kowalski

Précis of “The World in the Head”
Robert Cummins

Communication, Cooperation and Conflict
Steffen Borge

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Vol. 29/2012

China's Modernization II