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Trust in contemporary society

Reinhard Bachmann
2020 Journal of Trust Research  
This is an open access title distributed under the terms of the CC-BY-NC 4.0 License, which permits any non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author(s)  ...  The Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data is available online at An electronic version of this book is freely available, thanks to the support of libraries working with  ...  Acknowledgements For the first author the study is supported by the Charles University programme Progres Q15 "Life course, lifestyle and quality of life from the perspective of individual adaptation and  ... 
doi:10.1080/21515581.2020.1723607 fatcat:jmebryl4b5h4bplpsdiyghflsy

Institutional and Transaction Cost Influences on Partnership Structure of Foreign Affiliates

Mehmet Demirbag, Ekrem Tatoglu, Keith W. Glaister
2010 MIR: Management International Review: Journal of International Business  
We analyze foreign R&D activities, as measured by the country of origin of patents, in 40 host countries and 30 technology fields by 186 of the world's top R&D spending firms in the chemicals, pharmaceuticals  ...  We measure the strength of academic research of host countries by counting the number of ISI publications of resident authors in different science fields. We find  ...  This paper seeks to review the main theoretical and empirical studies on export barriers, to propose an integrative classification of such barriers, and to perform an empirical comparison of their perception  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11575-010-0055-y fatcat:3kaxd5dlpndwbpajce4hklqv6u

Business Partnership Relationships in the Chinese Inbound Tourism Market to Australia

Grace Wen Pan, University, My, Liz Fulop
The impact of cross-cultural differences and the effect of guanxi (connection), a key feature of Chinese business networking, on partnership relations between Chinese travel agents and Australian inbound  ...  The Chinese inbound tourism market to Australia has been acknowledged as an emerging market and a major export earner.  ...  Chinese guanxi-based business networks Studies of Chinese networks have mainly focused on overseas Chinese networks (family networks), friendship and guanxi to gain an understanding of Chinese businesses  ... 
doi:10.25904/1912/3316 fatcat:oyp3642ckfelxl74n5q5mleol4

New Developments in Christianity in China

2020 Religions  
Christianity's rapid expansion in China in recent years has attracted much attention from scholars, China policymakers, local and international media, and the wider public[...]  ...  of June 2018 at the Max Planck Institute of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen, Germany, where the paper was presented.  ...  Acknowledgments: I thank Roberto Cipriani for giving me the opportunity to stay at the International Center for the Sociology of Religion during the summer and winter of 2018 while I was conducting fieldwork  ... 
doi:10.3390/rel11010030 fatcat:txtjnhbtkfdyrbbg6kk64rydde

Northeast Asia in Focus: Life, Work and Industry between the Steppe and the Metropoles, 1900-2020: Essays in Commemoration of Flemming Christiansen's Retirement - Festschrift

:None, DuEPublico: Duisburg-Essen Publications Online, University Of Duisburg-Essen, Christine Moll-Murata, Flemming Christiansen
2022 Working Papers on East Asian Studies  
"Upholding knowledge and martial arts would be completed by many talents, correcting customs of the educated").  ...  10 The name of the school was based on the combination of the first word of each line in a couplet written by the prince in Chinese that was posted on the school gate, "崇武尚文无非赖尔多士,正风易俗所望于群公" (roughly meaning  ...  The analysis and understanding of traditional social culture in the minds of Mongolian elites such as Gungsangnorbu will undoubtedly help us to see the deeper reasons for the social changes in Inner Mongolia  ... 
doi:10.17185/duepublico/75500 fatcat:s3iozmpkvzbxhjeptrzn23cy64

Bringing the world home: appropriating the West in late Qing and early Republican China

2005 ChoiceReviews  
have an unerring eye for figures and ideas that either had gained or soon were to gain currency throughout the empire.  ...  Once Baoyu reaches the other realm, there is no commerce back and forth.  ...  It is thus not simply coincidence or fashion that the post-1989 period has seen a stunning outpouring of empirically rich and analytically sharp studies from China on this period and its intellectual manifestations  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.43-0773 fatcat:2nbpjn334beermyuh3qtol3m6y

Informal modes of governance in customer producer relations : the electronics industry in the Greater Pearl River Delta (China) [article]

Susanne Meyer, University, My
As this work is based on fundamental research of an explorative nature, further research topics are recommended in order to improve the academic understanding of the interplay between informality and flexibility  ...  The empirical part will focus on the interplay of formal and informal interactions between HK and global firms, and between firms in HK and the PRD.  ...  Appendix C Test of the Parallel Regression Assumption 237  ... 
doi:10.15488/7258 fatcat:q7yiywndljcunl6xoks72jff7y

The self-made entrepreneur: Social identities and the perceived legitimacy of entrepreneurs in inland rural China [article]

Camille Boullenois, University, The Australian National
mobility, a disruption of social hierarchies and swift changes in social perceptions of inequality and fairness.  ...  and the reality of entrepreneurs' achievement and maintenance of wealth and social status has widened.  ...  This points to the interplay between the social and moral dimensions of occupational identity.  ... 
doi:10.25911/ssrj-vv64 fatcat:7jee34jvrnhpnjjhwzuqfqnxy4

Elite Status in the PRC: Its formation and maintenance

Grace Chao
The role of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is studied to see how the CCP confirms elite status.  ...  The political, military, and commercial elites form the membership of the national leadership bodies of the CCP and the PRC government, and as such, they hold the most influence.  ...  I give an account of the concept of guanxi. It is defined as social relationships.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8474j2q fatcat:bbtgzheltrd7db3jcgou7ypbbi

Resistance, Chaos and Control in China: Taiping Rebels, Taiwanese Ghosts and Tiananmen

Rudolf G. Wagner, Robert P. Weller
1995 Journal of Asian Studies  
Acknowledgements The research for this book owes a great deal to many people, too many for me to mention more than just a few. Most of the work on  ...  Taiping Rebels, Taiwanese Ghosts ~ and Tiananmen This study stakes out a new position on how and when potential resistance may be transformed into an actual social movement.  ...  That system required an educated understanding of the basic forces of the universe, their interactions, and the ways to manipulate them.  ... 
doi:10.2307/2058985 fatcat:d4sx33spebg67mu3uqlyqtkfda

Iron Looking East

Annalisa Perteghella
2019 Zenodo  
What will be the influence of the wider geopolitical context? And finally, what role is left for the EU?  ...  devoted to the consolidation of a block of power which can commit to security and economic schemes in alternative to the Western-dominated ones.  ...  for the entire Middle East, that might otherwise fall into a spiral of nuclear proliferation and of an even more dangerous level of conflictuality 14 .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4693037 fatcat:xzcmbq3njzcrngyy3sqmn6rs6m

Embodiment of the urban [article]

Josefine Orum Fokdal, Technische Universität Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin
The production of space depends on the built environment, meanings and values attributed to the built environment, cognition and social action.  ...  urban psychology and urban studies is needed in order to move beyond the western bias of theories on space for the context of Guangzhou.  ...  These processes are helpful for operationalizing and conducting empirical studies on the production of social space.  ... 
doi:10.14279/depositonce-4109 fatcat:dwkyqfmjgrgcrpu5sdobl5s3y4

The overseas Chinese areas of rural Guangdong and socialist transformation, 1949-1956

Glen Peterson
The social and economic legacies of mass emigration are first described, and the reader is then introduced to the Party's emerging contradictory view of the Overseas Chinese after 1949.  ...  penetrate beyond China-wide generalizations and cultivate an informed sense of local differentiation.  ...  In the conclusion, an attempt is made to sum up the findings of this study and relate their significance for our historical understanding of the socialist transformation of rural China.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0097144 fatcat:weepwji53ba7xkxzl25cyorh6m

by the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for

George Becker, Kerri Houston, Daniel Blumenthal, Hon Patrick, A Mulloy, Peter Brookes, Hon William, A Reinsch, Hon Richard D'amato, Hon Fred, D Thompson, Thomas Donnelly (+3 others)
2000 Public Law   unpublished
We simply cannot afford another year of inaction and empty promises. We cannot afford another year of watching working conditions in China worsen and good jobs continue to leave the United States.  ...  Main targets of economic and social development The draft outline has set forth main targets of economic and social development in the next five years.  ... 

Energy Efficiency in China: Regulation, Deliberation and CapacityBuilding in State-Owned Enterprises [article]

Nima Masroori, University, The Australian National
This study looks at the dynamics of regulation from the ground-up, using an object-specific and sector-specific approach.  ...  Regulation of energy efficiency in Chinese SOEs occurs in an elite policy space where enforcement and compliance have a different complexion from those domains of regulation where consumers or the public  ...  Acknowledgements This thesis would not have been possible without the extraordinary guidance and support of family, especially my wife May Farid, supervisors (Veronica Taylor, Neil Gunningham and Peter  ... 
doi:10.25911/bfd0-x625 fatcat:yx57f6el6jehpmiy7gqiudi72i
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