A Qualitative Comparative Analysis on Chinese Non-Profit Organizations' Rationalization
WANG Xiangcheng1, SONG Chengcheng2
1Stanford University, USA
2East China Normal University, China
Existing researches about Chinese non-profit organizations' rationalization tended to lay particular stress on specific or 'net' effects explained by a particular theoretical perspective, thereby rarely considered from the interrelation of various theoretical perspectives or from the configuration perspective and hereby summarizing the effects of different mechanisms in specific environments as well as their connections or alternatives. ...
Structure and Law Enforcement of Environmental Police in China
Free University of Berlin, Germany
Is the Environmental Police (EP) the solution to close the remaining gaps preventing an effective Environmental Protection Law (EPL) implementation? By analyzing the different concepts behind and needs for a Chinese EP, this question is answered. The Environmental Protection Bureau (EPB) has the task of establishing, implementing, and enforcing the environmental law.....
Bailouts and Bankruptcy law in China: A Confusion of Law and Policy
Peking University, China
It is not uncommon for large companies in China, especially SOEs, to be bailed out with government funds or bank loans. This article explores the bailouts of non-financial companies in the country with empirical and theoretical analysis. It finds that the government, especially the local governments are keen to bail out large companies in order to prevent social instability.....
Look Beyond and Beneath the Soft Power:
An Alternative Analytical Framework for China's Cultural Diplomacy
University of Central Lancashire, UK
This paper contextualizes China's contemporary global cultural footprints by examining the recent development of its cultural diplomacy. It started with discussing the limitations of applying 'soft power' as the mainstream analytical tool: its lack of historical perspective and engagement of the domestic dimension, as well as the incompatibility with the very purpose of cultural diplomacy with its binary view of cultures and values. ....
The Impact of the Mongol Conquests on Eastern Knowledge of Europe
Nanjing University, China
Infrequent communications between the extremes of Eurasia existed prior to the Mongols, but they were often through intermediaries. Despite of its destructive force, the rise of the Mongol Empire allowed merchants and missionaries to transverse Eurasia.The conquests in many ways changed and enriched Eastern knowledge of Europe......