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Summary: Schoppa offers a detailed critical examination of the outcome of recent U.S.-Japan trade talks, focusing on the Bush administration's Structural Impediments Initiative and the more recent Clinton Framework talks. He provides a comprehensive account of the political climate on both sides of the Pacific, drawing lessons about which tactics are most likely to work best for the U.S. Before new policies are established, we must understand why neither administration was ab ...show morele to compel Japan to end anti-competitive practices that inhibit the access of U.S. firms to Japanese consumers. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 97
"The best analysis to date of the roles and limits of foreign pressure in international negotiations. . . . develops a strong, sophisticated critique of U.S. economic dealings with Japan during the Bush and Clinton administrations. . . . deserves a wide audience on both sides of the Pacific."
--I.M. Destler, Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland
"This excellent study paints a rich picture of the intricacies of US-Japanese trade negotiations; the game theoretical approach provides valuable insights into those negotiations."
Columbia University Press Web Site, May, 2000
I: Historical Narrative
1: The Decline of the Traditional State, 1780-191901
China in 1780
The Faces of Western Imperialism
Domestic Rebellion and the Devolution of Power to the Localities
Military Defeats and the Loss of Tributary States
The Cultural, Ideological, and Political Nature of Chinese Response to Civilizational Crisis
2: Building State and Nation Amid Cultural Revolution, 1901-1928
The ``Revolutionary'' Manchus
Militarization and Political Options
Social and Cultural Revolution
Nationalism and Its Proponents
3: Social Revolution: Alternatives for State and Nation, 1928-1960
Struggles to Reconstruct Chinese Society
The Ravages of Invasion and Civil War
The Years That Were Fat
Communization and Militarization
4: Economic Disasters and Miracles: 1960 to the Present--Whither State and Nation?
Cultural and Economic Catastrophe
Reform and Repression
State Decentralization and National Power
Social and Cultural Change
II: Compendium of Key Figures, Events, and Terms
Major Events and Movements
Institutions and Organizations
Treaties and International Settlements
Qing Dynasty Government Leaders
Leaders of Dissent, Rebellion, or Revolution
Nationalist Party (Guomindang/Kuomintang) Leaders
Communist Party (Gongchandang) Leaders
Intellectuals, Writers, and Artists
III: Resource Guide
Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works
The World of Culture and Thought
Relations with the Outside World
Documentaries and Feature Films
Appendix 1: Chronology, 1780 to the present
Appendix 2: Documents
1. Letter of Commissioner Lin Zexu to Queen Victoria (1839)
2. The Taiping Plan for Reorganizing Chinese Society from The Land System of the Heavenly Dynasty(1853)
3. Memorial of Kang Youwei to the Guangxu Emperor (1898)
4. The Boxer Protocol (1901)
5. The Manifesto of the Revolutionary Alliance (Tongmenghui) (1905)
6. Chen Duxiu's ``Call to Youth'' from New Youth(1915)
7. The Three Principles of the People, Sun Yat-sen (1924)
8. Fundamentals of National Reconstruction, Sun Yat-sen (1924)
9. Report on an Investigation of the Peasant Movement in Hunan, Mao Zedong (1927)
10. The Jiangxi Soviet Land Law of 1932
11. Talks at the Yan'an Forum on Literature and Art, Mao Zedong (1942)
12. On the People's Democratic Dictatorship, Mao Zedong (1949)
13. The Marriage Law of the People's Republic of China (1950)
14. Decision of the Central Committee of the CCP concerning the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (1966)
15. Big Character Poster, ``Bombard the Headquarters,'' Mao Zedong (1966)
16. ``Democracy or a New Dictatorship,'' Wei Jingsheng, published in Explorations(1979)
17. Proposals for the Reform of the Political Structure, Su Shaozhi (1986)
18. Wall poster, Beijing Spring (1989)
19. Main points of Deng Xiaoping's Talks in Shenzhen (1992)
20. Excerpt from Decision of Central Committee on Some Issues Concerning the Establishment of a Socialist Market Economic Structure (1993)
Appendix 3: Major Party Congresses
Chinese Communist Party (CCP)
Guomindang (Nationalist Party)
Appendix 4: Tables and Figures on Trends and Developments
Table 1: Selected Development and Demographic Trends, 1950-1990
Table 2: Regional Variation in Demographic Indicators
Table 3: Ethnic Minorities with a Population over Four Million
Table 4: Basic Indicators for Greater China, 1995
Table 5: Indicators of Economic Development Level, 1952-1990
Table 6: China's Trade with Selected Countries and Regions, 1970,
Table 7: United States Trade with China, 1978-1993
Table 8: United States Direct Foreign Investment in China, 1983-1993
Table 9: Agricultural Performance, 1957-1978 and 1978-1984
Table 10: State Budgets with reference to Defense and Other Expenditures, 1978-1994
Table 11: Indicators of Social Development, 1952-1990
Table 12: Number of Schools, 1952-1991
Table 13: Number of Students, 1950-1991
Table 14: Changes in Aspects of Freedom of Mate Choice, 1900-1982
Table 15: Bride Age at First Marriage, 1900-1982
Table 16: Groom Age at First Marriage, 1900-1982
Figure 1: Urban Residents Income and Living Expenditures, 1995
Figure 2: Urban Ownership of Household Appliances, 1995
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