Globalization is not a one-fold economic process but involves rich political implications as well.Globalization has brought complicated influencing factors to China’s grassroots democratic politics.
The development of China’s grassroots democracy results from social transition and change in institutional structure brought about by reform and opening-up.
With regard to social stability mechanism, petition system should be examined from the following aspects. First, can the fundamental community-level conflicts be resolved through petitions?
By examining the goals and process of county and township reform in the past 20 years and more, we may find that practical evolvement of reform tend to go beyond the initial good wishes for policy design and get landed in a weak position.
With regard to township government administration, some township officials would describe their work as practical and also unpractical.
Chinese state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and their overseas direct investment (ODI) have played an important role in China’s economic development.
The Kyoto Protocol, as ‘the first game in town’, represents significant progress towards reducing global emissions. Its cap-and-trade mechanism and flexible market-based implementation have been valued highly.
This paper presents a new research agenda on climate change and green growth from the perspective of the division of labor in classical economics.