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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 05 February 2023
  • ISBN : 1843346281
  • Page : 258 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Truths and Half Truths is aimed at economic and social science academics and students who are interested in the dynamics of China's institutional development and societal transformation. Covering the complexity of the social, economic, and governance reforms behind the economic miracles achieved by China since its reform in 1978, and particularly in the past twenty years, this book provides much needed insight and critical thinking on major aspects of China's reform. Topics include employment, environment, anti-poverty; urbanization and rural development; education, corruption, political regime and media. Readers will be able to re-evaluate the costs and benefits of China's modernization from a point-of-view of sustainability. Written by highly knowledgeable and well respected academics in law and economics with decades of experience in China studies Provides an insight from academic points of view written in a reader-friendly journalistic style An integrated monograph; each chapter addresses a particular area of reform and can be read independently

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Truths and Half Truths

Truths and Half Truths
  • Author : Ferdinand A. Gul,Haitian Lu
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011
  • ISBN : 1843346281
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Truths and Half Truths is aimed at economic and social science academics and students who are interested in the dynamics of China's institutional development and societal transformation. Covering the complexity of the social, economic, and governance reforms behind the economic miracles achieved by China since its reform in 1978, and particularly in the past twenty years, this book provides much needed insight and critical thinking on major aspects of China's reform. Topics include employment, environment, anti-poverty; urbanization and rural development; education,

Half Truths

Half Truths
  • Author : Adam Hamilton
  • Publisher : Half Truths
  • Release Date : 2016-04-12
  • ISBN : 1501813897
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Join Adam Hamilton in Exploring Popular Sayings that Miss the Point.

Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense

Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-Truths, and Total Nonsense
  • Author : Jeffrey Pfeffer,Robert I. Sutton
  • Publisher : Harvard Business Press
  • Release Date : 2006-02-14
  • ISBN : 9781422154588
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The best organizations have the best talent. . . Financial incentives drive company performance. . . Firms must change or die. Popular axioms like these drive business decisions every day. Yet too much common management “wisdom” isn’t wise at all—but, instead, flawed knowledge based on “best practices” that are actually poor, incomplete, or outright obsolete. Worse, legions of managers use this dubious knowledge to make decisions that are hazardous to organizational health. Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert I. Sutton show how companies can

Half-Truths and Brazen Lies

Half-Truths and Brazen Lies
  • Author : Kira Vermond
  • Publisher : Owlkids
  • Release Date : 2016-04-12
  • ISBN : 1771471468
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"Why do we lie? What types of lies are there? What are the consequences of lying? What methods are used to detect lies? And when is it okay or even good to lie? From forgeries and hoaxes to plagiarism and placebos, [this book] offers historical anecdotes, scientific studies, and sociocultural analyses to help unpack the complex world of untruths"--Amazon.com.

Whole Truth Or Half Truth

Whole Truth Or Half Truth
  • Author : Petrina Ten
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-08-06
  • ISBN : 9798652361143
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Have you noticed that most younger children give candid replies (Whole Truths) to questions and situations, whereas most older children and adults do not? Why are more Half Truths told as we grow up?Most people have been brought up to tell the Whole Truth. However, in life, there are many situations where this is not appreciated and frowned upon. It has been observed that a lot of Half Truths are told and being accepted as the norm, especially in

Half Truths

Half Truths
  • Author : Sally Green
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2015-11-03
  • ISBN : 9780141367309
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A new short story from Sally Green, set in the world of Half Bad. Gabriel Boutin is back in Europe, stuck in the body of a fain. He's looking for Mercury, the powerful and volatile Black Witch who might be his only hope of regaining his true form. But Mercury's help won't come cheap, and as Gabriel is put to punishing work to earn her trust, he begins to realise that life as a fain could be a way to

Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths

Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths
  • Author : Karl Kraus
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 1990-08-15
  • ISBN : 9780226452685
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Karl Kraus: Introduction -- With my narrow horizon -- Riddles out of solutions -- In hollow heads -- In this war we are dealing... -- Not for women but against men -- Lord, forgive them... .

Truths, Half Truths and Little White Lies

Truths, Half Truths and Little White Lies
  • Author : Nick Frost
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2015-10-08
  • ISBN : 9781473620858
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'If I'm going to tell the story of a life, my life, then I need to tell it warts and all. If the tale is too saccharine sweet then what can the reader take away from it? What do they learn about you? I've written everything down. The shit, the death, fun, naughtiness, addiction, laughter, laughter, laughter, some tears and lots of love and happiness. That to me is a better reflection of a human's life.' Nick's family life

The Half-Truth High

The Half-Truth High
  • Author : Kevin Fleming
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2007-07
  • ISBN : 9780595457083
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Did you ever wonder why self-improvement strategies dealing with change and success make things seem so reasonable? Could it be that what makes all these mantras and pop books so appealing on a mass scale is the same thing that keeps them from working. They all "make sense." But are all the things that make sense TRUE? Dr. Fleming takes you deep within the mind of a psychologist and leadership consultant, letting you in on the secrets of the half-truth-the

From the Kitchen of Half Truth

From the Kitchen of Half Truth
  • Author : Maria Goodin
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2013-04-02
  • ISBN : 9781402279492
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"An impressive and heartfelt debut that will appeal to many readers, this charming and sensitive mother/daughter story captures the struggle between protection and isolation."-Library Journal Meg May's mother has created a life out of stories. Outlandish stories that can't possibly be true. And when sickness threatens to hide the truth of her past forever, Meg must convince her imaginative and free-spirited mother tell her what is real. As charming as the stories she's been told are, they aren't

Modes of Truth

Modes of Truth
  • Author : Carlo Nicolai,Johannes Stern
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-03-30
  • ISBN : 9780429641800
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The aim of this volume is to open up new perspectives and to raise new research questions about a unified approach to truth, modalities, and propositional attitudes. The volume’s essays are grouped thematically around different research questions. The first theme concerns the tension between the theoretical role of the truth predicate in semantics and its expressive function in language. The second theme of the volume concerns the interaction of truth with modal and doxastic notions. The third theme covers

Half-truths & White Lies

Half-truths & White Lies
  • Author : Jane Davis
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2009-04-09
  • ISBN : 9781409081555
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When Tom Fellows proclaims that a Venn diagram is a far better way of illustrating modern family ties than a traditional tree, his young daughter Andrea has no idea that he is referring to their own situation.It is only when she loses both parents in a shocking car accident that she takes an interest in her own genealogy and begins to realize that her perfect upbringing was not all that it seemed... Half-truths & White Lies is a beautifully crafted,

One Half Truth

One Half Truth
  • Author : Eva Dolan
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-05-13
  • ISBN : 9781408886540
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'EVERYONE should read Eva Dolan' Mark Billingham When the police are called to the report of a late-night shooting, they expect it to be drugs or gang-related. They don't expect to find a young student executed on his way home. Jordan Radley was an aspiring journalist: hard working, well-liked, dedicated. His first major story – looking at the fallout following the closure of a major local factory – had run recently and looked to be the first step in his longed-for career.

Five Half-Truths

Five Half-Truths
  • Author : Flip Michaels
  • Publisher : Christian Focus
  • Release Date : 2018-10-05
  • ISBN : 1527102327
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There are many types of lies, but perhaps the most dangerous and deceptive of all is the half-truth. A manipulative distortion of truth, it sounds convincing but is destructively distant from what is true. Flip Michaels tackles five half-truths that are commonly used as arguments against the validity of the Bible, Christianity, God, Christ and faith. He clearly and engagingly unveils the whole truth and explains why understanding the whole meaning is crucial. These five truths are: The Bible was

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • Author : Jaakko Hintikka
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-09-01
  • ISBN : 9401721211
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