Mandarinate


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A dispassionate observer can scarce forebear to cheer the skill with which the mandarinate carried it out.
China should reform its 143,000 state-owned companies but that would hit the private cash flow of the Communist Party's mandarinate.
It has released some 350 million rupees from its treasury to the FATA mandarinate.
From the gradual establishment of the bureaucratic imperial state based on mandarinate rule during the Sui (589-618) and T'ang (618-907) dynasties down to the Communist Revolution of 1948, a single set of social and economic relations appears to have maintained its grip on the country, evolving only slightly while dynastic successions and military conquests periodically transformed the governmental superstructure.
The car and the dacha thrown in as a bonus to reward services to country, proletariat, output and the Cause clearly prefigure a form of social organization in which money will indeed have disappeared, giving way to honorific distinctions, ranks, a mandarinate of muscle and specialization.
Having the Confucian Heritage practical thriver culture (Low, 2009; 2002; 2011), the Singapore Government relies on the Mandarinate or scholars to administer the Citystate.
After Chinese dynasties and European feudalism, the author then explores evolved political orders and how and why many fell by the wayside: Spain overwhelmed by its parasitic aristocracy; the Ottomans eventually falling prey to lethal dynastic rivalries, notwithstanding their previous circumvention through bureaucratic promotion by merit and mobilisation of forced military conscription; the Chinese utilising competitive examination entry to the mandarinate when attempting to combat the never distant threat of cronyism.
Perhaps this is a symbolic detachment by the mandarinate and the political classes in Ottawa from the concerns, burdens and bothers associated with the care of veterans.
Far from being a model of democracy, the EU is associated with an arrogant, out-of-touch mandarinate that issues rules and edicts with paternalistic and highhanded disregard for ordinary citizens.
This designation has two principal meanings: (1) powerful person; powerful, glorious; (2) title given to very high officials of a kingdom; the highest title in the Khmer mandarinate.
What qualifies him as a truly transformative prime minister was his Charter, his bilingualism policy, and bringing "French power" to Ottawa's cabinet table and its mandarinate.
The ongoing discussion precipitated by the Gomery Commission's recommendations concerning accountability have provided evidence of the widely different interpretations of the term, especially by the senior mandarinate, who read the recommendations as the outcome of a naive judge knowing little about Canadian government and led astray by equally naive academic advisers--a subject to which I shall return.