Chaebols, their Association and Industrial Relations
South Korea has rapidly emerged as a world economic power, within which chaebols - large family-controlled business groups, including such well known names as Hyundai and Samsung – have been the dominant economic force, with a powerful influence in politics. This book, covering the period from the...
To Be Published April 30th 2016 by Routledge
New Development Trajectories
During the second half of the twentieth century, development in the Asia-Pacific region has been dominated by industrialization. However, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, services, in particular, finance, information and creative services, have become deeply embedded in the processes...
Published June 22nd 2012 by Routledge
From Industrial Restructuring to the Cultural Turn
The East and Southeast Asia region constitutes the world’s most compelling theatre of accelerated globalization and industrial restructuring. Following a spectacular realization of the ‘industrialization paradigm’ and a period of services-led growth, the early twenty-first century economic...
Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge
Opportunities and constraints of a social movement
In recent years China has been remarkable in achieving extraordinary economic transformation, yet without fundamental political change. To many observers this would seem to imply a weakness in Chinese civil society. However, though the idea of democracy as multitudes of citizens taking to the...
Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge
Land Reform and Institutional Change in China
Developmental Dilemmas singles out land as an object of study and places it in the context of one of the world's largest and most populous countries undergoing institutional reform: the People's Republic of China. The book demonstrates that private property protected by law, the principle of '...
Published March 10th 2009 by Routledge
The New Agriculture
Since the late 1970s, China has experienced the most rapid social and economic changes in world history. Over 200 million rural inhabitants were lifted out of absolute poverty and tens of millions became wealthier than the average urban resident.This book offers an authoritative and in-depth...
Published February 5th 2004 by Routledge
Provincial Strategies of Economic Reform in Post-Mao China: Leadership, Politics, and Implementation
Leadership, Politics, and Implementation
Focusing on the role of provincial leadership in the initiation and implementation of economic reform, this text studies economic decentralization in eight Chinese provinces. In each area, resource allocation and acquisition of foreign capital and investment are investigated....
Published March 31st 1998 by Routledge