Beyond New Regionalism, Beyond Global Production
China’s miraculous rise has been spearheaded by selected coastal city regions, and their development models and trajectories have generated considerable scholarly attention, especially the three well-known models of industrial districts and regional development--the Sunan model, the Wenzhou model,...
To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge
Although China is now the ‘factory of the world’, there is no reason to expect that it will always be content with manufacturing labor-intensive goods for foreign corporations. Scholars must now ask: What is the current level of innovation in China? And how can we face this challenge and renovate...
Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge
States, Globalization and Inequality
This study systematically examines uneven regional development in China, focusing on three central agents: the foreign investor, the state and the region. Wei's findings have important implications for theories of, and policy towards, Chinese regional development. This book is a vital resource for...
Published August 3rd 2000 by Routledge