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Routledge Studies on China in Transition

Series Editor: David Goodman

The spectacular economic development of China has raised many questions about its future. China in Transition participates in the intellectual developments by focusing on social, political and cultural change in the China of the 1990s and beyond. Drawing on new research from scholars in Asia, Australia, North America and Europe, this series is invaluable in monitoring reform and interpreting the consequences for China, its neighbours and the West.

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  1. Regional Development in China

    States, Globalization and Inequality

    By Yehua Dennis Wei

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    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

  2. Tourism and Modernity in China

    By Tim Oakes

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    This book explores how the experience of modernization is revealed in China's newly constructed tourist landscapes. It argues that in China's burgeoning ethnic tourist villages and theme parks can be seen all the contradictions, debasement, and liberating potentials of Chinese modernity. Tim Oakes...

    Published August 27th 1998 by Routledge

  3. The Entrepreneurial State in China

    Real Estate and Commerce Departments in Reform Era Tianjin

    By Jane Duckett

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    Jane Duckett describes in detail new state business activities in China and explains why they have appeared. Using research on the northern city of Tianjin during the 1990s, she argues that individual departments, within the Chinese state, are involved in the market economy through the...

    Published August 13th 1998 by Routledge

  4. Industrial Change in China

    Economic Restructuring and Conflicting Interests

    By Kate Hannan

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    This book analyses the industrial reform measures taken by the Chinese government during the decade 1985-95 and identifies the economic and political tensions and contradictions that state enterprise reform has presented to a leadership intent on maintaining its authoritative political...

    Published July 30th 1998 by Routledge

  5. China's Enterprise Reform

    Changing State/Society Relations After Mao

    By You Ji

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    China's basic work units, collectively known as the danwei system, have undergone significant reform, particularly since 1984. The author examines how this system operates and how reform is generating change in the party at grassroots level.The author demonstrates how China's post-Mao reforms have...

    Published December 4th 1997 by Routledge

  6. Beyond Beijing

    Liberalization and the Regions in China

    By Dali L. Yang

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    This book offers a balanced assessment of the dynamics and consequences of the decentralization of power and resources in post- Mao China. The author argues that decentralization has increased tensions amongst ethnic groups and unleashed much competition and emulation among local governments. This...

    Published July 31st 1997 by Routledge

  7. The Democratisation of China

    By Baogang He

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    The events of 1989, culminating in Tiananmen Square, highlighted the extent to which democratic ideals had taken root in China. Baogang He traces and evaluates the political discourse of democracy in contemporary China, identifying the three main competing models of democratization that dominate...

    Published November 7th 1996 by Routledge