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Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

Series Editor: Peter Nolan

The primary aim of this series is to publish original, high quality, research-level work, by both new and established scholars in the West and East, on all aspects of the Chinese economy, including studies of business and economic history. Works of synthesis, reference books and edited collections will also be considered. Submissions from prospective authors are welcomed.

New and Published Books

51-60 of 64 results in Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy
  1. Peasants and Revolution in Rural China

    Rural Political Change in the North China Plain and the Yangzi Delta, 1850-1949

    By Chang Liu

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book explores rural political change in China from 1850 to 1949 to help us understand China’s transformation from a weak, decaying agrarian empire to a unified, strong nation-state during this period. Based on local gazetteers, contemporary field studies, government archives, personal memoirs...

    Published April 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  2. Good Governance in China - A Way Towards Social Harmony

    Case Studies by China’s Rising Leaders

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    Good governance is necessary for effective public administration and delivery of public goods and services. This is an important issue for all countries, but in particular for rapidly developing countries such as China where reform of governance and public administration is a key element of the...

    Published December 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  3. Eliminating Poverty Through Development in China

    By China Development Research Foundation

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    In recent years China has achieved impressive economic growth, and also made remarkable progress in human development. However, contemporary China is still faced with the great challenge of widespread poverty. This not only constitutes a barrier against China’s pursuit of sustainable economic...

    Published November 28th 2008 by Routledge

  4. China in the Wake of Asia's Financial Crisis

    Edited by Wang Mengkui

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book examines China’s response to the Asian financial crisis of 1997, both in its immediate aftermath and in the years since. The crisis caused turmoil throughout Asia’s economies, and precipitated wholesale reform of economic and financial policies and institutions across the region. As one...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Poverty and Inequality among Chinese Minorities

    By Ajit S. Bhalla, Shufang Qiu

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    The number of poor people in China is huge, despite recent economic advances. The minorities in China constitute less than ten per cent of the entire population, yet they represent forty to fifty per cent of the absolute poor. This compelling book investigates the problem of poverty and inequality...

    Published March 13th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Managers and Mandarins in Contemporary China

    The Building of an International Business

    By Jie Tang

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This study explores the question as to whether the way in which Chinese management handles conflict is fundamentally different from elsewhere or much the same. It does so by examining in detail an international joint venture construction project, where managers rooted in contrasting business...

    Published June 24th 2005 by Routledge

  7. China Along the Yellow River

    Reflections on Rural Society

    By Cao Jinqing

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This text had a major impact in its original Chinese version. Reviewed in the Far East Economic Review as 'one of the richest portraits of the Chinese countryside published in the reform era', it charts a long journey through the hinterland region of the Yellow River undertaken by the author...

    Published December 10th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Catch-Up and Competitiveness in China

    The Case of Large Firms in the Oil Industry

    By Jin Zhang

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book examines the role of corporate structure, including the role of corporate headquarters, in the success of large firms. It considers these issues in relation to large global corporations, thereby providing a 'benchmark', which is then used as a contrast in a discussion of...

    Published February 19th 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Employment Impact of China's WTO Accession

    By A. S. Bhalla, Shufang Qiu, S. Qiu

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    The book explores the macroeconomic and sectoral employment implications (in agriculture, industry and services) of China's World Trade Organisation accession. It argues that while short-run employment losses may occur, in the longer term China will be able to generate additional employment...

    Published November 20th 2003 by Routledge

  10. China's Economic Growth

    A Miracle with Chinese Characteristics

    By Yanrui Wu

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    The current growth of the Chinese economy is of immense importance for the global economy. This book outlines the main characteristics of Chinese economic growth over the last two decades, and investigates in detail the key determinants of growth, especially capital formation and productivity...

    Published September 11th 2003 by Routledge