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  1. Chinese Family Business and the Equal Inheritance System

    Unravelling the Myth

    By Victor Zheng

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    This book disputes the traditional argument that the equal inheritance system hinders the growth of Chinese family business, approaching this not only in terms of economic capital, but also in terms of human capital such as education and leadership, and social networks. Zheng argues that most of...

    Published January 29th 2013 by Routledge

  2. China, Oil and Global Politics

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Roland Dannreuther

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China’s rapid economic growth has led to a huge increase in its domestic energy needs. This book provides a critical overview of how China’s growing need for oil imports is shaping its international economic and diplomatic strategy and how this affects global political relations and behaviour....

    Published January 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Politics of China's Accession to the World Trade Organization

    The Dragon Goes Global

    By Hui Feng

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Grounded on a series of first-hand interviews with Chinese government officials, this book examines China’s accession to the World Trade Organization, providing an ‘inside’ look at Chinese WTO accession negotiations. Presenting a systematic political economy model in analyzing Beijing’s...

    Published November 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Reception and Rendition of Freud in China

    China’s Freudian Slip

    Edited by Tao Jiang, Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    Although Freud makes only occasional, brief references to China and Chinese culture in his works, for almost a hundred years many leading Chinese intellectuals have studied and appropriated various Freudian theories. However, whilst some features of Freud’s views have been warmly embraced from the...

    Published September 27th 2012 by Routledge

  5. China's Business Reforms

    Institutional Challenges in a Globalised Economy

    Edited by Russell Smyth, On Kit Tam, Malcolm Warner, Cherrie Jiuhua Zhu

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China's recent economic reforms have led to impressive growth, and an unprecedented enthusiasm for establishing foreign enterprises in China. Since 1993, China has been the second largest recipient of foreign direct investment in the world and is now considered to be the world's third biggest...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Challenges for China's Development

    An Enterprise Perspective

    Edited by David Brown, Alasdair MacBean

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The pace of reform for China’s enterprises of all kinds has quickened as they seek to cope with the challenges of self-determination in a rapidly evolving context of difficult social and welfare changes, and the realities of increasing global competition. This book explores these challenges from...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Southern China

    Industry, Development and Industrial Policy

    By Marco R. Di Tommaso, Lauretta Rubini, Elisa Barbieri

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    By concentrating on one of the key locations of global manufacturing, this volume offers a contribution to contemporary industry studies. The rates of growth that have characterized the southern Guangdong province in the last three decades are unique, even with respect to the more general and often...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Lahu Minority in Southwest China

    A Response to Ethnic Marginalization on the Frontier

    By Jianxiong Ma

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The Lahu, with a population of around 470,000, inhabit the mountainous country in Yunnan Province bordering on Burma, Laos and northern Thailand. Buddhists, with a long history of resistance to the Chinese Han majority, the Lahu are currently facing a serious collapse of their traditional social...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  9. State-Market Interactions in China's Reform Era

    Local State Competition and Global Market Building in the Tobacco Industry

    By Junmin Wang

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China today has the largest communist political regime and one of the most dynamic, fastest-growing, and largest economies in the world. Using a case study of China’s tobacco industry, this book analyses how the Chinese government was able to cultivate big state-owned firms that have successfully...

    Published August 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Social Capital and Institutional Constraints

    A Comparative Analysis of China, Taiwan and the US

    By Joonmo Son

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    The sociological concept of social capital has grown in popularity in recent years and research programs in North America, Europe, and East Asia have demonstrated how social capital has a significant impact on occupational mobility, community building, social movement, and economic development....

    Published July 23rd 2012 by Routledge