China in the World Market: Chinese Industry and International Sources of Reform in the Post-Mao Era / Edition 1

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Overview

Thomas G. Moore examines the role of the outside world as a source of change in post-Mao China. Based on extensive documentary and interview material, the book adds the Chinese case to a long tradition of country-based studies by political economists, historians, and area specialists that have chronicled the experiences of developing countries as they enter specific industrial markets in the world economy. This book will be timely and provocative reading for anyone concerned with the nature of China's deepening participation in the world economy and its consequences for the country's development prospects, internal reforms, and foreign policy.
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Editorial Reviews

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"Moore addresses a critical question and provides an intriguing answer." Choice

"This excellent book deserves to be both read and pondered." The International History Review

"Moore's China in the World Market... will make [an] important contribution to the scholarship of China's open-door policy...will push the burgeoning field of Chinese political economists to be more conscious of the complex way that international structure constrains domestic actors in their policymaking." Perspectives on Politics

"The author...provides an informative window on China's economic reforms, viewed through detailed analysis of two highly successful sectors." Foreign Affairs

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Moore (political science, U. of Cincinnati) studies the impact of outside economic forces on the reform and restructuring of Chinese businesses in the period following Deng Xiaoping's institution of the Open Door policy. He argues that industry-specific trade regimes have had a profound impact on the Chinese economy, disrupting state interventionism and promoting reform. Contrary to many analysts, he contends that China has benefited from protectionist trade regimes in such industries as textiles and shipbuilding. China's economy, while relatively open to free trade environments, also has a strong domestic filter that helps its industries compete. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521664424
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/2013
  • Series: Modern China Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 362
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Table of Contents

1. China as a latecomer in world industrial markets; 2. The outside world as an impetus for change in China; 3. Tailor to the world: China's emergence as a global power in textiles; 4. Beating the system with industrial restructuring: China's response to the multifiber arrangement (MFA); 5. China looms large: reform and rationalization in the textile industry; 6. Industrial change in the shadow of the MFA: the role of top-level strategy, mid-level intervention, and low-level demand in China's textile industry; 7. Chinese shipbuilding: the modest origins of an emerging industrial giant; 8. Dangerous currents: navigating boom and bust cycles in international shipbuilding; 9. Chinese shipbuilding and global surplus capacity: making a virtue out of necessity; 10. Market-oriented solutions for industrial adjustment: the changing pattern of state intervention in Chinese shipbuilding; 11. Who did what to whom?: making sense of the reform process in China's shipbuilding industry; 12. External shocks, state capacity, and national responses for economic adjustment: explaining industrial change in China; 13. China in the contemporary international political economy; Appendix: contours of the research effort.
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