China's Entrepreneurial Army

China's Entrepreneurial Army

by Tai Ming Cheung, Ming Cheung Tai
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199246904

ISBN-13: 9780199246908

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book examines the rise and fall of the Chinese military business complex between the early 1980s and late 1990s. Cheung analyzes the commercial success of this economic powerhouse, its impact on civil-military relations, and the broader benefits and drawbacks of the military's participation on money-making activities.

Overview

This book examines the rise and fall of the Chinese military business complex between the early 1980s and late 1990s. Cheung analyzes the commercial success of this economic powerhouse, its impact on civil-military relations, and the broader benefits and drawbacks of the military's participation on money-making activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199246908
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Series:
Studies on Contemporary China Series
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Historical Roots of the Military Business Complex from Imperial Times to the Communist Era
2. The Birth, Rise and Restructuring of the Military Business Complex, 1985 to 1998
3. The Structure of the Military Business Complex and its Key Corporations
4. The Military Business Complex's Corporate and Personal Connections
5. From Airlines to Telecommunications: The Wide Ranging Nature of the PLA's Business Activities
6. The Military Business Complex in the Regions and Overseas
7. The Rewards of Military Commercialism
8. The Drawbacks
9. Sibling Rivalries: The Relationship Between the Military Business Complex and the Defence Industrial Complex
10. The PLA's Divestiture From Business, 1998 to 1999
11. The Impact and Legacy of the Chinese Military Business Complex and the Participation of Other Armies in Commerce

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