China's Transition To A Global Economy

Overview

How has China approached the global economy? Webber, Wang and Zhu attempt to answer this question through analysis of the concepts of globalization, transition and regionalization. China's approach has been experimental, stressing the liberalization of trade and investment flows and the development of a market economy. By these indexes globalization in China has been gradual and uneven. Integrating Western social science and Chinese research, this book assesses the nature and ...

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Overview

How has China approached the global economy? Webber, Wang and Zhu attempt to answer this question through analysis of the concepts of globalization, transition and regionalization. China's approach has been experimental, stressing the liberalization of trade and investment flows and the development of a market economy. By these indexes globalization in China has been gradual and uneven. Integrating Western social science and Chinese research, this book assesses the nature and effect of globalization in China and its implications.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403901675
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 2/1/2003
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Webber and Mark Wang are both at the School of Anthropology, Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Melbourbane. Zhu Ying is in the Department of Management, University of Melbourbane.

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Table of Contents

Knocking on WTO's Door—M. Webber, M. Wang & Y. Zhu
• Managed Openness: Opening China's Door—M. Webber, M. Wang & Y. Zhu
• China Goes Out: Investing Overseas—M. Webber, M. Wang & Y. Zhu
• Making Markets—M. Webber, M. Wang & Y. Zhu
• Foreign Direct Investment and Labour Relations—M. Webber, M. Wang & Y. Zhu
• China's Puzzle Game: Four Spatial Shifts of Development—M. Webber, M. Wang & Y. Zhu
• Reconfiguring the Microgeography of China: Special Economic Zones—M. Webber, M. Wang & Y. Zhu
• High and New Technology Industrial Development Zones—J. Wang
• Structural Adjustment: Creating a New Textile Industry—H. Wei & Z. Shen
• The Trajectory of the Personal Computer Industry—J. Wang
• Conclusions: Opening the Gate to the World Economy—M. Webber, M. Wang & Y. Zhu

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