Private Entrepreneurs in China and Vietnam: Social and Political Functioning of Strategic Groups

Private Entrepreneurs in China and Vietnam: Social and Political Functioning of Strategic Groups

by Thomas Heberer, T. Heberer
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004128573

ISBN-13: 9789004128576

Pub. Date: 06/30/2003

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Based on extensive field research in China and Vietnam the book reveals that the new body of entrepreneurs is not only interested in social and political processes of change, but is also actively trying to shape them.  See more details below

Overview

Based on extensive field research in China and Vietnam the book reveals that the new body of entrepreneurs is not only interested in social and political processes of change, but is also actively trying to shape them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004128576
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/30/2003
Series:
China Studies Series, #4
Pages:
398
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.76(h) x 1.21(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Pt. 1The Approach
1China, Vietnam, Entrepreneurship and Social Change1
2Privatization processes in China and Vietnam - precondition for the emerging of new entrepreneurs11
3Entrepreneurs as new economic and social actors45
4Entrepreneurs as a social group: class, middle strata or strategic group?60
Pt. 2The Empirical Work: The Profile of the Strategic Group Entrepreneurs
1Choice of the research localities, methodological procedures and frameworks in the regions studied77
2Texture, Differentiation and Strategic Capital104
3Relations with local government169
4Cognitive patterns, interests and preferences229
5Political and participative basic attitudes285
Pt. 3Theoretical Implications and Conclusions
1Summary of the most important conclusions: Group profile of the entrepreneurs313
2The transformative potential of entrepreneurs as the precondition for strategy formation323
3Entrepreneurs as social group330
4Summary: Entrepreneurs as a "strategic group"340
References365
Index391

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >