Science and Technology in Post-Mao China / Edition 1

Science and Technology in Post-Mao China / Edition 1

by Denis Fred Simon, Merle Goldman

ISBN-10: 0674794753

ISBN-13: 9780674794757

Pub. Date: 09/28/1988

Publisher: Harvard University Press

Product Details

Harvard University Press
Publication date:
Harvard Contemporary China Series , #5
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 8.96(h) x 1.43(d)

Table of Contents


Abbreviations List

Introduction: The Onset of China's New Technological Revolution
Merle Goldman and Denis Fred Simon

Part One: Historical Precedents

1. Technocratic Organization and Technological Development in China: The Nationalist Experience and Legacy, 1928-1953
William C. Kirby

2. Learning from Russia: Lysenkoism and the Fate of Genetics in China, 1950-1986
Laurence Schneider

Part Two: The Reorganization of Science and Technology

3. Reform of China's Science and Technology Organizational System
Tony Saich

4. Reforms and Innovations in the Utilization of China's Scientific and Engineering Talent
Leo A. Orleans

5. China's Industrial Innovation: The Influence of Market Forces
William A. Fischer

6. Organizational Reforms and Technology Change in the Electronics Industry: The Case of Shanghai
Detlef Rehn

7. Scientific Decision Making: The Organization of Expert Advice in Post-Mao China
Nina P. Halpern

8. The Impact of Returning Scholars on Chinese Science and Technology
O. Schnepp

Part Three: Application of the Science and Technology Reforms

9. Issues in the Modernization of Medicine in China
Gail Henderson

10. Science and Technology in the Chinese Countryside
Athar Hussain

11. China's Military R & D System: Reform and Reorientation
Wendy Frieman

Part Four: Technology Transfer

12. Technology Transfer and China's Emerging Role in the World Economy
Denis Fred Simon

13. Acquiring Foreign Technology: What Makes the Transfer Process Work?
Roy F. Grow

14. DOS ex Machina: The Microelectronic Ghost in China's Modernization Machine
Richard Baum

Conclusion: Science, Technology, and China's Political Future—A Framework for Analysis
Richard P. Suttmeier



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