Internationalizing China: Domestic Interests and Global Linkages / Edition 1

Internationalizing China: Domestic Interests and Global Linkages / Edition 1

by David Zweig
ISBN-10:
0801487552
ISBN-13:
9780801487552
Pub. Date:
06/28/2002
Publisher:
Cornell University Press

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Internationalizing China: Domestic Interests and Global Linkages / Edition 1

China began opening to the outside world in 1978. This process was designed to remain under the state's control. But the relative value of goods and services inside and outside China drove cities, enterprises, local governments, andindividuals with comparative advantage in international transactions to seek global linkages. These contacts, David Zweig asserts, led to the deregulation of China's mercantilist regime. Through extensive field research, Zweig surveys the extraordinary changes in four sectors of China's domestic political economy: the establishment of developmentzones, rural joint ventures, the struggle over foreign aid and higher education. He also addresses the crucial question of whether, on balance, internationalization weakens or strengthens state power.

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ISBN-13: 9780801487552
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 06/28/2002
Series: Cornell Studies in Political Economy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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