Contemporary China Studies 2: Economy & Society

Contemporary China Studies 2: Economy & Society

By: Tak-Wing Ngo (editor)Hardback

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As the most populated nation on earth with the fourth largest economy and the third largest trading country in the world, the study of contemporary China is currently one of the most popular subjects in the academia. The rise of China has fuelled an explosion of studies on its politics, economy and society in the past few decades. This series, Contemporary China Studies, provides a much needed set of quality references for universities and lecturers to build their curricula, and will also be a valuable tool to researchers undertaking a literature review. Furthermore, this series bridges some gaps in the state of the field by being the first to bring together the seminal writings in the field. Contemporary China Studies II contains more than 50 carefully selected articles and book chapters focusing on the economy and society of China since 1949. Each volume includes a short introduction giving a summary of the existing scholarship on the historical legacies, development trajectory and current debates concerning the particular theme. Moreover, this four-volume set has a general introduction which pulls together the various themes to offer a general overview of the nature and development of the Chinese economic and social order. Volume One: Market Reform and Legacies of the Command Economy Volume Two: Government-Business Relations in the Hybrid Market Volume Three: The Demise and Re-emergence of Civil Society Volume Four: Old and New Forms of Social Cleavages

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Tak-Wing Ngo is Professor of Political Science at the University of Macau. He specializes in state-market relations, regulatory governance, and the political economy of development in East Asia. He holds a PhD from SOAS (London), and worked as an anti-corruption official and journalist before joining the academia. He has taught at Leiden University, and was the holder of the IIAS Chair in Asian History at Erasmus University Rotterdam. He is the editor of the refereed journal China Information, and the editor of the book series Governance in Asia (NIAS Press) and Global Asia (Amsterdam University Press).

Contents

VOLUME 1: MARKET REFORM AND LEGACIES OF THE COMMAND ECONOMY What is Distinctive about China's Economic Transition? State Enterprise Reform and Overall System Transformation - Barry Naughton The Communist Legacy in Post-Mao Economic Growth - Lance Gore The Genesis of China's Economic Transition - Xiaolin Pei Rural Marketing in China: Repression and Revival - G. William Skinner Bureaucrat to Entrepreneur: The Changing Role of the State in China's Grain Economy - Scott Rozelle, Albert Park, Jikun Huang and Hehui Jin Dimensions and Diversity of Property Rights in Rural China: Dilemmas on the Road to Further Reform - Shouying Liu, Michael Carter and Yang Yao Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: Local Governments, Industrial Sectors, and Development in China - Adam Segal and Eric Thun Organizational Dynamics of Market Transition: Hybrid Forms, Property Rights, and Mixed Economy in China - Victor Nee Introduction to "Selling China: Foreign Direct Investment during the Reform Era" - Yasheng Huang On the Past and Future of China's Township and Village-Owned Enterprises - Louis Putterman The Decline of Township-and-Village Enterprises in China's Economic Transition - James Kai-sing Kung and Yi-min Lin China's Emerging Market for Property Rights: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives - Gary Jefferson and Thomas Rawski Beyond Privatization: Institutional Innovation and Growth in China's Large State-Owned Enterprises - Peter Nolan and Wang Xiaoqiang Moving Beyond Transition in China: Financial Reform and the Political Economy of Declining Growth - Edward Steinfeld VOLUME 2: GOVERNMENT-BUSINESS RELATIONS IN THE HYBRID MARKET The Market as Social Convention - Lei Guang The Business of Governing Business in China: Institutions and Norms of the Emerging Regulatory State - Margaret Pearson Regulatory Innovation by Leninist Means: Communist Party Supervision in China's Financial Industry - Sebastian Heilmann Institutional Environment, Community Government, and Corporate Governance: Understanding China's Township-Village Enterprises - Jiahua Che and Yingyi Qian Bureaucrats in Business, Chinese-Style: The Lessons of Market Reform and State Entrepreneurialism in the People's Republic of China - Jane Duckett The Gift Economy and State Power in China - Mayfair Mei-hui Yang The Institutional Process of Market Clientelism: Guanxi and Private Business in a South China City - David Wank Social Capital and Power: Entrepreneurial Elite and the State in Contemporary China - Zhou Yongming Booty Socialism, Bureau-preneurs, and the State in Transition: Organizational Corruption in China - Xiaobo Lu Rent-seeking and Economic Governance in the Structural Nexus of Corruption in China - Tak-Wing Ngo The Quasi-Criminalization of a Business Sector in China: Deconstructing the Construction-Sector Syndrome - X.L. Ding Organized Crime, Local Protectionism, and the Trade in Counterfeit Goods in China - Daniel Chow Checking Predatory Cadres: Delineating The State-Business Divide in Rural China - Ray Yep Reform, Corruption, and Growth: Why Corruption is More Devastating in Russia than in China - Tomas Larsson VOLUME 3: CIVIL SOCIETY, CITIZENSHIP, AND POPULAR RESISTANCE From Comrades to Citizens in the Post-Mao Era - Merle Goldman Unorganized Interests and Collective Action in Communist China - Xueguang Zhou Institutional Amphibiousness and the Transition from Communism: The Case of China - X. L. Ding Popular Contention and its Impact in Rural China - Kevin O'Brien and Lianjiang Li Legacies of Radicalism: China's Cultural Revolution and the Democracy Movement of 1989 - Craig Calhoun and Jeffrey Wasserstrom Cultural Intellectuals and the Politics of the Cultural Public Space in Communist China (1979-1989): A Case Study of Three Intellectual Groups - Edward Gu The 'Revenge of History': Collective Memories and Labor Protests in North-Eastern China - Ching Kwan Lee Women's Organizations and Civil Society in China: Making a Difference - Jude Howell Managed Participation in China - Yongshun Cai The China Democracy Party and the Politics of Protest in the 1980s-1990s - Teresa Wright Democracy, Community, Trust: The Impact of Elections in Rural China - Melanie Manion Assessing Variation in Civil Society Organizations: China's Homeowner Associations in Comparative Perspective - Benjamin Read Building 'Community': New Strategies of Governance in Urban China - David Bray Capitalists without a Class: Political Diversity among Private Entrepreneurs in China - Kellee Tsai Perspectives of Time and Change: Rethinking Embedded Environmental Activism in China - Peter Ho and Richard Louis Edmonds The Internet and Civil Society in China: A Preliminary Assessment - Guobin Yang VOLUME 4: SOCIAL CLEAVAGES AND FORMS OF MARGINALIZATION Fifty Years of Regional Inequality in China: A Journey Through Central Planning, Reform, and Openness - Ravi Kanbur and Xiaobo Zhang Taxation without Representation: Peasants, the Central and the Local States in Reform China - Thomas Bernstein and Xiaobo L Income Inequality, Unequal Health Care Access, and Mortality in China - Zhongwei Zhao Fluid Labor and Blood Money: The Economy of HIV/AIDS in Rural Central China - Shao Jing Working Until You Drop: The Elderly of Rural China - Lihua Pang, Alan de Brauw and Scott Rozelle Native Place, Migration and the Emergence of Peasant Enclaves in Beijing - Laurence Ma and Biao Xiang The Elite, the Natives, and the Outsiders: Migration and Labor Market Segmentation in Urban China - C. Cindy Fan Creating an Urban Middle Class: Social Engineering in Beijing - Luigi Tomba The Creation of a New Underclass in China and its Implications - Dorothy Solinger Becoming Dagongmei (Working Girls): The Politics of Identity and Difference in Reform China - Pun Ngai Sexed Bodies, Sexualized Identities, and the Limits of Gender - Harriet Evans Complexity of Life and Resistance: Informal Networks of Rural Migrant Karaoke Bar Hostesses in Urban Chinese Sex Industry - Zheng Tiantian Representing Nationality in China: Refiguring Majority/Minority Identities - Dru Gladney Screening Disability in the PRC: The Politics of Looking Good - Sarah Dauncey The Information Have-Less: Inequality, Mobility, and Translocal Networks in Chinese Cities - Carolyn Cartier, Manuel Castells and Jack Linchuan Qiu

Product Details

  • publication date: 22/09/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781412948838
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1624
  • ID: 9781412948838
  • ISBN10: 1412948835

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