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Routledge Studies on China in Transition


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The Chinese Legal System: Globalization and Local Legal Culture

The Chinese Legal System: Globalization and Local Legal Culture

1st Edition

Pitman B. Potter
July 26, 2001

The legal system of the People's Republic of China has seen significant changes since legal reforms began in 1978. At the end of the second decade of legal reform, law-making and institution-building have reached impressive levels. Understanding the operation and possible futures of law in the...

China's Spatial Economic Development: Regional Transformation in the Lower Yangzi Delta

China's Spatial Economic Development: Regional Transformation in the Lower Yangzi Delta

1st Edition

Andrew M. Marton
November 23, 2000

The spatial patterns of China's rapid economic transformation fundamentally challenge conventional geographies of urban and regional development. This book provides a theoretically informed case study of the local character of regional change in China's lower Yangzi Delta, as well as a new...

Regional Development in China: States, Globalization and Inequality

Regional Development in China: States, Globalization and Inequality

1st Edition

Yehua Dennis Wei
August 03, 2000

This study systematically examines uneven regional development in China, focusing on three central agents: the foreign investor, the state and the region. Wei's findings have important implications for theories of, and policy towards, Chinese regional development. This book is a vital resource for...

Tourism and Modernity in China

Tourism and Modernity in China

1st Edition

Tim Oakes
August 27, 1998

This book explores how the experience of modernization is revealed in China's newly constructed tourist landscapes. It argues that in China's burgeoning ethnic tourist villages and theme parks can be seen all the contradictions, debasement, and liberating potentials of Chinese modernity. Tim Oakes...

The Entrepreneurial State in China: Real Estate and Commerce Departments in Reform Era Tianjin

The Entrepreneurial State in China: Real Estate and Commerce Departments in Reform Era Tianjin

1st Edition

Jane Duckett
August 13, 1998

Jane Duckett describes in detail new state business activities in China and explains why they have appeared. Using research on the northern city of Tianjin during the 1990s, she argues that individual departments, within the Chinese state, are involved in the market economy through the...

Industrial Change in China: Economic Restructuring and Conflicting Interests

Industrial Change in China: Economic Restructuring and Conflicting Interests

1st Edition

Kate Hannan
July 30, 1998

This book analyses the industrial reform measures taken by the Chinese government during the decade 1985-95 and identifies the economic and political tensions and contradictions that state enterprise reform has presented to a leadership intent on maintaining its authoritative political...

China's Enterprise Reform: Changing State/Society Relations After Mao

China's Enterprise Reform: Changing State/Society Relations After Mao

1st Edition

You Ji
December 04, 1997

China's basic work units, collectively known as the danwei system, have undergone significant reform, particularly since 1984. The author examines how this system operates and how reform is generating change in the party at grassroots level.The author demonstrates how China's post-Mao reforms have...

Beyond Beijing: Liberalization and the Regions in China

Beyond Beijing: Liberalization and the Regions in China

1st Edition

Dali L. Yang
July 31, 1997

This book offers a balanced assessment of the dynamics and consequences of the decentralization of power and resources in post- Mao China. The author argues that decentralization has increased tensions amongst ethnic groups and unleashed much competition and emulation among local governments. This...

The Democratisation of China

The Democratisation of China

1st Edition

Baogang He
November 07, 1996

The events of 1989, culminating in Tiananmen Square, highlighted the extent to which democratic ideals had taken root in China. Baogang He traces and evaluates the political discourse of democracy in contemporary China, identifying the three main competing models of democratization that dominate...

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