China-India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development by Delia DavinChina-India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development by Delia Davin

China-India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

EditorDelia Davin, Barbara Harriss-White

Hardcover | April 10, 2014

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China and India: the world's most populous countries whose rapidly developing economies are shaping global politics for the 21st century. Many studies have characterised their differences. This book's approach is unusual in that the chapters are less concerned with "lags" and "competition", onwhich most comparative writing on China and India focuses, and more concerned with the structure of the differences between their trajectories.The themes developed are international and domestic economic development, the labour force, the social consequences of demographic change, and the impact of both economy and society on the environment. Each theme is examined in a pair of chapters which give authoritative analysis of the similaritiesand differences between the two countries. Probing behind the obvious contrasts, the essays disclose important ways in which the two countries are alike in facing the problems produced in large, formerly agrarian societies by rapid economic development and interaction with the global economy.China-India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development will be of interest to scholars in social sciences, political researchers, policy makers and journalists.
Delia Davin is Emeritus Professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Leeds. Barbara Harriss-White is Emeritus Professor of Development Studies at Oxford University.
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Title:China-India: Pathways of Economic and Social DevelopmentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:220 pagesPublished:April 10, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Barbara Harriss-White: IntroductionI: China and India: The Domestic Economy1. Carl Riskin: China: development, Inequality and Imbalance2. Kunal Sen: The Indian Economy in the Post-Reform Period: Growth without Structural Transformation?II: China, India and the International Economy3. Peter J. Buckley: The Challenges of China and the International Economy4. Vijay Joshi and Devesh Kapur: India and the World EconomyIII: Changing demographic profiles5. Delia Davin: The social impact of demographic change in China6. Patricia Jeffery, Professor of Sociology, University of Edinburgh: India: the social consequences of demographic change.IV: Migration and regimes of labour7. Dorothy J. Solinger: The Modalities of Geographical Mobility in China and their Impacts, 1980-20108. Stuart Corbridge, John Harriss and Craig Jeffrey: 'Lopsided', 'Failed', or 'Tortuous': India's Problematic Transition and its Implications for LabourV: The Environment: crises and responses9. Minqi Li: China: Energy, Environment, and Limits to Growth10. Ravi Rajan: Environment and Development in India