Rediscovering China: Dynamics And Dilemmas Of Reform by Cheng LiRediscovering China: Dynamics And Dilemmas Of Reform by Cheng Li

Rediscovering China: Dynamics And Dilemmas Of Reform

byCheng Li

Paperback | March 13, 1997

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Li shows readers- from the grassroots- a country full of energy, irony, and paradox.
Born in Shanghai, China, in 1921, political scientist and educator Arthur Doak Barnett spent much of his early life in China. After receiving an M.A. from Yale University in 1942 and a Ph.D. in 1947, he began a career as a journalist, working as the China and Southeast Asia correspondent for the Chicago Daily News from 1947 to 1950 and...
Title:Rediscovering China: Dynamics And Dilemmas Of ReformFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8.92 × 6.4 × 0.8 inPublished:March 13, 1997Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

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ISBN - 10:0847683389

ISBN - 13:9780847683383

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Part 2 Impressions Chapter 3 Searching for an Old Home, Searching for a New China Chapter 4 "The Color of Money": Shanghai Surprises Chapter 5 Daxing: Shanghai Panorama Part 6 Impetus Chapter 7 Dynamism of Market Economy: Stock Market, Private Enterprises/ and Foreign Investment Chapter 8 Sunan's Miracle: Rural Industrial Revolution Changes China's Landscape Chapter 9 Who Created China's Economic Miracle? Meet Chen Jinhai, Peasant-Turned Industrialist Part 10 Impact Chapter 11 "200 Million Mouths Too Many": China's Surplus Rural Laborers Chapter 12 "94ers: Eastward Ho!" Chapter 13 China's Internal Migration Chapter 14 "Rome Was Not Built in a Day, but Zhangjigang Was" Chapter 15 A Model of Urbanization Chapter 16 A Yangtze Three Gorges Adventure Part 17 Incongruities Chapter 18 "Shanghai: City for Sale" Chapter 19 Construction Fever and Land Leasing Chapter 20 On the Road to Subei: The Transportation Bottleneck in China's Development Chapter 21 Unresolved Issues of State-Owned Enterprises: Visiting an SOE and Claiming an IOU Part 22 Implications Chapter 23 Is a Rich Man Happier than a Free Man?: Huaxi Village/ China's "Mini-Singapore" Chapter 24 China's "Yuppie Corps": Meet Mr. Zhang, A Chinese Technocrat Chapter 25 New Thinking of Chinese Intellectuals: Meet Dai Qing, a Women of Ideas and Action Chapter 26 China's Future and Prospects for Sino-American Relations

From Our Editors

In an engrossing and evocative account of the profound changes overtaking China, Shanghai native Cheng Li shows us--from the grassroots--a country full of energy, irony, and paradox. Critics praise this work for its "wealth of information" and "stimulating insights". 26 photos. 6 maps

Editorial Reviews

Cheng Li has written a thoughtful book that goes a long way toward correcting many misconceptions about China today.