This book addresses the politics of China's technological modernization, the institutional structure of technological research, and the purchase of foreign technology. It also addresses the growth potential of China's critical energy sector and the modernization of China's military establishment.
1. Introduction 2. The Modernization of Chinese Industry 3. Recent Policy Trends in Industrial Science and Technology 4. A Note on Recent Policy Changes 5. The Institutional Structure for Industrial Research and Development in China 6. China's Program of Technology Acquisition 7. The Absorption and Assimilation of Acquired Technology 8. China's Energy Technology 9. The Modernization of National Defense 10. Conclusion: The Four Modernizations Reconsidered