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 those with an interest in transition economies.
'It makes a significant contribution to academic knowledge on development in post-Mao China and is highly readable and accessible to both students and teachers.' -Geography
'The author demonstrates his depth of knowledge of the regions of China and his skills in carrying out empirical analysis - Progress in Development Studies