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.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Patterns of Regional Development 3. Fiscal Systems, Investment and Regions 4. Ownership, Foreign Investment and Beyond 5. Patterns of Regional Development in Jiangsu 6. Mechanisms of Regional Development in Jiangsu 7. Conclusion
Yehua Dennis Wei is Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), and is affiliated to the Urban Studies Program, the Asian Studies Program and the Center for International Studies at UWM. He has published widely on China's regional and urban development, urbanization, population, and political economy.
'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