China's Spatial Economic Development

Regional Transformation in the Lower Yangzi Delta

By Andrew M. Marton

© 2000 – Routledge

256 pages

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Hardback: 9780415227797
pub: 2000-11-22
US Dollars$195.00
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About the Book

The spatial patterns of China's rapid economic transformation fundamentally challenge conventional geographies of urban and regional development. This book provides a theoretically informed case study of the local character of regional change in China's lower Yangzi Delta, as well as a new analytical framework for understanding China's unique form of economic modernization.

Reviews

'A high quality contribution to understanding the mechanisms of the spatial transformation of the Chinese countryside.' - China Perspectives

'This excellent book…deserves a wide readership not only among China specialists but also those concerned with development theory and practice.' - The China Journal

About the Series

Routledge Studies on China in Transition

The spectacular economic development of China has raised many questions about its future. China in Transition participates in the intellectual developments by focusing on social, political and cultural change in the China of the 1990s and beyond. Drawing on new research from scholars in Asia, Australia, North America and Europe, this series is invaluable in monitoring reform and interpreting the consequences for China, its neighbours and the West.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General