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At the Crossroads of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, and State-building ...

Nara Dillon, Jean Chun Oi - History - 2008 - 310 pages
Republican Shanghai was a heterogeneous city with no central institutions. Yet somehow it functioned coherently. What held the city together? The authors argue that networks of ...
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The Transformation of Rural China

Jonathan Unger - History - 2002 - 256 pages
During the past quarter century Jonathan Unger has interviewed farmers and rural officials from various parts of China in order to track the extraordinary changes that have ...
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The Transition of China's Urban Development: From Plan-controlled to Market-led

Jieming Zhu - Business & Economics - 1999 - 171 pages
From 1949 to today, China has experienced dramatic changes in its economy and urban development. This book examines these changes and looks closely at one city, Shenzhen, in ...
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The Political Logic of Economic Reform in China

Susan L. Shirk - Political Science - 1993 - 412 pages
In the past decade, China was able to carry out economic reform without political reform, while the Soviet Union attempted the opposite strategy. How did China succeed at ...
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Model Rebels: The Rise and Fall of China's Richest Village

Bruce Gilley - Business & Economics - 2001 - 235 pages
A portentous tale of rural rebellion unfolds in Bruce Gilley's moving chronicle of a village on the northern China plains during the post-1978 economic reform era. Gilley ...
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Working Hard and Making Do: Surviving in Small Town America

Margaret K. Nelson, Joan Smith - Business & Economics - 1999 - 289 pages
The economic recovery of the 1990s brought with it a surge of new jobs, but the prospects for most working Americans improved little. Family income rose only slightly and the ...
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In One's Own Shadow: An Ethnographic Account of the Condition of Post-Reform ...

Xin Liu - Political Science - 2000 - 267 pages
China underwent a dramatic social transformation in the last decade of the twentieth century. This powerful ethnographic study of one community focuses on the logic of everyday ...
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