The State of China Atlas: Mapping the World's Fastest-Growing Economy

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Univ of California Press, Apr 13, 2009 - Science - 128 pages
This magnificently produced atlas provides a unique visual survey of the profound economic, political, and social changes taking place in China, as well as their implications for the world at large.

China has the world's fastest-growing economy and is the second-largest trading nation. With its pro-entrepreneurial outlook and population of 1.3 billion, it offers unique opportunities for domestic and overseas investors. This dynamic volume provides an abundance of information on China's new wealth, growing unemployment, mass migration to the cities, and trade disputes.

Completely Revised and Updated:

* Vivid full-color maps convey a wealth of information quickly and efficiently

* Comprehensive information on China's population, employment, agriculture, industry, and economics


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Good overview of economic indicators, broken down to the provincial level. The data is not explained in detail and some background knowledge is expected. Still, good introduction to some essential numbers when it comes to China. Read full review

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Contents

International Relations
4
RuralUrban Inequality
9
Industry
14
Transport
19
The Peoples Liberation Army
24
Health
29
China in the World
36
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Robert Benewick is Emeritus Professor of Politics, University of Sussex, and Research Associate at the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster. Stephanie Hemelryk Donald is Professor of Chinese Media Studies at the University of Sydney.

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