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Author Yang, by Dali L

Title Discontented Miracle : Growth, Conflict, And Institutional Adaptations In China
Published Singapore : World Scientific, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (322 pages)
Series Series on Contemporary China, v. 10
Series on contemporary China ; v. 10
Contents Preface and Acknowledgments; Contents; 1. Cornering the Market: State Strategies for Controlling China's Commercial Media Ashley Esarey; 2. Brewing Tensions while Maintaining Stabilities: The Dual Role of the Hukou System in Contemporary China Fei-Ling Wang; 3. Resources and Strategies: Conflicts and Their Consequences in the Chinese Real Estate Market Tianfu Wang and Bobai Li; 4. Multifaceted State and Fragmented Society: Dynamics of Environmental Movement in China Yanfei Sun and Dingxin Zhao
Summary China has been enjoying stellar economic growth for more than a quarter of a century. Yet the rapid growth amid market-oriented reforms has not been an unalloyed blessing. The "China Miracle" has been accompanied by soaring income inequality and rising social tensions, over-taxing Chinas resource base and contributing to an environmental crisis. Despite substantial improvement in the standard of living and other social indicators, Chinas leaders have, in the aftermath of the Tiananmen crackdown, steadfastly held back the opening up of the political system. In this volume, contributors from t
Notes Print version record
Subject China -- Economic conditions -- 2000-
China -- History -- 21st century.
China -- Politics and government -- 2002-
China -- Social conditions -- 2000-
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789812770660 (electronic bk.)
9812770666 (electronic bk.)