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Title China's science and technology sector and the forces of globalisation / editors, Elspeth Thomson, Jon Sigurdson
Published Singapore : World Scientific, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 219 pages) : illustrations
Series Series on contemporary China ; v. 13
Series on contemporary China ; v. 13
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Technological Development Challenges in Chinese Industry / Cong Cao -- 2. China's Regional Variations in Patenting / Albert G. Hu / Ding Lu -- 3. R & D Incentives, Industrial Structure and Technology Transfer in China / Ping Lin / Jing A. Zhang -- 4. Standards and the State: Chinese Technology Policy in an Age of Globalisation / Richard P. Suttmeier / Xiangkui Yao -- 5. Impact of Financing the High-Tech Industry on the Chinese Banking Sector / Yue Ma -- 6. Ningbo and Dalian: Patterns of Science and Technology Development / Jon Sigurdson -- 7. Development of China's Semiconductor Industry: Prospects and Problems / Michael Heng Siam-Heng -- 8. China's Online News Industry: Control Giving Way to Confucian Virtue / Johan Lagerkvist
Summary China's booming economy has drawn both admiration and fear from the rest of the world. With its ability to churn out high-quality goods at low prices, China has become known as the "factory of the world". To better understand China's development and modernisation since the 1978 reforms, it is necessary to analyse its policies on importing technologies and developing indigenous ones. The articles in this volume paint a comprehensive picture of the attempts by the Chinese government to adopt and foster science and technology, the successes of the policies and the continuing challenges
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Research, Industrial -- China.
Science and state -- China.
Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- China.
Technology and state -- China.
Form Electronic book
Author Sigurdson, Jon.
Thomson, Elspeth, 1960-
ISBN 9789812771018 (electronic bk.)
9812771018 (electronic bk.)