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Title Social connections in China : institutions, culture, and the changing nature of Guanxi / edited by Thomas Gold, Doug Guthrie, David Wank
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002

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Description xvii, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Structural analysis in the social sciences ; no. 21
Contents Machine derived contents note: An introduction to the study of Guanxi Thomas Gold, Doug Guthrie and David Wank -- 1. Practices of guanxi production and practices of ganqing suppression Andrew Kipnis -- 2. Information asymmetries and the problems of perception: the significance of structural position in assessing the importance of guanxi Doug Guthrie -- 3. Beyond dyad social exchange: Guanxi and third party effects Lin Yimin -- 4. Guanxi in business groups: social ties and the formation of economic relations Lisa Keister -- 5. The significance of the declining significance of guanxi: how networks change in China's market economy David Wank -- 6. Institutional holes and job mobility processes: guanxi mechanisms in China's emergent labor markets Yanjie Bian -- 7. Youth job searches in urban China: the use of social connections in a changing labor market Amy Hanser -- 8. Face, norms, and instrumentality Scott Wilson -- 9. Guanxi and the PRC legal system: from contradiction to complementarity Pitman Potter -- 10. 'Idle talk': neighborhood gossip as a medium of social communication in reform era Shanghai James Farrar -- Final insights: network analysis and the study of guanxi Barry Wellman, Wenhong Chen and Weizhen Dong. -- An introduction to the study of Guanxi Thomas Gold, Doug Guthrie and David Wank -- 1. Practices of guanxi production and practices of ganqing suppression Andrew Kipnis -- 2. Information asymmetries and the problems of perception: the significance of structural position in assessing the importance of guanxi Doug Guthrie -- 3. Beyond dyad social exchange: Guanxi and third party effects Lin Yimin -- 4. Guanxi in business groups: social ties and the formation of economic relations Lisa Keister -- 5. The significance of the declining significance of guanxi: how networks change in China's market economy David Wank -- 6. Institutional holes and job mobility processes: guanxi mechanisms in China's emergent labor markets Yanjie Bian -- 7. Youth job searches in urban China: the use of social connections in a changing labor market Amy Hanser -- 8. Face, norms, and instrumentality Scott Wilson -- 9. Guanxi and the PRC legal system: from contradiction to complementarity Pitman Potter -- 10. 'Idle talk': neighborhood gossip as a medium of social communication in reform era Shanghai James Farrar -- Final insights: network analysis and the study of guanxi Barry Wellman, Wenhong Chen and Weizhen Dong
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Social networks -- China.
Business networks -- China.
Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu (China) -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form Online resources.
Author Gold, Thomas B.
Wank, David L., 1957-
Guthrie, Doug, 1969-
LC no. 2001037922
ISBN 052181233X cased
0521530318 paperback
Other Titles Institutions, culture, and the changing nature of Guanxi