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One Step Ahead in China

Guangdong under Reform

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ISBN 9780674639119

Publication Date: 10/01/1990


544 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

6 maps, 7 tables

Harvard East Asian Series > Interpretations of Asia


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  • Preface
  • Introduction: Fieldwork in a Changing Province
  • I. The Winds of Change
    • 1. The Cultural Revolution: Disaster Strengthens the Reform Impulse
    • 2. Hong Kong: Outside Progress Shapes the Reform Impulse
    • 3. A Decade of Reforms
  • II. Patterns of Change
    • 4. Special Economic Zones: Experiment in New Systems
    • 5. The Inner Delta Counties: Flexible Local Initiative
    • 6. Guangzhou: Rebuilding an Old Capital
    • 7. Prefectural Capitals: Outposts of Change
    • 8. The Mountain Counties: Moving Development Uphill
    • 9. Hainan Island: Accelerated Frontier Development
  • III. Agents of Change
    • 10. Entrepreneurs: Statesmen, Scramblers, and Niche Seekers
    • 11. Reforming Foreign Trade [John Kamm]
  • IV. Perspectives on Change
    • 12. Society in Transition: Between Planning and Markets
    • 13. The Takeoff of the Guangdong–Hong Kong Region
  • Appendix: Provincial Structure and Statistics
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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