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Harvard Contemporary China Series 19

Beyond Regimes

China and India Compared

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674987104

Publication Date: 10/01/2018


360 pages

6 x 9 inches

10 line illustrations, 15 tables

Harvard University Asia Center > Harvard Contemporary China Series


  • List of Tables and Figures*
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Contributors
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Beyond Regimes: An Introduction [Prasenjit Duara and Elizabeth J. Perry]
  • I. Labor Relations
    • 1. The Origins of State Capacity: Workers and Officials in Mid-20th-Century Shanghai and Bombay [Mark W. Frazier]
    • 2. Labor and State Absenteeism: The Intersecting Social Experience of Construction Workers in India and China [T. G. Suresh]
  • II. Legal Reform and Rights Protest
    • 3. Contesting the Right to Law: Courts and Constitutionalism in India and China [Sanjay Ruparelia]
    • 4. State-Embedded Villages: Rural Protests and Rights Awareness in India and China [Manjusha Nair]
  • III. Public Goods Provision
    • 5. Parallel Trajectories: The Development of the Welfare State in China and India [Nara Dillon]
    • 6. Higher Education Reform in China and India: The Role of the State [Devesh Kapur and
    • Elizabeth J. Perry]
  • IV. Transnational Migration and Investment
    • 7. Rescaling State–Society Relations in China and India [Kellee S. Tsai]
    • 8. Foreign Direct Investment in China and India: History, Economics, and Politics [Min Ye]
  • Appendix: India–China Timeline, 1947–2016
  • * Tables and Figures
    • Tables
      • 6.1 Purchasing power in China and India, 2014
      • 6.2 Number of higher education institutions in China
      • 6.3a Foreign students in India, top countries of origin (2014–2015)
      • 6.3b Number of foreign students in China by country, showing top 10 countries for each year
      • 6.4a Number of foreign students from China and India in the United States
      • 6.4b Number of foreign students from China and India in the United Kingdom
      • 7.1 Migration and remittances among religious groups in Kerala
      • 7.2 Local state–society patterns in cosmopolitan capitalism
      • 8.1 Pre-reform economic indicators of China and India
      • 8.2 Foreign direct investment in China, by region and source, 1993
      • 8.3 Trade balances in India, 2006–2015
      • 8.4 Export density of foreign direct investment in China
      • 8.5 Exports of China and India, 1991 and 2000
      • 8.6 Share of diaspora investment in China and India
      • 8.7 Export density of diaspora and other foreign direct investments in India
    • Figures
      • I.1 GDP growth in China and India, 2000–2015
      • 6.1a Gross enrollment ratio in tertiary education
      • 6.1b Enrollment in tertiary education
      • 6.2a Gross enrollment ratio in secondary education
      • 6.2b Enrollment in secondary education
      • 6.3a Number of colleges in India
      • 6.3b Number of universities in India
      • 6.3c Percentage of different types of colleges in India
      • 6.4 Publications of science and engineering articles from China and India in all fields, 1997–2011
      • 7.1 Dual-definitional stretch in state–society relations

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