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CHINA AT 60:Global-Local Interactions


  • Lai-Ha Chan
    (University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)

  • Gerald Chan
    (University of Auckland, New Zealand)

  • Fung Kwan
    (University of Macau, Macau)


China at 60 explores the interactions between China and the world, over the course of 60 years of Communist Party rule since 1949 and the impact of these interactions on China's domestic development. To understand China's development experience and its transformation, it is necessary to examine the trajectory of development from pre-reform to post-reform periods. While the book may concur with previous findings on the changing development of China under economic reform, more importantly, it demonstrates the areas of continuity of the PRC's existence over the entire six decades. To that end, a dual theme — change-and-continuity and global-local interactions on China's development — is adopted to assess the historical development of China's policies in various issue areas over the past 60 years. The focus is chiefly on the domestic impacts of China's increasing engagement with the world, the global implications of China's reform efforts and growing power, and the long-lasting uniqueness of this rising non-European nation.The book brings together a team of international experts to share their perspectives on global-local interactions within a range of different topics, including foreign policy, domestic politics, macroeconomic policy, the central-local relations, the People's Liberation Army, public health, energy security, finance and banking, foreign trade, and intellectual property rights, as well as changes in the state's policies towards interest groups such as ethnic minorities.

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  • Lai-Ha Chan & Gerald Chan & Fung Kwan (ed.), 2011. "CHINA AT 60:Global-Local Interactions," World Scientific Books, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., number 7673, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:wsi:wsbook:7673

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    China; Foreign Policy; Domestic Politics; Economic Development; Social Issues;

    JEL classification:

    • F59 - International Economics - - International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy - - - Other
    • O11 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development


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