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Constructing Chinas Capitalism: Shanghai and the Nexus of Urban-Rural Industries Daniel Buck

Constructing Chinas Capitalism: Shanghai and the Nexus of Urban-Rural Industries

Daniel Buck

Published August 7th 2012
ISBN : 9780230340954
Hardcover
284 pages
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Buck shines a new light on Chinas transition to capitalism by focusing on and analyzing the development of networks between the urban and rural factories that have produced the regional economy of greater Shanghai. These networks have incorporatedMoreBuck shines a new light on Chinas transition to capitalism by focusing on and analyzing the development of networks between the urban and rural factories that have produced the regional economy of greater Shanghai. These networks have incorporated millions of villagers into the national and the global economy. By getting inside these networks and watching as their restructuring unfolds, Buck reveals hidden aspects of major changes: Chinas transition from centralized planning to market economy, the transformation of Shanghai from industrial to financial center, and a wave of privatization that has swept away the last vestiges of socialism.