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Marginalisation in China [electronic resource] : perspectives on transition and globalisation / edited by Heather Xiaoquan Zhang, Bin Wu, Richard Sanders.

Contributor(s): Zhang, Heather Xiaoquan | Wu, Bin, 1957 November 6- | Sanders, Richard, 1947-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Marginal regions: Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Co., c2007Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 266 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780754684817 (electronic bk.); 0754684814 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): China -- Economic policy -- 1976-2000 | China -- Economic policy -- 2000- | Globalization -- Economic aspects -- China | Regional economic disparities | Marginality, Social -- China | Equality -- China | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Economic Policy | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Government & Business | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Economic Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Business Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Structural Adjustment | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- General | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies | Globalisierung | Chancengleichheit | Armut | Wirtschaftspolitik | Soziale Ungleichheit | Regionale Disparit�at | Marginalit�at | ChinaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Marginalisation in China.DDC classification: 338.951 | 305.560951 Other classification: 83.25 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: marginalisation and globalisation in transitional China / Heather Xiaoquan Zhang and Richard Sanders -- Marginalisation in the Chinese countryside: the question of rural poverty / Richard Sanders, Yang Chen and Yiying Cao -- Marginalisation of laid-off state-owned enterprise workers in Wuhan / Jun Tang, Mingzhu Dong and Mark Duda -- Marginalisation in the Chinese energy sector: the case of township and village coal mines / Philip Andrews-Speed -- Living and working at the margin: rural migrant workers in China's transitional cities / Li Zhang -- Marginalisation and health provision in transitional China / Zhiqiang Feng -- Institutional responses to the changing patterns of poverty and marginalisation in China since 1949 / Ka Lin -- Globalisation and marginalisation of Chinese overseas contract workers / Bin Wu -- The World Trade Organization and Chinese farmers: implications for agricultural crisis and marginalisation / John Q. Tian -- China, the World Trade Organization and the end of the agreement on textiles and clothing: impacts on workers / Markus Eberhardt and John Thoburn -- Conceptualising the links: migration, health and sustainable livelihoods in China / Heather Xiaoquan Zhang -- Spatial and social marginalisation of health in China: the impact of globalisation / Ian G. Cook and Trevor J.B. Dummer -- Civil society and marginalisation: grassroots NGOs in Qinghai province / Katherine Morton.
Summary: Ongoing economic transition and development in China involves the re-centralisation of its resources from marginal areas, sectors and groups. Providing an overview of China's recent economic, social and political development, this book focuses on the processes, characteristics, trends and impacts of this marginalisation.
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Introduction: marginalisation and globalisation in transitional China / Heather Xiaoquan Zhang and Richard Sanders -- Marginalisation in the Chinese countryside: the question of rural poverty / Richard Sanders, Yang Chen and Yiying Cao -- Marginalisation of laid-off state-owned enterprise workers in Wuhan / Jun Tang, Mingzhu Dong and Mark Duda -- Marginalisation in the Chinese energy sector: the case of township and village coal mines / Philip Andrews-Speed -- Living and working at the margin: rural migrant workers in China's transitional cities / Li Zhang -- Marginalisation and health provision in transitional China / Zhiqiang Feng -- Institutional responses to the changing patterns of poverty and marginalisation in China since 1949 / Ka Lin -- Globalisation and marginalisation of Chinese overseas contract workers / Bin Wu -- The World Trade Organization and Chinese farmers: implications for agricultural crisis and marginalisation / John Q. Tian -- China, the World Trade Organization and the end of the agreement on textiles and clothing: impacts on workers / Markus Eberhardt and John Thoburn -- Conceptualising the links: migration, health and sustainable livelihoods in China / Heather Xiaoquan Zhang -- Spatial and social marginalisation of health in China: the impact of globalisation / Ian G. Cook and Trevor J.B. Dummer -- Civil society and marginalisation: grassroots NGOs in Qinghai province / Katherine Morton.

Ongoing economic transition and development in China involves the re-centralisation of its resources from marginal areas, sectors and groups. Providing an overview of China's recent economic, social and political development, this book focuses on the processes, characteristics, trends and impacts of this marginalisation.

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