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Learning from Shenzhen: China's Post-Mao Experiment from Special Zone to Model City

Mary Ann O'Donnell, Winnie Wong, and Jonathan Bach (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226401096
eISBN:
9780226401263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226401263.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Since 1980, the ongoing transformation of rural Bao’an County into Shenzhen Municipality has symbolized and constituted the frontier for China’s post-Mao transition, serving as a model for the ... More


Taken For A Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis

Matteo Rizzo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198794240
eISBN:
9780191835766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794240.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The growth of cities and informal economies are two central manifestations of globalization in the developing world. Taken for a Ride addresses both, drawing on long-term fieldwork in Dar es Salaam ... More


Experiments, Exceptions, and Extensions

Mary Ann O’Donnell, Winnie Wong, and Jonathan Bach

in Learning from Shenzhen: China's Post-Mao Experiment from Special Zone to Model City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226401096
eISBN:
9780226401263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226401263.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Learning from Shenzhen details the progression of Shenzhen from experiment to official model, showing how the Maoist division of Chinese society into urban and rural territories was reconstituted in ... More


Heroes of the Special Zone: Modeling Reform and Its Limits

Mary Ann O’Donnell

in Learning from Shenzhen: China's Post-Mao Experiment from Special Zone to Model City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226401096
eISBN:
9780226401263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226401263.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter chronicles how, during the first decade of Shenzhen, political leaders modeled post-socialist political reform ideas for the nation. Their early successes and later downfall provide a ... More


Taken for a Ride: Rethinking Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport from an African Metropolis

Matteo Rizzo

in Taken For A Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198794240
eISBN:
9780191835766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794240.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The chapter starts by describing public transport in Dar es Salaam as ‘functional chaos’. It then critically reviews two thematic literatures, on African cities and on their informal economies, to ... More


Public Transport in Dar es Salaam: From State Monopoly to Neoliberalism (1970–2015)

Matteo Rizzo

in Taken For A Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198794240
eISBN:
9780191835766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794240.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter analyses the changing face of public transport in Dar es Salaam from independence (1961) to the present. It focuses on the structural forces that influenced the demand for, and supply ... More


The New Face of Neoliberalism: The Bus Rapid Transit Project in Tanzania (2002–16)

Matteo Rizzo

in Taken For A Ride: Grounding Neoliberalism, Precarious Labour, and Public Transport in an African Metropolis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198794240
eISBN:
9780191835766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794240.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

This chapter focuses on DART, a Bus Rapid Transit project (BRT): the new face of public transport in Dar es Salaam since operations started in 2016. A PPP funded by the World Bank, DART aimed to ... More


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