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Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Based on an extensive ethnography of the emergence of commercial life insurance in China, this book examines how culture impacts economic practice. It details how a Chinese life insurance market is ... More


Learning and Innovation in a Transitional Economy

Qiwen Lu

in China's Leap into the Information Age: Innovation and Organization in the Computer Industry

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295372
eISBN:
9780191685101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295372.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

This chapter analyses the growth of the Chinese computer market and how Chinese companies are able to catch up in a high-tech industrial sector such as computers. It provides an overview of the case ... More


Economic Growth and the Labour Market

John Knight

in China's Remarkable Economic Growth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698691
eISBN:
9780191739118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698691.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Financial Economics

China has achieved rapid economic growth, averaging more than 9% per annum over the three decades 1978–2008. Over the same period the labour force has grown by 380 million, or by 90%, equivalent to ... More


Looking for Taiwan’s Competitive Edge:: The Production and Circulation of Taiwanese TV Drama

Yi-Hsiang Chen

in TV Drama in China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099401
eISBN:
9789882207646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099401.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the background to the Taiwanese TV drama industry, including historical and cultural perspectives, political and policy concerns, and economic inducements. It discusses why ... More


The Shift to Multilateral Venues, 1992–1995

Rosemary Foot

in Rights Beyond Borders: The Global Community and the Struggle over Human Rights in China

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297765
eISBN:
9780191599279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297769.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The first 18 months after the Tiananmen bloodshed marked the height of global criticism of China's human rights record, but the years 1992–1995 quickly gave some indication of the difficulties that ... More


Assessing China’s Top-Down Securities Markets

William T. Allen and Han Shen

in Capitalizing China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226237244
eISBN:
9780226237268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237268.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyzes China's securities markets both in terms of their size and composition, and in terms of their economic function and importance to the Chinese economy. In so doing, it assesses ... More


The El Dorado of Commerce: China’s Billion Bellies

Jodi Kim

in Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816655915
eISBN:
9781452946221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816655915.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how the emergence of communism in 1949 China influenced and determined the Vietnam and Korean wars. It centers on the so-called metaphorics of America’s “China watching,” ... More


Conclusion

Mary E. Gallagher, Sarosh Kuruvilla, and Ching Kwan Lee

in From Iron Rice Bowl to Informalization: Markets, Workers, and the State in a Changing China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450242
eISBN:
9780801462931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450242.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This concluding chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some final thoughts. The book has examined the evolving tensions among three forces: the market (exemplified by the ... More


The Social Organization of Entrepreneurial Traffickers

Ko-lin Chin

in The Chinese Heroin Trade: Cross-Border Drug Trafficking in Southeast Asia and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479895403
eISBN:
9781479832514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479895403.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the rise of entrepreneurial traffickers (both upper-and lower-level) in the Chinese drug market. First, it examines the relationship between organized crime groups and drug ... More


Women in the Heroin Trade

Ko-lin Chin

in The Chinese Heroin Trade: Cross-Border Drug Trafficking in Southeast Asia and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479895403
eISBN:
9781479832514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479895403.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines women’s participation in drug trafficking and street drug dealings in Yunnan, China, to understand how women have played a role in gaining and maintaining market positions in ... More


Merger Activities and Stock Market Valuation in China

Ho-Mou Wu (ed.)

in Financial Sector Development in the Pacific Rim

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386843
eISBN:
9780226386867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386867.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the nature of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity and analyzes how it affects a company's value in China's stock markets. It looks at 1,363 M&A events involving 1,086 ... More


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