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Guizhou and Yunnan in Comparison

John A. Donaldson

in Small Works: Poverty and Economic Development in Southwestern China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449680
eISBN:
9780801462771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449680.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter describes the research methodology used in the present study and introduces the two provinces under consideration. It compares the impact of economic, social, political, cultural, ... More


Migration: Go East, Young Man (and Woman)

John A. Donaldson

in Small Works: Poverty and Economic Development in Southwestern China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449680
eISBN:
9780801462771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449680.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the impact of migration on economic growth and poverty reduction in Guizhou and Yunnan. For Guizhou, migration helped reduce poverty, even though the modest remittances ... More


The Cant of Conquest: Tusi Offices and China’s Political Incorporation of the Southwest Frontier

John E. Herman

in Empire at the Margins: Culture, Ethnicity, and Frontier in Early Modern China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230156
eISBN:
9780520927537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230156.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines several sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Chinese texts on Guizhou province to see how the evolution of Chinese knowledge of Guizhou and its inhabitants represented China's ... More


Why Do Similar Areas Adopt Different Developmental Strategies?

John A. Donaldson

in Small Works: Poverty and Economic Development in Southwestern China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449680
eISBN:
9780801462771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449680.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter addresses the question of why the leaders of Guizhou and Yunnan provinces chose different policy approaches to effect economic development. This question is significant, given that these ... More


Coal Mining: Black Gold

John A. Donaldson

in Small Works: Poverty and Economic Development in Southwestern China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449680
eISBN:
9780801462771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449680.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the impact of coal mining on economic growth and poverty reduction in Yunnan and Guizhou. In Yunnan, coal contributed to economic growth but did not significantly reduce ... More


Conclusion: The Micro-Oriented State, Development, and Poverty

John A. Donaldson

in Small Works: Poverty and Economic Development in Southwestern China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449680
eISBN:
9780801462771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449680.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The patterns of economic growth and poverty reduction in Guizhou and Yunnan can be partially explained by their distinct policies on the similar features of their rural economies: road building, ... More


Roads: Building Connections to Markets

John A. Donaldson

in Small Works: Poverty and Economic Development in Southwestern China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449680
eISBN:
9780801462771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449680.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the impact of road construction on economic growth and poverty reduction in Yunnan and Guizhou. Yunnan leaders' road construction policy focused resources on building highways, ... More


Tourism: Joyous Village Life

John A. Donaldson

in Small Works: Poverty and Economic Development in Southwestern China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449680
eISBN:
9780801462771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449680.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter first discusses the causal connection between tourism, economic growth, and poverty reduction, and briefly introduces the development of tourism in China. It then explores the volume, ... More


Introduction

John A. Donaldson

in Small Works: Poverty and Economic Development in Southwestern China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449680
eISBN:
9780801462771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449680.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, namely to examine the relationship between economic growth and poverty reduction by analyzing two regional economies: the poor provinces of ... More


Small Works: Poverty and Economic Development in Southwestern China

John A. Donaldson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449680
eISBN:
9780801462771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449680.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

How can policymakers effectively reduce poverty? Most mainstream economists advocate promoting economic growth, on the grounds that it generally reduces poverty while bringing other economic ... More


Western regions: Ideas of cultural industry development

Qingsheng Xie

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0098
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter begins with an overview of China’s cultural industry development. It then discusses the difference in the cultural industry development of Western Chinese regions; and the cultural ... More


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