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Jiangsu

Chris Bramall

in The Industrialization of Rural China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199275939
eISBN:
9780191706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275939.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The evidence for Jiangsu province points to a key role for Maoist learning by-doing in powering the rural industrialization of the transition era. The learning hypothesis seems to hold up in Jiangsu, ... More


Growth, Reforms, and Inequality: Comparing India and China

Amiya Kumar Bagchi and Anthony P. D’Costa

in Transformation and Development: The Political Economy of Transition in India and China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082286
eISBN:
9780199082377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082286.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses two main questions. First, what is the trend in inequality in India and China? Second, what additional information can be obtained by decomposing aggregate trends in terms of: ... More


The Cities on the Hill: Urban Power in Congress

Thomas K. Ogorzalek

in The Cities on the Hill: How Urban Insitutions Transform National Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190668877
eISBN:
9780190668914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190668877.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This largely quantitative chapter zooms out to describe urbanicity in Congress and explore the book’s original dataset of congressional place character to show the downstream effects of the ... More


Market Reforms, Global Linkages, and (Dis) continuity in Post-Socialist China

Cara Wallis

in Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795262
eISBN:
9780814784815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795262.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter outlines the specific socio-cultural context of contemporary China at the beginning of the 21st century. To set the stage for the rest of the text, the chapter discusses the reforms of ... More


The urban–rural split in ageing Australia: diverging lifecourses, diverging experiences

Rachel Winterton and Jeni Warbuton

in Population ageing from a lifecourse perspective: Critical and international approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447310716
eISBN:
9781447310730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310716.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

People in urban and in rural areas live and age differently. The populations in rural areas are typically older than those in cities, which is partly due to youths and middle-agers migrating from the ... More


Introduction: Urban Theory, Asia, and Religion

Peter van der Veer

in Handbook of Religion and the Asian City: Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520281226
eISBN:
9780520961081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281226.003.0025
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores “urban aspirations” in Asia. Focusing on cities such as Singapore, Seoul, Beijing, Mumbai, Bangkok, and Shanghai, it examines notions of “urban society” to understand the different ... More


Labour and employment in China

Yaohui Zhao

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/9780199678204.003.0065
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The dualistic nature of the Chinese economy has been widely noted. This chapter examines labour and employment in urban and rural China. It covers labour force participation, retirement policy, and ... More


Planetary Urbanization: Mutations of the Urban Question

Neil Brenner

in New Urban Spaces: Urban Theory and the Scale Question

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190627188
eISBN:
9780190627201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627188.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Urban and Rural Studies

A new round of debate on the urban question is today unfolding, in relation to which key aspects of inherited urban theories, including those produced in recent decades, now appear inadequate or even ... More


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