Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Unlikely partners : Chinese reformers, Western economists, and the making of global China / Julian Gewirtz.

By: Gewirtz, Julian B, 1989- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, c2017Description: vii, 389 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780674971134 (hardcover : alk. paper).Subject(s): Economic development -- China | East and West | China -- Economic policy -- 1976-2000 | China -- Economic policy -- 2000- | China -- Foreign relations -- 1976-DDC classification: 338.951 GEW
Contents:
Introduction: River crossings The great helmsman departs Pushing off from shore A swifter vessel Navigating the crosscurrents Through treacherous waters Days on the river In the wake A tempestuous season The narrows of the river At the delta Conclusion: Arrivals and departures.
Summary: How did China emerge from isolation and poverty under Mao Zedong to become the economic powerhouse shaping the 21st century? Soon after Mao died in 1976, China's leaders invited many of the leading foreign economists to come to China and sought their input on economic policy. This book demonstrates the constantly negotiated receptivity of Chinese policymakers who reached out to foreign economists and interpreted their ideas as they sought to incorporate market elements into their country's socialist economy. Working together, interacting in complex dynamics of influence and adaptation, they changed China.--
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
338.951 GEW 012163 (Browse shelf) Available 012163

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: River crossings
The great helmsman departs
Pushing off from shore
A swifter vessel
Navigating the crosscurrents
Through treacherous waters
Days on the river
In the wake
A tempestuous season
The narrows of the river
At the delta
Conclusion: Arrivals and departures.

How did China emerge from isolation and poverty under Mao Zedong to become the economic powerhouse shaping the 21st century? Soon after Mao died in 1976, China's leaders invited many of the leading foreign economists to come to China and sought their input on economic policy. This book demonstrates the constantly negotiated receptivity of Chinese policymakers who reached out to foreign economists and interpreted their ideas as they sought to incorporate market elements into their country's socialist economy. Working together, interacting in complex dynamics of influence and adaptation, they changed China.--

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.
Hit Counter
//]]>