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Reorganising amidst Turbulence-China s Large-Scale Industry in the Midst of Changing International Distribution of Power, Restructuring and Globalisation of Capitalist Big Business

Reorganising amidst Turbulence China's Large-Scale Industry in the Midst of Changing International Distribution of Power, Restructuring and Globalisation of Capitalist Big Business Peter Nolan Wang Xiaoqiang China is attempting to restructure its industrial institutions in a turbulent fast-changing world. This presents great challenges to industrial policy, much greater than those that were faced by previous fast-growing tate-comer countries such as Japan and South Korea. The world's big businesses are massive institutions. The Chinese state has a long tradition of unity and cultural distinctiveness. The business capability of the Chinese people is high, but China is still a poor country. The rapid locking together of these two systems is a central issue in global political economy, perhaps the most important one.

Economic Reform, Poverty and Migration in China

Economic Reform, Poverty and Migration in China Peter Nolan China under Mao tightly controlled inter-regional migration through population registration and the rationing systems. Since the early 1980s the extent of migration has increased enormously, so that China's migrant labour market increasingly resembles that of other large developing countries.

Pyu Civilisation

are born class consciousness and class struggle". This is not at all a conclusion or even a feeling which I arrive at on reading the story. As a reader I am overpowered by the crushing weight of the superstitions of the tribal people depicted and the gruesome hatred and violence that is born out of it. The perfidy of the upper caste people appears to me to be less important in this story, given that they could not have manipulated the poor tribals the way they did but for the evil existing in the tribal consciousness itself. Even apart from the editor's penchant for discovering class consciousness where it does not exist there are many other interpretations she gives of many stories which I find difficult to agree with. For example, the comments she makes about Tagore's story The Punishment

De-collectivisation of Agriculture in China, 1979-82- A Long-Term Perspective

De-collectivisation of Agriculture in China, 1979-82 A Long-Term Perspective Peter Nolan It is in agriculture that the most far-reaching changes have occurred in China's political economy over the past three or four years. Fundamental institutional reform has taken place amounting to a 'de-collectivisation' of the peasantry comparable in importance to the ' collectivisation' in the mid- 1950s. A cornerstone of the 'Maoist model' of development was the rural collective structure. It appeared to many outside observers that China under Mao had been remarkably successful in evolving farm institutions that were capable of attaining rapid farm modernisation with a lower degree of inequality than existed in capitalist settings.

De-collectivisation of Agriculture in China, 1979-82 - A Long-Term Perspective

De-collectivisation of Agriculture in China, 1979-82 A Long-Term Perspective Peter Nolan It is in agriculture that the most far-reaching changes have occurred in China's political economy over the past three or four years. Fundamental institutional reform has taken place amounting to a 'de-collectivisation' of the peasantry comparable in importance to the 'collectivisation' in the mid- 1950s. A cornerstone of the 'Maoist model' of development was the rural collective structure. It appeared to many outside observers that China under Mao had been remarkably successful in evolving farm institutions that were capable of attaining rapid farm modernisation with a lower degree of inequality than existed in capitalist settings.
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