This is a selection of resources on China’s transformation available from the NLB catalogue or the Internet and is not meant to be an exhaustive list. If you know of or come across more useful resources, please drop us a note so that we can share them with our readers.
NLB print and digital resources
Remaking China’s great cities: Space and culture in urban housing, renewal, and expansion
This book looks at the urban transformation of three of China’s cities: Beijing, the nation’s political and cultural capital; Shanghai, the economic and financial powerhouse; and Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province and the regional centre of south China. It examines the cities’ urbanisation since 1949 in relation to state governance, economic reforms, and cultural production.
All rights reserved, New York: Routledge, 2014.
China’s economic transformation
China’s economic transformation is undeniable. Learn more about the historical, institutional and theoretical factors that have contributed to China’s economic success. The book also provides information on China’s foreign investments, trade with regional partners, Chinese human capital, and bureaucratic economic institutions.
All rights reserved, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015.
China’s domestic transformation in a global context
Published in 2015 as part of the China Update Series, this volume details the structural change within China’s new model of growth and its emergence in the next decade as a high-income modern economy.
Retrieved from ProQuest Ebook Central. (myLibrary ID is required to access this database.)
Political thought and China’s transformation: Ideas shaping reform in post-Mao China
Read more about the major schools of political thought that have redefined China’s transformation and the role of Chinese thinkers in the post-Mao era.
All rights reserved, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Globalising China: The influence, strategies and successes of Chinese returnees
In recent years, a new spectacular group of entrepreneurs in China called Chinese Returnee Entrepreneurs has emerged. They have contributed enormously to the rapid growth of the Chinese economy as well as connected China to the outside world in today’s globalised economy. Read more to understand the impact and influence of Chinese Returnee Entrepreneurs.
Retrieved from OverDrive. (myLibrary ID is required to access this ebook.)
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How two architects are transforming Chinese villages
As China continues to experience rapid urban transformation in its major cities, the number of villages in the country is gradually shrinking. See how two Hong Kong architects – Joshua Bolchover and John Lin, founders of the Rural Urban Framework in the University of Hong Kong – are using architectural design concepts to transform the rural communities around China through their public service projects.
China’s economic transformation is underway – here’s why it’s good news for the global economy
China’s economic transformation not only augurs well for the country but also contributes to a prosperous global economy. Read more about China’s transformation from a manufacturing-driven and export-led economy to one underpinned by services and domestic consumption driven mainly by the use of Internet technology.
Chinese cities of opportunity 2018
This report examines the economic potential of some of the key cities in China, including emerging cities like Tianjin and Chongqing. It provides comparisons and analyses of these cities in the areas of industrial development, innovation potential, transport, security and quality of life etc.