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Remade in China: Foreign Investors and Institutional Change in China

Scott Wilson

Abstract

Since opening to foreign investment in 1979, China has emerged as the leading investment site for multinational corporations. This book looks beyond the macroeconomic effects of China’s investment boom to analyze how foreign investors from the US, Japan, and other nations are shaping China’s legal, labor, and business reforms. The book draws on interviews with nearly 100 foreign and local managers, attorneys, workers, and members of the business community to explain why Chinese laborers and firms have gravitated toward foreign models, especially US businesses and their institutions. The book u ... More

Keywords: multinational corporations, investment, Chinese laborers, business reforms, domestic reform, state power, globalization, foreign investors, foreign investment, legitimacy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195388312
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388312.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Scott Wilson, author
The University of the South

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