|aChina's reforms at 30 :|bchallenges and prospects /|cedited by Dali l. Yang, Litao Zhao.
|aChina's reforms at thirty.
|aSingapore ;|bWorld Scientific Pub Co|cc2009.
|axiii, 200 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aSeries on contemporary China,|vv. 15.|x1793-0847 ;
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aIntroduction / Dali Yang and Litao Zhao -- How to sustain China's growth miracle? / Eswar S. Prasad -- China's mounting external imbalances: trade, foreign investment and regional production sharing / Sarah Y. Tong and Yi Zheng -- China's protest wave: political threat or growing pains? / Andrew G. Walder -- The 17th Party Congress and the CCP's changing elite politics / You Ji -- Diminishing demographic dividends: implications for China's growth sustainability / Ding Lu -- Towards universal coverage: China's new healthcare insurance reforms / Edward Gu -- A new perspective in guiding ethnic relations in the 21st century--"de-politicization" of ethnicity in China / Rong Ma -- Is there an Asian value? Popular understanding of democracy in Asia / Tianjian Shi.
This book consists of papers presented at the International Conference on "China: The Next Decade", organized by the East Asian Institute at the National University of Singapore in 2007 to commemorate the Institute's 10th anniversary. With eight papers covering China's economic, social and political development, this volume offers a balanced yet in-depth assessment of the challenges facing China in the next decade. Featuring contributions from internationally renowned scholars, this timely volume analyzes key aspects of China's reforms and development, such as the financial reform, international trade, leadership succession, social protests, health care reform and ethnic relationships. It is suitable for China scholars as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in China's polity, economy and society. Contents: How to Sustain China's Growth Miracle? (E S Prasad); China's Mounting External Balances: Trade, Foreign Investment and Regional Production Sharing (S Y Tong & Y Zheng); China's Protest Wave: Political Threat or Growing Pains? (A G Walder); The 17th Party Congress and the CCP's Changing Elite Politics (You J); Diminishing Demographic Dividends: Implications for China's Growth Sustainability (D Lu); Towards Universal Coverage: China's New Healthcare Insurance Reforms (E Gu); A New Perspective in Guiding Ethnic Relations in the 21st Century -- "De-politicization" of Ethnicity in China (R Ma); Is There an Asian Value? Popular Understanding of Democracy in Asia (T-J Shi)