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12%OFFTai Ming Cheung - Fortifying China: The Struggle to Build a Modern Defense Economy - 9780801479212 - V9780801479212
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Fortifying China: The Struggle to Build a Modern Defense Economy

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Description for Fortifying China: The Struggle to Build a Modern Defense Economy Paperback. Num Pages: 296 pages, 24, 18 tables, 6 charts. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JWJ; KCP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 235 x 21. Weight in Grams: 490.
Fortifying China explores the titanic struggle to turn China into an aspiring world-class military technological power. The defense economy is leveraging the country's vibrant civilian economy and gaining access to foreign sources of technology and know-how. Drawing on extensive Chinese-language sources, Tai Ming Cheung explains that this transformation has two key dimensions. The defense economy is being reengineered to break down bureaucratic barriers and reduce the role of the state, fostering a more competitive and entrepreneurial culture to facilitate the rapid diffusion and absorption of technology and knowledge. At the same time, the civilian and defense economies are being integrated ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Cornell University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
Weight
489g
Number of Pages
296
Place of Publication
Ithaca, United States
ISBN
9780801479212
SKU
V9780801479212
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99-1

About Tai Ming Cheung
Tai Ming Cheung is Director of the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation at the University of California, San Diego, where he also leads the institute's Study of Technology and Innovation project. Previously, he was based in northeast Asia (Hong Kong, China, and Japan) as a journalist for the Far Eastern Economic Review and subsequently as a political and business ... Read more

Reviews for Fortifying China: The Struggle to Build a Modern Defense Economy
Fortifying China chronicles the protracted efforts of Chinese leaders and R&D personnel to redesign the Chinese defense industrial system in response to globalization, rapid technological change, and market-driven growth. Drawing on a wealth of heretofore underutilized primary sources, Tai Ming Cheung analyzes these issues with depth and clarity. Combining history, defense economics, and bureaucratic politics, the volume is a major ... Read more

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