China’s Regional Development and Tibet

  • Rongxing Guo

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Rongxing Guo
    Pages 1-19
  3. Rongxing Guo
    Pages 119-159
  4. Rongxing Guo
    Pages 161-185
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 187-195

About this book


This book pursues both narrative and analytic approaches to better understand China’s spatial economic development and its implications for Tibet. Accordingly, this book focuses on Tibet – an autonomous region in the far west of China – as the subject of an in-depth case study, highlighting its unique geopolitical and socioeconomic features and external and boundary conditions. China’s great diversity in terms of physical geography, resource endowment, political economy, and ethnicity and religion has posed challenges to the studies of spatial and interprovincial issues. Indeed, the Chinese nation is far too huge and spatially diverse to be easily interpreted. The only feasible approach to analyzing it is, therefore, to divide it into smaller geographical elements so as to arrive at better insights into the country’s spatial mechanisms and regional characteristics.  In this context, the book combines analytic and narrative approaches.


China Development Development Policy Inter-Ethnic Relation Interregional Relation Regional Economics Tibet Development

Authors and affiliations

  • Rongxing Guo
    • 1
  1. 1.Regional Science AssociationPeking UniversityBeijingChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-981-287-956-1
  • Online ISBN 978-981-287-958-5
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