Chinese Capitalisms

Historical Emergence and Political Implications

  • Yin-wah Chu

Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Chinese Capitalisms: An Introduction

    1. Yin-wah Chu
      Pages 1-15
  3. Capitalist China

  4. China’s Capitalism in Comparative Perspective

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Gary G. Hamilton, Cheng-shu Kao
      Pages 125-155
    3. Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao, I-Chun Kung, Hong-zen Wang
      Pages 156-175
    4. Tsai-Man C. Ho, Wenbin Sun
      Pages 176-198
    5. Ivàn Szelényi
      Pages 199-223
  5. Conclusion

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 245-248

About this book


In Chinese Capitalisms , experts examine the rise of capitalism on China and Taiwan, analyzing impacts exerted by global capitalism, Chinese civilization, and remnants of socialist practice. In focusing on these, they also address longstanding issues such as Weber's China Thesis, state-business relationships, and China's civil society, among others.


Asia China East Asia economy organization revolution society transformation

Editors and affiliations

  • Yin-wah Chu
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SociologyHong Kong Baptist UniversityHong Kong

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