The Political Economy of the Chinese Coal Industry
Black Gold and Blood-Stained Coal
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $54.95|
| Book Description: |
Coal mining is one of China's largest industries, and provides an excellent case study through which to consider the broader issues of China's transition from socialism to capitalism, focussing on the shift to a market economy, the rise of rural industry and the situation of China's working class.
Coal was one of the pillars of the planned economy but, the author argues, its shift to market-based operations has been protracted and difficult, particularly in moving from the...