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China Shifts Gears: Automakers, Oil, Pollution, and Development (Urban and Industrial Environments) Paperback – May 19, 2006


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Product Details

  • Series: Urban and Industrial Environments
  • Paperback: 216 pages
  • Publisher: The MIT Press (May 19, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 026257232X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0262572323
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.5 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #829,951 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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" China Shifts Gears is an excellent roadmap for those seeking to analyze the complexities of China"s economic performance. It critically explores new avenues for understanding the dynamics of technological innovation in emerging countries. An inspirational resource for policy makers, scholars, and international policy students." Calestous Juma, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University



"This is an extremely important and timely book. Gallagher's account of the three major China-U.S. joint ventures will not only shed light on the current debate in China about foreign direct investment and indigenous technological capabilities; it will also contribute to effective public policies to address the monumental challenges of pollution and oil consumption presented by the tremendous growth of the Chinese auto market. I enjoyed it thoroughly!" Xue Lan , Director, China Institute of Science and Technology Policy, Tsinghua University, Beijing



" China Shifts Gears is an excellent roadmap for those seeking to analyze the complexities of China's economic performance. It critically explores new avenues for understanding the dynamics of technological innovation in emerging countries. An inspirational resource for policy makers, scholars, and international policy students."--Calestous Juma, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University



About the Author

Kelly Sims Gallagher is Director of the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy and Associate Professor of Energy and Environmental Policy at Tufts University's Fletcher School. She is the author of China Shifts Gears: Automakers, Oil, Pollution, and Development (MIT Press).

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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By G. Wolff on September 11, 2009
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Not for everyonebut good to get basic grounding in the foundi\ing of the auto industry in China. Scholarly.
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