This book is intended to provide the narratives and analytics of China's spatial (dis)integration. Indeed, the Chinese nation is far too large and spatially complicated and diversified to be misinterpreted. The only feasible approach to analyzing it is, therefore, to divide it into smaller geographical elements through which one can have a better insight into the spatial mechanisms and regional characteristics.
- Provides a combination of narratives and analytical narratives
- Includes annexes which evaluate provincial and interprovincial panel data and information collected and compiled by the author
- Offers specialized mathematics and statistical techniques
- Chapter 1. A Brief History of Xinjiang
- Chapter 2. Chinese-style Development in Xinjiang
- Chapter 3. Han-Uyghur Unrest and Xinjiang
- Chapter 4. Ethnic Links to Spatial (Dis)integration: A Gravity Analysis
- Chapter 5. Back to the Narrative
- Chapter 6. Spatial Inefficiency and Marginal Areas: Policy Options
- Epilogue: On central kingdom
Rongxing Guo has more than 20 years' experience in teaching and research in regional economics with an emphasis on cross-border issues. He has also worked extensively in Chinese economic issues related to energy and environmental economics. He is Professor and Head of the Regional Economics Committee of the Regional Science Association of China (RSAC) at Peking University. He has an Amazon author's page.