State Growth and Social Exclusion in Tibet: Challenges of Recent Economic Growth

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ISBN-13: 9788791114632
Published: September 2005

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  • About the Book
  • The most pressing economic challenges facing the Tibetan areas of western China relate to the marginalization of the majority of Tibetans from rapid state-led growth. The urban-rural divide plays an important role in this polarized dynamic but alone only partially explains differences with other Chinese regions, all of which generally exhibit strong spatial inequalities. This book therefore focuses on several further factors that determine the ethnically exclusionary character of current peripheral growth in the Tibetan areas. These include processes of urbanization, immigration, employment, and education as key factors underlying structural economic change.

  • About the Author(s)
    • Andrew Martin Fischer, Author