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China–India: Pathways of Economic and Social Development

Delia Davin and Barbara Harriss-White


China and India, the world’s most populous countries, have rapidly developing economies that are shaping world politics in the 21st century. They are often compared in terms of lagged outcomes and contrasted trajectories. The present volume aims to examine more closely their commonalities as well as differences. In sections covering domestic economy, international economy, demography, migration and labour, and the environment, paired chapters examine each country. Probing behind the obvious contrasts, the essays disclose important ways in which the two countries are alike in facing the problem ... More

Keywords: China, India, comparison, 21st century, world politics, domestic economy, international economy, demography, migration, labour, environment, agrarian, economic development, global economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780197265673
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197265673.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Delia Davin, editor
Emeritus Professor of Chinese Studies, University of Leeds

Barbara Harriss-White, editor
Emeritus Professor of Development Studies, Oxford University

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