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CONTRIBUTORS Alvin Y. So is a Professor in the Division of Social Science at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His recent publica­ tions include Hong Kong's Embattled Democracy (Johns Hopkins, 1999), Asia's Environmental Movements (co-editor; M. E. Sharpe, 1999), The Chinese Triangle ofMainland China-Taiwan-Hong Kong (co­ editor; Greenwood, 2001), and China's Hong Kong in the TwentyFirst Century (co-editor; M.E. Sharpe, 2002). Yi-min Lin is Associate Professor of Social Science at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He does research on con­ temporary Chinese political economy. He is the author of Between Politics and Markets: Firms, Competition, and Institutional Change in Post-Mao China (Cambridge University Press, 2001). James Kai-sing Kung teaches in the Division of Social Science at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His teaching and research interests include the relationship between property rights, economic development and its distributive consequences in contemporary rural China. He has authored several book chapters and has published articles in journals such as Economic Develop­ ment and Cultural Change and The Journal ofComparative Economics. George C. S. Lin is Associate Professor in the Department of Geography, University of Hong Kong. He is the author of Red Cap­ italism in South China: Growth and Development of the Pearl River Delta (University of British Columbia Press, 1997) and of many articles. His current research interests include urban and regional development in South China, land system and land use transfor­ mation in rural China, and transnationalism and the geography of the Chinese diaspora. Kam Wing Chan is Professor of Geography at the University of Washington. He is the author of Cities ivith Invisible Walls (Oxford University Press, 1994) and has written extensively on China's urbanization, migration, the household registration system, labor markets, and economic development. He has also served as a con­ sultant for a number of international organizations, including the Asian Development Bank, and for the Chinese government. Suzanne Ogden is Professor of Political Science at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, and a Research Associate at the Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University. Her work focuses on the interrelationship between culture, devel­ opment, and political development. Her forthcoming book, Inklings of Democracy in China, will be published by Harvard Uni­ versity Press in 2002. Among her other books is China's Unresolved Issues: Politics, Development and Culture (Prentice Hall, 1995). Richard Madsen is Professor of Sociology at the University of Cal­ ifornia, San Diego. His most recent books include Meaning and Modernity (co-edited; University of California Press, 2001), Popular China (co-edited; Rowman & Littlefield, 2002), China's Catholics (University of California Press, 1998), and China and the American Dream (University of California Press, 1995). Ping-Chun Hsiung is Associate Professor, Division of Social Sci­ ences, University of Toronto, Scarborough College. Her research interests include feminist theories, research methodology and epis­ temology, and civil society in Taiwan and China. Among her pub­ lications are Living Rooms as Factories: Class, Gender, and the Satellite Factory System in Taiwan (Temple University Press, 1996) and (co­ edited) Chinese Women Organizing: Cadres, Feminists, Muslims, Queers (Berg Publishing, 2001). Kyung-Sup Chang is Professor of Sociology at Seoul National University. He has served as the editor of Development and Society since 1999. His work on Chinese development and social change has appeared in World Development, Journal of Development Studies, and other journals. He is currently preparing a book monograph, entitled Ruralism: Reinterpretation of China's Post-Collective Develop­ ment. ...


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