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From Iron Fist to Invisible Hand: The Uneven Path of Telecommunications Reform in China

Author: Wu.
Publisher: Stanford University, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This book explores the surprising failure of Chinese telecommunications policy to maintain an orderly market in the face of business and technological innovation, including the Internet, and suggests  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
From Iron Fist to Invisible Hand: The Uneven Path of Telecommunications Reform in China
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wu.
OCLC Number: 940605084
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Contents List of Illustrations Abbreviations = 1: From Iron Fist to Somewhat Invisible Hand 2: China's Telecommunications Development in Historical Context 3: Evolution of the Telecommunications Policymaker: Bargaining Among Interests 4: Running the Gauntlet: Entry of New Firms in China's Telecommunications Service Market 5: Foreign Participation in China's Telecommunications Service Market 6: The Heart of Competition Policy in Telecommunications: Making Interconnection Work 7: Chasing the Consumer: Retail Pricing of Telecommunications in China 8: Triumph of the Consumer? the Growth of Internet Protocol (IP) Telephony and "Little Smart" Personal Handyphone Service 9: Does Freeing the Communications Market Require Freeing Communications? Notes Bibliography Index

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