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Ho, Sarah and Marois, Thomas (2019) 'China’s Asset Management Companies as State Spatial–Temporal Strategy.' The China Quarterly, 239. pp. 728-751.

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Chinese authorities created four new asset management companies (AMCs) in 1999, which have since undergone profound transformations that have been influential in China’s contemporary integration into the world market. Conventional interpretations see these powerful AMCs in largely technical and asocial terms. By contrast, we employ a critical geographical analytical framework to understand the transformation of the AMCs as an expression of state spatial–temporal strategy, which involved attempts to create conditions of political economic stability now by displacing the conditions of financial instability and crisis into the future. This strategy does not come without unintended and destabilizing consequences, nor is it without class-based social and political implications.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: China, Finance, Asset Management Company, Political Economy, Spatial Strategy, Development, Transformation, Institutions
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Development Studies
ISSN: 03057410
Copyright Statement: © SOAS University of London 2019. This the accepted manuscript of an article published in China Quarterly by Cambridge University Press:
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Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2018 09:09
Related URLs: ... china-quarterly (Publisher URL)

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