The research work conducted in Dongguan and described in this article was sponsored by grants from the Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (HKU 7666/05H) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Canada). The authors wish to thank Byron Miller, Tang Wing-Shing, Adrian Smith, Laurence Ma and the anonymous reviewers for their critical comments that have helped improve the quality of the article.
Local Capitalisms, Local Citizenship and Translocality: Rescaling from Below in the Pearl River Delta Region, China
Version of Record online: 15 JUN 2007
International Journal of Urban and Regional Research
Volume 31, Issue 2, pages 280–302, June 2007
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SMART, A. and LIN, G. C.S. (2007), Local Capitalisms, Local Citizenship and Translocality: Rescaling from Below in the Pearl River Delta Region, China. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 31: 280–302. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-2427.2007.00732.x
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