Chan Kwok Bun

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Chinese Business Networks

State, Economy and Culture

The book argues that explanations of Chinese business conduct in terms of culture are too convenient and simplistic; that not all Chinese everywhere are the same, and do business only among themselves - in a so-called "Chinese diaspora", a "Greater China" or a "bamboo network"; and that many ethnic Chinese of Southeast Asia may well be "reluctant merchants"as they face many institutional obstructions in upward mobility.