28 January 2010
Show More When China Rules the World: The Rise of the Middle Kingdom and the End of the Western World by Martin Jacques.
Allen Lane, 550 pp., £30, June 2009, 978 0 7139 9254 0Show More
Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics: Entrepreneurship and the State by Yasheng Huang.
Cambridge, 348 pp., £15.99, November 2008, 978 0 521 89810 2Show More
Against the Law: Labour Protests in China’s Rustbelt and Sunbelt by Ching Kwan Lee.
California, 325 pp., £15.95, June 2007, 978 0 520 25097 0Show More
“... of contemporary China lies elsewhere. Two works of outstanding scholarship, from opposite ends of the political and intellectual spectrum, can be taken as current benchmarks. From the liberal right, YashengHuang’s Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics is a tour de force of empirical inquiry, conceptual clarity and independence of mind. Anyone wanting to know what kind of economy, and what sort of ...”