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Author Halper, Stefan A.

Title The Beijing consensus : how China's authoritarian model will dominate the twenty-first century / Stefan Halper.

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  327.51 HALPER    Check Shelf
Description xv, 296 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Halper argues that China's internal dynamics dictate the country's rapid expansion. With massive fissures in Chinese society between the haves and the have-nots, the Chinese Communist Party has to sustain double-digit economic growth to keep its citizens content.
Contents Introduction -- China and the global shift -- The rise and fall of the Washington concensus -- The China effect -- The competitive edge: "State-directed capitalism" -- The myth of inevitability -- The problem in Washington -- Conclusion.
Subject United States -- Foreign relations -- China.
China -- Foreign relations -- United States.
China -- Foreign relations.
China -- Foreign economic relations.
China -- Politics and government.
ISBN 9780465013616 alkaline paper
0465013619 alkaline paper
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