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In the jaws of the dragon : America's fate in the coming era of Chinese dominance

Author: Eamonn Fingleton
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2009, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st St. Martin's Griffin edView all editions and formats
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In recent years, popular wisdom has held that opening American markets to Chinese goods was the best way to promote democracy in Beijing - that the Communist Party's grip would quickly weaken as increasingly affluent Chinese citizens embraced American values. That popular wisdom was wrong. As Eamonn Fingleton shows in this devastating book, the culmination of twenty years of research and study, instead of America  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eamonn Fingleton
ISBN: 9780312561628 0312561628
OCLC Number: 294887401
Description: x, 355 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A dragon on steroids --
"Don't worry, be happy" --
Genesis of a new system --
Let there be savings! --
Power begets power --
In a Confucian America --
The dragon's fey friend --
A few good Confucians --
Globalism or democracy?
Other Titles: America's fate in the coming era of Chinese dominance
Responsibility: Eamonn Fingleton.

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Suitable for those who dream that China can embrace the American values of free-market capitalism, this book reveals that China can remain protectionist and can not turn democratic. It prescribes  Read more...

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"America's fate looks dicey in the showdown with the Chinese juggernaut, warns this vigorous jeremiad. . . . his economic analysis is incisive." --Publishers Weekly"One of the most powerful, Read more...

 
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