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by Mark Leonard
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. We know everything and nothing about China. We know that China is changing so fast that the maps in Shanghai need to be redrawn every two weeks.
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. We know that China has brought 300 million people from agricultural backwardness into modernity in just thirty years.
What Does China Think? book. And so Mark Leonard sets out, in about 150 very readable pages, to change that, by giving a brief overview of the variety of recent strands of political theory and practice, painting modern China not so much as one big behemoth, but as a wide range of competing ideologies, approaches, and, indeed, experiments.
Название книги: What Does China Think? Автор: Mark Leonard. The Bible didn’t say anything about China. Hegel saw world history starting with primitive China and ending in a crescendo of perfection with German civilization. Fukuyama’s ‘end of history’ thesis simply replaces Germany with America. But suddenly the West has discovered that in the East there is this China: a large empire, with a long history and glorious past. A whole new world has emerged. Gan Yang, ‘The Grand Three Traditions in the New Era: The Integration of the Three Traditions and the Re-emergence of the Chinese Civilization’.
We all know about the fast pace of change in this country
We all know about the fast pace of change in this country. This book brings us the ideas being fought over in the country itself - from democracy to the idea of a 'peaceful rise'. It challenges all of our assumptions about China. We know that China is changing so fast that the maps in Shanghai need to be rewritten every two weeks
What Does China Think? 188 printed pages.
What Does China Think? 188 printed pages. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
Intellectuals in China do count," Leonard says
Intellectuals in China do count," Leonard says. In fact, they have more influence than their counterparts in many western countries. Mobo Gao's book is a bold attempt to reclaim the cultural revolution as a period of intellectual and political creativity rather than an unmitigated disaster, as China's political elite sees it. Gao says this is not the view of China's peasants - he comes from a rural background - and claims that "the overwhelming voice of the rural people is that they recall the Mao era with fondness.
His second book What does China think? will be published later in the year
His second book What does China think? will be published later in the year. Mark writes and broadcasts regularly on international affairs – assignments which have led him to seek out barbecues in Texas, prisoners in Egypt and cutting-edge architecture in China. Mark Leonard: Well, on my very first visit to China, I went to this think tank called the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing, and was just struck, both by the scale of the place. But also by the quality of thinking that’s going on there.
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What Does China Think? скачать книгу бесплатно. China’s ‘New Left’ do not just worry about the social impact of China’s breakneck development; they also worry about an environmental nightmare. The ‘New Left’ disagree that state-owned companies will necessarily underperform, arguing that they too can recruit professional managers from the market who could be rewarded or punished according to their performance. What worries the ‘New Left’ most are the social costs of privatization. On my own visits to Beijing, I always know when my plane has entered Chinese airspace: the pollution is so bad that I cannot see the ground.
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